Engraving onto metal is suitable for long-term requirements, similar to the etching process, this removes material from the surface.
Plastics are also commonly engraved to provide a cost effective dual colour data tag or nameplate. 2 layers plastics are used with the engraver removing the top layer exposing the core colour for contrast.
Engraving uses a cutter in a motorised spindle to carve grooves and characters, most commonly onto rigid, exterior or flexible laminates. Using CAD software, we can produce intricate designs depending on your specification.
Our 30 year tenure in topside and subsea signage mean we have developed various fixing solutions such as KISS or Adhesive to attach your plates.
Frequently Asked Questions
Standard lead times are 5 days. However if necessary design to dispatch can be achieved same day if needed.
Our multi-layered plastics are supplied as either 1.6mm or 3.2mm. Alternative thickness and colours can be supplied and in-filled depending on your project requirements.
Yes. Traffolyte or Traffolite is an historic brand name for a multi-layered phenolic plastic sheet. Typically supplied as either 2 or 3 layers of different colours this allows the top layer to be removed to create a dual coloured label at low cost.