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Products which are exposed to extreme environments like water, sun, heat, cold or that will receive heavy handling can sometimes be a concern for the nameplate or label that is used to promote the brand. Lay your worries to rest! Exterior applications do not mean difficulties for brand ...
Many Shapes of Aluminum Nameplates and Plastic Labels Shape is a big deal if you are working on the design for new brand identification. It is the topic of one of the most common questions that come up in the design process. How do you choose which shape to use for your nameplate? Don't let this ...
Custom Pattern Gets a Boost with 3D Doming A clean and simple product logo makes a perfect repeating pattern for this product label. Incorporating the logo into the decoration is a subtle way to draw attention and add interest to the label. Further enhancement and dimension is achieved with an ...
Oval Shapes for Nameplates and Labels An oval is a frequently used shape for aluminum nameplates and plastic labels. It is versatile and friendly for standard decorating operations such as printing and screening. Your design can also be enhanced with diamond cut and embossed aluminum or a domed ...
Justification for Nameplates and Labels As a product engineer or designer you have several elements in your project to keep in check for costs. Certain items like certifications, licenses and patents typically take front seat. All of these add up and eat away at a project budget. Why would you want ...
Brushed Aluminum Brushed aluminum is a common background for nameplates and brand identification. This is a decorating process where a sheet of aluminum passes beneath a coarse brush head to create the linear finish. It can be applied selectively as well as at varying angles to create movement and ...
Durable Exterior Application A common concern when designing nameplates and labels is durability. This especially true if the product will be exposed to the elements - rain, snow, hot or cold temperatures, and sunlight. Certainly it is important to communicate these areas during discussion and ...
Tactile Emboss with Top Coat This is the third in a series of four articles exploring options in embossing chrome polyester (chrome Mylar®) to create dimensional metal looking labels for product identification. In addition to having visual dimension, emboss tooling on chrome Mylar® is tactile - you ...
         

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