Valve Tags

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  1. DaleRCL

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    Bit of a boring one guys. I need to get some sort of portable device for printing off solid plastic valve tags on site. Ideally a circular tag with a hole at the top for a chain, wording embossed into the plastic.

    Any recommendations/ideas where I might get hold of one?
     
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    Thanks Jack, but I'm doing a contract where the specification requires the tags to be embossed. I know you can order embossed ones online but would make my life a lot easier if I could just print them there and then. Cost isn't really too much of an issue as I can price it onto the jobs.
     
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    OK, I understand

    From experiences in industry I can understand why embossed (ie engraved) tags are required.

    However, after a fairly short period of time, printing tends to disappear and only engraved tags are worth having. Plastic ones also have a problem with them getting broken.

    We always insisted on metal (brass) tags for identification. These have the advantage that, apart from being neatly engraved, blank ones can also be marked up using a set of engineers number and letter punches.
     
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