A high gloss thermoplastic sheet with excellent clarity, a hard surface and excellent weather, UV and chemical resistance, available in many colours and thicknesses, ideal for general signage and production of high quality machine plates and fascias also referred to as PERSPEX or PLEXIGLAS which are both trade names.
Many types of specialized self-adhesives can be applied to none adhesive label stock to ensure adhesion for the hardest application.Adhesive can also be cut so as to allow selective application, i.e. removed from a clear window within an overlay or fascia. Please contact our technical department to discuss any requirements.
Nameplates and information plates can be produced in both
gloss and matt aluminium from 0.08mm foil to 1.5mm thick plate. Using the
ano-dye process (see below) these are extremely hard wearing and resistant to
A print process that dyes the surface of part anodised
aluminium which is then sealed to create a sub surface print which is resistant
to weathering and chemical attack.
Many label stocks can be supplied with an anti-glare surface
which eliminates reflection and glare from the label in difficult lighting
Exilco can produce high quality artwork for any design and
supply proofs either on paper or electronically. We can also accept customers
own designs via email (see FILE FORMATS).
Lapel, name and corporate ID badges can be supplied to any style shape or colour.
Ideal to affix labels/tags to non uniform products. Can be supplied in any length or in rolls complete with cups for more variable applications.
Nylon reinforced PVC banners any size or colour with full
photographic reproduction and any wording for use at indoor or outdoor events,
such as sporting events, exhibitions, shows or as temporary advertising signs
for products or special promotions. All banners are supplied with reinforced
Variable barcodes can be added to most label stock. Ideal
for stock, asset and security identification.
Raised edge or full dome buttons can be embossed on a
variety of label stock to give a control panel or touch pad a more mechanical
feel, adhesive can be removed so as not to hinder the buttons action.
An ideal promotional gift, produced to any shape or colour.
A cost effective way to ensure your brand/company is given a high profile.
Exilco can produce colours to all the standard matching systems (RAL, Pantone, BS etc) and match to colour samples provided.
Customers own components can be overprinted or engraved
using a wide variety of print processes.
Can be produced in a wide variety of materials, engraved for
single commissions or printed on the reverse of acrylic/polycarbonate etc for
multiple colour or complex designs and harsher environments. Component cut-outs
can be added for switches, dials, displays etc.
Also known as cutting forms are used to produce complex
shapes and to add cut-outs and shapes to labels, decals and overlays.
A product designed for the insertion of variable information
about a product at assembly. Materials range from sheet aluminium for stamping
to computer imprintable polyester, which can be hand written or added via an
A term used to describe a more complex label often multiple
colours or complex shape used to enhance or decorate a product.
A material generally used for road signage and free standing
external signs. It is a double side aluminium sandwich with a light phenolic
core. Available in a variety of colours.
Digital printing removes the requirement for films, plates, screens etc. as the labels/images are printed directly from computer to a digital printer which makes the process ideal for short run multi-colourproduction and the production of completely variable products i.e. barcode sequential numbering as a simple text file can be merged into any print. Recent advances in digital print ensure high quality print and very good life expectancy for outdoor use.
A clear protective layer on both sides of a sign or label allowing
installation in harsh or hazardous environments.
A machining process which cuts away the top surface of
materials to either show a different colour below (see engraving laminates) or
the engraving can be in-filled with a colour, or left natural on a wide variety
of other materials. A very hard wearing process ideal for a wide variety of
A chemical process which removes the top layer of, usually,
stainless steel and then in-filled in any colour to give a stunning and
completely durable plate ideal for external product identification and product
Graphics files can be sent to us in a wide range of formats. We recommend that you contact Exilco to discuss compatible formats. Exilco operate a PC platform on a fibre optic connection.
An integral part of most print processes, when artwork has
been approved for production a film set is produced (one film for each colour
to be printed) and all subsequent images are produced from them. All film work
at Exilco is done in-house so that tight deadlines can be met and costs
Labels, nameplates, signs etc. can be supplied with a wide
variety of fixings i.e. Self adhesive, holes, key rings, ball chains, Velcro,
frames and many more.
Twin wall fluted corrugated polypropylene sheet often
referred to as correx. Light weight and hard wearing, it is an ideal material
for estate agents boards and site boards. Available in a range of colours and
A rigid extruded free foamed PVC sheet with a closed cell
structure often referred to as foamex. A lighter, cheaper alternative to PVC
sheet. Ideal for general signage and A boards. Available in Gloss, matt,
interior and exterior grades and a variety of colours and thickness.
A printing process using 4 process colours, cyan, magenta, yellow and black (CMYK) to produce a full colour image.
A term used to describe components supplied by a customer
for over printing or engraving. For example, switch spurs, metal fabrications
The term Halftone refers to the pattern of dots of varying
sizes applied to an image of varying tones, or same sized dots applied to a
tint of colour, when output to film for printing enabling a colour
graduation\variation to be achieved or multiple colours when using CMYK (see
Adhesives and label stocks are available that are heat
activated. These are ideal for applying to carpet backs or similar products.
A print process that transfers a powder coating onto vinyl,
paper, PVC etc by heat producing a permanent image. Labels can be supplied on
rolls or sheets.
A broad description for plates that require variable
information to be added at point of application. These may be aluminium, which
are stamped. Sheeted computer printable polyester for use on a laser printer or
simple matt labels for hand written information.
In addition to standard key fobs, key rings can be supplied
with tags or discs for valve identification or temporary marking of difficult
products. (See ball chains)
A term used to describe partial cutting of a self adhesive
label. The release liner or the label stock can be cut to either provide easy
application or produce sheeted labels of different sizes.
A protective film applied to the front face of a label to
give greater protection against chemicals and weathering.
A self-adhesive vinyl product that has a white face but will
totally block out light or images that it is applied over. This makes it an
ideal material for double sided window stickers or to apply over information or
designs that are not required.
Mimic or schematic diagrams can be manufactured in a wide
range of materials and sizes ideal for fire exit plans, machine layouts or
control system drawings.
Mouse mats can be produced to a customers own design or our
design team can easily produce eye catching layouts. Manufactured from hard
wearing mark resist PVC for accurate mouse ball tracking. The graphic is
printed sub-surface to ensure longevity and encapsulated with a 4mm synthetic
rubber base that will not perish or slip. A very attractive, memorable and
effective promotional product.
Mark resist PVC is a sheeted PVC product which has been
coated with a matt textured surface which is mark resistant. An ideal product
for labels and overlays that are likely to be scuffed or knocked.
A term used to describe a plate or decal that is usually
placed on a product to brand or advertise the manufacturer or distributor.
Nameplates can be produced in a vast range of materials and designs to promote
and enhance any product.
An excellent promotional device that delivers effective and
economical advertising. Up to 3 colours can be printed onto a coloured or white
Peel & Seal
A term used to describe a label or tag which can be hand
written with variable information, and subsequently self laminated to protect
the information. Ideal for equipment test records and service tags. The
information can not be altered after lamination.
Also known as removable, Is a term used to describe an
adhesive that can be easily removed. Ideal for semi permanent window stickers
and shipping labels etc.
Can be added to many materials to produce security seals,
multi part labels or simply to aid application of the label.
Perspex is the most common term for acrylic sheet which is a high gloss thermoplastic sheet with excellent clarity, a hard surface and excellent weather, UV and chemical resistance, available in many colours and thicknesses, ideal for general signage and the production of high quality machine plates and fascias. (See ACRYLIC)
Engraved plaques for office buildings, presentations or
dedications can be manufactured in brass, aluminium, acrylic or many other
A highly robust material that can be supplied in many forms.
From aluminium effect label stock to rigid anti-glare sheet (ideal for harsh
environments). Polyester is resistant to most general chemicals and has high UV
A type of thermoplastic polymer which is versatile and cheap, often referred to as PVC. This includes plasticized PVC and unplasticized PVC (uPVC). Available various colours including white and clear and thicknesses from 0.14mm to 3mm. Ideal for a wide range of labels, decals, signs and tags. PVC offers excellent UV stability plus a high level of impact resistance.
A description for plates that require variable information
to be added at point of application. These may be aluminium, which are stamped.
Sheeted computer printable polyester for use on a laser printer or simple matt
labels for hand written information.
Resin dome badges or bubble badges are a very eye catching
enhancement to any product. The resin completely encapsulates the image giving
the badge a 3D appearance. Available in hard or soft resin.
Many specialist materials are available for asset marking
and tamper evidence. Consecutive numbering, barcodes and postcode stencils can
be incorporated to produce a secure seal or tamper proof label. Ideal for asset
marking and to provide a secure seal for many applications.
A term used to describe a smaller production run. With the
advances in digital technology it is now possible to produce small quantities
of complex design without the price being prohibitive.
Chemically etched stainless steel plates provide the
ultimate in quality and longevity. Multi-colour plates can be produced in a
variety of thicknesses and grades i.e. Brushed, matt or polished. For small
quantities or variable information plates can be engraved ideal for tags and
product information plates.
A printing technique that prints on the reverse side of clearmaterial. Therefore protecting the print from wear. Translucent ink can beapplied to produce display windows.
Paper, metal, PVC or peel and seal tags can be produced. A
variety of fixings are available including string, ball chain, key rings, cable
A destructible vinyl also known as ultra destruct. When an
attempt to is made to remove it, the material fragments. An ideal material for
asset marking (see security labels).
A common term for phenolic cored melamine surfaced engraving
laminate. The principal material used for engraved labels and control panels.
Information that is supplied by a customer for inclusion
onto a nameplate or label. I.e. A list of names for desk plates or simple
numbering or identification code.
A soft PVC clear sheet used for carpet book covers or sample
swatch covers. Also used for product advertising in the soft furnishings and
A soft self-adhesive PVC that is produced in a vast range of
colours and properties. Used to produced the majority of labels, signs and decals
in production today. Ideal for car stickers, vehicle livery, Safety labelling
A reverse printed self adhesive label ideal for marketing
campaigns or any window signage. Self-cling or window-stick is also available
which can be repositioned after application.