b'ETCHED PLAQUE SPECIFICATIONSETCHING VARIATIONSArtworkThe etching process creates plaques with two levels of graphicsrecessed and raised.2.1Recessed GraphicsInfilled with a painted color. Brass alloys may be chemically oxidized to appear darker.Raised GraphicsPainted, satin or random orbital with background painted or chemically oxidized, depending on material. Small lettering with fine serifs is not recommended.Etching DepthDepths may range from .010 to .020 dependent upon size, detail of artwork and material selected.HalftonesHalftone photographs have a shallow etching depth of .003 to .007. Photo must be 300 DPI. Add $138 to plaque priceNot available in AluminumNot recommended for outdoor useStencil-Cut GraphicsIdeal for signage with dissimilar metals. Requires back lighting or it exposes the installation wall.Also used for accurate placement of holes and cut-out areas.54 matthewsid.com'