FAQ | Pad Printing Technology


A: Because each job is custom, please call us before you design the artwork. You can then send you files electronically to us. We prefer a PDF file for proofing in a VECTOR format. Please be sure to include any fonts that you have used or convert them to paths or outlines. It is also important to provide you artwork at 100% of scale and as black and white. If you artwork is to print in color, please specify the color separately. TIFF, JPEG and BMP files are NOT acceptable forms for pad printing.

A: The printer can guide you in the selection of material and the surface texture to be sure it meets your printing demands. The printer, armed with your requirement, can best help you on your decorating choices.

A: Many textures are simply too deep or have too fine of a grain to be covered. It is best to choose the texture and determine printability before building the mold.

A: Yes, we can pad print up to six colors on glass

A: Yes, Pad Printing Technology has an established standard of procedure for each and every job. A certificate of compliance is issued for all printing jobs.

A: Yes, we provide packaging and assembly along with drop shipping. This relieves the customer of handling the printed part and therefore reduces damage.

A: Yes, we use flaming and pre-cleaning with coupling agents to pad print on these polymers.

A: Yes, medical pad printing and medical laser marking are one of our strongest specialties.

A: We can pad print and/or laser mark on just about any surface and irregular shapes.

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