American Nameplate is the Midwest area’s leading supplier of durable etched metal nameplates, that will provide many years of dependable identification. Typically, these metal nameplates are deeply etched on Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, CRS, Monel, Nickel Silver, Stainless Steel, and Zinc, and then filled with long lasting, colorful baked enamels and epoxies. Our fabrication capabilities include shearing, stamping, forming, holes, corners (clipped, scalloped, ROUNDED), embossing, SERIAL NUMBERS and ...
Screen printing is the most economical process for producing aluminum, brass, bronze or stainless steel. A wide variety of colors are possible with this process, where enamel or polyester inks are surface printed on metal and then durable coats of baked varnishes are added to insure long lasting serviceability. Our fabrication capabilities include shearing, stamping, forming, holes, corners (clipped, scalloped, ROUNDED), embossing, SERIAL NUMBERS and ...
To satisfy the diverse needs of our customers, American Nameplate offers a complete line of Pressure Sensitive products for labeling and identification applications. Typically the labels we manufacture are made of Aluminum Foil, Polyester (Mylar) and Vinyl. Inks are either surface or subsurface (second surface) printed onto these materials and then encapsulated with an additional layer of a wide variety of laminates. Our fabrication capabilities include shearing, die-cutting, holes, SERIAL NUMBERS, corners (clipped, scalloped, ROUNDED) and adhesive. ...
With over 42 years of engraving experience, we have the resources to deliver your engraving project on time, with workmanship second to none. Our new Computerized Engraving Machines allow us to process engraving orders quickly and efficiently, providing you with prompt deliveries and cost effective solutions to your engraving problems. And with our CO2 Laser, we can mark most materials, including linear & 2D barcodes on stainless.
The Print and Seal process screens ink into a sheet of unsealed aluminum, which is then sealed with a chemical process. This captures the ink below the surface of the aluminum and insures a permanent image, which cannot be scratched or removed. Typically found in many military applications. Our fabrication capabilities include shearing, stamping, forming, holes, corners (clipped, scalloped, ROUNDED), embossing, ...
American Nameplate can produce various sizes, shapes and colors of graphic overlays and "Deadfront" overlays. Graphic overlays can also have clear or translucent windows that allow LED's or lights to come through. Areas of selective adhesive can also allow for the use over switches. "Deadfronts" use a translucent black or red over the windows to hide their appearance until light comes through from behind. These panels can be diecut to any size or shape, with a wide range of adhesives. You can rely on American Nameplate's problem solving abilities to give you the best material and ADHESIVE combinations for your applications.
American Nameplate produces high quality domed labels and decals. Using an automotive grade exterior polyurethane, coated to a thickness of 0.070’ high, this doming process gives a clear, 3-dimensional look to any label or decal. We are capable of coating parts smaller than a dime to as large as a 19” X 58” sheet. You can rely on many years of your domed label or decal’s quality look.
Embossing is the process used to raise a pattern of copy above the original (normal) surface by the use of matched male and female dies. Stamping is the opposite and used to depress copy below the surface. Metals suitable for embossing and stamping include aluminum, brass, CRS and stainless. In general, metals which have been annealed, are more easily embossed. Material thickness can vary from 0.003 foils to 0.063 thick aluminum. Our fabrication capabilities include shearing, stamping, forming, holes, corners (clipped, scalloped, ROUNDED), embossing, ...
Today, the world of nameplates is not as static as it may seem. Not only can nameplates be used for industrial and commercial products, but also for brand recognition, decimal equivalent charts, business cards, give away promotion cards, membership cards, recognition plaques, hanging tags, and magnetic backed labels. Products can be made with aluminum, brass, stainless steel, nickel silver, plastic, mylar, lexan, and even card stock.
Whether it is etched, engraved, screen printed, photo seal, stamped or embossed, American Nameplate has the solution for you.
(9) American Nameplate can manufacture to Military specifications. These etched, screen printed and flexible military nameplates, decals, and labels can be found on jeeps, trucks, tanks, aircraft, generators, munitions, cases, compressors and every other military type of vehicle imaginable.
The most common Military Specifications are shown below, but we can produce to many, many more not listed.
Our nameplates can be color matched to the Federal Standard - 595B color system if requested.