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Matt Fields
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From: Jackson, Ohio, United States
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Could anyone recommend a poster case manufacturer? I am looking to replace my current poster cases outside. Thanks.

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Dick Vaughan
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From: Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
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Jack Roe do these in the UK not sure if their US division supply similar units

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Aaron Sisemore
Flaming Ribs beat Reeses Peanut Butter Cups any day!

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Schult Industries is who we get our poster cases from.


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Andy Bergstrom
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We get our outdoor units from Bass Industries They make nice weathertight outdoor units.

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Will Kutler
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One of my current engineering classes is Materials Science/Metallurgy.

Anyhow, currently in the middle of one lab assignment researching various types of plastics and their properties.

Anyhow, you might look at PETG from VIVAK. Largly used in display case manufacture, and comes in a UV version. Inexpensive, high impact and scratch resistance, comes in clear but can be painted, silk screened, etc. Because of high impact resistance, a display case can be transported in its assembeled state. The UV version is meant for extended outdoor use and resists yellowing, etc. Also recyclable and FDA approved.

Look for a ready made display case made of this material, or you can buy it in various size and thickness sheets to custom build your own.

Easily cut, drilled, glued, ultrasonic welded, riveted, and the list goes on.

Do an internet search for PETG (VIVAK). Lots of info.

Hope this helps....


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