Learn more about key printing plate selection criteria as well as about our wide range of printing plates and supporting supplies.
Trans Tech is proud of our reputation as the industry leader in pad printing plate making. We provide etched plates (with market-leading precision), blank plates and plate etching supplies. Our plates are available in standard and custom sizes in universal format (punch holes for use in any system). Each etched plate also comes with a quality report showing etch depth accuracy.
Our knowledgeable plate team (with 100+ years of combined experience working with art and plates for pad printing) is ready to help you identify the best printing plate for your specific application.
Trans Tech offers a wide range of plastic, laser, thick steel, and thin steel foil printing plates to fit the full spectrum of pad printing applications. Each plate material type has features and benefits that make it suitable for specific requirements and operational budgets.
Our designated plate making team has over 100 years combined experience in pad printing. We know how to carefully study all relevant factors in order to recommend the printing plate that best fits your specific needs.
Specifically- we look at:
In addition to plates, Trans Tech provides a number of supporting technologies for customers who wish to produce their own plates.
Plate making instructions can be found in our Info Center
Enables rapid creation of laser plates for short and long run jobs within pre-set parameters of solid, screened, and four-color process.
Easy-to-use software makes importing of graphics and positioning of images on the plate visible and intuitive with minimal learning curve required.