Metalphoto Nameplates and Panels

Metalphoto Nameplates and Panels


Metalphoto Nameplates, Labels & Panel Fronts

When durability really matters, choose Metalphoto as the material for your outdoor nameplates, metal bar code nameplates, aluminum bar codes, and other durable nameplate requirements. Also known as photo anodized aluminum, Metalphoto labels and Metalphoto nameplates last for years in the most challenging environments.

Metalphoto Nameplates and Panels

Because of its durability and suitability for outdoor environments, your Metalphoto labels meet a variety of stringent commercial, government and Military Specifications including MIL-STD-130N for Department of Defense UID data matrix bar code requirements.

Metalphoto also meets such standards as Mil-DTL-15024, Mil-P-514D , Mil-P-19834B , Mil-A-8625F , and GGP-455B.

Metalphoto is a perfect choice when your project calls for aluminum bar code labels, metal bar code nameplates, bar coding on metal for outdoor use, or any other durable barcode requirements.

The graphic images of a Metalphoto nameplate or panel are photographically imaged into the anodic layer of the aluminum, resulting in a durable silver halide black or gray-scale image. As an option, additional color(s) can be screenprinted into the anodic layer. 

Available Thicknesses

Metalphoto Photo Anodized Aluminum is available in thicknesses of: .003”, .005”, .008”, .012”, .020”, .032”, .063”, .090” and .125”

Available Finishes

Metalphoto Photosensitive Anodized Aluminum is available the following finishes:

  • Satin: Semi-gloss, medium reflectance; Grain direction is light but apparent
  • Matte: Non-reflective; Ideal for linear and 2D data matrix metal bar code nameplates and labels
  • #4: Coarse brushed finish resembling #4 stainless steel. Grain direction very apparent
  • Gloss: Highly reflective, mirror-like appearance

Product Applications

Metalphoto Photo Anodized Aluminum is the perfect choice for a variety of product applications:

  • Outdoor nameplates
  • Durable front panels
  • Barcode nameplates and labels: Linear and 2D Data Matrix
  • UID labels and UID nameplates
  • Information plates and rating plates
  • Dynapic piezo membrane switches
  • Process Control Charts, Flow Charts, Wiring Diagrams and Schematics
  • Indoor/Outdoor Signage

Benefits of Using Metalphoto

Take advantage of the benefits of Metalphoto Photosensitive Anodized Aluminum:

  • Very economical for prototypes and short runs due to minimal setup time required to process
  • Design flexibility with 4 cosmetic finishes, 9 material thickness options, and the option to add color
  • Adds chemical durability to your product. Metalphoto resists harsh chemicals, salt spray, solvents, acids and bases
  • Enhances the weatherability of your product. Metalphoto resists heat, humidity, moisture & UV effects of sunlight.

Click here for more information on the performance characteristics of finished Metalphoto parts.

Contact us now for a quotation or sample requests, or for any additional information you need.

* Metalphoto is a registered trademark of Horizons Incorporated.


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