Sizing and Signage: How to Select LED Signs for Your Facility

3 July 2019

Safety signs are found in almost every area in office buildings and large facilities.  Why are these signs important?  They are informational and can also protect you, your staff, and visitors from hazards.  For instance, our LED signs can be connected to an X-Ray machine.  When the X-Ray machine is in use, the sign will light up in red and read “Danger X-Ray On”.  Therefore, this will inform personnel that the X-Ray is in use and they should take precaution.  There are many uses for LED signs.  I will discuss a few ways to select LED warning signs below.

Ultra Signs

  • Recently, we had a customer who had a need for a custom sign.  They needed a message in English and in Japanese on the same sign so all of their workers could read it.  We were up for the challenge and it was a great success!  Now, all employees will be aware when access is allowed and when a mission is in progress.  This sign is an Ultra 790 three State sign.  It has two messages, one in green, and one in red
    Custom Ultra 790 LED Sign English Japanese 3 state

    Messages in English and Japanese

 The Ultra sign comes in three sizes: 

               a) The Ultra 470 is 5″ (w) x 7″ (h) x 1″ (d).

               b) The Ultra 790 is 31.1″ (w) x 7″ (h) x 1″ (d)

               c) The Ultra 580 is waterproof! The dimensions for this sign are: 8″ (w) x 7″ (h) x 1″ (d)

Mini LED Signs

  • Our Mini LED signs are a great option for just about anywhere. For example, Holland America Line uses this LED sign for Engine Control Room and Bridge entrances.  They used the three state sign with ECR and Bridge Open/Closed messages.  Another interesting application is confessionals!  The sign is placed on the outside of the confessional and alerts parishioners if it is occupied. The uses are limitless – bathrooms, laboratories, industrial applications, medical facilities etc.Danger X-Rays On and Off

The dimensions of the Mini LED sign are: 6.3″ (w) x 4.3″ (h) x 1.5″ (d)

Slim Jim LED Signs

3)   Need a sign that is easy to install?  It doesn’t get much easier than the Slim Jim LED sign.  This sign is hard wired – so you can hook it up to a 110V light switch and you’re done!  Several of our Slim Jim customers are recording studios, police stations, meeting rooms in professional buildings, hotels universities, etc.

Slim Jim Occupied LED sign

The dimensions of the Slim Jim are: 14″ (w)x 4″(h) x 0.4″(d)

Smart Signs

4)  Do you need to be able to change the message on a sign?  We can help you with that too!  Our Smart Sign is programmable via WiFi or USB.  It is an easy process.  First, upload the message or picture you want to display to our designated website.  Second, connect the sign via WiFi to update.  Or, you can download the file onto your USB drive and plug it into the Smart sign to update.  You can display menus, messages, pictures, etc. The uses for this sign are truly endless.Danger Laser On Smart Sign - text in red

The dimensions of the Smart Sign are:  7.8” (w) x 4.5” (h) x 1.8” (d)

If you have an application, and not sure what sign to use, please check out our application guide.  Or, you may contact us at 770-332-0092 or email us at contact@rtlasersafety.com.  Likewise, you may fill out the form below to get in touch with us.  We can help you decide which sign would best fit your need.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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