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Metal printing methods

Supplier: Metal Sign & Label
25 November, 2011

A variety or combination of print methods are used to best meet each requirement.

METALPrint

A unique, patented digital printing process developed by Metal Sign & Label, which is suitable for many applications.

Multiple colours with low set up costs and economical printing for both short and long print runs from computer generated files. Variable information, sequential numbers and bar codes are easily created or can be imported from external databases.

  • Maximum print area 600 x 980 mm Standard Sheet
  • Metal Thickness
    • .3 mm
    • .5 mm
    • 1.0 mm
    • 2.0 mm

METALPRemium

Multiple colour printing used for fine detail, photographs and short print runs.

Each colour printed requires a film positive to be produced prior to printing.

  • Maximum print area 630 x 480 mm Standard Sheet
  • Metal Thickness
    • .3 mm
    • .5 mm
    • 1.0 mm
    • 2.0 mm

METALPhoto

A true photographic process where the image is developed into the anodic layer of the aluminium. The process is very similar to how normal black and white photography on photographic paper is developed with silver compounds embedded into the anodic layer.

MetalPHOTO is used for specialist applications requiring very thin or flexible metal stock or exceptionally fine print definition. Limited to black or gray scale printing on a silver or gold background.

  • Maximum print area 508 x 610mm Standard Sheet
  • Metal Thickness .08 mm
    • .13 mm
    • .2 mm
    • .3 mm
    • .5 mm
    • 1.0 mm

METALJet

Multi Colour Digital Printing onto the metal surface and then encapsulated under a layer of clear mylar laminate to protect the printed image. Recommended for indoor use or sheltered external applications.

Ideal for asset marking and presentation plaques.

  • Maximum print area 200 x 285 mm Standard Sheet
  • Metal Thickness .13 mm 
  • Metal Finish Matt and Satin

METALScreen

Spot colour printing used for longer print runs. Each colour printed requires a separate screen to be produced prior to printing.

  • Maximum print area 630 x 480mm Standard Sheet
  • Metal Thickness
    • .3 mm
    • .5 mm
    • 1.0 mm
    • 2.0 mm