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Etched Metal Plaques

Etched metal plaques uses a technique that adds greater precision and intricate detail on small wall plaques than a cast metal plaque. We will email you a custom plaque drawing before the etched plaque is made.


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Product Description

Etched plaques for intricate detail

Etched metal plaques is a technique that adds greater precision and intricate detail than a cast metal plaque. Our chemical etching process allows us to reproduce even the most complex artwork onto the surface of the metal. We use a variety of methods to manufacture your etched metal plaque using brass, bronze, copper or stainless steel. The etched metal plaques ship in eight business days with a lifetime guarantee.

How are etched plaques made

A detailed shop drawing is submitted for your signed approval before production begins. Enter the text you require and we will set up a design and email you a proof. If you already have a design saved as an art file then enter its file name in the text box and email the art file to us.

A chemical resist is photographically applied to the surface of the metal. An abrasive chemical washed is then applied that eats away the metal surface that is not protected by the resist. The metal is then cleaned and prepped for finishing. The etched metal plaque is turned over and fitted for your selected mounting method. The etched plaque is set up on a rack where it is coated with a two-part hardened acrylic polyurethane clear coat, then sent to an oven for baking. Your etched plaque is then laid out for careful quality inspection then seal-tight packaged so your plaque arrives mistake-free.

We can etch any custom logo or graphic onto the bronze plaque. Email us your custom artwork and the size you need and we will provide a price quote. We are not set up to do logo or design work.

How long does it take to make a etched plaque

The etched plaques are ready to ship in eight business days.

What type of material is used for etched plaques

Etched plaques are made from four optional materials: lead free Alloy C22000 bronze, Naval Brass Alloy C46400, Copper Alloy C11000 or Stainless Steel Alloy C304.

How are etched plaques mounted

Etched plaques are typically mounted with fasteners. We provide a variety of mounting options such as a concealed welded stud on the back of the etched plaque so you can glue it to a wall. We can also provide optional double face tape, or bolts.

Lifetime guarantee

The etched plaque comes with a lifetime warranty against fading, cracking, pitting or chipping. Made in the USA.

Updated: 2017-05-26

Product Shipping Policy

This item ships UPS Ground to the continental US and normally takes 2-4 business days to arrive. UPS is one of the largest shipment and logistics companies in the world. UPS delivers more than 15 million packages a day to more than 6.1 million customers with exceptional real time tracking and notifications.

dimensional weight

UPS offers the best value for medium size packages. UPS has been moving towards a dimensional weight pricing model where the shipping charges are calculated on the package weight, package dimensions and area delivered. The UPS shipping cost is calculated at check-out and adds to the cost of the order.

Shipping to AK and HI needs to be quoted and we will email you an invoice for the total cost before the order is processed. We are not set up for international shipments. We do not ship COD or bill to third parties.

All claims for damage must be made within 3 business days.

Product Return Policy

This is a custom made item so it is non-returnable. However...

To keep our environment green and friendly, the factory will reclaim the material for scrap value. This item is returnable under the following conditions:

  • A Return Authorization Number is placed on the outside of the package.
  • Return to the shipper within 30 days of receipt of the package.
  • We may offer a scrap value refund up to 50% of the returned items.
  • The maximum refund is $500.00.
  • Art charges, crate charges, paint match charges, shipping charges, mounting pattern or miscellaneous charges are non-refundable.

Please call Alphabet Signs at 1-800-582-6366 for Return Authorization Number so we can properly refund your money.

Product Reviews


The Etched Metal Plaques belongs in the Arts & Entertainment > Party & Celebration > Awards category.