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If you are in the process of designing a nameplate for your product, its shape is likely one of the topics of conversation. Many times a common shape such as a circle or rectangle is used as a standard. Here is an example of an aluminum badge which uses a unique shape to step away from a standard ...
One of the benefits of incorporating patterns into the background of aluminum nameplates is that the decoration becomes part of the design element for the brand identification. A second, and sometimes overlooked, benefit is the opportunity to add dimension or visual interest to complement the ...
A common question when designing aluminum nameplates and badges involves how to ensure proper alignment to the end product. This can be a concern with any shape of a nameplate. The alignment is important because your product identification should showcase your brand on the product consistently as ...
Round emblems can be found on a variety of products from cosmetic cases to electronics and medical devices. Many times we are asked for assistance on locating features when designing round nameplates.  Aluminum nameplates and badges can incorporate a tab or a notch which will help with quick ...
Many times we are asked for options to create an industrial look to an aluminum nameplate so that it gives the appearance of the emblem being mechanically attached to the end product. Typically the desired look is to resemble using rivets for secure attachment. Here are four options with custom ...
Simulated Anodized Colors on Aluminum Nameplates Anodized colors are achieved with dyes and a chemical process to harden and seal the metal. The resulting finish is elegant and durable. This type of decoration is limited to flat surfaces because forming or embossing the aluminum can result in ...
Selective Doming for Nameplates and Labels The doming process is a cost effective option to add dimension for aluminum nameplates and plastic labels. It involves placing a clear urethane to the surface of the label. It is common to have the dome completely cover the surface. There are times when ...
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 ...
Premium Aluminum Trim = Simple Elegance A gear knob is one piece of trim which is touched every time a vehicle is put in motion. It makes sense that the expectation is for the gear knob to match the look and feel of the vehicle that it is directing.  Brushed aluminum is a common foundation to build ...

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