What is Foamex?
Foamex, also called foam board, foam PVC or foam board PVC, is a board which is made by compressing PVC. It is lightweight, very durable, and has a smooth finish. Foamex is very popular for cheap indoor signage.
How big can my foam board be?
Your board can be as big as you wish, there are no restrictions. However, boards are supplied at a maximum sheet size of 8 x 4ft (2438mm x 1219mm), any foam board printing orders larger than this will be split into sections.
How thick is your Foamex board?
Our Foamex board is available in 3mm, 5mm, and 10mm thicknesses.
What resolution do you print Foamex boards at?
We print all our foam signs at high resolution 1440dpi in full colour.
How do you drill holes into your Foamex boards?
Drill holes are placed 20mm in from the corners using an 6mm drill bit. Please ensure important information on your artwork avoids these areas.
Can you cut Foamex boards to a custom shape?
Yes! We ask that you provide cut paths with your artwork file for our cutter to follow. Your artwork and desired shape must also be suitable for Foamex, however we will always advise if not.
What is antimicrobial laminate?
Safeguard those around you with this new laminate film which delivers over 99.99% protection against Covid-19 / Coronavirus, bacteria, parasites and fungi. It incorporates the highly effective antimicrobial agent, zinc pyrithione. It’s ideal for application in environments requiring high levels of hygiene such as retail, public transport, healthcare, education, hospitality and events.
- Effective against Covid-19 / Coronavirus.
- Kills bacteria, fungi and parasites.
- Over 99.99% proven effectiveness.
- Guaranteed protection for 3 years.
- Fully resistant to heavy-duty and abrasive cleaning.
How do I order a Foamex sign?
To place an order online, simply select your options and upload your artwork, or choose our design service on this page and proceed through checkout.
What format should my artwork be in?
Please read our guidelines for supplying artwork.
Can I upload more than one image per order?
If you’re ordering more than one foamex board of the same size, and have various pieces of artwork to supply, our uploader will allow you to add as many images as you need to complete you order.
Can you colour match?
Our printers produce CMYK images and artwork supplied in this format will be printed with the colour values stated. We do offer a personalised colour matching service please contact our sales office for more information and pricing.
Can you edit my artwork?
Yes, we can make amendments to your artwork. For this you will need to select one of our design services, which will allow for approx 1 hour or 2 hours design time depending on the package you choose.
Can I collect from store?
If it is convenient for you to collect or arrange collection from our factory in Manchester, you can select this option during the checkout process.