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A nameplate can be engraved with the name of a person, the contents of a room, the address of a building, instructions and many other kinds of information. They can also be mounted on products and labeled with warning information or directions. Read More…

Engraved Nameplates Engraved nameplates are plates of metal, plastic, wood and other materials that are engraved with information. Offices, institutions, industrial workplaces and even homes can all have uses for engraved nameplates.
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Eden Prairie, MN  |  800-806-6113

Our membrane switches are known for their high-quality and affordable prices. At ALUDEC USA, we work hard to find the precise parts that will work with your every need. It is our goal to create a relationship with you that is beneficial to both parties. We will go above and beyond simply to meet your needs. Find out more about us when you give us a call today!

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ALUDEC USA $$$

Pomona, CA  |  909-784-6305

At King Epoxy, we strive to be your number-one source for decorative and interface solutions. Our line of products include nameplates, graphic overlays and panels, and more.

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King Epoxy Technology Partners (KTP) $$$

Indianapolis, IN  |  800-428-8247

Indianapolis Badge & Nameplate combines numerous materials (metals and plastics) and processes (stamping, embossing, etching, engraving, silk screening, photo anodizing, etc.) to produce custom products for a wide range of customer applications. We at Indy Badge know that finding the right manufacturer is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer free consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget. Let us know what you need and we’ll do it!

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Indianapolis Badge & Nameplate Company $$$

Ferndale, MI  |  800-659-3824

100 years of identification products for industry. DNPE meets any quality, durability & cost requirements with a full range of art & manufacturing capabilities. ID products include name plates, metal tags, custom decals, overlays, control panels, logo & barcode plates, UID tags, ASME plates, instruction plates, scales & dials, etc., utilizing aluminum, brass, MetalPhoto, stainless steel & vinyl.

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Detroit Name Plate Etching Company, Inc. $$$

Perry, NY  |  800-227-5718

JN White is an ISO 9001:2015 and ITAR-certified manufacturer of name plates, graphic overlays, and custom labels. We nimbly handle projects big and small and have the uncommon ability to translate what our customers need into high-quality, high-precision outcomes. Our team's goal is to bring you the best through our dedication to quality and our constant pursuit of the latest technology. contact us today!

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JN White $$$

North Ridgeville, OH  |  800-428-0095

Founded in 1923, Metal Marker Manufacturing is a manufacturer of name plates, custom metal tags, decals, metal photo products, and more. Numerous applications and industries have benefitted from our products, such as military, aerospace, and commercial.

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Metal Marker Manufacturing $$$
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In office settings, nameplates are used to indicate suite or room numbers, the occupant of an office and company names. Depending on the level of a company's investment in its image, it can choose nameplate materials ranging from inexpensive plastic to extravagant gold and even marble. Professional companies, private offices and institutions like colleges tend to make the most use of expensive nameplate materials.

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On factory or warehouse floors, inexpensive plastic or aluminum nameplates are much more common. Because they are more likely to become damaged or tarnished by impact or exposure to dirt or other contaminants, it is much more economical to use plastic, aluminum or other inexpensive nameplate material for use in industrial settings and as labeling for equipment.

Nameplate engraving processes vary depending on the plate material. A thick bronze plate, for example, would not be engraved by the same machinery as would a thin plate of aluminum. Engravings can be made in many ways; different materials respond in different ways to each engraving method.

Laser engraving, for example, is an excellent precision engraving method that can create engraved markings of just a few micrometers in depth. However, a laser cannot cut as deeply into a surface as can a tool bit engraving method. Tool bit engraving methods involve physical contact between a surface and a tool bit. Tool bits can be made of diamond, tungsten-carbide and other hard materials that grind away areas of the surface to form symbols.

Titanium, zinc, brass, copper, stainless steel, aluminum and bronze are all common engraved nameplate materials. Engraved nameplates are chosen over other plate labeling methods because of their comparative longevity; an engraved word is not as vulnerable to degradation as is a painted word. For this reason, engraved nameplates can last much longer than other nameplate varieties.

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