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January 2019

Visit to United States Capitol

2019-01-27T15:42:03-07:00January 27th, 2019|Atlas Posts (All)|

Capitol Visitor Center Frame, Bronze Coated by Atlas Signs and Plaques (formerly Metal Facades)   First go to the Capitol Visitor Center What a great morning experience. Parking in D.C. is definitely an issue, but we lucked out and and scored a meter only 5 blocks from the United States Capitol Visitors Center which is located on the North Side of the Capitol.   Crowds Waiting for Closer Look at Bronze Frames   This trip was both a visit to the Capitol and photo mission. A few months ago, Atlas Signs and Plaques (formerly Metal Facades) applied LuminOre® Real Bronze to the 17 x 23 foot frames located at the Pass and Information desks at each end of the main hall. Although the frames appear to bronze foundry castings, they are really HDU foam coated with cold-spray bronze. Much lighter and far less expensive! A great [...]

Tell Me, Exactly What I Am Buying From Atlas Signs And Plaques

2019-01-29T12:11:45-07:00January 23rd, 2019|How we do it|

No Soliciting Signs, Address Plaques, MIA and Military, Man Cave, Privacy and Message Signs Custom Made at Atlas Signs and Plaques   The signs and plaques that we create are not castings from a dirty polluting foundry. Our signs and plaques have a base of modern High Density Urethane (HDU) board. This is a product that was developed for the aerospace industry and has been used for signage for over 40 years. We coat our HDU signs and plaques with a cold applied, real metal coating that is in use world-wide as an architectural and industrial coating. It is a well-proven, tough, and beautiful coating that gives the look of cast metal without the limitations. Read our blog post about the metal coating we use. Our signs and plaques are very durable, but will not stand up to repeated abuse. If you wish to embed a plaque in [...]