Different Banners in Germiston

June 10, 2014 · Print This Article

Banners can be made from different materials and can be used both indoors and outdoors. They are popular for their many applications, durabilit and affordability. The most common banner material is reinforced PVC because it is cost effective and tough.

A PVC banner can be displayed using a number of techniques including hanging with rope or stretching over a fabricated wooden frame.

Professional printers, such as Minuteman Press in Germiston, can produce printed banners employing several finishing methods such as, hemmed edges and tapped, sewn and welded dowel pockets, eyelets for ropes or cable ties as well as having ropes sewn in to the edges to provide strength and extra hanging options.

What types of banners are there?


This is a semi-transparent banner made out of light weight vinyl coated material. The mesh can be of different sizes with some having larger holes than the standard mesh.


The reinforced PVC banner provides options such as the smooth surface banner with firm edges, the block-out banner which blocks out light, the heavy weight banner ideal for tough conditions, as well as the backlit banner used for illuminated signs. 


A fabric banner provides a softer texture and is much lighter and easier to transport. It is more upmarket than the PVC.


There is a wide range of synthetic papers which can be used to print banners with a smooth finish and does not curl excessively.

Where to use banners

Banners are used for many applications including, window dressing, exterior and interior walls, event signage, trade shows, street banners, construction sites, and others.

Offering many years’ experience in banner printing, Minuteman Press in Germiston is ready to advise and assist you with the best options for your banner needs. Contact us next time you need an effective banner.

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