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Powder Coated Illuminated Sign Tray

Illuminated Sign Trays

Illuminated sign trays are one of our best-selling and most popular products due to their versatility and inexpensive cost. Our illuminated sign trays use folded aluminium or steel trays that are stencil cut then backed using a high quality opal acrylic which is illuminated using high bright LED modules that are low voltage and energy efficient. The tray provides a neat way of concealing your sign’s unsightly wiring and can also be used to discreetly house the power supply for your illuminated tray sign if required. All of our illuminated sign trays are supplied with robust fixing rails and IP68 outdoor rated power supplies.

  • Typically arrives within: 1-2 weeks
  • Custom sizes and shapes available
  • A range of materials to choose from
  • Energy effection high bright LED's
  • Installation services available
  • Design service and mockups available

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Illuminated Sign Trays- A Popular Signage Choice

Illuminated sign trays are a popular choice for signage outside restaurants, bars, and any commercial premises that want to attract passing trade during hours when it is dark, and this type of sign is one of our bestselling products. Illuminated sign trays can be made to your exact size specifications and offer a versatile and cost-effective way of ensuring your business stands out.

We offer three material options for you sign - aluminium composite which is lightweight, cost-effective and suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Aluminium composite trays are available in a great range of standard colours or you can be wrapped in vinyl print or wood effect film. We offer an aluminium option which is more robust and ideal for outdoor applications. The tray is folded, welded, filled and smoothed to create seamless corners and joins. This option can be powder coated to any standard RAL colour. Lastly we offer a stainless steel tray that is available in either a brushed or mirrored chrome finish. This option is suitable for both indoor and outdoor usage, and the marine grade steel is ideal for outdoor signage.

Your illuminated tray sign is stencil cut with your chosen design (we offer an excellent design service if required) and then backed in an opal acrylic which is lit from within the sign using high bright LED lights. All of the wiring for the LED modules is hidden within the body of the tray, and the high bright LED modules are low wattage for low energy consumption. Your illuminated tray sign is supplied with fixing rails and an IP68 outdoor rated power supply. The tray can also be used to house your power supply if required.

In addition to our illuminated sign trays, we also design, manufacture and install non-illuminated custom sign trays, as well as projecting tray signs and illuminated projecting tray signs.

Be sure to also check out our other signage products including sign lettering, our great range of illuminated signs, lightboxes, neon signs, sign posts, digital signage, signage boards and office branding for walls, windows and floors.

Illuminated Sign Trays FAQs

What is an illuminated sign tray?

An illuminated tray sign is a flat panel that has folded returns on all 4 sides to resemble a tray, or ‘biscuit tin lid’. Your design is then cut out from the face and illuminated from the rear giving your business visibility when dark.

What are illuminated sign trays predominantly used for?

Because of their versatile nature, illuminated sign trays can be used in a variety of ways, such as shop fascias, reception signs and wayfinding. Their low maintenance durability also makes them the perfect solution for industrial premises.

What are the advantages of a sign trays over other types of illuminated signs?

Using a tray sign is a neat way of hiding unsightly wiring and face fixings. We can also make the tray deep enough to house the power supply if required.

What are illuminated sign trays made from?

As standard, our sign trays are manufactured from aluminium or stainless steel, but we can also use other materials to meet your requirements. Get in touch to find out more.

How do I fit my illuminated sign tray?

All our sign trays come supplied with the appropriate fixing rails or backtray, so you have no unsightly face fixings in your new sign. They will also arrive with the relevant power supplies to allow easy connection to a suitable power supply.

What colours or finishes are available?

Your tray sign can be painted to match your corporate colour, or can be manufactured in brushed or polished steel.

Are sign trays suitable for outdoor use?

Our sign trays are designed to be durable enough to provide maintenance free long term internal or external use.

What size sign tray can I have?

All our sign trays are made to order to your exact size requirements, though larger sign trays may need to be supplied in sections.

How long will the LEDs in my sign tray last?

The LED modules used in our illuminated signs have an average life expectancy of 50,000 hours. So if you have your sign turned on for 10 hours a day, they will last in excess of 10 years!

Projects that include illuminated sign trays

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Our team has years of experience and offer valuable advice, ranging from the optimal choice for your sign to comprehensive project management.
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We work on some of the largest projects in the industry and have 'Preferred Contractor' status with the UK's leading fit-out contractors.
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We make ordering signage simple by offering fast, clear, and comprehensive quotations for easy ordering and budgeting.

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I placed an order for a tray sign on the website, and I am blown away by the results. Perfection.
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