The Durable Industrial Marking Blog

Hand Held Steel Type and Holders To Uniquely Identify Plastic Parts

Posted by Matt Martin

When a Manufacturing Engineer at a large manufacturing company needed a unique part identification system he came to the experts at Durable Technologies for a recommendation.

What was unique about his application? He needed a part identification system that permanently marked polyethylene parts without marring or damaging the surface.

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Topics: Coding Type and Dies, Steel Type Holders, Type Holders, Hand Held Marking Tools

Why You Would Use Metal Type and Type Holder vs. Dot Peen

Posted by Matt Martin

Since there's usually more than one way to mark a part, users are often faced with determining which marking method is most appropriate for their application. Part size, material, volume, budget, information to be marked, and other factors influence direct part marking method selection, so it is essential to understand the different methods you have available to you. Here we will consider steel type and type holder setups versus dot peen systems and why you would choose one instead of the other.

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Topics: Dot Peen Marking, Steel Type Holders, Type Holders

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

Norwood 39V Steel Type for Hot Stamping

Posted by Matt Martin

Norwood 39V steel type is used in hot stamping equipment, typically together with a hot stamp ribbon for package date coding applications. In addition to the hot stamp ribbons (usually black), we also manufacture spacers and type holders in a variety of sizes to accommodate our type.

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Topics: OEM Type, Package Date Coding, Packaging Marking, Packaging, Norwood type, Coding Type and Dies, Hot Stamping, Steel Type, Hot Stamping Foils and Ribbons, Type Holders, Hot Stamping Coders, Foils and Ribbons for Date Coding

Marking and Coding

Posted by Matt Martin

Across a wide range of industries, part marking and date coding are an important priority for traceability and identification. Since everything needs a package of some sort (even most fresh fruits and vegetables are shipped to local stores in a some sort of container or package), marking and coding solutions are vital for industries as diverse as food products to pharmaceuticals.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Packaging Marking, Packaging, Pharmaceutical, Coding Type and Dies, Ink Rolls, Industrial Ink Jet Printers, Type Holders, Thermal Ribbons and Labels, Kingsley Foils and Ribbons, Ink Jet Fluids, Foils and Ribbons for Date Coding, Hot Melt Ink Rolls

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