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Asset Tags & Bar Code Labels

Help ensure security and reduce loss with proper metal asset tags from Aluma Photo-Plate Co! Aluma Photo-Plate Co manufactures custom bar code and metal asset tags for your next application. Our asset tags are designed to outlast the toughest and harshest environments, lasting up to 15 years with our MetalPhoto printing process. Asset tags from Aluma Photo-Plate are resistant to chemicals, solvents, UV rays, high temperatures, abrasions and more!

bar code labels and asset tags

Aluma Photo-Plate offers competitive pricing delivering the highest quality, heavy-duty product. Our capabilities include the abilities of producing large and small volume orders. With decades of experience in the metal printing industry, we proudly work with a variety of industries including offshore, military, government, aerospace, and petrochemical as well as industrial and commercial applications.

MetalPhoto Printing

METALPHOTO printing offers unique advantages, able to withstand and outlast the harshest environment with our photo-anodized aluminum. Our METALPHOTO labels are commonly used in military, offshore, aerospace, and government applications as these metal tags and bar code labels will not peel, crack or delaminate.

  • Equipment Tags
  • Metal Asset Tags
  • Asset Tags
  • Bar Code Labels
  • Property Tags
  • Labels
  • MIL-SPEC
  • Tree/Plant Markers for Tree Farms, Gardens, Walking Trails, Arboretums
  • Cattle Marking & ID Tags
  • Dog & Cat Permanent ID Tags
  • Laboratories & Kennels with High Wash Down Areas
  • Restaurants
  • UID ( unique item ID ) Specifications
    Dept. of Defense
    Mil-Std-130N
    Identification Marking of U.S. Military Property

    Lockheed Martin
    LMA-PN010
    Fabrication of UID Nameplates for Aircraft Items
  • Industry Specificatons and Studies
    BF Goodrich Aerospace
    Data Systems Division
    Specification SMT 0022

    Boeing Commercial Aircraft Co.
    Boeing Process Specifications BAC5875
    Fabrication of Aluminum Markers, Instrument Panels,
    Drawer Front Panels and Fabrication of Metal Appliques.

    Honeywell, inc.
    Satellite Systems Operations
    Metalphoto approved for use on Space Station
    Memorandum A3-J024-M-9501786
    Laboratory Case 161311

    SAE
    Special requirements for Crew Interface
    Labels on the International Space Station
    Stephen Gray & Fernando Ramos - Boeing
  • U.S. Government Specifications
    United States Federal Government
    Federal Specification GGP-455B(3)
    Type I (Grade A&B) Class 1 or 2

    Dept. of Defense
    Mil-P-19834B - General specifications for plates, identification or instruction metal foil - adhesive backed.

    Dept. of NAVY
    Laboratory evaluation of label plate material and attachment methods considered for use on :PD-17 CARD/VNSWC-TR- 62-00 - June 2000.

    NASA
    Johnson Space Center, TX.
    Space Station Inventory Label
    specification - SSP 50007.

    Dept. of Defense
    Commercial Item Description
    A-S-50271 Class 2 - Composition C

MATERIALS for selection on your application for Nameplates, & Control Panels: NOTE: Check the Product and/or Process pages for more detailed specifications.

  • METALPHOTO® - a photo-anodized aluminum as referred to within MIL-STD-130N.
    With ( four ) Finishes to choose from - MATTE, SATIN, #4, and GLOSS
    Available in sizes up 24.0” x 40.0”. NOTE: Not all thicknesses / finishes are available in the largest sizes.
    With ( ten ) Thicknesses to select from - .003" / .005" / .008" / .012" / .020" / .032" / .039" / .063" / .090" / .125"
    Base colors available with the photo-anodized aluminum is Silver / Gold / Copper
  • POLYCOLOR® - a one-color effect photo-anodized aluminum.
    With ( two ) Finishes to choose from - MATTE, SATIN
    Available in sizes up to 20.0" x 24.0"
    With ( five ) Thicknesses to select from - .005" / .008" / .012" / .020" / .032"
    Base color available is a natural Silver with ( 14 ) single colors which can be printed.
  • ALUMAJET™ - a Full-Color inkjet printed aluminum.
    With ( three ) overlam Finishes to choose from - MATTE, SATIN, GLOSS
    Available in sizes up to 12.0" x 18.0"
    With ( three ) Thicknesses to select from - .005" / .012" / .020"
    Base colors available with the inkjet printed aluminum is Silver / Gold / White
  • VINYLJET® - a Full-Color inkjet printed vinyl.
    With ( three ) overlam Finishes to choose from - MATTE, GLOSS, LEXAN
    Available in sizes up to 11.0" x 17.0"
    With ( one ) thickness of material to select from - .004"
    Base color available with the inkjet printed vinyl is White
  • I D MARK® - a photo-sensitive Polyester film and aluminum.
    With ( three ) overlam Finishes to choose from - MATTE, GLOSS, LEXAN
    Available in sizes up to 12.0" x 20.0"
    With ( one ) thickness of material to select from - .006" polyester / .007" aluminum
    Base color is a natural silver with dye colors available in ( fourteen ) variations.

Metalphoto® photo-anodized aluminum images and graphics are sealed within a sapphire-hard, anodic layer protecting it from vertually any harsh exposure to heat, chemicals, abrasions, sunlight, gaffiti, cracking, peeling, and delamination.

Photo-Anodized Aluminum
Cross Section

The (Metalphoto®) photo-anodized aluminum is available in the following thicknesses:
( .003 / .005 / .008 / .012 / .020 / .032 / .039 / .063 / .090 / and .125 ).

Here is just a visual representation of the thicknesses from .012 thru .125 and are not to scale of accuracy.

Please contact us to review your application to best determine the correct thickness to select for your project.

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