Sign Trade Supplies provides a trade CNC cutting service for local and nationwide businesses looking for fast & accurate sheet conversion. We currently cut materials on our flat bed TekCel CNC router that features an 3000 x 2000mm bed
Sign Trade Supplies was founded in 1990 as a trade supplier of sign materials. Since then we have expanded our services from sign related products to fabricated items such as flat cut letters, folded ACM trays, edge polished acrylic plaques and more.
We have also opened our trade CNC cutting service to other industries including the interior fitout sector, facilities management and civils industry to bring our reliable trade CNC services to business across the UK.
Our TekCel large format CNC machine can handle sheeting up to 50mm thick
Large Bed Size
We have the capabilty to cut sheeting with a maximum sheet size of 3000 x 2000mm , meaning we can convert the majority of standard sheet sizes
We aim to complete our CNC work within 2-5 days of material availability. Lead times can be confirmed at quote stage
Using Our Services
Our TekCel CNC provides accuracy to the millimetre every time. Perfect for detailed projects.
Whether you need 1 piece or 1000 pieces, we are happy to consider all cutting requirements.
With our aim at completing CNC cutting jobs within 2-5 days you won't be waiting long for your parts.
Efficient Production Nesting
Make the most of your sheet!
Our advanced nesting tools allow us to yield the most amount of parts from the sheet supplied. Once artwork is sent over we can auto analyse the layout and ensure every bit of space is utilised in the most efficient manner.
Flat cut, also known as fret cut letters are some of the most popular items we fabricate in our workshop. Used to make eye catching installations across the UK Our flat cut letters are available in a variety of materials including:
We have both diamond edge polishing, flame polishing and also laser cutting equipment to create a full service polished acrylic offering.
Our most popular acrylic items being custom size acrylic plaques with wall mounts. The custom size acrylic blanks can be instantly priced and ordered directly on the website.
Folded Tray Signs
Over the years tray signs have become a more popular option for fascia panels and shop displays. By adding a return to standard sign blanks the display can make a much bigger impact. Our folded trays are manufactured from aluminium composite and are available to our local van area or for collection.
Our birch ply products have been very popular in recent years. The sign making industry has been adopting sustainably sourced wood for interior sign and display uses along with other industries including interior fitout, furniture makers and interior designers.
Sheet Conversion Services
Along with our flat bed CNC router, we also have a Striebig Control Vertical sheet saw. Also fully computer controlled for accuracy the Streibig wall saw is perfect for converting mass sheeting into finished sizes. Used daily in our workshop, the vertical wall saw cuts through foamex, acm, wood, solid aluminium and acrylic providing a very flexible substrate range.
Cuts Every Time
Suitable for A Wide Range of Materials
Accepts Sheeting Up To 4000 x 2000mm
Ability to Cut Multiple Sheets At Once
Sheet Trimming Option for Accurate Square Cuts
Completes Vertical and Horizontal Cuts
What People Say?
Great Trade Supplier.
We have used Sign Trade Supplies for many years and are very happy with their service, pricing and their ability to help and listen to our more bespoke projects.
We would highly recommend.
I ordered two CNC-cut birch ply panels for a signwriting job. The communication from Sign Trade was outstanding, the panels were superb quality and were delivered promptly and well-packaged.
I seldom leave reviews but I must make a mention of their excellent service. Nothing is ever too much trouble, whether it be changing your order last minute or a bit of advice. Goods have always been received on time and well packed, A fantastic service at a realistic price.
Some of our CNC work
Frequently Ask Questions
How big can you cut ?
Our Tekcel CNC can cut from sheets up to 3050 x 2030mm
Our Streibig Vertical Wall Saw can cut up to 4000 x 2000mm
What trades do you supply?
Predominantly we provide CNC cutting services to the UK sign making industry. However the sign and display sector overlaps with so many different industries we have worked with a number of companies in:
Exhibition Stand Building
Construction & Civils
And many more
Can I supply my own materials?
On the most part we CNC cut from our own stock sheeting. As an approved distributor of Perspex acrylic. We carry a good stock of options for you to choose from.
However we do cut from free issue material.
Can you send the cut items?
We currently supply the whole of the UK with CNC cut products. We do have a limit on the size we can deliver through a standard courier network. However we can also provide a price for a direct delivery to deliver your oversize / high value items.
What is the maximum thickness you can cut?
The maximum thickness of sheet we can convert is 50mm. This gives us a flexibility to handle almost all standard thickness sheet materials including:
Foamex / PVC Foam
Can you cut stainless steel?
We do not currently convert stainless steel sheeting in-house. However we have partnered with some local metal fabrication teams that work alongside us to allow us to provide a competitive full service offering.