Interesting facts about the various quality rubber stamps available

April 10, 2014 · Print This Article

Remember those old big rubber stamps that were usually used in large administrative offices or classrooms? These days there are an amazing variety of quality rubber stamps available on the market in Germiston which can definitely add a tangible value to your business. Rubber stamps can save you time and money and help increase productivity in your office today.

With so many different rubber stamps available on the market, many people are opting for custom made rubber stamps that suit their respective needs. If you would like to learn more about these different ypes of rubber stamps, then read on.

Minuteman Press’s various kinds of affordable and quality rubber stamps in Germiston

  • Affordable Mounted rubber stamps:  The most common stamps, the mounted type, are used to produce detail images. These come with a deep etch and can be used to stamp onto cloth, fabric and soft materials such as clay or pottery. These stamps are made of three parts – the dye, the cushion and the block or mount. The block or mount gives user a grip for precise stamping.
  • Quality Un-mounted rubber stamps:  This is an alternative to the regular mounted type; this stamp is made of just the ‘dye’ part. These are cheaper than the mounted types. They can be either mounted permanently on the stamp or used with an alternative mounting system. These are less bulky and lighter than traditional rubber stamps. They represent a good value for money. However, the only disadvantage to using these stamps is that they need to be cut out from the sheet before use.
  • Acrylic stamps:  Also known as clear stamps, these are used with acrylic blocks for a more precise and straightforward placement. Available in a variety of shapes and sizes, they are reusable as they can be cleaned and put back in the package for the next use. They are also known as clear rubber stamps, photo-polymer stamps and polymer stamps. When new, they are completely transparent and can be attached to a stamping block. These are also cheaper than traditional rubber stamps and less bulky too.

Contact Minuteman Press in Germiston today for all your rubber stamp advice and needs!  We can also provide you with any custom made rubber stamp that you might be in need off for your business.

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