Did you know that many of the colorful and interesting icons and graphics that make up our daily experience are created with pad printing technology? With pad printing, it is easy to add fun graphics and colorful art to almost any object including your own body! See for yourself. You might start the day off by putting on your new T-shirt and noticing that the tickly-scratchy neck label has been replaced by a neat and unnoticeable printed one. While brushing your teeth you may glance at your dentist’s name on the handle, chances are you owe this friendly reminder to pad printing. How about getting into your car? Changing the radio station or making a left-hand turn? Take a good look at the text and graphics on the inside of your car, these are all pad printed. The logo on golf balls you hit into the woods, the graduations on a syringe that take your blood and the souvenirs you buy at a game are all pad printed. Many of the fascinating images you see around you were created by pad printing machines.
Now, everyone in favor of individualism, say Pad Printing! Today’s printing machines are making mass customization an easy fix. Whether you want your beloved pet or perhaps Britney Spears to beautify your coaster, pad printers make it happen. Tough call though… And for all the ladies out there using the press-on fingernails with sophisticated pictures (yes, those can be pad printed too.) Maybe everyone should have pad printing equipment right in their home!
Here is more: the same story applies to the buttons and keys on your treasured cell phone and cherished laptop – as well as on many other things that make the life of a normal contemporary human easy and fun. A great deal of those little crisp markings, without which you would absolutely NOT be able to use your belongings, is Pad Printed.
If you are curious to know more, here is how Pad Printing works:
And here are more Extremely Essential Things that are nice and usable because of pad printing:
1. Pad Printing on Christmas Ornaments
The beautiful scenes on Christmas ornaments are all made with a special printing machine. Without pad printers, there would be no Santa, Rudolph or Angels.
2. Pad Printing on Skateboard Wheels
What is more essential than the opportunity to express yourself? The cool logo on the wheel with the fire or that massive death skull underneath the board will definitely make an impression on your friends – and your mother.
3. Pad Printing on Colored Contact Lenses
If you want to change your brown eyes to blue, just put in your colored contact lenses. These lenses are pad printed with a specialized ink in four color process so that any eye color can be achieved.
4. Pad Printing on Baseballs
Thank heavens that the Curse of the Bambino has ended after 92 years! We can now proudly print the Boston Red Sox logo on any baseballs that come our way.
5. Pad Printing on Colonoscopy Tubes
The graduations on the tubes (as well as those on syringes) are pad printed and – if you ask anyone who’s been acquainted with these objects – absolutely crucial!!
6. Pad Printing on CDs
Want your music to be even LOUDER!? Express yourself through creativity and design your own art to put on the CDs.
7. Pad Printing on Golf Balls
FOUR! Watch out for custom designed golf balls! No more boring golf balls with the manufacturer logo on it. By using a pad printer to add different designs/logos to the golf balls you’ll be sure to wow all of your golf buddies. It’s the next best thing to a hole in one!
8. Pad Printing on Coasters
Sick and tired of your guests placing their perspiring beverages on your furniture? Are your coasters too plain? Liven up those boring coasters with a new design that surely will attract your guest’s attention!
9. Pad Printing on Fishing Lures
Printing on fishing lures are a great way to gain attention from all kinds of fish. The colors will come out bright and shiny, making all the “real” fishes totally jealous.
10. Pad Printing on Wrist Watches
What time is it? With pad printing technology we are able to tell. Customize the numbered design that the minute and hour hand point to. Never be late again!
11. Pad Printing on Beach Balls
Add some style and color to a fun beach toy. Pad printers can print any picture on a beach ball. Sorry, sand is not included.
12. Pad Printing on Guitar Picks
Nothing is too small to be printed on. Rock stars want to express themselves somehow too you know.
13. Pad Printing on Stained Glass
With the help of pad printing, your ordinary windows can look extraordinary! It is innovating, fun, and gives your neighbors something to talk about.
14. Pad Printing on Crocs
Go ahead, step all over them! The popular footwear just got even more popular! Pad printing on a croc is easy, not to mention it adds a touch of personality.
15. Pad Printing on Cowbells/Sheep Bells
Make some noise! Pad printing on cowbells are a snap, place your favorite team logo on it and bring it to the game to standout of the crowd. You need more cowbell!
16. Pad Printing on Jewelry
By using a pad printer, basic jewelry is transformed into elegant, beautiful and bold pieces that any lady would love to wear!
17. Pad Printing on Play Balls
Can play balls be even more fun than they already are? The answer is yes, with pad printing! The colored play balls with the designs on them are far more appealing than the plain colored balls.
18. Pad Printing on Colorized coins
Ever wonder what George Washington looked like in color!? Thanks to pad printing we now know. Take those plain silver coins and add life to them.
19. Pad Printing on Smoke Detector Housings
Don’t be alarmed! How would we know what the flashing light on the smoke detector meant? Pad printing gives meaning to those lights to alert us of important information.
20. Pad Printing on Windshield Wiper and Automotive Switches
Before cars are assembled they need all those small prints on the dashboard in order for us to tell the windshield wipers apart from the trunk release.
21. Pad Printing on Pills
We make sure people know what they are taking. You don’t want to make the mistake of taking your grandfathers Viagra instead of regular aspirin. We like to think that we save lives.
22. Pad Printing on Light Bulbs and Fluorescent Lamps
If you want to do something fun for your kids, get some fun colored light bulbs for their room.
23. Pad Printing on Zippo Lighters
How else would all those designs and logos appear on the world’s greatest lighter? Pad printing of course! Just be careful, these items are HOT!!!
24. Pad Printing on Pens
The logo on your pen, or the colored design on the side of it was done by pad printing. How else would you know where you took the pen from?
25. Pad Printing on Ping Pong Balls
A white ball getting hit back and fourth can get boring. Why not liven it up a bit by adding a logo or design to the ball to draw more attention!
26. Pad Printing on Cookies
Most of your taste buds are in the eye. Appearance is everything! With the help of pad printing those cookies look and taste even better than before.
27. Pad Printing on M&M’s
Let’s face it, we all love chocolate. And what a great way to show appreciation to employees, clients, or even your loved ones by giving away M&M’s with your very own thank you note.
28. Pad Printing on Press-on Fingernails
Print them out and press them on! Pad printing on nails is a snap, any design or picture you want! Just don’t break them!
29. Pad Printing on Baseball Bats
How else would baseball players know what type of bat they were using? Pad printing gives players the details about their bats such as: length and weight. Pad printing is a home run!
30. Pad Printing on Hard Hats
Hard hats not only save lives, they also represent the company a person works for. Pad printing technology allows us to label these safety instruments. Pad printing is here for your protection!
31. Pad Printing on Satellite Dishes
Pad printing works its magic everywhere, even up on the rooftop. How would you ever know who your cable provider is unless you get up there and see for yourself?
32. Pad Printing on Boiler Expansion Tanks
Know what model you’re dealing with! Pad printing allows us to contact the manufacturer in case of any problems. Pad printing keeps the water warm!
33. Pad Printing on Remote Controls
If there were no numbers on a remote how would we know what buttons to press? We would have to get up and change the channel! Pad printing lets a couch potato stay a couch potato.
34. Pad Printing on Circuit Breakers
When you blow a fuse and you’re stuck in the dark don’t panic, just find the circuit breaker that’s labeled correctly. Yes, pad printers keep you out of the dark.
35. Pad Printing on Sun Glasses
We all know how important it is to let people know that we are spending a fortune on those famous Ray-Bans and Oakley’s. Otherwise, what is the point of spending all that money? Pad printing helps people know what is hot and what is not.
36. Pad Printing on Electrical Cable
What type of cable is it? What is the cable length? What should I use it for? All of these questions can be answered by the information pad printed on the cables themselves! Shocking!
37. Pad Printing on Printed Tags
Printed tags are a thing of the past with the new tagless printing! Be more comfortable and have no more pesky tags popping out of your shirt. Pad printing is the wave of the future!
38. Pad Printing on Stir Sticks
Liven up those plain wooden stirrers with something colorful and fun. Pad printing will help create any design stirrer to blend with any style of yours. Even James Bond would rather have it stirred instead of shaken if he had a pad printed stirrer.
39. Pad Printing on Reciprocating Saw Blades
You can cut through anything if you have the correct saw blade. How do you find the correct saw blade? Through pad printing, that’s how! The size, type, and brand name are all printed directly on the saw blades.
40. Pad Printing on Napkins/Coffee Sleeves
Whatever the occasion, it is of the essence to have matching napkins and coffee sleeves. An interesting motif will be something fun to talk about in order to avoid that awkward silence while the guests are getting to know each other. Pad printing brings people together.
41. Pad Printing on Eggs
Grade A or neigh? How else could we tell other than pad printing! The label on the egg tells us if it is ok to eat or not.