Category Archive: Product Information

Benefits of an Etched Nameplate

Having a Metal Nameplate can benefit your company in numerous ways. Not only does it provide stylish and attractive branding, it’s also a great investment!

Your custom artwork is deeply etched into the metal of your choice. Typically etched into Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Brass, Bronze, Monel, Nickel Silver, CRS, or Zinc, we are capable of helping you make the best decision depending on usage.

Check out our various Etched Product Materials/Specifications here

After you have decided the best material, size, application method, and shape of your nameplate, our specialists can help quote your product accordingly. Once production begins, we take the time to fill in your etched product with long-lasting, colorful baked enamels or epoxies to ensure durability. Etched Nameplates can withstand the harshest conditions, guaranteeing that your logo, brand, product identification, and general safety warnings will not fade for years. This is may be dire for certain information related to the product such as: serial numbers, company contact information, make/model numbers, or other important safety identifications. Knowing that you won’t be forced to replace these nameplates for many years due to UV light, water, or other harsh conditions can lower your costs and increase your profit.

Contact us today to discuss your unique conditions and specifications needed for your next name plate.

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What is a Nameplate?

You may be thinking, ‘What is a nameplate?’. The industrial term Metal Nameplate spreads across the manufacturing industry as a whole in various formats. What one company might consider to be a ‘Nameplate’ part differs from product to product and industry to industry.

Your specific industry might refer to a common nameplate part as:

  • Hanging Tags
  • Graphic Overlays
  • Safety Labels
  • Instruction Plates
  • Valve or Pump Tags
  • Dial Plates
  • Faceplates
  • ASME Code or OSHA Plates
  • Machine Labels
  • Engraved Tags
  • Fire Door Labels
  • Serialization Plates
  • Product Identification plate

Here at American Nameplate, we can identify with all of these types of parts across the manufacturing industry that suits any and all of your specific product identification needs. From metal labels to plastic tags, and everything in between, American Nameplate is a one-stop custom house source for your Nameplate needs. We offer a variety of different materials, thicknesses, adhesives, sizes, and processes that are widely used in the industry today.

Whether you’re looking for a new product or need your nameplate to uphold to specific certifications / military specifications, American Nameplate’s specialists can help you determine the best product for your needs. Our sales team will be sure to ask the necessary questions to ensure your nameplate is going to be sufficient for various conditions.