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Single Color Pad Printing Services

Unique Assembly & Decorating offers single color pad printing (also referred to as one color pad printing or 1-color pad printing). Whether you need a high volume of plastic injection molded parts, automotive components, medical devices with multiple print locations, or a product line of glass tincture bottles for the CBD / Cannabis industry, we’ll provide the most cost-effective custom pad printing service and solution for your single color pad printing project.

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Single Color Pad Printing at Unique

What is Single Color Pad Printing?

For single color pad printing projects, we have many different sizes and types of 1-color pad printing equipment and machines available to suit your needs. Having a variety of 1-color pad printers enables us to match the right equipment with your product decorating needs. In addition, we offer in-house automated solutions to provide cost-effective pad printing solutions and services for your high-volume orders. With a facility including both open well and sealed cup pad printing equipment capable of producing consistent images at fast rates, the design of each pad printer creates advantages for certain projects.

  • The most effective printing option providing the highest 1-color image quality
  • All industries including automotive, medical, electrical components, and CBD & Cannabis
  • Custom Color and PMS Color Matching
  • Automation for high volume projects
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Pad Printing: Automated with Four Station Dial Table

Is single color pad printing right for my project?

This may be the most cost-effective and best option for your printing project if:

  • Your image size is 5" diameter or smaller for standard sealed cup pad printing.
  • Your image size is approximately 2” tall x 24” for our cup slide pad printers that allow us to pad print these wider images for projects not suitable for screen printing – such as the decorating area be near to a vertical wall or vertical obstruction.
  • The decorating area is raised or recessed.
  • The decorating area has complex curvature, concave, or convex.
  • The decorating area is near a vertical wall or vertical obstruction.

Reach out to us today to discuss your high volume rigid project and see if our single color pad printing services is the right fit for your unique project.

Open Well Pad Printing

This single color, or one color, pad printing equipment represents older pad printing technology, but Open Well pad printers still have a place in today’s custom decorating facilities. For example, single color pad printing projects with multiple images on the same part are a good fit for our Open Well pad printers. The Open Well design allows for quicker changeovers than with Sealed Cup pad printers. The design of the machine allows our operators to change from image to image with little downtime. Less downtime equals savings to the customer, especially for high volume orders!

Sealed Cup Pad Printing

The Sealed Cup (sometimes referred to as closed cup) for single color or one-color pad printing design is newer pad printing technology where the ink is sealed in a cup, as the name suggests. Since the ink in these pad printers is sealed, it remains at the proper viscosity for a longer period of time. Therefore, the operator spends less time maintaining the ink, which results in higher output. Again, higher pad printing output equals savings to the customer, especially for larger quantity orders.

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Unique Assembly is able to print or decorate nearly any rigid surface – flat or cylindrical, concave or convex, raised or recessed, and painted or coated surfaces.

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We have the capabilities to work with companies across the US and are excited to work with you on your upcoming project!

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Unique Assembly & Decorating, Inc.
2550 Wisconsin Ave,
Downers Grove, IL 60515