I'm trying to find two-color plastic material for engraving

(Michael Fairbanks) #1

I apologize if this is a repeated topic. I did a search and didn’t get anything. I think I’m using the wrong terminology.

Anyway, I’m looking for two-color plastic so I can make signs outside of classrooms. Basically the sign would be green and the underlayer white so that I could engrave teacher names, etc.

I don’t even know what the material would be called. My “two-color sign-making materials” search is coming up mostly empty (or I get companies that will make the signs for me, which is not what we want).

Thanks.

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(William Adams) #2

What you want is Color core HDPE — engraving plastic:

http://www.plasticproductsinc.com/Color-Core-Engraving-HDPE-Prodlist.html

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(Neil Ferreri) #3

This is the stuff, green on white:

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(Michael Fairbanks) #4

Thanks, guys. that’s exactly what I was looking for.

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(Punkin Head) #5

Another source for engraving plastic is McMaster-Carr.

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(Dan Nelson) #6

Inventables has a selection as well:

https://www.inventables.com/categories/materials/plastic/hdpe

Haven’t tried it myself, but I’ve ordered tons of wood from them in the past.

Dan

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(Lee Ratliff) #7

Inventables also has 2-color acrylic in addition to HDPE.

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(Neil Ferreri) #8

This might be an alternative…

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