Etch and Fill Nameplates

Permanence and Legibility Etched materials have the inherent properties of being able to endure harsh indoor or outdoor applications especially extreme weather, temperature and chemical exposures. These products will outlast any printed product.

Images are chemically etched into the metal substrate surface and then filled with enamel ink for added aesthetic and functional value. Because the process is a chemical etch you will be guaranteed a readable part for the life of the metal substrate.

Etch and fill nameplates are particularly suited for rating and asset tags, machine identification and industrial nameplates. Contact us for a quote today.

Etch and Fill Considerations

  • Aluminum

  • Brass

  • Bronze

  • Copper

  • Stainless Steel (all grades)

Available Finishes:
  • Gloss

  • Matte

  • Brushed

  • Maximum Part Size: 23” x 28”

  • Minimum Part Size: .75” x .75”

  • Material Thickness: .005” – .375”

  • Standard Etch Depth: .004”

  • Minimal Etch Line Width: .001“

  • Minimum Hole Size: .0625”

  • Cut Tolerance: +/- .005”


Backfill is enamel ink. Custom colors are available.

  • Square

  • Rectangle

  • Square or rounded corners

  • Custom shapes available (will require hard tool)

Attachment Options:
  • Adhesive

  • Mechanical fasteners


7 year minimum outdoor durability for ink

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