We do not charge extra for more lines of text (unlike most others in this market). Frankly, it is rather rare that you see the “Gettysburg Address” on a nameplate. Our laser engravers make fast work of your text. This is the main advantage of our system. Your nameplate goes directly, and digitally, to our engravers. That saves time, reduces error and keeps costs low.
The number of lines to be used on a nameplate is really an issue of legibility and not a problem with manufacturing. Adding too many lines means that the type must be smaller and each line harder to decipher. Consider, always, a larger nameplate if you find that your message becomes small. Our nameplate wizards use an innovative “shrink-to-fit” technology that can result in important messages become too small. Generally, engraved nameplate type should be no less than 10 point. There are special engraving stocks, actually, that are made for super-fine type.
Over the last ten years, or so, engraving stock has changed so that the top layer is much thinner (now 5 mil). When compared to the earlier materials (which had a thicker 10-15 mil top layer), the new materials allow for finer engraving and smaller letters on your nameplate.
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