Millennium Signatures Marking Systems

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Laser Sintered Metal Signs & Nameplates



Millennium Signatures Laser Sintered Sign and Nameplate Product is an exciting option for many of our customers.  This exciting process which is unique to Millennium Signatures uses state-of-the-art laser marking technology to engrave into Stainless Steel (304 or 316) or Aluminum (5052) and not only creates a razor sharp image in the material to a depth of approx. 0.004” but also heat cures a black ceramic solution into the cavity which delivers a higher contrast and non-reflective consistency to the fill and leaves a very even matte finish detail fill against a brushed or polished finish product.  The limitation to this process is color. 

Millennium Signatures unique Laser Sintering process is limited to creating a Black image on Stainless Steel or Aluminum, however if this will meet your requirements there are several benefits to this newer technology which are worth consideration. 

Laser Sintering is a completely computer generated process.  There is not as much labor involved and the set-up is overall less extensive than  with other plate processes, this allows us to turn your projects around faster and more cost effectively.  The Laser Sintering process is considerably more cost effective specifically when it comes to low volume applications for this very reason.  If your application should only require a single plate or less than a dozen pieces, you should definitely investigate whether our Laser Sintering process could work for you!


Our Custom Laser Sintered Nameplate Product meets ASME UG119 and Nuclear N285 Nameplate Specifications in addition to most other nameplate requirements found various industries ranging from Aviation to Oil & Gas production just to name a few.  Marking depths exceed 0.004″ (0.1mm) and plates can be processed using the grade of Stainless Steel or Aluminum requested.  Millennium Signatures’ also has a range of lasers in house that can provide very deep marking and high-contrast on these materials without the ceramic component for applications that require depths more consistent with stamping or engraving processes.

Having established that the Laser Sintering process is ideal for Nameplates and ID Plates and is commonly being requested by those in theNuclear,  Oil and Gas and Pressure Vessels Fabrication Industries among so many others, this process also is excellent for signage.  We often sell this large signage made using this same process for around Office Towers, Underground Parking Lots, Memorials, Elevators, Shopping Malls, Yacht Clubs & Marinas, Golf Courses and other public areas where durable signage is required.  Due to the fact this process is entirely computer generated and does not require films or masters to be created as part of the manufacturing process, it lends itself to being particularly effective for applications that require variable data to be changed in various fields as well as sequential serialization or the integration of linear or 2D (UID) or QR Machine Readable Barcodes. Over the past 15 years, our Laser Sintered Plate Products have been come one of our best selling products.

It is also ideal for very precision work such as Instrument Panels, Dials or Gauges and/or Plaques where the results need to be sharp crisp and black. Cosmetically very impressive but will also stand up to even the most harsh environments given the depth of the marking and the way the color is embedded into the material at the base of the etched cavity using the intense heat of the laser.

The quality of the plate is very comparable to our Photo-Resist Deep Etch & Fill Process only it is based on black detail against the natural color of the raw material for contrast.  No additional color is created. 



The Custom Laser Sintering Process in most cases can be performed on most Aluminum or Stainless Steel alloys and is not limited strictly to sheet material.  In some cases it may be an excellent process to have your parts marked with.  Our Custom Part Marking Services division, offers the option of having us use this unique process to mark your components as a service as well.  Contact a member of our team to have your application assessed and see if Laser Sintering is right for marking your parts.