About KPE Graphics

We specialise in manufacturing very high quality engraved blocks, plates, cliches and dies for:

  • Hot Foil Printing
  • Gold Blocking
  • Security Dies
  • Micro-Embossing
  • Texture Foiling dies
  • Card Embossing
  • Soap Stamps
  • Pottery Stamps
  • Plaques
  • Name Plates
  • Engraved Signs
  • Letterpress printing plates
  • Casting
  • Membrane Switch Overlay Embossing
  • Thermal Kiss Cutting Dies
  • Moulding
  • Food product Stamping
  • HF Welding
  • Rubber Stamps
  • Leather Debossing
  • Intaglio printing
  • Prototype Modelling
  • Machine plates
  • Ribbon Printing
  • Beermat Printing
  • Book Covers
  • Packaging
  • Injection Moulding
  • Paper Carrier Bag manufacturing
  • .....and many more.....

Photo Engraving is a photographic engraving process using chemicals which creates the relief effect normally achieved by removing metals with a rotary cutter or CNC machine.

Our etching process is far more versatile and precise than machine engraving.

We combine traditional methods with modern computer technology to create images in metal and work with printers, signmakers, designers and manufacturing companies to achieve their very specific requirements and
every plate is individually made and hand finished to each customers requirements.

Since we have also supplied to countries such as Peru, Malta, Canada and Australia to name a few, we are well known throughout many industries and we strive to ensure printing and embossing plates are usually ready for shipping the same day if possible, from receipt of a suitable computer file, thus helping to ensure your production schedules are on time every time.

Call Now on+44 (0)1536 522957 or email sales@kpegraphics.co.uk to see how we can help your business.

Plate / Die Information
  • 1.63mm magnesium or zinc - 16 gauge
[Perfect for printing on to paper, card, plastic or other synthetics]
  • 1.63mm magnesium or zinc wood mounted for letterpress to type high - 0.918 inch - 23.3mm
  • 4mm - 8 gauge zinc or magnesium
[Suitable for substrates which require a greater depth of engraving such as thin leather or PVC]
  • 5mm - 5 gauge magnesium
[Used for everything the 1.63mm and 4mm plates are used for plus more due to a greater depth of engraving]
  • 1/4 inch - 6.35mm magnesium
[The most popular of the metals, especially in the leather industry due to the greater depth of engraving available]

Magnesium Dies | Zinc Dies | Letterpress Plates | Magnesium Embossing Dies | Hot Foil Dies

Photo Engraving | Chemical Engraving