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6 commonly used temporary signage configurations you must know!

6 Commonly Used Temporary Signage Configurations You Must Know!

In the civil construction industry, there’s no second chances. If you screw up a project, you don’t get a second change to repair the damage that has been done. Whether it’s the cost of the project that sends your company for a six, or delayed works and your company suffers from loss of reputation. But, there’s hope!  Turning things around depends as much on your company as it does on you.

You have to walk into each task prepared. Yes, you’re probably juggling dozens of tasks and there’s a lot of information to keep in your head. Temporary signage is probably the last thing your worried about, and so it should be. Signage is simple. Until… it comes time to sorting out exactly what signs you need and how you mount them.

The list below represents the full spectrum of information you should know before setting out your temporary signage and lifting some of that mystery by detailing 6 of the most commonly used signage options.

6 commonly used temporary signage configurations you must know!

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1)   The Multi

12 by 3 corflute signs measure 1200mm wide by 300mm high. Made from corflute, the light wight durable material is laminated with a printed class 1 reflective overlay. These signs are commonly mounted in the lower section of a multi message frame . Or, if you want to get real fancy, some people use the multi messages frames with pivot legs.

2)   The Twin

12 by 6 coflute signs are the sames as the 12 by 3’s but measure 1200mm wide by 600mm high. These signs are commonly mounted in a twin message frame and used for temporary road works.

3)  The Slip over 

6 by 6 coflute signs measure 600mm wide by 600mm high. Made from corflute, the light wight durable material is laminated with a printed class 1 reflective overlay. These signs are commonly mounted in the side section of a twin or multi message frame and used for temporary road works. Alternatively, these signs can be “slitted” horizontally and mounted on a guide post.

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4)  The Swing Stand

9 by 6 swing stand signs measure 900mm wide by 600mm high. Made from flat metal sheet, the material is laminated with a printed class 1 reflective overlay. Mounted on a swing stand, they are best used for temporary road works.

5)   The Small BEP 9 by 6 BEP

9 by 6 BEP signs measure 900mm wide by 600mm high. Made from flat metal sheet, the edge of the metal sign is folded 3 times to create a box around the edge of the sign. The sign facing is a printed class 1 reflective overlay. These signs are best used for temporary road works and mounted on Bi-Pod Sign Supports.

6)  The Large BEP

12 by 6 BEP signs are the sames as the 9 by 6’s but measure 1200mm wide by 600mm high. These signs are perfect for long-term road works spanding over a couple of months as BEP signs are more heavy duty than the corflute signs.

 

Temporary signage might seem difficult and daunting. But by tackling the art of temporary signage, you can make it more manageable. We hope that by reading this guide, you’ve gained an understanding of how different signage options that can improve your project’s bottom line.  Now go forth and conquer your traffic management plan, one step at a time!

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Enjoy!