Pad printing on hard hats is a cost-effective option for decorating these safety items. Tampo printing also known as pad printing is ideal for long runs and simple logo (1 – 6 colors). This printing methods offers flexibility for this oddly shaped large product. To pad print on hard hats, you need a servo driven fixtures and the right pad printing equipment. This combination allows operators to properly position and print the hard hats.
Also, pad printing hard hats is a practical way to print on hard-to-reach uneven surfaces.
TP series is a great hard hat pad printing ink. Most hard hats are made of ABS plastic because of this material’s great chemical and impact resistance. In addition, this material is also rather light. Additionally, the TP Series Ink is a hybrid pad printing ink, one of a kind pad printing ink. This ink adheres onto many substrates including metal, wood, paper, plastics and especially ABS. TP Series features high gloss, high opacity, and chemical and abrasion resistance. For this reason, the TP series is the best ink for pad printing on hard hats and ABS plastics.
The TP series should be paired with the i-300x cross-linker for maximum abrasion resistance.
Products used: TP series ink series and Volta™ M6300SS 6-color pad printing machine