Neon light provides a typical atmosphere. Not only the specific light but also the trendy, vintage look gives this illuminated advertisement its own character. Making neon signs is a pure craft. The glass tubes are heated and bent into every possible curve. With neon signs, every shape is possible.
Since the advent of LED lighting, neon production has been greatly reduced. Neopaul is one of the few who continued to produce neon and can now easily take advantage of the revival that neon is experiencing.
You too can benefit from the expertise that Neopaul offers. If you want a neon simulation for your business or company, contact us or try to design it yourself with our configurator.
Gas, powder and glass
The color of the neon light is determined by the combination of gas, powder and glass
The characteristics and features of neon make this such a unique product.
Back bend to obtain sharp corners
Bending a neon tube into a sharp angle is not possible, because the diameter of the tube must be maintained. If we still want a sharp angle, we work with a back bend. We bend the neon tube backwards and at an angle back to the front to create a sharp visual curve. The underlying area is covered with light-proof paint.
Electrodes for lighting
We make neon signs by folding glass tubes into the desired shape. To illuminate them, a gas discharge must occur in the tube. We obtain this by welding an electrode at both ends of the tube and connecting it to a high voltage wire. These electrodes and the return bends define the typical look of an authentic neon.
Split into groups
To obtain a gas discharge in the neon tube, the distance between the electrodes must be limited. The maximum length is 2.5 meters when unfolded. If longer, we divide the neon signs into groups where each group is provided with electrodes. We connect these groups together with a high-voltage cable.
A high voltage transformer provides gas discharge in the neon tubes. The correct voltage depends on the length, diameter and colour of the neon tube. Through our expertise, we know which transformer is needed to ensure years of operation of the neon.