Materials We Offer

Please see below the range of materials we have on offer to produce your signs. They range from high end robust metals such as Stainless Steel to more economical materials such as Traffolyte. We will guide and advise you on the most suitable material for your job.


Acrylic is a high quality and inexpensive material available in a wide range of colours and thicknesses.

It is particularly and increasingly popular for company nameplates printed on the reverse of clear, or glass effect clear material, with a coloured background, the effect often enhanced with fixings to allow the sign to ‘stand off’ the wall or door.

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Anodised Aluminium

This process allows us to do more involved designs and quantities of panels to a very high quality at an extremely competitive price – usually in stainless steel, aluminium or brass, not plastic.


Brass is perhaps the most popular of materials we engrave. It is equally at home in traditional and more modern settings. It is available in polished & satin finishes and can be stove lacquered to avoid regular cleaning.

Desk Plates and Door Plates


Slate is a natural, extremely durable and maintenance free material that is most commonly used as a house sign or in more traditional settings such as your garden.


This is the least expensive of our engraving materials and is ideal for interior environments and general office settings.

Available in a wide range of colour’s, it is the perfect solution as a light weight versatile and economical sign solution.

Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel

Available in Polished & Satin finishes, Steel has become increasingly popular in recent years. It is extremely durable and maintenance free and is both suitable for indoor and outdoor settings.


An Aluminium composite that is ideal for general sign panels and fabricating.


Contact our team today on 0151 227 2288 for a quote