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Flat Cut Metal Letter Designer

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Size
lowercase letters are approx. 2/3 the UPPERCASE size. Learn More
 
Aluminum Letters
Bronze Letters
Brass Letters

Product Reviews

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of customers that buy this product give it a 4 or 5 star rating

4.0
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Great Quality!
 By  from Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
"This was used as part of a signage installation to coordinate with existing Wayfinding in our Hotel Property. To great results.

5.0
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Great value for beautiful letters
 By  from Carlock, IL
"I am making a name plaque to put in my Canadian Cottage for my father. We already have one for my mother, and wanted to remember both of them in their beloved cottage. Was very glad to find such fine quality for a reasonable price.

4.0
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Good Service
 By  from Austin, TX
"I ordered a brass A to match numbers already on my house. The size and color were accurate and the A looks great! But, I had not noticed that there are no 'through' screw holes on the A. Asthetically that is great, unfortunately, without any directions in the package I had to figure our myself how to hang it. I was not able to attach the A to the stucco on my house with the hardware provided. I had to improvise. It doesn't look as perfect as I'd like but I'm sure I'm the only one who notices. The company was great in the order and delivery process. I'm sure it's my inexperience that caused the problem. So buyer notice what you are getting!!! Like I said, the quality and beauty of the product was all it was noted to be.

5.0
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We LOVE our letters
 By  from Riverside Ca
"On entry to neighborhood walls. Love the font, the elegance of the letters, the size and quality.

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Non Profit HIndu temple in Livermore
 By  from Livermore, CA
"It was exactly like we wanted it and at the right price and we got it by the time we needed it.

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Product Videos

sign letter stud mount video

Watch video of how to install sign letters with stud mounting hardware.

Time 2:23 minutes
sign letter brickwall mount video

Watch video of how to install sign letters onto a brick wall.

Time 1:12 minutes
sign letter mounting pattern video

Watch video of how to use a mounting pattern for proper spacing and installation of sign letters.

Time 1:52 minutes
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Aluminum sign letters

bronze sign letter

Make your business name stand out by mounting flat cut aluminum sign letters on your building or lobby wall. Aluminum sign letters are available in five thicknesses up to 1 inch and 58 colors or finishes. Each individually cut aluminum sign letter comes complete with mounting hardware and installs in minutes. Aluminum sign letters are guaranteed for life from fading or breakage.

How aluminum sign letters are made

The aluminum comes in a flat sheet and is placed on a table where a computer driven waterjet cuts each letter to precision. Waterjet cut letters are made using a fine, high pressure stream of water that carries an abrasive mineral. This fine stream cuts and allows for sharp (.020 radius) inside corners and intricate detail on small letters and characters.

Aluminum sign letters finishing

Once your letter has been cut, it is prepared for finishing. The cut metal characters are turned over and drilled and tapped for stud mount hardware that is used during your installation. In the finishing process, the letter is bead-blasted to make it precise and smooth then stroke sanded to give it a natural satin finish. Stud mounting hardware is included.

Letters can be optionally anodized, an electro-chemical process, which embeds the colored dye into the microscopic pores in the aluminum surface of the letter. During the anodizing process, an aluminum oxide layer is created thus making the surface extremely hard. Anodic coatings provide good stability to ultraviolet rays. Optionally, polished aluminum letters are hand polished and the entire letter face closely conforms to ANSI US9 finish standard.

Natural satin letters are then set up on a rack where they are coated with a two-part hardened acrylic polyurethane clear-coat, then sent to an oven for baking. Your letters are then laid out for careful quality inspection then seal-tight packaged so your letters arrive mistake-free. Anodized letters are not clear coated due to the metal changing process.

Online Sign Designer

The online sign designer is for font style preview only. We provide the approximate sign dimensions for comparison purposes only. We have taken great care in providing the closest sign dimensions possible. Due to manufacturing processes beyond our control (temperature, pressure, mold locations) we cannot guarantee an exact line length. As a rule of thumb, allow 15% margin for space around the letters. This makes your sign more effective as well. Please call for exact dimensions.

Lifetime guarantee on aluminum sign letters

These characters come with a lifetime warranty against fading, cracking, pitting or chipping as long as the letters are installed in their original location. Routine maintenance of rinsing with mild soap and water usually will restore the bronze surface to its original appearance. Bronze sign letters take 7-10 business days to produce plus transit time and are easy to install.

Bronze sign letters

bronze sign letter

Make your business name stand out by mounting flat cut bronze sign letters on your building or lobby wall. Bronze sign letters are available in three thicknesses up to 1/2 inch and 6 beautiful finishes. Each individually cut bronze sign letter comes complete with mounting hardware and installs in minutes. Bronze sign letters are guaranteed for life from fading or breakage.

How bronze sign letters are made

The metal is cut from bronze Alloy C22000 which is a superior metal for signage because of its strength and hardness. The bronze comes in a flat sheet and is placed on a table where a computer driven waterjet cuts each letter to precision. Waterjet cut letters are made using a fine, high pressure stream of water that carries an abrasive mineral. This fine stream cuts and allows for sharp (.020 radius) inside corners and intricate detail on small letters and characters.

Bronze sign letters finishing

Once your letter has been cut, it is prepared for finishing. The cut metal characters are turned over and drilled and tapped for stud mount hardware that is used during your installation. In the finishing process, the letter is bead-blasted to make it precise and smooth then stroke sanded to give it a natural satin finish. Stud mounting hardware is included.

Letters can be optionally oxidized, treated in a chemical bath, turning them black. The face is then wiped with a stiff sponge to remove some of the black oxidation allowing the yellow bronze to show through. Returns are left black and the entire letter face closely conforms to ANSI US10B finish standard. Optionally, polished bronze letters are hand polished and the entire letter face closely conforms to ANSI US9 finish standard.

The letters are then set up on a rack where they are coated with a two-part hardened acrylic polyurethane clear-coat, then sent to an oven for baking. Your letters are then laid out for careful quality inspection then seal-tight packaged so your letters arrive mistake-free.

Online Sign Designer

The online sign designer is for font style preview only. We provide the approximate sign dimensions for comparison purposes only. We have taken great care in providing the closest sign dimensions possible. Due to manufacturing processes beyond our control (temperature, pressure, mold locations) we cannot guarantee an exact line length. As a rule of thumb, allow 15% margin for space around the letters. This makes your sign more effective as well. Please call for exact dimensions.

Lifetime guarantee on bronze sign letters

These characters come with a lifetime warranty against fading, cracking, pitting or chipping as long as the letters are installed in their original location. Routine maintenance of rinsing with mild soap and water usually will restore the bronze surface to its original appearance. Bronze sign letters take 7-10 business days to produce plus transit time and are easy to install.

Brass sign letters

brass sign letter

Make your business name stand out by mounting flat cut brass sign letters on your building or lobby wall. Brass sign letters are available in four thicknesses up to 3/4 inch and 2 beautiful finishes. Each individually cut brass sign letter comes complete with mounting hardware and installs in minutes. Brass sign letters are guaranteed for life from fading or breakage.

Strength and hardness C46400 Naval Brass

The flat cut metal character uses Alloy C46400 Naval Brass which is a superior metal for outdoor signage because of its strength and hardness against weather extremes particularly in marine areas.

How brass sign letters are made

The brass comes in a flat sheet and is placed on a table where a computer driven waterjet cuts each letter to precision. Waterjet cut letters are made using a fine, high pressure stream of water that carries an abrasive mineral. This fine stream cuts and allows for sharp (.020 radius) inside corners and intricate detail on small letters and characters.

Brass sign letters finishing

Once your letter has been cut, it is prepared for finishing. The cut metal characters are turned over and drilled and tapped for stud mount hardware that is used during your installation. In the finishing process, the letter is bead-blasted to make it precise and smooth then stroke sanded to give it a natural satin finish. Stud mounting hardware is included.

Online Sign Designer

The online sign designer is for font style preview only. We provide the approximate sign dimensions for comparison purposes only. We have taken great care in providing the closest sign dimensions possible. Due to manufacturing processes beyond our control (temperature, pressure, mold locations) we cannot guarantee an exact line length. As a rule of thumb, allow 15% margin for space around the letters. This makes your sign more effective as well. Please call for exact dimensions.

Lifetime guarantee on brass sign letters

These characters come with a lifetime warranty against fading, cracking, pitting or chipping as long as the letters are installed in their original location. Routine maintenance of rinsing with mild soap and water usually will restore the brass surface to its original appearance. Brass sign letters take 7-10 business days to produce plus transit time and are easy to install.

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Product Shipping Policy

Ships UPS Ground to the continental US and normally takes 2-4 business days to arrive. The freight cost is additional and typically adds 10% to the cost of the order plus $5.00 boxing and handling fee. 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.

Free UPS Ground shipping on continental orders over $100. Simply enter the code freeground during checkout in the coupon code box. One coupon per order.

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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.

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How to Install

Installation of Building Sign Letters

Christy will take you step-by-step through the process of installing building letters. Thoroughly clean application area of all dirt, tar, and wax. Mark the decal with a ruled line along the top of letters and down its center.

Stud Mount Method

Step 1

how to install building letters step one

Tape one edge of the template to the installation surface and unroll it. Level the template and tape the other edge of the installation surface.

Step 2

how to install building letters step two

Mark holes with center punch, then drill 1/4" holes 3" deep where indicated on your template. Remove the template and clean out all drill holes using any of the following methods: a quick puff of air; using the vents on your drill; compresses air or a turkey baster.

Step 3

how to install building letters step 3

Insert the studs into the stud holes on the back of each letter. Place letters in holes on wall before applying silicone to verify position. Adjust as necessary. Now fill the drill holes in the wall of the first letter with silicone.

Step 4

how to install building letters step 4

Push the tube of silicone over each stud on the first letter in order to evenly coat it with adhesive.

Step 5

how to install building letters step 5

Push the letter into the drill holes using a shim or spacer to assure proper stand off of the letter from the wall. Repeat steps 2 through 4 for the rest of the letters.

Pad Mount Method

Step 1

how to install building letters with pad mounts step one

Clean the installation surface firs. Position the spacing tape on the wall and secure one end with masking tape. Unroll, level and tape the other end. Spacing tapes show the general position of each letter.

Step 2

how to install building letters with pad mounts step two

Apply silicone to all the pads on the letter first. Position the letter on the wall where indicated with the spacing tape. Tape the letter to the wall with several strips of masking tape.

Step 3

how to install building letters with pad mounts step three

Adjust as needed, push letter against wall to ensure good adhesive bond. Continue with the remainder of the letters, and allow the silicone to cure before removing the masking tape. Temperature and humidity will influence silicone cure times. On some conditions letters should cure overnight.

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typography alphabet

The font has been carefully designed to allow a viewer's eye to easily see the shape of each character. Not each character in a font is exactly the same size; otherwise your sign lettering would be difficult to read. We name the font after its uppercase letter 'A' size but most lowercase letters are shorter. Some lowercase letter shapes such as 'b d f h k l' have ascenders which can be taller than the uppercase 'A' height. Some lowercase letters such as 'g j p q y' have descenders which go below the words baseline. Uppercase letters that are rounded such as 'C G J O Q S U' are taller than an uppercase 'A' because the rounded part extends above and below the baseline. Please call us if you need to know the character's actual size and not its named size. Back to Top...