A-frames is a structure built to bear weight or load, in an efficient manner. Two beams can be connected in the shape of the letter “A”, parting with an angle of 45 degrees or less. The beams will be joined by gluing, riveting or tying. The beams can be made of wood, steel, plastic or any other solid material.
A-frames can be witnessed in our daily lives in multiple applications. House roof is built on the concept of A-frames; Tents are mostly found in the same shape, suspension bridges, folding ladders, etc. The application of the A-frame structure is countless in our daily lives.
But the most popular use of a frames Melbourne structure will be found in the form of wooden or plastic frames, mostly found in pubs, hotels and other commercial places. These A-frames mostly contain messages, promotions or serve as an eye-catcher for customers. The A-frames used by eateries, are typically are made of wooden or steel frame but they have a writing board fixed in it. This writing board contains their daily offers, promotions or menu, which can be written with the help of chalk or board marker. The most convenient feature is that it can be erased on will. So it provides freedom to the updated board on a daily basis.
The structure of these A-frames are usually light in weight, it aids in shifting them to a different position on the same floor. This gives convenient to move the board even on an hourly basis, so it can be visible to all the customers in the surrounding. Some of the A-frames structure also contains LEDs for attention. Now even A-frames can contain LEDs to communicate messages. All required text can be created with the help of LEDs. Today, there will be no commercial area that doesn’t contain these A-frames structures. One more advantage they provide that they can be set on the floor and easily at eye-level of moving customers. Due to eye-level visibility, customers tend to read the message more clearly and can make an impulsive decision.
Another popular application of these A-frames in commercial and business areas are of “Caution signs.” Everyone must have seen “Wet floor” or “Slippery Floor” signs on a daily basis in public places. These signs are made on plastic A-frame structures and the use of plastic makes them durable and light. The even larger structure of these signs is used on roads, mostly for “Diversion”. The advantage of plastic A-frames is that they can be made in various colors and strength of plastic increase their durability. Increased durability help to prolong their life and they can be placed in harsher environments like direct sunlight or in snow. The text of these A-frames is also replaceable if the text will be pasted via stickers. This popular use of light box signs makes them an integral part of our daily lives. They can be made at home due to their simple structure and material composition.