Channel letters are one of the most common signs for front stores as today. Normally called Channel Letters or Illuminated letters, they use to be internally illuminated with LED's, however some designs may use Neon instead LEDs. The can be made on several ways as: front translucent face, "Halo" back illuminated glowing to the wall with blackout front face or Both ways mixed.
Lucaso Signs can custom make them with very good price to be shipped out wherever you need them, the electrical system 12V helps and makes an easier installation.
Channel letters parts:
1- Back Panel: The face used for backing of the letters.
2- Return: Return is the body making the Can all around the letter, most common material Aluminum powder coated, as today because the LEDs, cans depth use to be from 2" to 4" (6" are already old school unless oversized letters)
3- Front face: Is the part of the letters that faces the view angle, normally make on translucent plastics as Acrylics or Polycarbonate with an extra layer of translucent vinyls for custom coloring when acrylic is not pigmented.
4- Trimcap: Trimcap is the plastic profile that allows the assembling between the front face and the Return, they comes on several colors, not use when Halo light letters or on specific requirement as some shopping malls.