Create signs right on your workbench with Scott® engraving machines.
What can you engrave? These examples, all created on desktop Scott rotary engraving machines using versatile Scott engraving materials, show that the list is endless. Besides great ideas, you’ll find great prices too – we’ve even included pricing guidelines for your engraving supplies!
Match up your signs with the special features in our
Make or Buy - you'll look great either way
Call today, at 1-607-865-6511, for a couple of these free MetalFrost™ name tag samples, our latest examples of engraving versatility. Then pass them among your staff.
|451-MF3NM||'Chong' nickel-silver with magnet|
|451-MF2NP||'Lilly' brass with pin|
|451-MF1BNP||'Docent' brass without attachment|
See how to make your own:
Or, visit another Scott site where you can design and buy online:
Budget guidance: blank tags, $4.00; magnetic fasteners, $2.16; safety pins, $0.27. (TPB1 0.010" burnishing tool)
For a lasting (& lasting & lasting!) valve tag
Did we say that this tag lasts?
Most grades of stainless steel are too hard for engraving and their surfaces can turn brown over time. Our tags are made of 0.025"-thick premium stainless steel #316, yielding the cleanest letter groove. For hostile environments having high temperatures and caustic materials, and even less hostile conditions, we always use stainless steel #316.
Sample details: engraved logo and text; 3/8" & 1/8" high lettering (1/8" is the smallest we recommend); brushed surface; round corners; 1/8" hole.
It All Adds Up to Better Labeling
You’re never just a number to us, but whatever the volume of tags you need to create…whether that number goes up or down…we can accommodate you. And that’s true whether you need a faster, larger engraving machine or merely a lot more blanks and profiles. Either way, Scott Machine is your most resourceful source.
And how’s this for balancing your budget?
Blank legend plates - about $1.00
Sample details: engraved LEGD010; 2 1/4 square with 1 7/32" hole; X01 Black/White; X06 Yellow/Black; X70 Green/White. (CAR1 0.015" cutter)
Valve tags that shape up your message
Don't just say it. Emphasize and categorize your message with valve tags in custom colors and shapes. Purchase the blanks from us and then add the text using one of our several engravers. Or let us quote on finished valve tags, ready to install.
Sample details: engraved; 1 1/2" disc X03 Red/White; 2"x2" square X06 Yellow/Black. (CAR4 0.060" cutter)
Another appoach to customization
We all know the power of words. And with our simple valve tag printing system, now you can go beyond cryptic two-digit numerals and create more specific and informative word messaging. Use our rectangular tags when you need to say more.
See how simple it is and try a pop-out valve tag yourself; request free samples by noon and we'll mail them today.
Sample details: three printed valve tag panels, two with pop-out discs.
Take care with a lasting message
We provide safety sign blanks, with "Caution", "Danger", "Notice" and other headings in bold lettering. Clarify your warnings with your own specific words, distinctly engraved for easy recognition. These durable sign panels can be mounted with screws, nails or even double-sided tape.
Price guidance: "Caution" sign blank, ready to engrave, weatherable, 7" x 10": $10.60
Sample details: Engraved message on Caution sign 2 7/8" x 4"; unengraved Danger Sign 7" x 10"; both 1/16"-thick Scott-Ply weatherable engraving plastic.
Scribed Aluminum Plates With Logos
Create a lasting impression by scribing fine letters into frosted aluminum serial number plates. We'll print your logo and layout using your custom colors. Then you use a diamond tipped-tipped tool to scribe (deeply scratch) lettering. Click the image to inspect the words "ALUMINUM and SCRIBING. For a closer look, request a free sample below.
Sample details: Aluminum tag with holes; custom printed logo and black fields; scribing through black printing. (DG1 120-degree diamond scribe)
An Inviting Introduction
“Welcome” is more than just a word when it’s engraved on a handsome desktop name plate. It’s an invitation to become friends, especially when professionally created, using a Scott Signgraver engraving machine and the various supplies available to you from our wide selection.
Budget: Replaceable 2" x 10" green/white textured blank name plate: $1.54
When It’s Time for a Sign
Anytime is a great time to make a quality engraved sign. And with a reliable engraving machine you can create professional office signs on-the-spot, whenever you need them, in a consistent look that really complements your facility! And if there’s ever a time you have a question, we’re ready to help.
Scott Spectrum® textured sign blank, 4"x8": $2.61
Scott Sign-Mate® textured putty holder: $6.30
We have a great lineup...
Of solutions for your sign engraving needs. And all of our equipment is made in the USA by craftspeople who truly care about the products they make. Whether you need to list your staff roster, give directions or take a moment to call attention, engraved signs are the remedy, and we have the prescription.
Textured putty frame 11" x 8 1/2” $13.80
Forest green/white blank 2 1/4" x 8 1/2" $1.63
Teal/white blank, five 1 3/4" x 8 1/2" $6.00
Fire Department Ready
Talk about tough and versatile. Our blank, custom-shaped profiles are perfect for uses like fire department accountability tags. Just engrave the names and numbers. And remember that, as a manufacturer, we can respond instantly to requests in ways that distributors never could.
With you Step-by-Step
No matter how involved your signage project, we can guide you through every step. Our quality computerized engraving machines, engravable plastic stock and other supplies and advice are all you need to make your switch plates and informative legends. So don’t be afraid of intricate patterns and detailed impressions…Scott Machine has the comprehensive solutions. (Large letters, CAR4 0.060" cutter; fine letters CAR1 0.015" cutter)
Here’s some budget guidance, using rugged Scott-Ply plastic panels:
4" x 6" x 1/16" thick, black/white $1.83
6" x 8" x 1/16" thick, black/white $3.33
Lock in Your Logo
We can give every logo a good name, converting most into single-line, engraveable "masters" that fit right alongside your engraved lettering. And if you need help along the way, we’re perfectly suited from our customer service staff to our factory experts.
1" x 3" textured, spring green-on-white, rounded corner name tag blank, with a pre-attached magnet, just $1.95…available with quantity discounts.
Put Out the Welcome Tag
New staff members feel immediately welcome when presented with a personalized name badge, engraved the day they arrive. Even our entry level engravers can make it a professional-looking engraved tag that gives them a feeling of permanence. Our popular brushed aluminum surface with crisp blue lettering is just one of many attractive combinations that celebrate your company colors as well as your dedicated staff members.
Ready-to-engrave 1" x 3" badge with pin attached: $0.90
Quality That’s Easy to Identify
Engrave your electrical equipment panels and other ID signs easily and efficiently, when using this rugged 1/16” thick scuff-resistant ID plate. Our quick-peel adhesive-backed blanks offer a secure, invisible hold, even in industrial settings. We offer just the right sign engraving machine, too, backed by a solid warranty that reflects our more than 50 years of satisfactory service.
1" x 3" x 1/16" Black/white ID plate: $0.30
With adhesive backing: $0.34
Quantity discounts available
Support for Every Choice
If your volume is small, we’ll gladly make your finished signs for you. When the numbers increase, we can quickly set you up with a complete engraving system of your own. It’s that simple – we pride ourselves in our hardware, software, supplies and sound advice.
Scribe, burnish or engrave most metals
Scribing is something like scratching, but at a controlled depth using a non-spinning, diamond-tipped tool. It creates the most detail for marking metals, e.g., a metal award plaque with "line art" images. (DG1 120-degree diamond scribe)
Burnishing has no depth; it's merely a surface effect, created by a blunt spinning tool that scuffs the surface to produce a lustrous letter. Burnishing is ideal for softer metals. (TPB1 0.010" burnisher)
For engraving stainless steel our industrial engraver is the right choice. The more economical AutoGraver is the solution for non-ferrous metals, shown two images below. (CARCQS 0.020" stainless steel cutter)
It's simply scribed
Click the image for a closer look. The diamond tip tool creates flawless, small lettering on aluminum, brass and other no-ferrous metals.
Use the finest single- or multi-line fonts, or import line art of your logos easily in our professional engraving software.
Scribing equipment identification & information plates
Customize your standard blank serial number plates in seconds with indelible scribed letters. Create a template on the computer screen and your operator simply fills the boxes, ensuring the lettering appears exactly where your want it to create a name plate worthy of your brand.
Or, send us your art and layout for us to print your blank aluminum plates that you scribe, whenever you need them.
As you can see, the types of signs you can create, and the materials you can engrave, are practically endless when partnering with Scott Machine. Scott-Ply™ Microsurface Engraving Plastic is probably one of our most universally used rotary engraving plastics – especially when the job requires more detailed lettering. Another good thin-surface choice is Scott Ply Metallic Engraving Plastic, with its attractive brushed surface that adds a touch of elegance. Of course, our Scott-Grave® Satin Engraving Plastic is the ultimate all-around performer, whether you’re engraving, shearing, drilling or even sawing. This popular engraving plastic cleans easily, ensuring an almost-like-new appearance, even after time.
The examples of engraving provided here utilize a number of different surfaces, each one created to meet your unique engraving needs. We also offer our engraving plastics in many different Custom Colors. Take a moment to see what you like from our hundreds of exquisite shades and hues. And you’re always welcome to download our Engraving Plastics Color Charts & Prices.
Who knew there were so many great examples of engraving options? We did…and that’s why we supply you with all the sign engraving equipment and expertise you need to do your jobs right. The first time. So let us help…it’s what we do best.