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Separate Visual and
Tactile Sign

MATERIALS:

• 1/8" matte white acrylic backer panel
• 1/8" non-glare clear acrylic, with digital graphic
applied 2nd surface
• 1/8" matte white acrylic top and bottom border
• White tactile lettering
• White Raster Braille dots

Combination 2-part visual / tactile signs allow for greater flexibility regarding the use of type fonts for the visible portion, but require more surface area for repeating the visual information in a tactile form.

EXCEPTIONS:

• The raised character height (tactile characters) is permitted to be 1/2 inch (13 mm) minimum.

• Tactile characters are not required to contrast with the background.

• Visual only characters can be uppercase or lowercase or a combination of both.

• Type style can be serif or sans serif. However, they may not be italic, oblique, script, or highly decorative in form.


For more information about these exceptions, please visit Using Separate Tactile and Visual Characters.

Other Possible Materials:

• Back-painted acrylic
Rowmark ColorHues borders
... and other possibilities.

To discuss design options
for your facility, please contact us.