When people think of nameplates, usually the smaller nameplates that are on people’s desk are thought of at first. Name plates serve an important purpose, but are displayed proudly on one’s desk almost as a decoration. In the industrial world however, the name plates that are used need to be more durable than the ones found on office desks and doors.
Luckily for manufacturers, there is a material that is tougher and can withstand changing and harsh environments. One material is ahead of all other varieties in terms of durability, availability and popularity. Aluminum is resistant to corrosion from the elements, which makes them perfect for outdoor use or on equipment that is used in dirty and damp conditions. Aluminum nameplate manufacturers can also make name plates in a variety of sizes and shapes, so customization is very easy and can fit a variety of requirements. This makes them a very versatile material for a number of different uses around the manufacturing plant.
In the industrial world, nameplates go farther than just identifying a person’s place in the company. Nameplates are used to identify equipment, label a room’s purpose, used to identify a brand and much more. They are used to present truck numbers and identifiers on the sides of semi trucks, and used to display important safety information on the sides of industrial machinery. Because they are made using aluminum, they are resistant to corrosion, dust and other problems that plague an industrial environment. Because they are resistant to extreme weather conditions, their use outside is very valuable and outshines normal nameplates that would not be able to withstand such extreme conditions. Aluminum nameplates are valuable because they are able to be used inside as well as outside, and provide an interesting alternative to other forms of name plates.