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Product Specification Sheets

Reference Sheets

GLOSSARY

F

Font
A complete assortment of type of one style and size
Source: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/font

G

Gauge
A standard of measure or measurement. In reference to our products, the gauge of a sign refers to the thickness of the substrate.
Source: http://dictionary.reference.com

M

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
Defines the standards used by road managers nationwide to install and maintain traffic control devices on all public streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public traffic. The MUTCD is published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 655, Subpart F.
Source: http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/

P

Protective Overlay Film
A pressure-sensitive adhesive protective overlay film applied to reflective sheeting for easy cleaning of dirt and graffiti from sign surfaces.
Source: http://www.3m.com/

R

Retroreflectivity
A ratio of the amount of light returned from a sign versus the amount hitting the sign
Source: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov

S

Stroke
The outline of any element.
Source: http://graphicdesignertips.com

Substrate
A foundation material on the surface of which a substance may be deposited by printing, coating, etc. In reference to our products, the substrate refers to the rigid material such as aluminum, to which the adhesive sheeting is applied.
Source: http://www2.dupont.com

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