The Durable Industrial Marking Blog

Steel Touchmark Stamps for Creators, Blacksmiths, and Artists

Posted by Matt Martin

Touchmark stamps are used by creators, blacksmiths, and artists to add a small signature mark to their finished pieces. The touchmark functions as an identifier or signature that proudly proclaims the creator of the pieces. Steel touchmark stamps are ideal for creating this type of mark because they are durable - producing clear, crisp marks throughout their long service life.

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Topics: Craftsman and Artisan, Steel Stamps and Dies, Hand Stamps

Welders Identification Hand Stamps

Posted by Matt Martin

Typically used to identify a specific welder and company, welder identification hand stamps need to leave long-lasting, clear marks.

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Topics: Steel Stamps and Dies, Inspection Symbol Steel Hand Stamps

Pneumatic Press Uses

Posted by Matt Martin

Durable Technologies' pneumatic impact presses offer users an easy to use and simple to set up high volume part marking option with excellent repeatability. With a wide variety of pneumatic press dies to choose from, users can find a good fit for their application that meets all of their needs.

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Topics: Steel Stamps and Dies, Pneumatic Press

Making a Blacksmith Touchmark

Posted by Matt Martin

A blacksmith's touchmark is the final detail that pulls a project together. A touchmark identifies the artisan who created the item, allows the end user to see a glimpse of the personality of the items creator, and is a way for a blacksmith to distinguish their work. So how are blacksmith touchmarks made?

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Topics: Craftsman and Artisan, Steel Stamps and Dies, Hand Stamps

Steel Stamps and Holders Explained

Posted by Matt Martin

Metal stamps and dies are some of the best steel marking tools available. One of the greatest advantages of metal marking stamps is their versatility. Press style steel stamps can be used for impact marking machines, punch presses, press brakes, and other machines. 

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Topics: Steel Stamps and Dies, Hand Stamp Holders

Roll Dies for Eagle Tool Group

Posted by Matt Martin

Eagle Tool Group, located in Springboro, PA, manufactures forged C-Clamps, bridge clamps, and T-slot bolts and needs to add permanent, deep, direct part marks for their customers. To achieve this, they use steel roll dies in a mechanical marking press. The operator steps on a pedal to initiate the marking sequence and the die then rotates on an axle/shaft and the head traverses across the part.

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Topics: Steel Stamps and Dies, Testimonial

Custom Hand Stamps For Artemas Quibble

Posted by Matt Martin

Jason Ross owns Artemas Quibble, located in Brooklyn, NY, and they design jewelry and accessories. Jason adds a major twist to his creations: he salvages old materials and turns them into tools to create his amazing designs. When he needed a partner to create custom hand stamps from old metal files and a deconstructed pickax, he turned to Durable Technologies.

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Topics: Steel Stamps and Dies, Testimonial

Long-Lasting Roll Dies

Posted by Matt Martin

Ideal for use in many types of marking machines, our roll dies combine the flexibility of customization with the long life and durable construction of steel.

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Topics: Brass and Steel Type and Dies, Steel Stamps and Dies

Long-Lasting Custom Steel Dies

Posted by Matt Martin

Metal stamps and custom steel dies are some of the best steel marking tools available. 

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Topics: Steel Stamps and Dies

Mustang Motorcycle Products Custom Steel Dies

Posted by Matt Martin

Mustang Motorcycle Products, LLC is a worldwide leader in the design and construction of the highest quality and most comfortable motorcycle seats and accessories. Founded in 1980, they have grown from a small operation making just a dozen handcrafted seats a day, to now being the world leader in aftermarket motorcycle seats. When they need custom product branding tools they call Durable Technologies to create custom steel stamps and steel dies.

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Topics: Steel Stamps and Dies, Testimonial

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