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Custom Metal Nameplates

Marking Systems, Inc. provides all types of metal nameplates including chemical etching, screen printing, photo anodizing, digital and sublimation. Materials range from aluminum foil, aluminum, stainless steel, powder coated metal, brass, copper, bronze and plated steel. 3M laminating adhesives can be used to affix these nameplates to virtually any surface you need.

Marking Systems, Inc. has been supplying a wide variety of metal parts to our customers for over 20 years. We can incorporate all types of metals including anodized aluminum, painted aluminum, brass, copper, bronze, nickel silver, stainless steel and plated steel. Our metals can be decorated in the following processes: Solvent screen printing, UV screen printing, digital printing, sublimation and chemical etching. In addition, our parts can be die cut into hundreds of stock shapes or shear cut. In 2012 we added a 400 watt laser to cut metal parts with complex shapes. Parts can also be embossed or debossed for appearance and additional durability.

Products include:

  • Decorative Nameplates
  • Warning plates, Dials, Scales
  • Information Plates
  • Model Number Plates
  • Serial Number/Property Plates
  • Panels
  • Signage
  • Name Badges
  • Business and Membership Cards
  • Key Tags and Bag Tags
  • Dog Tags and Bracelets

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Custom Metal Nameplate Highlights

Types
Nameplates
Information plates
Serial Number Plates
Process
Silk Screen
Sublimation
Etch and fill
Emboss/Deboss
Min Letter height: .105"
Min stroke on letters: .032"
Min distance between letters: .015"
Materials
Stainless Steel
Brass
Aluminum
Copper
Bronze
Plated Steel
Anodized Aluminum
Nickel Silver
Finishes
Mill Finish
Satin
Matte
Gloss
Metallic Colors
Silver
Gold
Copper
Metallic Finishes
Shiny (Mirror)
Matte
Brushed
Resistances
Scratch
Chemical
UV / Outdoor
Cutting
Die Cutting (tolerances +-.020 typical)
Shear cutting (tolerances +-.020 typical)
Selective Texturing
Frosting
Material Thickness
.015 to .125 in
Embossing Depth
.008-.012 (typical)
Maximum Length
48
Maximum Width
24
3M Laminating Adhesives
9502 (#220 family, .002 version)
9505 (#220 family, .005 version)
467MP (#200 family, .002 version)
468MP (#200 family, .005 version)
9471LE (#300LSE, .002 version)
9472LE (#300LSE, .002 version)
9442 (#350, .002 version)
9445 (#350, .005 version)
VHB Bonding Tapes
All (.010-.125 thickness)
Adhesive Thickness
.002 to .005 in
Lamination Finishes
Clear Gloss
Velvet
Matte
Lamination Thickness
.001 to .010 in
Screened Clear Coat
Clear
Satin
Texture/Frost
Screened Clear Coat Thickness
Less than .001 in
Tolerance (+/-)
Depends on thickness of substrate
Inspection
Artwork
Screen
Printing
Laminating
Cutting
100% Final
Testing
Ink Adhesion Testing (Tape)
Additional Services
Doming
Art Services
Embossing
Thermoforming
Color Matching
Laminating
Back Scoring
Back Lit
Dead Front
Perfing
Kiss Cutting
Serialized Labels
Barcode Labels
2D Labels
Import Excel Spreadsheet
Kitting
Assembly
Production Volume
Prototype to Large Scale Runs
Typical Lead Time
2 to 3 weeks
Rush Services Available

Additional Information

Industry Focus
Telecommunications
Defense
Electrical
Medical
Industrial
Oil & Gas
Test & Measurement
Promotion
Intended Applications
Decorative Nameplates
Information plates
Serial Number/Property plates
Industry Standards
ISO 9001:2008
G7 Color Matching Certified
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Underwriters Laboratory (UL)
Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
Efficiency
Electronic Data Exchange (EDI)
Documentation
First Article Inspection (FAI)
Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
Certificates of Conformance (CoC)
Graphics File Formats
Adobe Illustrator (AI)
Adobe Photoshop (PS)
Adobe InDesign (ID)
Dimensions / Dies File Formats
AutoCAD (DWG, DXF)
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