In addition to the number of direct part marking machinery options that Durable offers, some direct part marking methods also require additional tools. Some methods that do not require a marking machine also require tooling to achieve their marking results. Because of the prevalence of marking tools, it is worth taking a look at some of the most common tooling.
Topics: Marking Tools and Supplies
Metal letter hand stamps are easy to use and allow users to mark static letter sequences onto a variety of materials with little setup.
C&C Metals, located in West Boylston, MA, had a problem. How would they direct part mark the end of a very expensive custom ship drive shaft and get it just right every time? The first thing they did was call the team at Durable Technologies.
If you're looking to personalize your product by adding your name, monogram, or company logo, hot stamping is a tried and true direct part marking method.
There are a couple of portable marking machine options for applications where marking needs to be done in the field, or applications where a traditional marking machine isn’t feasible.
From cartoners to tube fillers to hot stamp date coders, high-quality replacement metal type for packaging and date code machinery creates crisp, clear, durable marks.
Ink jet coders are the most versatile date coding machines available. Depending on your budget, specific marking requirements, and the volume of parts being marked, several options are available to you.
Ideal for high volume, repetitive indent marking applications, pneumatic impact presses utilize hand controls to operate the press which powerfully impacts the marking surface. When using the press for marking applications, the internal hammer forces a pneumatic press die into the marking surface.
Typically used for printing dates, prices, lots, and bar codes on flexible packaging substrates, thermal transfer printers and ribbons are a versatile marking solution.