Lamar Mechanical Specs

The following specifications can be used when creating a production file for the vast majority bulletins and retrofit poster panels in Lamar's inventory. The mechanical specifications for each are explained below.

 

Material, Substrate, Ink & Warranties

Bulletins

Material/Substrate:
Recommended: Cooley CoolFlex Front lit vinyl
Preferred weight: 7 ounces or lighter

Minimum Warranty: 1 year against ink fade, ink peeling, and failure of material or pockets.
Note: 12 ounce material is not preferred, but will be accepted at this time.

Inks: Inks must be weatherproof/waterproof with sufficient UV protection, and in compliance with product bulletin, bulletin specifications or substrate manufacturer.

Posters

Material/Substrate- Vinyl:
Recommended: Cooley CoolFlex Front lit
Weight: min 7 oz./sqyd - max 12 oz./sqyd

Material/Substrate- Polyethylene Paper Replacement:
Recommended: InterWrap PosterFlex™
Weight: 2.9 oz./sqyd

Minimum Warranty: Warranty protects against ink fade ink adhesion, and failure of material or pockets.
Vinyl: 1 year
PE: 30 days

Production Resolution & Templates

Common Poster Templates:


18ppi Actual Print Resolution. Templates are set up at 1" = 1' Scale @ 216ppi Document Resolution.
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Poster Flex / Retro
10' 6.5" x 22' 9.5"
10' 5" x 22' 8"
10' 6.5" x 22' 9.5"
10' 6" x 22' 8"
10' 7.5" x 22' 9.5"
10' 6" x 22' 9"
10' 7.5" x 22' 10.5"
12' 3" x 24' 6"
13' 3" x 25' 6"
9' 10" x 19' 10" - (Canadian Retro)
10' 6" x 20' 6"
5' 0" x 11' 0" (Mini Retro)
5' 2" x 11' 2"
8' 0" x 18' 0"
9' 0" x 19' 0"

Common Bulletin & TriVision Templates:


12.5ppi Actual Print Resolution. Templates are set up at 1/2" = 1' Scale @ 300ppi Document Resolution.
Just crop to the live area and remove the bleed for TriVision designs.
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4' x 8'
5' x 9'
5' x 11'
6' x 12'
6' x 12'
7' x 13'
8' x 12'
9' x 13'
8' x 16'
9' x 17'
8' x 18'
9' x 19'
8' x 20'
9' x 21'
8' x 24'
9' x 24'
10' x 20'
11' x 21'
10' x 24'
11' x 25'
10' x 26'
11' x 27'
10' x 28'
11' x 29'
10' x 30'
11' x 31'
10' x 32'
11' x 33'
10' x 36'
11' x 37'
10' x 40'
11' x 41'
10' x 48'
11' x 49'
10'6" x 24'
11'6" x 25'
10'6" x 26'
11'6 x 27'
10'6" x 29'
11'6" x 30'
10'6'' x 30'
11'6" x 31'
10'6'' x 31'
11'6" x 32'
10'6'' x 36'
11'6" x 37'
10'6'' x 40'
11'6'' x 41'
12' x 20'
13' x 21'
12' x 24'
13' x 25'
12' x 25'
13' x 26'
12' x 30'
13' x 31'
12' x 32'
13' x 33'
12' x 36'
13' x 37'
12' x 40'
13' x 41'
12' x 42'
13' x 43'
12' x 48'
13' x 49'
12' x 50'
13' x 51'
12' 3" x 24' 6"
13' 3"x 25' 6"
14' x 24'
15' x 25'
14' x 28'
15' x 29'
14' x 32'
15' x 33'
14' x 36'
15' x 37'
14' x 40'
15' x 41'
14' x 48'
15' x 49'
15' x 48'
16' x 49'
16' x 40'
17' x 41'
16' x 48'
17' x 49'
20' x 60'
21' x 61'
20' x 80'
21' x 81'

Design Specs

Compatible Software:
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign.

Acceptable Formats: Native formats from the software listed above or Adobe PDF, TIFF, or EPS. *Fonts embedded where applicable.

 

Custom Sizes

To request another template size not listed on this page, please email LG Web Team. Please provide the size and product type (bulletin, poster, banner, etc.) and a team member will send you one shortly.

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