Americans With Disabilities Act Signs

The ADA acronym stands for Americans With Disabilities Act. Signs of this nature have the braille dot pattern along with raised lettering to enhance legibility to meet ADA guidelines. These signs are mounted according to the ADA guidelines and Michigan Building Codes.

System description

Plastic signage, wall mounted, with raised letters and braille symbols.

Performance standards

It follows the ADA and Michigan Barrier Free Code guidelines.

Sign Types Summary

Sign type A

ADA A signs

Sign type A

Contents Room number only, in tactile and Braille.
Usage Typically used for classrooms.
Appearance Brown with withe lettering
Size 8"x 8".
Message NONE.

Sign type B

ADA B signs

Sign type B

Contents Room number in tactile and Braille, room identification in tactile and Braille.
Usage Rooms with permanent functions such as mechanical rooms, storage, and custodial.
Appearance Brown with white lettering.
Size 8"x 8".
Message 5/8" font, 11 characters per line, 3 lines max.

Sign type C-1

ADA C-1 signs

Sign type C-1

Contents Room number in tactile and Braille, room identification in tactile with and an insert.
Usage Rooms with semi-permanent functions such as individual offices, wall installation.
Appearance Brown with white lettering.
Size 8" x 8".
Message 3/8" font insert, 22 characters per line, 3 lines max.
 

Sign type C-2

ADA C-2 signs

Sign type C-2

Contents Room number in tactile and Braille, room identification in tactile
and an insert.
Usage Rooms with semi-permanent functions such as individual offices and
wall installation.
Appearance Brown with white lettering.
Size 8" x 8".
Message 5/8" font tactile, 11 characters per line, 2 lines max. Insert: 3/8" font,
22 characters per line, 3 lines max.
 

Sign type E

ADA E signs

Sign type E

Contents Room number in tactile and Braille, room identification in tactile and Braille.
Usage Toilet rooms.
Appearance Brown with white lettering.
Size 9" x 9".
Message 1.25" font, 1 line only: MEN, WOMEN or UNISEX. Please state if barrier free.

Sign type G

ADA G signs

Sign type G

Contents Department identification in vinyl only.
Usage A larger informational sign for rooms with permanent functions such as departmental suites.
Appearance Brown with white lettering.
Size 16" x 8".
Message 1" font, 16 characters per line, 4 lines max.

Sign type H

ADA H signs

Sign type H

Contents Stair number and floor level in tactile and Braille, and exit location in tactile and Braille with arrow.
Usage Informational signs for stairwells.
Appearance Brown with white lettering.
Size 16" x 8".
Message 3/4" font, 18 characters per line.

Sign type I

ADA I signs

Sign type I

Contents Room numbers and arrow symbols in vinyl.
Usage Directional, indicating direction of rooms, wall mounted (I-A), or ceiling hung (I-B).
Appearance Brown with white vinyl.
Size 16" x varies with message.
Message 1" font, 10 characters (and arrow) per line.

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