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Character Specs & Styles

Character Specifications
Character Styles
Character Styles Supplied with Standard Equipment

 

 

Character Specifications

Measurement Standards

Sharp Face Measurement Illustration Flat Face Measurement Illustration

 

Note: Round Face characters are also measured center to center.

 

 

Variation of Character Size with Changes in Depth of Impression

The following illustration and simple formula explain the relationship between the depth of impression and the resulting size of the stamped characters.

Side View of Character
Character illustration of depth of impression. W ≈ 2Z W = Approximate stamped face width X ≈ Y + 2Z X = Approximate height or width of stamped character Y = Engraved character height or width Z = Depth of impression
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Character Styles

Reverse printing character styles are available. Check with factory for price and availability.
Style Number Character Style Style Name Height to Width Ratio**
500 Gothic Extra Condensed 3.2/1
501 Gothic Condensed 2.2/1
502 Gothic Normal 1.5/1
506 Gothic Extended 1/1
523 Hand Stamp Gothic 1.4/1
531* Open Style Gothic 2.2/1
532* Special Style Gothic 2.4/1
533* Sharp Face Italic 1.4/1
550* Flat Face Gothic Extra Condensed 2.6/1
551 Flat Face Gothic 2/1
552 Flat Face Gothic Normal 1.5/1
555 Round Face Gothic (Illustration of cross-section) 2.2/1
601* Roman Condensed 2.1/1
602 Roman Normal Light 1.7/1 Figures 1.1/1 Alpha
603* Roman Normal Heavy 1.6/1
604 Sharp Face Roman 1/1
701 Gothic Embossing Type 1.7/1
801 Script 0.8/1
901 Old English Face 2.5/1
*Only available in figures 1 to 0.
** For reference purposes only. Individual characters may vary.
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Miscellaneous Styles

Check with factory for availability.
Diagonal Fractions***
Tier Fractions***
Signs
Symbols
Inspectors Marks
Arrows
***Note: Not all fractions are available in both diagonal and tier styles.

 

 

Character Styles with Standard Equipment

The following chart depicts the character styles which are supplied when ordering standard equipment in the sizes indicated.

Character Size Hand Stamps Steel Type Rotary Stamps Model 60 Model 70 Model 73 Model 80 Model 83 Model 85 Model 50 Model 40B Model 94
1/32 523 502 * * 502 * 502 502 502 502 * *
3/64 * * * * 502 * 502 502 502 502 * *
1/16 523 502 502 502 502 * 502 502 502 502 502 *
5/64 * * * * * * * * * 502 * *
3/32 523 501 502 501 501 * 501 501 501 501 502 *
7/64 * * * * * * * * * * * *
1/8 523 501 501 501 501 * 501 501 501 501 501 501
5/32 523 501 501 * 501 501 501 501 501 501 501 501
3/16 523 501 501 * 501 501 501 501 501 501 501 501
1/4 523 501 501 * 501 501 501 501 501 501 * 501
5/16 523 501 501 * * 501 * * * 501 * 501
3/8 523 523 501 * * 501 * * * 501 * 501
7/16 * * * * * * * * * * * *
1/2 523 523 * * * * * * * * * *
* Indicates non-availability of particular character sizes in standard machines. Special orders are available by contacting the factory.