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4 to 6-color Pad Printers

Pad Printing Systems

Comparison of 4- to 6-Color automatic pad printing systems from Inkcups Now

Pad Printing Systems:
4- to 6-Color

The ICN pad printing systems are widely used as promotional product printers, medical and electronic device, automotive part and textile printers. Below is a comparison chart for the most important technical characteristics of our automatic pad printing systems. Please note that the 2nd chart below contains the common features of all ICN multicolor pad printing systems.

4-6-color Pad Printing Systems Image Size

Max. Part Height Including Fixture
Max. Speed Dimensions (L x W x H)

Weight (net/crated)
Why this one's Special

4-Color Pad Printing Systems

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More about ICN-2500
85mm (3.3")

5" - 6"
1 color: 1500 iph

4 colors: 600 iph
32 x 30 x 54 inches

500/680 lbs
• Up to 4-color pad printing system with 90mm ink cups

• Stepping-motor-controlled part shuttle (+/- .001" tolerance)

More about ICN-2500 pad printing systems

6-Color Pad Printing System

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More about ICN-2506
85mm (3.3")

5" - 6"
1 color: 1500 iph

6 colors: 600 iph
32 x 30 x 54 inches

600/780 lbs
• Up to 6-color pad printing system with 90mm ink cups

• Stepping-motor-controlled part shuttle (+/- .001" tolerance)

More about ICN-2506 pad printing systems

6-Color Carousel Pad Printing System

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More about ICN-2506-C
85mm (3.3")

5" - 6"
1 to 6 colors: 1000 iph • Up to 6-color pad printing system with 90mm ink cups

• 18-station pneumatic indexing conveyor

• Shot-pin registration (+/- .001" tolerance)

• Designed for multicolor printing on small parts

• Great for 4-color process printing over dark substrates where you can print two hits of white as well as CMYK

• Programmable pad-cleaning function - cleans all 6 pads within seconds

More about ICN-2506-C pad printing systems
L, W, H - length, width, height
iph - images per hour

Features common to all ICN multicolor pad printing systems:
  • Come with the patented VersaCups® with 2-sided ceramic rings
  • Heavy-duty construction
  • Intuitive membrane-touch control
  • Illuminated plate area
  • Tool-free setup
  • Ample compression to handle large, hard pads
  • Photopolymer, steel and laser plate capable

  • Auto ink mixing mode
  • Double-print function
  • Programmable pad stroke, pad delay, ink mixing and ink pick up frequency
  • Programmable rear and forward stroke delay (over the plate and over the part)
  • Parts counter

  • X-Y pad mounts
  • XYR micro-adjust plate holder assemblies
  • Single-point fixture mounting with adjustable hold-down clamps

  • Optional automated pad cleaning module

Our Technical Support is Your Strength

Inkcups Now is built on providing the most attentive and professional technical support in the American pad printing industry. The idea is quite simple and has been working very well: we invest time in helping you succeed so that you keep ordering our high-quality printing supplies and spread the good word.

Once you get one of the ICN pad printing systems (or any orther machine from Inkcups), you are encouraged to come to our headquarters for a full day or two (or as long as you need to become comfortable with your new equipment) of
free training. And after that you receive unlimited phone support from experienced machine, ink and plate technicians. Training programs conducted at your location - either in English or Spanish - can always be arranged. Service visits out of our several offices located in the USA, Canada, Central and South America can always be scheduled.
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