Sign Shop Equipment

As a distributor we can help you source sign shop equipment that will be compatible with your workflow.


We Can Help Get You Set-Up & Keep Your Stores Fully Stocked

Tennants can help, whether you run an existing sign shop and are looking to source compliant materials. Or starting out and seeking cost effective equipment, like traffic sign printers, plotters and laminating tables.

Oralite Sign Materials

Our sign media has been sourced from a global leading manufacturer of reflective technology – Orafol. Available in a large range of 50 metre rolls, we have a plethora of reflective sheeting and vinyl, ready to be shipped in 24 hours.

Standards Compliant Films & Overlays

As the UK Master Distributor for Oralite Reflective Sheeting, we have a huge range of materials certified for sign production. So there’s a glass-bead or micro-prismatic film for each grade of reflectivity. Moreover there is adhesive support for a wide mixture of substrate surfaces, Alongside fully compatible overlays and tapes for each material.

In fact, when printing on Oralite you save on costs with prices comparable with any leading brand. But switch to Oralite printing with Tennants and you’ll benefit from preferential rates.

Printing Solutions & Systems

The traffic sign printers & solutions below are designed for Oralite materials. Which we believe offers you a ideal balance of performance and price. And since Orafol are one of the largest suppliers of retroreflective materials, you’re assured it conforms to all regulations.

Oralite Eco Traffic Printer

The Oralite Eco Traffic Printer is a cost-effective solution which digitally prints both EN 12899.1 and BS 8442 signs. As a result of combining an OKI M64s with Oralite Reflective it reduces fabrication steps and cuts costs. Widely used throughout America and Asia, it’s now available in the UK. But with print profiles for a range of compatible Oralite film materials.

  • Digital Traffic Sign Printing – 7-9 m2 per hour.
  • 7 Colours – CMYK + Lc, Lm & Gy
  • Eco-Solvent SX Ink Cartridges – 1.5 litres
  • 1.6m Max Print Width
  • Photorealistic Images – 900dpi
  • 3-Way Heaters – Pre/Print/Post
  • Full Colour Roll Printing
  • Profiles for Oralite Glass Bead & Prismatic Materials

H1650i Oralite UV Traffic Sign Printer

The Oralite UV Traffic Sign Printer is a digital print solution optimised for fast & flexible production. Since all film within the Oralite range is compatible with the H1650i, it’s ideal for making certified & non-certified signs. Alongside that it offers you a choice of rigid substrate or roll-to-roll printing.

  • Digital Traffic Sign Printing – 14.5-23 m2 per hour
  • 6 Colours (30pl) – CMYK+W/CMYK+Lc & Lm
  • UV LED Curable Inkjet Print System
  • 1650mm Media & Print Width
  • High-Quality Output – 1440dpi
  • Direct to Substrate & Roll Printing
  • Profiles for All Oralite Films + CE Marked


Cut with precision and reduce snagging with our high speed automatic cutting technology. Our range of cutting machines can detect marks, track and slice a large range of reflective and non-reflective material.

Jaguar J5

Jaguar J5 machines make protection film cutting much more efficient and lower cost than manual cutting. Featuring an automatic aligning system it guarantees precise contour cutting by automatically detecting registration marks on digitally produced images.

  • 610mm – 1830mm media widths
  • High speed – up to 1530mm per second
  • Section cutting
  • Enhanced Contour Cutting System
  • Segmental Positioning
  • Auto Rotation
  • Non-reflective and reflective films up to 0.8mm thick
  • Roll media

Puma 3

Powered by a digitally controlled servo system, the Puma 3 helps produce eye-catching graphics with its quick cutting speed, cutting force and tracking ability. Functions include 1st-mark auto-detection, 4-point positioning and multiple copy.

  • 719mm – 1470mm media widths
  • Print speed up to 600mm per second
  • Precise contour cutting
  • 1st mark auto-detection
  • Segmental Positioning
  • Takes Non-reflective media
  • Roll media

SummaCut Series

The Summacut series is capable of reading registration marks for contour cutting, not only on standard materials but also on reflective, holographic or mirroring materials, as well as the many different types of laminates being used within the sign industry.

  • 670mm – 1640mm media widths
  • Print speed up to 1130mm per second
  • Flexcut feature
  • Tracking system
  • OPOS X Contour Cutting
  • Non-reflective media
  • Roll media


Protecting your signs is one of the most important stages of the sign building process. Guarantee your customer base with long lasting lamination by using the industry’s best pneumatic rolling tools.


The ModulMounter flatbed laminator is so easy to use, the pneumatic roller can be raised and lowered with minimal effort from the operator.

  • 3m – 6m Bed
  • Extension option – per 1 metre
  • Electrical driven roller (no compressor req)
  • Equal pressure to edge of bed
  • Easy material handling
  • Light drawer option

Cost Effective Sign Shop Supplies




Start your sign shop now, for pricing or more information call 0115 9738088, email or fill in the quick form above with your details.