Foamex is the brand name of a particular type of PVC foam sheet, often called Forex, Foamalite, or Palite. The “Foam” part of the name can be a bit misleading, as there is nothing soft or “foamy” about Foamex. It is fairly dense and rigid and, for the most part, can be treated like a solid plastic sheet.

Foamex is a fairly dense material with a smooth finish that's easy to print on, using large format printing. The boards are waterproof and can be used both indoors and out.

What is Foamex?

Foamex is made from PVC and is lightweight, with good mechanical and insulation properties. Because of the materials wide range of colors, ease of printing, strength and durability, Foamex is often used for printed foamex signs and displays. It is easy to use, as it can be cut, drilled, glued, screwed, and can be treated like solid acrylic sheeting.


Foamex Signs Can Be Created In A Variety of Sizes

Foamex Signs can be created in a variety of sizes, to suit any need. 

Foamex Sign Boards are inexpensive

Foamex Printed Signs are an economical way to create a large number of high-quality, high-impact signs for indoor or outdoor use.

Foamex Signs for point of sale

Foamex signs are perfect for reaching customers at precise points in the retail buying process. 

Advantages of Foamex

Some of the major advantages of Foamex include:

  • Lightweight – Foamex is created from PVC with a small cell design that gives the board superior strength with an incredibly light weight.

  • Durable – Foamex lasts a long time, with a warranty against fading for seven years when used outdoors and 10 years when used indoors.

  • Outdoor Use – Created from PVC, Foamex is water proof, weatherproof, and will not bend or weaken with moisture. This makes it perfect for outdoor or indoor use.

  • Easy to Use – The strong, rigid material of foamex sign boards make mounting and using them as easy as can be. Mount using screws, double sided velcros, or most types of adhesives.

  • Cost Effective – Foamex signs are economical solutions for temporary signage, directional signs, or can be a cost effective method for creating long term signage. Additional backing can help create long term signage that will stand the test of time.

Popular Uses for Foamex

There are many uses for Foamex. A few of the most popular are signage, banners, letters for signs, and exhibition display panels.

  • Point of Sale Signs

  • Outdoor Signs

  • Indoor Signs

  • Exhibition Panels

  • Advertising Boards

  • Backdrop Displays

  • Stage Skirts

  • Museum Displays

  • Directional Signs

  • Semi-Permanent Displays

High quality graphics can be printed directly onto the foamex boards, creating high-impact signs that can be used indoors or out. Because Foamex is rigid and durable, it makes a very economical choice for signage that can be used anywhere. It's brilliant, white, impeccably smooth surface is perfect for high quality print results.

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