Medium PanelTrim Kit (Frame Only)

  • Most popular sign frame system
  • Aluminium extrusion
  • Made to measure kits (frame only)
  • Choice of colours, silver anodised, black or white, RAL colours
  • Supplied with all fixings required

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from £63.69 ex VAT (each)

Lengths over 5000m will be cut and sent in multiple sections.


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Medium PanelTrim Kit (Frame Only)

Our aluminium medium PanelTrim has a cover face of 35mm and is the most popular in the range by far, making it suitable for all but the smallest or largest of signs.

The kit includes all four sides pre-drilled & mitred, the corner cleats set into the side pieces, and fixing screws & rawlplugs so that all you have to do is fix it to the wall.

Panel Size

We manufacture the kit to the size you specify, so:-

  • If you frame size is 1000 x 500mm, then:
  • Your panel should be 15mm less in both directions. 985 x 485mm
  • The viewable size will be 70mm less in both directions. 930 x 430mm

If your sign is less than say 400mm deep or larger if it's going inside, you may want to consider our Small PanelTrim which has a slimmer profile.

Equally, if your panel is very deep - or located in a windy situation, you should probably think about our Large PanelTrim framing because it has a cover face of 45mm. 


Panel Thickness

Medium PanelTrim frames will take either 3mm or 5mm thick panels, such as ACM, Acrylic or PVC Foam.


Hanger Strip

It is best practice to suspend the panel from the top rail using a 'hanger strip' so that it will always hang straight & flat.

If you just stand the panel in the bottom rail there is a danger that it may become distorted due to its weight, particularly in the summer when the panel can get very hot & lose its rigidity. This sort of problem is more likely when the panel is Acrylic or Foam PVC. However, even if you're using ACM, it's still better to use Hanger Strips because then the bottom of the panel doesn't get stuck in the build-up of dirt in the bottom frame, making it easier to get them in & out in the future.

Panel Trim Medium

We stock Anodised Silver, and powder-coated black and white, or we can powder coat to your specific colour.

Panel Locks

If your sign Is longer than a single panel, you should use a pair of panel locks to keep the panels together to ensure no gaps appear between the sheets.


  1. Remember that the panel needs to be loose enough to allow it to expand in the summer & contract in the winter without becoming trapped & then distorted. Hence, we suggest that your panel be 15mm less than the overall frame size and that you notch the corners as shown to prevent the panel from nipping in the corners.
  2. If your sign is made up of more than one panel you really should 'half lap' the joint and fit anti-flex plates & put 'Panel Locks' at the top. This is to keep the panels tight together at all times, which looks better and also prevents the wind from getting behind the panels, which can risk blowouts.
Panel trim - half lat

A run of grease along the hanger strip & on the frame where it touches the panel makes it easier to get in & out in the future.

Panel Trim Frame - medium



PanelTrim Profiles

PanelTrim Frame Profiles


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Shipping costs

  • Delivery charges vary based on the product, size and delivery address.
  • Estimated delivery charges for this item.
    This product is subject to a length surcharge, depending on the length and delivery location.
    Mainland UK and Scottish Mainland - from £8.60
    Grampions - from £25.00
    Isle of Wight - from £21.55
    Scottish and other Islands - from £47.00
    Scottish Highlands - from £39.00
    Northern Ireland - from £40.99
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Shipping processing time

  • All orders for stock items are generally processed within 1-2 days working days.
  • Orders for special colours or more bespoke items will take longer. We usually have these processed within 10 days working days, but it may take longer depending on the specifications.
  • If you have a particular delivery deadline, please call the office on 01524 841726 to discuss your needs.
  • If we are experiencing a high volume of orders, shipments may be delayed. Please allow additional time for your delivery. If there will be a significant delay in any shipment of your order, we will contact you via email or telephone.

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  • As soon as your order is packed & ready for the courier, we will email your invoice with the Carrier & Tracking Information.


  • All deliveries must be examined - before being signed for.
  • Any damage or shortage must be noted with your signature and to us within 24 hours, otherwise the carriers will deny responsibility, and we will be unable to make a claim on your behalf. 
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