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Signs - Built Up Lettering


Built up letters can be made using various materials and styles.  Acrylic, Stainless Steel, Powder Coated, Rimless, Aluminium, Gold, Mirror and Fairground Style.  They can be lit with LED's to illuminate the front, sides or the back with the effective halo style.

Built Up Acrylic Letters

Built Up Acrylic Letters

Built up acrylic letters are an extremely versatile approach to create style specific letters and logos which can either be bold and funky or sophisticated and contemporary. Built up acrylic letters are usually illuminated using LED modules but can equally catch your attention being non-illuminated. Built up acrylic letters can be finished in a wide range of colours and styles allowing your creativity to be the limit.
There are many different effects that can be achieved with acrylic built up letters. The bright and funky colours that are available make acrylic signs eye catching, You can combine the use of acrylic with other materials such as stainless steel to create signage that really stands out from the crowd. Whether your project is completely bespoke, or a standard font our sales team here at Redblu would be happy to assist you with any queries that you may have.

Built Up Mirror Polished Style

Built Up Mirror Polished Stainless Steel Letters

A very popular signage option with a classy look and premium finish. Built up mirror polished stainless steel letters are exceptionally eye catching and used for a range of signage and architectural products, ideally suited for both primary and secondary lettering features. Sometimes referred to as "chrome" finish, these stainless steel letters are long lasting and can be produced in very quick lead times.
Built up mirror polished stainless steel letters & logos can be used internally or externally being a totally weather proof product with a tough finish.If the signage is to be used near the coast or in a high pollution area we would always advise you use 316 marine grade stainless steel. Salt water & air pollutants can deposit on the chromium layer causing tarnishing and surface staining unless cleaned and maintained regularly.
The material we know as stainless steel (also commonly referred to as "Inox" or "Rostfrei") is such a common feature of 21st century living that there can be few of us who have not seen or handled articles made from it. Like all types of steel, stainless steel is not a single metal but an alloy that is a material made from two or more separate elements alloyed or "melted" together.

Built Up Fairground Style

Built Up Fairground Style Letters
This style of lettering can be fabricated from a wide range of metals which allows for an eclectic mix of finishes and paint options. The most popular material being aluminium or de-scaled stainless steel which can then be powder coated or wet-sprayed to suit.
We can also recreate rustic and industrial chic looking fairground style built up letters using such metals as copper, brass and mild steel which attracts and promotes some rusting and corrosion before we treat and lacquer the letters to retain there desired look, without further decay. This is a very attractive and popular option that is trending and giving new and existing businesses that established look.
The market trend for this style of lettering has really come to the fore front in recent years with better manufacturing technologies and various advances in LED lighting. The possibilities and variances for this build method are incredible, from material, paint finish, bulb effect, bulb shape, illumination colour and everything in between.


Call 0141 887 7378 to discuss your built up letter requirement