What is Sintra Printing?
Sintra printing is the process of printing onto a Sintra board. Sintra is the branded name for a high quality PVC board that has been the industry leading PVC board for more than two decades. Sintra boards are made of moderately expanded closed-cell polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in a homogenous sheet and have a low-gloss matte finish. Sintra board is made in the USA.
Features of Sintra PVC Board
- Sintra is the trusted PVC brand leader which others are compared to
- Sintra Bright White is the whitest PVC board on the market
- Lightweight yet rigid and durable Sintra signs are perfect for a variety of uses
- Easily cut and formed into any custom shape
- Heat formable and chemical resistant
- Superior dent and scratch resistant
- Stronger and more permanent than foam core boards
Best Uses for Custom Sintra Printing
Printing on Sintra foam board is ideal when you need a high quality PVC board for indoor and outdoor use. If you need a PVC sign for outdoor use, you’ll especially want to look to Sintra printing. Here are some popular uses:
- Real estate signs
- Yard signs
- POP printing
- Kiosk signs
- Human-held outdoor signs
- Indoor displays
- Promotional Displays
- Outdoor displays
- Archival photo printing
- General PVC sign board usage
Sintra Printing vs Foam Board Printing
When should you print on Sintra board and when should you print on foam board? That’s an excellent question that many businesses struggle with. Foam board is lightweight with foam in the middle. Sintra board on the other hand is high quality PVC in the middle, while also a lightweight option. If you only want a temporary and more cost-effective solution for indoors, go with foam board signs. If you want something that will last longer and also be weather-resistant, use Sintra board.
Sintra Board Printing Options
- Double-sided printing
- Custom cut Sintra boards
- Die cut/punch
- High gloss finish
Lifespan of Sintra Board
Sintra boards are made of high quality PVC have an expected lifespan of a few years, depending on quality and care. If the boards are used under extreme conditions, wear and tear will be accelerated. If used more sparingly and indoors, the boards can last more than 10 years.