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Protect Your Posts

Ideal Shield’s U-Channel Cover shelters your channel post, eliminating the need to constantly substitute your post.

Our U-Channel Covers are made of HDPE plastic and are easy to install by snapping over the existing u-channel with our locking device. This product will not fade, peel or crack, significantly reducing damage to your signposts while maintaining a fresh look. Providing an efficient support structure, the u-channel heightens the prominence of signposts for any site.

Ideal Shield’s U-Channel Cover can withstand harsh climate conditions, reducing damages to vehicles and signposts. This durable product, fashioned using weather-resistant plastic, comes in heights up to 96″. Our product implements white strips to increase visibility, creating a fresh clean look to enhance the appearance of your signpost.

The U-Channel Cover fits over a standard 2-pound u-channel and a 1-1/2″ pipe.

Available in our standard colors, customers can also request custom colors for the product. Ideal Shield offers a clean, precisely machined product to ensure your sign system looks professional and inviting.

Don’t settle for the alternative. Ideal Shield has you covered! 

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Product Details

Material: High Density Polyethylene Thermoplastic (HDPE)
Fit: Standard 2lb U-Channel posts or 1.5" pipe
Heights: Standard 84" or 96"
Install: Patented interlocking system


Made to Not Fade, Peel or Crack


available in green, black, red, blue, & gray

custom colors are available for an additional charge


cover snaps around existing steel channel and locks into place

The Ideal


  • Maintenance-free product requires no paint or labor costs
  • Fits over standard U-Channel posts and 1.5″ pipes 
  • Easy, permanent installation using an interlocking system
  • Made of durable, weather-resistant plastic – will not fade, peel, or crack
  • Standard heights up to 96” but can be custom cut to fit your needs
  • Offered in our standard colors red, blue, green, gray, or black.
  • Custom colors also available upon request



Frequently Asked

Standard heights are up to 96″. Custom heights are available.
Standard colors for Ideal Shield’s U-Channel include Green, Red, Black, Blue, and Gray. Custom colors are available for an additional charge, please contact us for details.
Ideal Shield’s U-Channel is easy to install, it snaps around existing steel channel and locks into place.

What our customers are saying

“First and foremost, we have loved the bases. They have gone through the various states of weather that Minnesota has to offer and they are withstanding the weather and doing a great job for us. At this time, we have all of our needs, however, after the Super Bowl and when we head into our spring events we could be looking to purchasing additional signs. ” 

Representative from US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings & Super Bowl 52

“This is just what we were looking for. Well made. We will be installing it next week. Everyone here is excited to have a railing to hang onto with winter coming. We at St. Cyprian thank you and your facility for help us.”

Carl Baltosiewich w/St. Cyprian

“Ideal Shield had some of the best prices on the market for bollards and covers. They were very easy to deal with and provided prompt shipment. The quality of the material was exceptional and a breeze to install.” 

James Harvill

“Steris Pharmaceutical chose Ideal Shield handrail because it’s sturdy, and the mounting brackets worked really well. Very happy with the product.”

Kevin Korb - Rite Hite

“When compared to other railing systems, Ideal Shield’s anchor system is cost-efficient and super strong – plus fully removable for relocation. Ideal Shield offers quality products that are very durable and never require painting.”

Donnie Frederick - Odessa College

“Ideal Shield has helped me out of many issues over the last couple of years. The restaurant business is always under a sense of urgency. It’s refreshing when someone drops everything & goes the extra mile to help. That is VERY rare this day & age.” 

Kari Carper - BDH Contracting

“I am speechless, I have never had a company go above and beyond what Y’all are doing for Us.  There are only two words to describe Ideal Shield Character and Integrity.  I will be sure to tell everyone I do business with about your company. ” 

Joe W. - AT&T

“Amazing customer service! I had many questions and multiple emails back and forth with them to match the correct product to my needs. They responded very quickly and precisely. Sales associate was exceptional to deal with! Amazing customer service! I had many questions and multiple emails back and forth with them to match the correct product to my needs. They responded very quickly and precisely. Sales associate was exceptional to deal with!”

Dave Albright

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