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Metal letters and signs are a classic type of signage that your business can use in both indoor and outdoor settings. We use state-of-the-art technology to create shapes, logos, and custom designs to match your specifications. Our Axyz router offers a number of important productivity options for signmakers and helps us create a variety of durable and high-performing materials. The aluminum letters we create offer a unique, updated look that is architecturally friendly and great for design purposes. Designers of professional buildings often request them for that very reason.

Similar to the way we manufacture our sign faces, our Axyz router provides cut-out dimensional letters and routed faces using aluminum backed with plex. Our faces are available in .080, .090, and .125. Routed letters are available in 0.80, 0.90, .125, and .250.

Sign Crafters offers many options for creative metal letters and signs. Our team of craftsmen can create distinctive routed aluminum designs using a push-through plex process that gives it a 3-D effect. At night, only the letters appear – not the cabinet. We can also produce larger, more elaborate designs made of aluminum and routed signs that truly stand out. For examples of these types of signs and more, feel free to visit our sign gallery.

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Why Should I Choose Sign Crafters for My Metal Letters and Signs?

Since the 1950s, our company has dedicated itself to manufacturing and installing a range of business signs. We take sign-making extremely seriously and strive to give our customers the best quality product possible. Our team places great value on the customer experience and will do our best to meet or exceed your expectations. We have a long list of happy clients who can attest to the quality and service we give to each customer who inquires about our services.

Along with our commitment to customer service, we make our metal sign letters using the finest quality aluminum. Sign Crafter’s letters made from metal are suitable for most indoor and outdoor spaces and can survive in places where extreme weather occurs frequently. Our signage manufacturers have many years of experience creating strong, durable metal letters and signs that are practical, stylish, and cut to precision and perfection. If you believe that having a custom sign will elevate the look of your business and create a unique impression with your customers, then contact us today for more information about our services.


Logo Signs For Your Business

A logo is a visual symbol or emblem used to identify a company or product. Logos can be created with a variety of metals, including brass, aluminum, stainless steel, and copper. Metal logos are durable and long-lasting, making them an excellent choice for outdoor applications. Metal logos are also easily customized to create a unique look that stands out from the competition.

Metals used in our lettering:

  • Brass
  • Aluminum
  • Stainless Steel
  • Copper
  • Cast Metal Letters

What Exactly Is Metal Lettering?

As a business owner, it is important to look for ways to improve your advertising and branding efforts. Today’s customers respond to signage with professional and sleek lettering that captures the unique spirit of your business. However, you also need signage that offers you a degree of professionalism and longevity. Sign Crafters manufactures and installs the lettering that will emphasize your brand in the right way and help you attract your target audience. Many customers and business owners view metal letters and signs as a more modern and high-quality alternative to printed, carved, or hand-painted signs.

How Do We Make Our Metal Dimensional Letters and Signs?

Sign Crafters uses cutting-edge technology to make custom metal dimensional letters and signs for our customers. Our state-of-the-art router enables Sign Crafters to create letters, shapes, logos, and custom designs to match your specifications. Our routed signs offer durability and a distinctive outline that stays sharp and crisp throughout the life of the sign.

Our ability to produce custom metal dimensional signs sets us apart from other sign manufacturers. We work with our customers to create a variety of custom designs based on their unique needs and specifications. If you have no idea what kind of fabrication would suit your signage needs the best, then do not hesitate to reach out. Our designers and manufacturers will listen to your requests and help you choose the right fabricated letters for your business. Contact us today if you have further questions about the fabrication process for our metal letters and signs.

Metal letter color options are a great way to add a stylish and professional look to any business. Some popular colors are black, white, silver, gold, and bronze, and can be applied for a textured or glossy finish that enhances the overall look.

We have letter types that are made from various metals and colors, such as:

Bronze Letters - Bronze is one of the most popular materials used to create letters and signs. This timeless material has a classic, elegant look and can be used to craft letters and signs in a variety of sizes and styles. Bronze letters are also very durable, making it an excellent choice for outdoor applications such as monument signs or commercial signage. Bronze can be treated with patinas to give it a unique finish that enhances its natural beauty.

Brass: This metal is a popular choice for metal letters and signs due to its lustrous gold color and durability. Additionally, brass is corrosion-resistant and can be polished to a high shine, making it ideal for outdoor applications. Brass signs and letters are often used in public areas such as parks and museums or in corporate spaces like office buildings and retail stores. With the right care, these signs will last for many years, giving your space a classic look that won't go out of style.

Stainless Steel: This is an ideal material due to its durability and low maintenance requirements. It is corrosion-resistant and can withstand harsh weather conditions, making it suitable for outdoor signage. They come in a variety of finishes, from brushed to mirror polished. As a result, they are aesthetically pleasing as well as durable. Furthermore, stainless steel letters can be cut into almost any shape for a custom lettering job.

Aside from the type and color of the metal, you can also choose the size of your lettering:

Small Metal Letters - Small metal letters are a great way to add a unique touch to any space. These small metal letters can be made from all the metals listed above, like bronze or stainless steel.

Large Metal Letters - Large metal letters are a popular choice for making a bold and memorable statement and work for a large outdoor sign.

Can You Install My Metal Sign for Me?

Yes. Sign Crafters offers sign installation services for the majority of our customers. From small local businesses to large regional and national accounts, we have the resources and experience needed to design, manufacture and install metal signs nationwide. Our professional installers know from experience that proper sign installation is vital to the success of your metal sign. We promise to use state-of-the-art installation equipment to make sure your signage installation goes smoothly. If you need expert metal sign installation, then contact our team to get the job done right the first time.

Ordering and Quote Information for Metal Letters & Signs

We look forward to providing you with a quote for aluminum lettering and getting to work on your order. Please contact our sales department at 1-800-742-3655 or fax us at 1-812-428-4973 with your specifications. When requesting quotes or placing orders, please include the following information:

  • Heights and return depths

  • Color

  • Mounting methods

  • Template and hardware

  • Artwork specification

  • Special information 

We take pride in providing outstanding customer service and affordable pricing for our top-quality signage. For questions or more information about routed signs, please reach out to our sales team. Quotes are available within 24 hours.

Frequently Asked Questions About Metal Letters And Signs

Metal letters and signs have long been a staple in the world of exterior and interior design, offering a blend of durability, elegance, and timeless appeal. As businesses and individuals increasingly opt for these robust signage solutions, a myriad of questions arise about their customization, installation, and maintenance. In this section, we address the most frequently asked questions about metal letters and signs, providing insights to help you make informed decisions for your branding and decorative needs.

How do metal letters compare to plastic or acrylic letters in terms of durability?

Metal letters generally offer superior durability compared to plastic or acrylic letters. Here's a breakdown:

  • Strength: Metal, being a naturally strong element, can withstand physical impact better than plastic or acrylic. This makes metal letters less prone to breakage, chipping, or cracking.

  • Weather Resistance: Metal letters, especially those made from non-corrosive metals like aluminum or stainless steel, can resist the effects of harsh weather conditions such as rain, snow, and UV rays. While high-quality acrylic can also be UV resistant, it might not fare as well under extreme temperature fluctuations as metal does.

  • Longevity: With proper maintenance, metal letters can last for decades without significant wear and tear. Plastic or acrylic letters, while durable, might show signs of aging, yellowing, or warping over time, especially when exposed to direct sunlight for prolonged periods.

  • Maintenance: Metal, especially if it's untreated or unpainted, might require periodic maintenance to prevent rusting or tarnishing. On the other hand, acrylic letters are relatively low maintenance but can scratch more easily than metal.

  • Aesthetic Wear: Over time, metal can develop a patina, especially if it's copper or bronze, which some people find aesthetically pleasing. Acrylic, however, can lose its shine and might require polishing to maintain its look.

While both metal and acrylic letters have their merits, in terms of sheer durability and resistance to environmental factors, metal often has the edge. However, the choice between the two should also consider factors like aesthetics, maintenance, and budget.

Can metal letters be illuminated or backlit?

Cast metal letters are a popular choice for businesses and individuals looking for a durable and elegant signage solution. One of the advantages of using cast metal is their versatility in design and illumination options. Yes, metal letters can indeed be illuminated or backlit, adding a dynamic visual appeal, especially for outdoor signs that need to be visible during nighttime or low-light conditions. Even designs that incorporate rusty metal letters can be illuminated, giving them a unique blend of vintage charm and modern flair. The process of backlighting these letters can accentuate their natural stain, creating a dramatic shadow effect that can make the sign stand out. While some might assume that such customizations come at a premium, it's possible to find providers offering these illuminated options at the lowest price. When considering a custom metal sign with backlighting, it's essential to ensure that the design and lighting complement each other, enhancing the sign's overall impact. Whether you're opting for a pristine finish or a rustic look with rusty letters, the addition of illumination can elevate the aesthetics of your sign, making it a focal point for your establishment or space.

What are the benefits of using metal for signage?

Using metal for signage offers a myriad of advantages, especially for businesses aiming to make a lasting impression. A metal sign, with its sleek and professional appearance, can significantly enhance the visual appeal of a storefront or office space. One of the primary benefits is its durability, making metal an ideal choice for outdoor signs exposed to various weather conditions. The robust nature of metal ensures that the sign remains intact and retains its aesthetics for years, even in challenging environments. Additionally, the natural satin finish of metal signs provides a sophisticated touch, reflecting light in a way that captures attention and conveys a sense of quality. This is particularly beneficial for small businesses looking to establish a strong brand presence and differentiate themselves in a competitive market. Furthermore, the versatility of metal allows for intricate designs and customizations, enabling businesses to create signs that truly resonate with their brand identity. In essence, opting for a custom metal sign is an investment in longevity, aesthetics, and brand visibility, making it a preferred choice for many, from small businesses to large enterprises.

Decorate Your Business With Our Metal Letters and Signs

At Sign Crafters, our name is synonymous with quality. There are many different kinds of metal letters and signs that could help your advertising and branding efforts, including raised dimensional (3D) letters. Our combination of colors, finishes, sizes, and mounting methods gives you an endless combination of sign possibilities. Our past sign projects prove that we have the capacity to fabricate many different types of signs for our customers.

If having a metal sign or lettering is important for the success of your business, then please do not hesitate to reach out. Give us a call today at 1-800-742-3655 to schedule an initial consultation with the leading business sign company in the United States. You can also navigate to our contact page to send us a detailed message about your signage needs. We promise to respond to you quickly and give you the most accurate estimate possible. Call now!

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