Printing Number Plates

This knowledge base article has a guide on printing number plates using our LG Plates software. Showing you how to print single, paired or even bulk print a list of number plates.

Print a Number Plate

Printing Number Plates in LGPlates

LG Plates aids legal number plate production

Our legal number plate software, LG Plates, makes printing number plates as simple as possible. Thus helping our customers to supply perfect number plates every time. By splitting the design into elements you can quickly build a plate, and then select what to print.

Single Print

Single Print A Number Plate

Click the icon to print a single plate

Single number plates are the simplest job to print. Once you’ve set up the number plate design complete with registration number, you can either click the Print Icon on Icons Bar. Or use the File Menu and the print command located there.

Reverse Print

Reverse Print A Number Plate

This icon will reverse the design for Film Plates

To Reverse Print a design you’ll need to select its checkbox or Icon before printing the plate. When reverse printing is active, the design preview is mirrored to reflect the selection. Reverse printing is usually used with Film & Plate components.

Print Pair

Print A Pair of Number Plates

Or print a pair of number plates

Just like reverse printing, to Print a Pair of plates simply requires selecting the option on the plates builder. Just tick the checkbox or select the Icon highlighted on the image above. Now when you print out your design, two copies will be produced. But remember to get the printer and your components ready first.

Bulk Print

LG Plates - Bulk Printing Registrations

To bulk print – paste in your list of Registrations

When Bulk Printing number plates, you simply enter each number into the Registration box and Comma Separate them. This way you can paste from other files, such as word, excel, text or even from email.

All of the printing options shown in the sections above can be used to bulk print. Any invalid registrations will be flagged in the notification box. And a pop-up will alert you to them when you try to print. Which help to ensure you only produce legal number plates.

Using Dual Printers

Knowledge base dual printers

A Dual Printer set-up unlocks more quick icons

This section explains what options to select when printing using Dual Printers, like the two thermal models above. When you opt for one of our two printer systems, our LG Plates software is set up and configured for both of them. Extra options are also displayed on the Icon Bar to help you streamline your production, as seen in the image below.

LG Plates - Dual Printers Icon Bar
The extra icons on the right, represent the different printing options now available. In short, you can print a front white plate, a yellow rear plate or print a pair of plates. Of course, you will have to have the correct components into each printer, but our engineer will explain this during installation.

Once you’ve finished setting up your number plate design, click which of the options you require. Dual printing is also compatible with bulk printing number plates. And can be set up to optimise roll-fed components.