high quality reproduction from photos or art files. Our process applies the
image as inserts into your plaque. The combination of high-resolution printing,
abrasion-resistant clear coat and premium base materials results in a picture
quality precision tooled aluminum
* Made in
8-10 business days from draft approval. Proof available in 3-7 days.
proof with two free revisions. Extra charge may apply for additional proofs.
charge per character.
up to 1,200 letters, depending upon the plaque size.
of plaque is 5/16"
on a wall
in the lawn on a stake or post
border styles available
font styles available
Available in brushed aluminum or in painted color (extra charge)
quality of the artwork/photo supplied is reflected in the final print's quality
guarantee with interior use
year limited guarantee with exterior use
FINISH: Brushed aluminum.
Plaque faces are
stroke-sanded with baked enamel background before being clear coated and oven
baked with a two part hardened acrylic polyurethane. Generally, these are used
for memorials, dedication plaques, or signage. This finish is not recommended
for coastal areas. Raised copy and border is in brushed aluminum. If you want a
bronze-like gold color, please send an email to [email protected] for a
If you already know
the size of plaque you want, simply select that size. If you haven't decided on
a size, a general guideline is:
number of letters and spaces and divide by 4. This will give you a typical
plaque size in square inches. For example, 400 letters and spaces divided by 4
is 100 square inches. So a 10" x 10" plaque would work. We offer
custom sizes as well.
TEXT: (See Memorial Text Suggestions or our other plaques for text
A maximum of 1200 characters can be placed on the Standard
LETTERING STYLE: Fonts
font styles are available. See Details tab for samples.
The minimum letter size is 1/4" if the text is in ALL CAPS or
3/8" size if the text is in Upper and lower case. The larger the plaque,
the larger the letters. The minimum size ensures that your plaque will be
BORDERS: Border Styles
several options for displaying your plaque. Custom aluminum plaques can
be mounted on a wall or flat surface or they can be mounted on a stake or post.
(Although the link shows Bronze method, the same applies to custom aluminum.)
ROSETTES: See Details for samples
are decorative covers used to conceal the screw head in each corner. These can
be used with Type B, Type C and Type D mounting. (Although the link shows
Bronze method, the same applies to custom aluminum.)
ARTWORK: Free Artwork Available
Depending upon the space remaining on the plaque after the
text is entered, a graphic can be added. After you place the order and
send the text, we will be able to tell you if the graphic will fit. Due to the
amount of work involved, artwork is $24 if the order is cancelled after proof
is received. Custom artwork (such as logos) is available as a separate
Asked Questions (FAQ)
2. Email photo to [email protected] Be sure to
include your order number on the subject line of the email.
3. We will
provide a draft of your plaque for your review and approval.
your approval, your order will be processed and we'll send you an email with a
tracking number when it ships.
Care and Maintenance of Plaques