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Pad Printing & Digital Ink Testing Compliance Ink testing compliance for pad printing and digital printing is an important part of ensuring that inks properly adhere to the substrate on which they are printed. Here’s what you should know about ink testing compliance for digital printing inks.

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January 30, 2020

Silicone Printing: How to Test if Your Product is Actually Silicone

Applications, How-To, Pad Printing Ink

When silicone printing, it is important to properly identify the substrate you are printing on. If the substrate isn’t silicone, the silicone ink won’t adhere. Here are a few ways you can test your products today!

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November 26, 2019

Top 6 Pad Printing Consumables You Need

Pad Printing, Pad Printing Ink, Pads, Plates

Pad printing is a traditional printing method which transfers a 2D image onto a 3D object. This process has become popularized to decorate products that are otherwise difficult to print on. This includes oddly shaped items with concave and rigid surfaces. The pad printing process has remained relatively the same over the years, yet the

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How Inkcups Helps You Find the Right Pad Printing Ink Our number one priority is customer satisfaction. Inkcups will do anything it takes to produce the best results for all our customers. We provide step by step guidance through the process of finding the right pad printing ink. Our ink technicians have many years of

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June 6, 2019

Top 5 Applications for Printing on Silicone

Pad Printing Ink

The elasticity of the SI series and SI-HD series makes them ideal for custom silicone wristbands, which go through daily stretching and twisting to put on and rub against various surfaces throughout the day. The durability of the SI series also makes it perfect for buttons on controllers and keyboards, allowing it to handle constant

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Silicone ink is designed to be used for both pad printing and screen printing. At this point, you’re probably wondering what the difference is between standard pad printing ink and silicone ink. The article the idiosyncrasies of printing silicone products explains how the process differs from printing with solvent-based ink in terms of pad size,

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December 6, 2018

What to Consider when Choosing the Correct Pad Printing Ink

How-To, Pad Printing Ink

Choosing the Correct Pad Printing Ink We’ll start with how pad printing inks are made. Unlike typical ink manufacturers, we supply our ink excluding the solvent. The benefits of this method include getting more ink per can and not having to guess how much solvent is already in the can- you can add as much

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December 6, 2018

Pad Printers for Silicone Wristbands

Pad Printing Ink

Wrists are everywhere. Most people have at least one and, even before the pyramids were built, these same people have made efforts to decorate this very exposed portion of the body. Though the golden scarab bracelets of Egypt still make their appearances every so often, nowadays custom silicone wristbands are appearing with a much greater

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December 6, 2018

Ink Mixing Tips and Tools

How-To, Pad Printing Ink

There are basically two ways to go about ink mixing; you can either pour the ink by hand or use our Harmony Ink Dispenser. The difference is that with the Dispenser, you have fine control over the amount of ink/thinners you mix (because of calibrated pumps) and ink does not get spilled around (even if

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November 9, 2018

The Idiosyncrasies of Printing Silicone Products

How-To, Pad Printing Ink

Joe Shairs, the Ink & Compliance Manager at Inkcups Now, offers application options and tips- via http://www.specialistprinting.com/ There are plenty of items made of silicone around us. Among the very popular products that companies want to personalize nowadays are cellphone covers and credit card wallets (which people attach to the back of their cellphones), swim caps

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