The Durable Industrial Marking Blog

Omega Optical Brass Hot Stamping Type

Posted by Matt Martin

Stephanie Dean is the Production Planning/Purchasing Manager for Omega Optical and she had a problem. The supplier of brass type they used to mark the edges of coated optical filters no longer supplied the parts they needed. Stephanie did an Internet search and found Durable Technologies.

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Topics: Brass and Steel Type and Dies

Hot Stamp Printers Type and Dies for Personalization and Monogramming

Posted by Matt Martin

Hot stamping has long been a go-to method for marking a range of substrates. Versatility and ease of use make hot stamping an attractive direct part marking solution for both high and low volume marking applications, allowing individual users to personalize their goods with the same professional-looking marks as high-end designers and manufacturers.

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Topics: Hot Stamping, Hot Stamping Printer

Custom Steel Hand Stamps for High-End Furniture

Posted by Matt Martin

Brandt Hewitt, founder and CEO of Hume, a San Francisco based furniture design and architectural fabrication studio, needed a custom metal stamp worthy of their high quality products. So he went to the one guy he could trust that would know where to find the best direct part marking manufacturer - his father Steve Hewitt, the director of the IMIA (International Marking and Identification Association). His father's recommendation? Durable Technologies.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Testimonial

Antique Tool Makers Mark Hand Stamps

Posted by Matt Martin

Used to identify the manufacturer of the tool, tool makers mark's can be whimsical and ornate, no-nonsense and simple, or anything in-between.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps

Metal Stamps

Posted by Matt Martin

From individual makers and artisans who want to add a lasting signature to their creations, to industrial manufacturers who need part numbers to survive harsh environments, metal stamps can be found making a mark in a huge variety of applications.

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Topics: Letter and Number Series Steel Hand Stamps

Which Steel Hand Stamp is the Right Stamp for You?

Posted by Matt Martin

One of our most popular marking solutions is the hand stamp. Steel hand stamps are versatile and long lasting, made from a special grade of tool steel to resist spalling and mushrooming. Steel hand stamps also allow for a wide range of design options and can be custom made to satisfy almost any part marking requirement. If you've never used a hand stamp before, it can be hard at first to figure out how to choose the right stamp for your project.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Handheld Marking, Buttress Steep Stamps, 452 Style Font Steel Hand Stamps, Reverse Character Steel Hand Stamps, Hevi-Bevl Hand Stamps, Low Stress Dot Character Hand Stamps, Low Stress Full Character Hand Stamps, Border Steel Hand Stamps

When You Need the Best Branding, VisiMark's Hot Stamping Printers Type Delivers

Posted by Matt Martin

Royce Leather Gifts, located in Secaucus, NJ, has been creating memorable custom leather goods since 1974. This family-owned business specializes in high-end, high quality leather goods. One of their popular tags lines is "Branding Your Business, Literally". Branding in both the marketing as well as the permanent impression sense of the word. If companies are going to design and create luxury goods, then the brand imprinted on that product must be of the highest quality.

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Topics: Hot Stamping, Brass and Steel Type and Dies, Leather, Testimonial

Metal Stamps for Stainless Steel

Posted by Matt Martin

Metal stamps come in all shapes and sizes and are easily customizable, which is why they are a popular marking solution for stainless steel.

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Topics: Stainless Steel

Design Your Own Custom Metal Stamps

Posted by Matt Martin

Metal stamps open up the world of customization for artisans and craftspeople who want to add their personal touch, leave their permanent signature, and customize their finished pieces. Designing your own metal stamp can seem like a daunting process, however, so we’ve made it easy!

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps

Portable Marking Machine Options

Posted by Matt Martin

For applications where marking needs to be done in the field, or applications where a traditional marking machine isn’t feasible, there are a couple of portable marking machine options.

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Topics: Portable Marking, Portable Dot Peen, Portable Inkjet Printers

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