Traffic sign manufacturing

Whether you're using digital printing or traditional fabrication methods for traffic signs, 3M has you covered. 3M is committed to providing you with retroreflective sheeting, inks, and overlays to help you fabricate high quality roadway signs.

Important characteristics to consider for high-performing traffic signs

  • Retroreflective roadway signs at night
    Retroreflective material for increased visibility

    Brightness matters. Maintaining sign brightness can help drivers stay safe. Tools like 3M’s Roadway Safety Asset Manager can help you manage all your traffic assets.

    Learn more about asset management

    Download 3M's Traffic Sign Brightness Whitepaper (PDF, 387.96 KB)

  • Reflective road sign in city

    With 3M, you can count on long-lasting quality and performance. We offer up to 12 years of protection when using select 3M components and have multiple warranty tiers available for several classes of reflective sheeting and multiple imaging methods.

  • Reflective street signs at night
    Watch: observation and entrance angles

    In this demonstration, you’ll see how elevated seating positions impact sign visibility and how higher-performing sign sheeting can help.

    Traffic sign fabrication and orientation also matters in creating signs that reflect from different angles.

    Learn more about road sign orientation uniformity

  • 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ Reflective Sheeting Series 4000

    Make bright the standard

    Your traffic signs can make a difference on your roads during the day, and especially at night, by using 3M™ Diamond™ Grade DG3 Reflective Sheeting to make signage brighter and more visible, giving drivers more time to react.

Sign fabrication techniques

  • 3M MCS Warranty Logo

    Looking to purchase a finished sign fabricated with 3M reflective sign sheeting?

    Our 3M Certified Sign Fabricators are certified in all fabrication methods and use the 3M™ Matched Component System™ of products to provide you a fully-warranted sign.

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