CNCROi.com will focus on a custom stainless steel business cards. We make these in all sizes, shapes and finishes and now we are offering a matte finish on all our stainless steel business cards as well.
The nice thing about frosting our stainless steel tags is that it improves the contrast and gives you a nice contrast that really gives a nice texture and feel to your fingers running over it.
There is nothing that compares to the weight of stainless steel business card. NOTHING!
This is done using our fiber laser source, our Austrian CNC industrial laser has both sources, fiber and CO2 and the annealing is completely permanent.
You need a belt sander to remove the black you see on this stainless steel business card.
We have thick and thin stainless steel plates, we use these for custom business cards and machine tags due to their permanency and strength for a whole host of application.
The black you see on this metal plate will not fade, crack or peel over time, unlike just about any other process out there.
There are a lot of different ways to brand a metal business card, from UV printing to screen printing to stamping and even stencil and lithography but nothing comes close to the durability, contrast and beauty that is annealing.
Annealing can only be done properly using a fiber laser source, for us, it can be done at up to a thousand DPI, regardless of grade, thickness or complexity.
You have a line that’s the width of a human hair, we can anneal it permanently sharply and precisely for this stainless steel business card.
Annealing is a PERMANENT process that’s weather, temperature and altitude proof. It will look the same and last just as long floating in outer space for eons as laying in the middle of a freshwater river full of fish and rocks on the hottest of summer days.
CNCROi.com has annealed a lot stainless steel through raw iron in our shop, the results always look spectacular and it just never gets old doing it again for the first time for yet another client.
The reason you see this specific design across a wide variety of our projects is that’s our design swatch testing file, this stainless steel business card is no different.
It tell us a few things, regardless of material, thickness or grade.
This has very thin lines so we can see how our cut and engraving paths workout, it also has very thick darkness including sharply angled lines, round ones and basically anything that will show a problem or material deficiency.
The 16 circles you see on the right, for instance, on this matte stainless steel card, have a right-angled square going through each center point, if material is affected by heat and thus, warps or stretches or contracts, we’ll see it there.
Annealing is a straight forward but slow process, the results are permanent and look great regardless of the metal we use.
For our anodized aluminium offerings, we are just engraving an off-white instead of annealing, as annealing or engraving produces the same result BUT engraving is more cost-effective.
You can see how the black is consistent, you’d swear this was done on an inkjet but the heat of the metal plate, in this case stainless steel, after the annealing process can get red hot.
The shine or reflective quality of the annealing comes out great, it’s the matte finish that makes it easier to see as only the areas annealed are reflective. This is a nice feature of our custom stainless steel business card.
Here is a comparison of the different “grey” options you have with metal. At the top is anodized aluminium followed by matte finished 304 stainless steel then just “normal” untouched stainless steel.
What you see along the right is aluminium that has been bonded black using a CO2 laser. It is NO permanent and although it looked just like the stainless steel options initially, it quickly began to fade, crack and peel.
This is why, if you want black on metal, your only option is really annealing using our fiber laser source, which anneals the metal black without any addition or subtraction of metal quality or surface finish.
The advantage of anodized aluminium is the off-white result across a host of colored plates, so if you wanted a blue plate with off-white engraving, anodized aluminium is by far your best choice.
Are you looking for a custom metal tag, any shape, any size, any grade and thickness? Contact CNCROi.com right now!