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Cast aluminum and bronze plaques are made by pouring molten metal into sand molds.An emblem of prestige, they add to the professional atmosphere of your environment. In the vast majority of instances, cast metal plaques are the most appropriate option for identifying and commemorating an architectural signage permanent display.
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Normal Turnaround: 3 weeks to ship single-color plaques after production art approvals. 10 Working Days: Add 25% Rush. 5 Working Days: Add 50% Rush.
SIZING: Minimum cast letter size:As small as 1/4" ALL CAPS & 3/8" c/lc. Count # of characters (letters + spaces) and divide by 3.5, providing typical plaque size in square inches. E.G.: 400 characters divided by 3.5 is 114 sq.". This plaque could be 8" x 14", allowing for design features like borders, heading, differing font sizes etc.
TO ORDER:Use Order Form Linked Belowor email images & specs. Click images to enlarge; open in new windows. Click Navigation "Up" (or Browser Back) after visiting links within this page. Minimum total order: $200.
Cast Bronze Plaque with PictureCast Image
Cast Bronze Plaque with
Bas Relief Image
Cast Bronze Plaque with
Flat Relief Image
Cast Bronze Plaque with Etched Halftone Image
IMAGERY: Primary pictorial imagery consists of Flat or Bas Relief. Many find the distinction between Bas Relief and Flat Relief imagery confusing. Click-to-Enlarge images, then compare & contrast the treatments presented. Bas is sculptural. Flat isn't; it's either upper level A or lower level B; no dimensions in between. Think of bas reliefs = "rolling hills", flat reliefs = "plateaus". Click Here for an audio/visual explanation. Click Here for another graphic representation.
Attaching an etched plaque or MetalPhoto for a portrait−line art or halftone−are other options. Flat Relief portraits add $349. Consider our design for "Piney Hills" at right a flat relief portrait.
BAS-RELIEF PLAQUES: Virtually any design can be produced in bas relief. Portraits begin with a submitted picture of the subject. A clay mold is then made. Once approved the image is cast. The final step is attaching the casting to the base plaque. Generally they're in the 6-9" tall range as portrait attachments. Art & casting charge added to base Bronze plaque price: $999 up 12"; $1,099 for 14"; $1,179 for 16"; $1,299 for 18"; $1,359 for 20"...etc. In Aluminum: Art & casting charge added to base plaque price: $899 up 12"; $999 for 14"; $1,079 for 16"; $1,199 for 18"; $1,359 for 20"...etc. You will not find a better offer elsewhere.
PictureCast plaquescan be a great value for nouveau bas relief plaques. Etched plaque appliqu�s up to 5" x 7" add $299. MetalPhotos add $159 up to 8" x 10".
The cast bronze plaque right features a SunFast Gold MetalPhoto of building image with an Integral Post Cap Mount. These are often called Roadside Markers. For more information & sample pricing for these, visit our National Historic Register Page.
Not all cast plaques are created equal. Will yours be ready for its close-up? It will when you order from P&L. Our foundry produces crisper castings than any other foundry known. Click the parenthesis for a fuller image. Click HERE then magnify for the entire plaque reveal.
TO ORDER: Use the Quote Form linked above. OR reference our Pricing Charts, determine your text, the size plaque(s) you need, which material, colors, finishes, textures, mounting methods, border and font styles, emblems and portraits (if any) you desire, and your time schedule. Then fax or email for a Quote.
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