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  • What types of surfaces can a Sprinter mark?
    Porous (paper, cardboard, etc.) and non-porous(metal, plastic, etc.)

  • Are the inks used in Sprinter models quick drying?
    Yes, generally within 1 to 2 seconds dry to touch on most non-porous surfaces, quicker on porous surfaces.

  • Do you offer optional equipment?
    Yes, a range of auxiliary equipment as well as operating supplies are available.

  • Can Sprinter models do upside down marking?
    Any orientation is possible; if an orientation requires the ink to feed against gravity, a wick is used in the reservoir to assist ink flow.

  • What size of rubber type can be used?
    A range of type heights are available, 1/16" to 1/4" is commonly used, but larger sizes are available.

  • What are typical delivery terms?
    Most items are shipped on a 7 to 10 day basis; however overnight service is available on all standard machines, auxiliary equipment, as well as operating supplies. Overnight service is an additional charge and subject to inventory at the time of order placement.

  • How fast can a Sprinter run?
    Speeds range in CPM (cycles per minute) 150 to 350 depending on model selected, surface being marked, etc..

  • What do I need to run a Sprinter?
    At a minimum 20psi (40psi for model 22/28) air supply, a four-way valve, and a signal to switch the valve.

  • What diameter dot can a Sprinter mark?
    On a model 22 (1/8"-1/4"), model 44 (1/8"-3/8"). Larger diameter dots are available but may require a model 66 or larger.

  • What about marking non-flat surfaces?
    In most cases, after a sample part evaluation, non-flat surfaces can be accommodated with a custom marking head.

  • What ink colors are available?
    White, Black, Red, Green, Grass Green, Lime Green, Brown, Tan, Blue, Light Blue, Pink, Purple, Violet, Orange, Silver-Gray, and Yellow.

  • How many marks will I get per bottle of ink?
    On a model 66 typically 125,000 imprints of an average length message. Average number of imprints varies with message size and model selection.

  • How long will the Sprinter unit last?
    Under normal operating conditions, the units are designed to deliver several million cycles, with minimal maintenance.

  • Sprinter Marking Price Chart
    Click to view a PDF of Sprinter Marking's price chart, effective September 1st 2022.