ME Series Metal Plate Embossing Machines

Big City Manufacturing offers the most versatile, durable metal plate embossing machines for the most demanding working environments. Embossing machines are a cost-effective alternative to metal stamping and metal die equipment, with a production speed that is 25% higher than alternative models.

Embossing Machine Features

Our metal embossing machines are built with both manual and automatic loading and unloading to accommodate your production preferences. Our new, innovative 'single point access' manual feeding solution ensures that your embossing will be done right every run. Other features of our ME Series include:

me series embossing machine

Metal Plates Embossed For:

Industries Using Metal Plates:

25 % higher production speed than that of previous models
Easy manual or automatic loading and unloading. New innovative 'single point Access' manual feed solution
Near end input / near full output hopper plate sensors for continuous production
Latest generation electronics with FLASH memory technology (Accessible via external service port)
A unique, variable plate size loading system with optional FIFO logic elevator stacker or side eject.
A large selection of fonts are available for embossing, debossing, or indenting
Off-line data input option (via external keyboard)
Equipped with a universal clamp for plates of most shapes and dimensions
A variety of metals can be worked on including stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminum, copper, and brass
Used for:
Automotive Body & VIN Plates
Military ID Tags
Cable/Hose Tags
Inventory/Asset Control & Tracking Tags for Harsh Environments
Work In Progress Components Identification
Tags for Galvanized or Heat-Treated Processes
Serial Number Tags
Used by:
Automotive Factories
Steel Plants
White Goods Manufacturers
Motor Manufacturers
Tire Manufacturers
Pump Manufacturers
Lift Manufacturers
Crane Manufacturers
Fire Door Manufacturers
Logging Industries
Logistical Management

Metal Embossing ME Series Capabilities

Character Fonts: Embossing or indenting: Simplex1, Simplex3, OCRB1,Block, Block USA, Double Block, Double Long Block, Maxi Block; negative Embossing (Elite Dog Tag).

Communication Interface: Serial RS232 port.

Protocols: CIM, Xon-Xoff and MultiEmbosseder.

Electrical Requirements: 117 V / 60Hz - 230 V / 50 Hz

Embossing Area: Up to 2.5" from the top edge of the plate leaving free 0.16" from the bottom. Measurements are defined according to the base of the character.

Input Hopper Capacity:ME1000: manual feeding/ME2000: 250 plates (0.016") variable dimensions.

Output Hopper Capacity: ME1000: manual feeding/ME2000: side eject or FIFO elevator (250 plates).

Plate Dimensions: Width: min 1.2" - max 4.5"/Height: min 0.826" - max 3.5" thickness steel 0.016" É 0.035" mm

Processing: Drum 60/90 characters and 45 for special applications.

Standard Fonts: Simplex2: Embossing or indenting.

Data Format: 50 fields of 42 characters each (Name, Fixed data, Counters, etc.)

Memory and Data-Storable Formats: 10 with formatted downloading.

Memory and Data- Software/Firmware: SWORD PC application proprietary software. Automatic date field; plate archive; DBIII, DBIV, Excel, MS Access file compatibility. Self diagnostic, automatic repetition of faulty plate personalization, clearable and non-clearable counters, set-up procedures (via external keyboard).

Miscellaneous:2-line by 40 character LCD display for diagnostic visualization. Lithium back-up battery (warning of low battery level on LCD). Security operation with key lock. Emergency stop RED button. Machine state indicator lamps. LCD Edit (via external keyboard).

Operating Temperature: 5C É 40C/41F É104F

Performance: 1 plate in 18 seconds (55 characters).

Physical Dimensions(WxDxH): ME1000/ME2000: 24.75" x 29.25" x 15"

Power Consumption: 500 watt

Relative Humidity: 30% - 90% non condensing

Weight: ME1000: 167 lbs / ME2000: 174 lbs

Available Options: Visual alarm kit for operator alerting. Drum capacity and special characters. Output hopper: side eject or FIFO elevator (First In - First Out).