Badge Reel Printing
Pad printing is a unique process that is used to transfer a 2-D image to a 3-D object. This is usually done by an indirect offset printing process which transfers the image from a cliché to a substrate. Directly printing onto retractable badges utilizes Pad printing.
Normally, only the retractable badges of some series are used for this process.
Instead of a mill finish aluminum insert, the 2120-30xx series has a white hard plastic insert enabling it to accept one or two color imprints. It cannot be used on imprints with a very tight registration.
Badge Reel Printing can be done directly on 2120-3300 badge reels because they are black on the front, however, the image to be imprinted must contrast with the black background. As a result of this little drawback, not all images conform favorably with this series
Lastly, because of the recessed casing of the 2120-340x, pad printing directly on them will not work. The rough recessed area of the 2120-340x is between 1-1 1/4 inches, and should not be silk or pad printed. The only recommended printing system on this series is the digital dome printing technique. Any other system might result in a sporty coverage.
There are two major ways for Badge Reel Printing:
- Epoxy Dome printing
- Pad Printing
The logistics of using a Pad printing system is quite easy, all you need is
- Your image design in a good file format of your choice
- Charges: For 1 or 2-color imprints a one-time setup charge of $93.75 applies
- Duration time is a maximum of 5 weeks after approval.
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There are 2 ways to do Badge Reel Printing:
By Pad Printing directly onto the reel or By Applying an Epoxy Dome.
Direct Pad Printing
|Quantity||Number of Color||Cost Each|
|500||1 Color Imprint||$0.69 Cents Each|
|500||2 Color Imprint||$0.81 Cents Each|
|1000||1 Color Imprint||$0.55 Cents Each|
|1000||2 Color Imprint||$0.65 Cents Each|
|2500||1 Color Imprint||$0.43 Cents Each|
|2500||2 Color Imprint||$0.48 Cents Each|
|5000||1 Color Imprint||$0.36 Cents Each|
|5000||2 Color Imprint||$0.38 Cents Each|
ABOVE PRICING IS FOR THE IMPRINTING COSTS ONLY (Add cost of badge reel)
Artwork Needed: A graphic file from a PC is fine. (jpg, tif, bmp, or gif)
Setup Charges: 1 Time Setup Charge of $93.75 for 1 or 2 Color Imprint
Production Time: 3-5 Weeks after proof approval
Imprinted Direct Pad Printing orders are subject to a plus or minus 10% over/under run
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