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 PPD Ltd, Unit 3, Highbank Park, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8NN

Etched & Lasered Parts for TV/Film Props

The Etching and laser processes can be used in the production of metal parts for props used in film and tv, from space shuttle control panels, plaques and signs through to the wings on the Golden Snitch, the possibilities are endless.

PPD Ltd. have supplied modelmakers working in the film and tv world for over 30 years, both within the UK and to worldwide locations.

The etching process is a cost efficient and quick method of production, and with timescales beign a critical part of this type of work PPD Ltd. can deliver within very short leadtimes, often within 1-2 days.

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Stock Materials & Sheet Sizes

PPD Ltd. stock a wide range of thicknesses in Brass, Stainless Steel, Copper, Bronze, Mild Steel, Aluminium and Nickel Silver, take a look at the PDF below for available thicknesses and the maximum sheet size for each.

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PPD Ltd. also manufacture parts from Vinyl, Acryllic and Anodised Aluminium, contact us for up to date information on thicknesses and colours available.  

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Artwork Information

Take a look at the PDF below for general advice for artwork format for our etching and laser processes.

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You'll see below just a few of the productions that PPD Ltd. have supplied, some of which involved many centre screen props, please do get in touch if you have a project that requires etched or lasered parts, our technicians will be happy to discuss your requirements.

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Contact Us:

PPD Ltd, Unit 3, Highbank Park, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8NN

T: 01546 602963

F: 01546 603029

E: enquiries@ppdltd.com  

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Who are we?


PPD Ltd have been etching for 30 years, for most of this time based in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland. We are a family business that has grown over the years due to our attention to detail, a well priced service, and by treating every customer with.....