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Matt Martin

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Custom Steel Hand Stamps For Woodworking Tools

Posted by Matt Martin

Durable Technologies' two divisions have been in business for over 100 years combined but Union Manufacturing Company can top that. Originally founded in 1866, Union Manufacturing Company made its name as a Top-Tier foundry and machine shop for the New Britain Manufacturing Industry. Starting in 1899, Union added fine woodworking tools to its vast line of high-quality products through the acquisition of Derby Plane Company. These fine woodworking tools are their complete focus to this day.

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Topics: Hand Stamps, Testimonial

What is a Hot Stamping Machine?

Posted by Matt Martin

Hot stamping or foil stamping is a printing method where metal hot stamp dies are transferred at high temperatures to the surface being marked. The process includes a hot stamping machine (or hot stamping press) and steel, brass, or magnesium type (interchangeable characters) or a solid logo die. Adding a hot stamping foil delivers a mark with color.

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Topics: Hot Stamping, Hot Stamping Type and Dies

Steel Type Makes a Critical Mark at Pacific World Cosmetics

Posted by Matt Martin

Sometimes your customer puts you in a bind, delaying a project and then when approved, expects you to make up for all of the lost time spent awaiting their decision. Pacific World faced just this situation when required to add lot traceability to its products.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Steel Type, Testimonial

Custom Metal Stamps for Leather

Posted by Matt Martin

Durable Technologies creates custom metal stamps for leather and many other materials. Our stamps can be made with simple or complex text, logos, and designs in sizes ranging from tiny steel hand stamps to mark jewelry to large hand stamps for marking steel slabs.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Leather

Different Types of Marking Tools

Posted by Matt Martin

Whether stamping a serial number or adding your own personal touchmark, there are many different types of marking tools available to meet any direct part marking requirement.

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Topics: Marking Tools and Supplies

Hand Held Date Code Printers

Posted by Matt Martin

Used to mark required information directly onto a variety of packaging materials, our hand held ink jet printers are a versatile marking solution.

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Topics: Portable Inkjet Printers, Hand Held Coders

Cannabis Industry Packaging, Marking & Coding

Posted by Matt Martin

The world is changing quickly. Compliance with state-by-state regulations for THC, CBD, hemp oil and other cannabis products are becoming more widespread and affecting more companies.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, JetStamp, Industrial Ink Jet Printers, Portable Inkjet Printers, JetStamp Graphic 1025, Cannabis

Wire Marking and Heat Shrink Sleeving Type

Posted by Matt Martin

Wire marking is one of the most difficult direct part marking applications you will run across. 

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Topics: Coding Type and Dies, Wire Marking, Kingsley and Wire Marking Type

Custom Branding Irons for Rubber

Posted by Matt Martin

Branding is a simple solution for creating deep, permanent marks into a wide range of materials. Using a custom branding iron for rubber marking creates a long-lasting, durable mark.

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Topics: Branding Irons and Branding Dies

Custom Embossing Dies

Posted by Matt Martin

Most often used in the sheet metal industry, custom embossing dies allow users to create permanent, raised marks.

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Topics: Steel Stamps and Dies, Embossing Type

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