Is brass good for dog tags?
We recommend the perfectly-sized 27mm Dog Tag, it’s made from 2mm thick brass, which enables us to guarantee your dog name tag for Ten Years. Yes. Even if you lose it. Most novelty shapes and different, thinner materials, just can’t be engraved deeply enough, are weaker and far more prone to breaking or wearing away.
What is the best metal for a dog tag?
Brass: You aren’t likely to find as many shape options, but brass dog tags are strong and last longer and are the most traditional. Nothing wrong with old school.
How do you clean brass tags?
Brass – to clean brass plates, use the same method as aluminum, by using soap and water to remove the greasy and grimy dirt from the metal surface. You can then wipe the metal off with a damp, clean cloth. You should then wipe off the metal with a dry piece of cloth before you start to polish the metal.
How do you remove tarnish from dog tags?
In a medium-sized bowl, mix 2 cups of warm water with one table spoon of dishwashing liquid. Gently remove the dog tag from your dog’s collar and place it in the bowl. Let it soak for several minutes. This cleaning mixture is suitable for both brass and stainless steel dog ID tags.
How do I stamp my own dog tags?
Adhere a dog tag of your choice to a stamping block with tape. (We used washi tape, since it doesn’t leave any residue). Carefully position each stamp on the tag, and then firmly hit it with a steel hammer once. Do not hit the stamp more than one time because that will cause a shadow effect.
Is copper good for dog tags?
This oxidation occurs naturally and is an invited characteristic of copper dog tags. The surfaces of copper are antimicrobial and antiviral. They have an inherent ability to kill a wide range of harmful microbes such as Coronavirus and Covid-19 relatively rapidly with a high degree of efficiency.
Is stainless steel or aluminum better for dog tags?
Of course, aluminum tags will not react to a magnet either, but aluminum tags are too soft to be stand up to what an active dog will subject them to. That’s why surgical stainless steel pet ID tags are the most reliable.