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Cast Plaque Materials


General

Cast plaques are typically made from bronze or aluminum. Select bronze for longevity. Select aluminum for a modern look and for a physically lighter plaque.

Image of Bronze Material Bronze
Bronze plaques are manufactured using sand molds in a state-of-the-art foundry from raw ingot alloyed from the following materials: Equivalent to Copper Development Association Alloy C92200; (88% copper, 6% tin, 4% zinc, 2% lead.)

 

Image of Aluminum MaterialAluminum
Aluminum plaques are also manufactured using sand molds in the same manner in which bronze plaques are manufactured. They are significantly lighter than bronze plaques and less expensive.

 

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