Fence signs have similar considerations to product nameplates and labels. However there is difference in how to attach these. A product nameplate or label is most commonly attached to the mating surface with pressure sensitive adhesive. This is a successful solution because there is plenty of contact area or surface area for the adhesive to stick to. A fence is usually placed outdoors and likely does not have much surface area to allow for adhesive. Let's look at some common attachment options for fence signs and nameplates.
Rivets, Screws, and Ties for Fence Sign Attachment
Chain link fence signs typically call for attachment with rivets, screws, or ties. The right solution will depend on whether the sign is meant to be permanent or temporary. A construction zone fence is an example of a temporary need. For this, zip ties or screws can be the answer. A more permanent fence example is a schoolyard. In this scenario, it is important that the fence sign remain secure and in place for a long time. Rivets or screws can be the recommendation for this. The sign needs to be made with pierced holes to allow for the size of the rivet or screw.
Adhesives Have Their Place for Fence Signs
Fence signs that are being placed on areas with more contact area can take advantage of the simple peel and stick application with adhesive. Even in outdoor applications, adhesive can be a robust solution that will last. Fence types that can benefit from this are ones where the sign or badge has backing that the adhesive can bond to. An example of this is a gate where there are wider sections for the sign to be located on.
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