The Durable Industrial Marking Blog

Stamping Press 101

Posted by Matt Martin

Stamping presses combine the customization of steel stamps, type, and dies with medium- to high-volume repeatability in an easy-to-use marking machine.

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Topics: Impact Presses, Pneumatic Press, Manual Press

Impact Press Permanently Marks Heat Lot Numbers

Posted by Matt Martin

Girard Equipment Inc., located in Vero Beach, FL, manufactures pressure relief vents, valves for tanker trucks, and a wide variety of other cast and assembled parts for heavy industry. Most of these components require significant processing after casting to reach their finished state.

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Topics: Impact Presses, Testimonial

Hand-Operated Impact Press

Posted by Matt Martin

Hand-operated impact presses are easy to use, low maintenance marking solutions that can be found in a wide range of industries and settings.

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Topics: Impact Presses

Custom Shank Stamps for Pneumatic Impact Press

Posted by Matt Martin

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.

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Topics: Impact Presses, Pneumatic Press

How Do You Select an Impact Press?

Posted by Matt Martin

Impact presses are popular marking solutions because they are simple to set up, easy to operate, low maintenance, and offer excellent repeatability. Impact presses are also incredibly versatile, which is why you will find them everywhere from industrial factories to custom metalworking shops. In addition to marking, impact presses are also useful for assembly, stamping, forming, punching, staking and shearing applications.

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Topics: Impact Presses

Increasing Productivity with a Metal Marking Press

Posted by Matt Martin

Metal marking presses are an ideal solution for applications where short cycle times are demanded but other marking methods don’t fit the bill. They offer users a great degree of flexibility (both manual and pneumatic options) in what can be achieved, broadening a shops capability without being an overly complicated solution.

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Topics: Impact Presses, Pneumatic Press, Manual Press

Complete Marking Solutions: Impact Presses, Steel Type and Holders

Posted by Matt Martin

Finding a complete marking solution that satisfies all of an application's requirements can be tricky; however, combining reliable and long lasting steel type and holders with the appropriate marking press can often be the ideal solution for permanently marked information.

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Topics: Impact Presses, Steel Type, Type Holders

Stamp-Rite Steel Stamps Division Acquired by Durable Mecco

Posted by Matt Martin

Durable Mecco, a leading manufacturer of industrial marking equipment, acquired the steel stamp division of Stamp-Rite Supersine Inc. in June 2014. Keeping the customer needs in mind during the transition, 30-year veteran in the marking industry, Laurie Barcaskey, has been named as Account Manager for this group of customers.

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Topics: Steel Stamps and Dies, Impact Presses, Marking Tools and Supplies, Steel Type

The Right Pneumatic Press Controls

Posted by Matt Martin

Pneumatic presses generate force by compressing and releasing an impact spring, creating a very short cycle time and a consistent impression.  A pneumatic press is generally used for high volume, repetitive indent marking applications but can also be used for assembly, stamping, forming, punching, and shearing applications which is why they can be found across a wide range of industries.

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Topics: Impact Presses, Pneumatic Press

A Simpler Marking Solution: The Manual Impact Press

Posted by Matt Martin

Unlike more complicated marking solutions, manual impact presses are low maintenance solutions that are easy to set up and operate. The simplicity of the manual press, coupled with the degree of control it offers, it's safety, and reliability, make it a popular marking solution. Specifically, high volume repetitive indent marking applications are best handled with the use of impact presses which achieve a very short cycle time that cannot be met with any other marking method.

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Topics: Impact Presses, Manual Press, Manual Press

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