Outsourcing is usually convenient for production volumes that do not exceed 100,000 prints per week (i.e. is best for manufacturers with fewer than 6 pad printers).
Printing plate making orders are fulfilled in one of our US or international plate-making locations and shipped within 1-2 business days.
Two plate materials are available for etching, both materials withstand up to 30,000 prints:
- Cobalt SteelBack
– Steel-backed for increased durability
– 0.030 inch thick
- Laser Orange
– Best cliché for hot and humid climates
– 0.019 inch thick
Other plate materials, including Thick Steel, are also available for etching.