Frequently Asked Questions
How many Gases are used in the production of neon signs?
Two ........Neon and Argon
How do you put the color in a neon sign?
The color is given by the phosphorous powder in the inner walls of the glass
The glass already comes with the phosporouse ,so the glass comes with a predetermined color
How long does a neon sign last?
10 years or more , i have seen neon still working after 50 years of use.
The transformer is another story
How long does it take to learn how to make neon signs?
It depends on the person's natural abilities , some people are faster some are slower ,it also depends on your motivation .I have seen people learn to do simple neon units after practicing 4 hours a day in about 2 months, i have also seen other people do the same simple units and it took them a year.It's like learning to play a musical instrument ,it just takes time and practice. And to master it takes years.
How do you make the letters in a neon sign?
A straight 4'long glass tube is bent using special torches and fire to shape the glass following a drawing in paper called a pattern ,that has the real size drawing of the neon to be made.
- How can i know if it's the neon or the Transformer that's wrong with my sign?
- How Much Does It cost to repair a neon section?
It all depends on how much work is involved ,minimum charge is $60.00
for window tubes it's $50.00 each section plus shipping
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