What’s it cost to produce these twenty 8-by-24-in. reflective signs?
By Michael James
Posted on Monday, April 27th, 2020
.080 3003-H14 aluminum: $138.45
3M 3430 EGP reflective vinyl 16 mils thickness: $43.04
Oracal cast vinyl Series 951: $41.21
RTape 4075 RLA application tape: $5.83
Total materials: $228.53
Design/file prep: 30 minutes
Cut, weed and mask vinyl graphics: 120 minutes
Apply vinyl graphics: 30 minutes
Cut and apply reflective sheeting: 60 minutes
Shear aluminum: 30 minutes
Round corners: 30 minutes
Total time: 5 hours
A customer recently placed a rush order with us for twenty 8-by-24-by-.080-in. reflective aluminum One Way signs, ten left-handed and ten right-handed. Normally, we would outsource this project, but we simply didn’t have time to wait.