5 Amazingly Awesome Benefits of SEG Fabric Graphics
Watch your graphics become 5 times more gorgeous
Phoenix, AZ (PRUnderground) December 7th, 2015
What is SEG fabric and how will it make your life as a print buyer better? Whether your graphics are for retail/POP, trade show displays or interior graphics, the cost of packaging and shipping rigid graphic materials can neutralize the ROI of even the most creative advertising campaigns. Now consider the degree of difficulty to install large, rigid, hanging graphics and the undeniable benefits of Silicone Edge Graphics (SEG) becomes the perfect complement to the Sintra, Styrene and Gatorboard options.
SEG fabric is a graphic that’s finished with a thin, silicone strip that is sewn directly to the edge of the fabric graphic. For installation, the silicone strip is inserted into the recessed channel that’s found along the perimeter of the metal graphic frame. The size of the fabric graphic must be spot on, ensuring that the SEG fabric is drum tight when installed in the frame. The result is a lightweight, large-format graphic that mimics the more expensive to package and ship rigid graphics, commonly found on retail and trade show displays. Yep, it’s so easy, that even your newest associate can assemble and install SEG fabric in no time.
If you think finishing is critical to picture-perfect SEG fabrics, how about the print process?
Are you expecting the absolute best, most sumptuous image quality for your next printed graphics campaign? Then, your SEG fabric output MUST be dye-sublimated and not a direct print such as UV cured or Latex output. If being friendly to the environment is a part of your company’s culture, then by far the most eco-friendly print output uses water-based ink for the dye-sub process. Want to really go green? Dye-sublimated, SEG fabric can be washed and steamed, and is far more durable and longer-lasting than traditional rigid graphics. Imagine our nation’s landfills less replete with damaged or faded graphics waste. Now that’s a brighter graphics world for sure!
As a print buyer, you don’t just purchase products – you buy benefits, so here a just a few:
- Shipping and Storage. When folded neatly or rolled up, fabric graphics take up much less space and cost less to package, ship and store than traditional rigid graphics.
- Green. Besides a smaller transportation carbon footprint, is the ever-growing list of fabric graphic options, created from fabric using recycled materials.
- Adaptable. Fabric graphics can be applied to most display structures and since the fabric has no glare, your graphics will look breathtaking, regardless of the lighting environment.
- Customizable. Traditional fabric graphic displays cut image size down, due to the way the frame fits, while SEG fabric displays are custom cut to fit even the most challenged of indoor retail graphic applications.
- Versatile. The silicone edge means you see more graphics, with less frame – new graphics are easily swapped out and can be backlit too!
About the author: Peter Fradin is a 25-year industry veteran and a display solutions print specialist with BPGraphics. BPGraphics is beginning its 55th year as a nationally recognized screen and digital graphics print provider. BPGraphics offers large, wide, and grand format printing solutions for retail display, vehicle and window graphics, trade show, events and venues, wall murals, building wraps, billboards, banners and display signage. From fabric to vinyl – to rigid boards of all types – big or small, BPGraphics’ understanding and experience in the industry is unparalleled. More information on the company’s offerings and services can be accessed at bpgraphics.com , or you can reach Peter at 602-272-7907.
BPGraphics is beginning its 55th year as a nationally recognized screen and digital graphics print provider. BP offers; large, wide, and grand format printing solutions for retail display, vehicle and window graphics, trade show, events and venues, wall murals, building wraps, billboards, banners and display signage. From fabric to vinyl – big or small – rigid or flexible, BPGraphics’ understanding and experience in the industry is unparalleled. More information on the company’s notable achievements and services provided can be accessed at http://bpgraphics.com/