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When is Enough, Enough?

When is Enough, Enough?

Municipal Supply & Sign fabricates its signs using the high quality 3M sheeting when possible. One of 3M’s newer products is DG3, or DG “cubed.” As you would expect, this carries a higher price tag, in fact, maybe double the price of its high intensity prismatic sheeting. Wow! You may remember that high intensity prismatic is roughly 3X the reflectivity of engineered grade. So what can DG3 bring to the party? To answer that, here are the main selling points that 3M has provided us to share with customers: Better visibility from a brighter sign overcomes driving challenges

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What Size Post Do I Buy to Put up a Traffic Sign?

What Size Post Do I Buy to Put up a Traffic Sign?

First we should discuss the traffic regulations governing the hanging of a traffic sign. The official word comes from the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, or the MUTCD in the sign biz lingo. The MUTCD basically says “count up.” The bottom of the sign has to be seven feet from the ground. In keeping with the desire to keep people from hitting their head, the minimum height when hanging a sign over traffic is 17 feet. Practically, what does this mean you ask? Suppose you were going to hang a standard 30 inch stop sign. You might be targeting...

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