The Neon Installation Guide, a pocket sized visual manual for electrical professionals. Dear Electric Neon Sign Professional:

Welcome to It is our hope that this site will be used to trade ideas on field and fire safety situations, new neon sign products, and anything that would be helpful in the safe installation of neon.

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This website offers 3 distinct products:

1) The Neon Installation Guide

This neon installation guide is a pocket size document intended to be in every sign mechanics’ toolbox. The document is designed to be a very simple, pictorial representation to help even new apprentices understand the correct and safe manner to install the products shown.

The neon installation guide is a work in progress and as new products and procedures become available, they will be added. This web site is designed to support the document live and will feature current, updated products and procedures.

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2) Technical Data Sheets

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To Order The Neon Installation Guide Illustrations & Technical Data Binder, either...
   1) Call Tom Kerley at 1-800-216-7446 OR
   2) Click here to download an order form, fill it out and fax to (301) 773-3465

Technical data sheets provide examples of installation instructions & technical data for Neon and LED illuminated letters.

Some of the things you will see are:

Proper Spacing
Tube Supports
Liquid Tight Flexible Metal Conduit
Grounding Wire
Listed Disconnect
Hi Volt Box
Take Up Box
30mA Transformer
60 mA Transformer
Test Button
Bypass Switch
Diagnostic Light
Neon Tube
Boots and Sleeving
Glass Cup
Electro Insulating Boots & Sleeving
Listed GTO Cable
Gas Tube Oil Ignition (GTO) Cable




3) Sign Instructions Designer Software

Our Sign Instructions Designer Software is field wiring software for Neon and LED illuminated signs. It helps you draw a diagram to properly install Neon and LED signs.

As of October 15, 2005, UL (Underwriters Laboratories) now requires that all remote wired channel letters be furnished with specific wiring instructions.

Update: Training Videos just added 8/25/06, more to come in the next few days!
      Click here for Training Videos for Sign Instructions Designer 2.0

Click Here to read more about Neon Sign Instructions Designer Software

To Order The Sign Instructions Designer Software, either...
   1) Call Tom Kerley at 1-800-216-7446 OR
   2) Click here to download an order form, fill it out and fax to (301) 773-3465

Disclaimer and Proper Use

High voltage, secondary wiring installations, should only be attempted by experienced electrical professionals. This manual is not a how-to guide covering all aspects of high-voltage neon installations. This manual is a visual reference guide used to help avoid common mistakes in secondary wiring. It can also be used as a complement to other materials in learning the basics about definitions, parts, and different types of installations found within the sign industry. This manual should not be relied upon as the sole source of information for high-voltage installations. At the time of printing, we believe the information found within is correct; however, codes and legislation change and that may outdate sections of this visual guide. The publishers or sponsors of this visual guide cannot be held liable for any damages or injury resulting from interpretations, or use of this manual as a basis for electrical installations. Installers of any high-voltage wiring should always conform to the relevant or applicable electrical practices, sign codes, electrical codes or other governing authorities.


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