Category Archives: Medical Device Pad Printing

Pad Printing: How to Improve Ink Adhesion

Ink Adhesion Medical Pad Printing

Pad printing is the process of transferring 2D images onto 3D parts.  When skilled artisans and industrial grade machinery are combined, the process of pad printing accurately transfers artwork images onto a substrate, en masse, providing a cost effective decorating solution.  The process is particularly useful for the medical and industrial industries, where volume, precision, […]

Medical Device Pad Printing 101: An Engineer’s Guide

Medical Device Pad Printing

Medical devices will no doubt present unexpected design challenges.  Decorating considerations should be planned early in the medical device pad printing design stage.  Oftentimes the decorating decision comes at the end of the design and after the substrate has been chosen.  Beware, there are many substrates that have poor adhesion qualities for decorating!  Adhesion is […]