Pad Printing & Hot Stamping

Pad Printing & Hot Stamping

Darter Plastics offers fully automated pad printing and hot stamping capabilities for anywhere from 900 to 1,200 parts per hour. We can transfer a detailed image onto a variety of challenging surfaces including cylindrical, spherical, compound angle, varied texture, convex and concave.

Pad printing and hot stamping allows for inexpensive and limitless design possibilities via technologically advanced robotic mechanics. We combine experience and performance to provide a comprehensive product solution.

Pad Printing and Hot Stamping Services

We can pad print or hot stamp permanent ink on a variety of materials including plastic, metal, and glass, as well as many complex shapes such as golf balls and other curved surfaces. Our high-quality pad printing and hot stamping services are industry compliant and have fully satisfied the needs of a diverse array of industries including (but not limited to) aerospace, automotive, hydraulics, and marine.

We also offer a broad range of capabilities such as prototyping, contract manufacturing, and miniature or intricate assembly service. With the ability to produce up to 1,000,000 units, we can handle all your production requirements from prototype to high- and small-volume and even large-scale production volume run. Please contact Darter Plastics today for more information about our expert pad printing and hot stamping services.

Pad Printing & Hot Stamping Capabilities

General Capabilities
  • Bulk
  • Contract Manufacturing
  • Custom
  • Imported
  • Intricate
  • JIT
  • Miniature
  • Production
  • Prototype
Industry Focus
  • Aerospace
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical
  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Food Processing
  • Hydraulics
  • Machinery
  • Marine
  • Medical
  • Optical
  • Packaging
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Plastics
  • Printing
  • Recreational
Industry Standards
  • ISO – Compliant
  • Mil-Spec – Compliant
  • UL
Pad Printing Work Envelope
  • Up to 3.75 in Circle
Hot Stamping Work Envelope
  • 4 in x 10 in Stamp Size
Materials Printed and Stamped On
  • Aluminum
  • Beryllium Copper
  • Bimetal
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Carbon Steel
  • Cobalt Steel
  • Copper
  • Exotic Metal
  • Exotic Metal Alloy
  • Ferrous
  • Foil
  • Gold
  • Leather
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese Steel
  • Metal
  • Nickel
  • Nickel Alloy
  • Nickel Steel
  • Nonmetallic
  • Precious Metals
  • PVC
  • Rubber
  • Sheet Metal
  • Spring Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Steel
  • Tempered Steel
  • Titanium
Production Volume
  • Min 1 Unit to Max 1,000,000 Units
  • Specialty Production Shop
  • Prototype
  • Low Volume
  • Small Run
  • High Volume
  • Large Run
  • Long Run
  • Large-Scale Production Volume Run
File Formats
  • Alphacam (AMD, ATD)
  • AutoCAD (DWG, DWZ)
  • BMP
  • CATIA (CATDrawing, CATPart)
  • Delcam (DGK, DMT)
  • DXF
  • GIF
  • IGES
  • Autodesk Inventor (IDW, IPT)
  • IronCAD (ICD, ICS)
  • JPG or JPEG
  • Mastercam (MDX, MC8, MC9, SET)
  • PDES
  • PDF
  • Pro-E or Pro/Engineer (DRW, PRT, XPR)
  • SAT
  • Solid Edge (DFT)
  • STEP
  • Surfcam (DSN)
  • TIFF
  • TurboCAD (TCW, TCX)
  • NX formerly known as Unigraphics (PRT)

Our customers come to us first and often, because we provide complete solutions and stop at nothing to meet their needs.

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