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Pad Printing Doctor Blades, Scrapper Blades or Cleaning Blades
Thick Doctor Blades (Hard)
Blades are often considered to be the least important element in the pad printing process, with the open system. In fact, their characteristics determine print optimization and more importantly, the life of the etched plate. It is for these reasons essential that blades are manufactured from special high quality steel with perfectly uniform thickness, and that the chamfer is made with absolute accuracy.
Metal & Carbide Rings
Pad Printing Ceramic Rings and Carbide Rings for InkCup
There has been much debate as to which doctor ring material is best for doctoring printing plates. The market for pad printing supplies originally started with carbide steel doctor rings and many were successfully implemented, however, since the ceramic ring was brought to the market it has been extremely successful as well. We would guess that now the pad printing marketplace is evenly divided between the carbide ring and the new generation ceramic doctor ring. Today, both carbide rings and ceramic rings work extremely well. It is our opinion however, that the ceramic doctor ring offers some advantages.