The Durable Industrial Marking Blog

The Evolution of Industrial Marking Solutions: From Hand Stamps to High-Tech Marking Systems

Posted by Matt Martin

In the world of manufacturing and industry, marking and identification play a crucial role. From tracking products throughout the supply chain to ensuring quality control, the ability to mark parts, products, and equipment efficiently and accurately has been a long-standing challenge.

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Topics: Direct Part Marking

Product Personalization Guide

Posted by Matt Martin

For small businesses, craftsmen, and artisans, direct part marking customization is an excellent way to differentiate their products.

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Topics: Direct Part Marking

Steel Stamps for Metal - What to Look For in a Supplier

Posted by Matt Martin

Steel stamps provide a means to permanently mark metal parts and products with identifying information such as serial numbers, part numbers, model numbers, date codes, or company logos.

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Topics: Direct Part Marking, Steel Stamps and Dies, Marking Tools and Supplies

Permanent Marking on Metal

Posted by Matt Martin

Permanent marking on metal, whether stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, brass, or copper, presents a couple of unique challenges but can be accomplished in a number of ways.

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Topics: Direct Part Marking, Metal Fabrication, Marking Machines

The Ins and Outs of the Pneumatic Impact Press

Posted by Matt Martin

Durable Technologies' pneumatic impact presses are simple to set up, easy to operate, and offer excellent repeatability. They provide significant advantages in terms of control, safety, and reliability, and are low maintenance.

Pneumatic presses are best suited for higher-volume marking requirements. Your pneumatic press can be operated automatically using hand controls or manually by pulling the lever.

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Topics: Direct Part Marking, Impact Presses, Pneumatic Press

New Guide to Traditional Industrial Marking

Posted by Matt Martin

At Durable Technologies, we are proud of our broad industrial marking product line with 100+ years of application experience and expertise and our commitment to our customers' success.

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Topics: Direct Part Marking

Custom Stamping Dies For Harsh Environments at GE Energy

Posted by Matt Martin

GE Energy in Auburn, ME produces custom electrical parts for circuit breakers and switchgear and is required to permanently mark many of these parts with customer logos, text, and part identification numbers.  These parts are often used in harsh environments so the marks need to be pretty robust. When GE Energy was having a problem with quality and service from their vendor they reached out to Durable Technologies.

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Topics: Direct Part Marking, Steel Stamps and Dies, Marking Tools and Supplies, Custom Engraving, Metal Fabrication, Testimonial

Direct Part Marking Basics

Posted by Matt Martin

A direct part mark is a process used to permanently mark a part for identification, item level traceability, or for design or aesthetic purposes. Direct part marking is a versatile solution that spans many industries and applications, but using direct part marking in industrial applications continues to grow in importance and popularity.  

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Topics: Hot Stamping, Direct Part Marking, Laser Marking, Industrial Ink Jet Printers, Industrial Stencils

Marking Boxes and Bags is Easier with Carton Coders

Posted by Matt Martin

Durable Technologies offers contact carton and case coders designed for marking on corrugated boxes, bag coding or web printing. Our roller coders are ideal for date coding, batch coding and product identification on both porous and non-porous substrates. Our carton coding system incorporates our interchangeable Pack-Mark® rubber ribbed type and Porelon® Ink Rolls to offer a reliable coding system that isn't reliant on a liquid ink reservoir and can be oriented in any position. They are available in two basic configurations - indexing (single print then reset) or non-indexing (continuous print.)

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Packaging Marking, Packaging, Direct Part Marking, Carton and Case Coders, Hand Held Coders, Tray Coders, Carton Coders, Non-Porous Coder

Industrial Stencils Let You Make a Reliable Mark

Posted by Matt Martin

Stencils aren't just for DIY political activists. If you need to make permanent marks, but aren't interested in embossing or other direct part marking methods, industrial stencils could be the solution you are looking for. Whether it's product identification, shipping information, or other info that requires an easy to read and permanent mark, stencils can help.

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Topics: Direct Part Marking, Marking Tools and Supplies, Industrial Stencils

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