Material FAQ

Below is a table of materials which we are able to manufacture a variety of products in. However different materials are suited to different environments.

Material performances 1=Best, 2=OK, 3=Not Recommended

  Anodised aluminium Etched aluminium Printed st/steel Etched st/steel Etched brass Printed brass Printed Lacquer
Internal 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
External 1 2 3 2 2 3 3
Solvent resistant 1 3 3 2 3 3 3
High temperature 1 2 3 2 2 3 3
Scratch resistant 1 3 3 2 3 3 3
Grease and oil 1 2 3 2 3 3 3
Corrosion resistant 3 3 2 1 2 3 3

 

Material
Uses
Polycarbonate Polyester PVC surface print PVC undersurface print
Internal 1 1 1 1
External 1 1 3 2
Solvent resistant 2 2 3 2
High temperature 2 1 3 3
Scratch resistant 1 1 3 1
Grease and oil 1 1 3 1