Separate Marking Heads for Integration & Automation

Dot Peen pin marking separate marking heads for integration

SCHMIDT Styliner® pin marking and scribe marking systems are available as separate marking heads (S-Heads) to integrate with virtually any manufacturing operation, part assembly, test cell or robotic application. 

S-Head marking field sizes ranging from 1” x 2.5” to 8” x 8” or can be custom manufactured to meet your requirements.


OTHER MACHINE STYLES: see our Column Mounted Benchtop machines or our Portable Hand-Held options.

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Styliner® S-Heads Overview

Styliner® Integration and Automation Capabilities

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SCHMIDT manufactures separate marking heads (S-Heads) and controls designed for automation and integration into current manufacturing operations. These marking heads can be mounted into existing work cells, positioned at the end of robotic arms, or designed to hang from a hoist or air balancer.

A wide array of self-contained or PC based controllers are available for simple input or complete networking applications.

Our S-Heads can be equipped with programmable powered z-axis for automatic marking height adjustment. For harsh environments, an optional shutter shield assembly moves in conjunction with our dot peen marking pin to guard against dirt and debris that may contaminate the internal components.

With SCHMIDT's in-house engineering and extensive application knowledge, we offer complete customization capabilities that include electrical, mechanical, and software to meet and exceed your marking application requirements.


Styliner® S-Head Models

Styliner® Separate "S" Head Models

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1" by 4" seperate marking head for integration

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From our Pin Marking Portable Styliner® Series:

  • 1" x 2.5" Stinger S-Head
  • 1" x 4" Super Stinger S-Head
  • 2" x 4" Ultra Stinger S-Head

S-Heads can be mounted or integrated into your manufacturing cell or operation. They can be equipped with an available debris guard as shown here in the 3D model

4" by 4" separate marking head for integration

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From our Pin Marking Column Mounted Styliner® Series:

  • 4" x 4" Mark3 S-Head
  • 8" x 8" Mark4 S-Head

Can be equipped with a mounting bracket for attaching the s-head to a linear slide assembly, articulating arm, robot, or static mounting block.

Scribeliner scribe marker separate marking head

View 3D model of 1x4 Marking Head

From our Scribeliner® Scribe Marking Series:

  • 1” x 4” Scribeliner S-Head
  • 4” x 3” Scribeliner S-Head
  • 6” x 6” Scribeliner S-Head

Scribers are the best choice where a quiet, deep, recoverable mark is required and clamp tooling is to be utilized. For production line integration with custom designed clamp fixturing or robotic arm mounting.

3" by 5" seperate marking head for integration

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Example of a Custom S-Head

  • 5” x 3” x 1.5” - S-Head with powered Z axis

This s-head was designed with a programmable z-axis, and is best suited for marking variable part heights in automated applications. The programmable z-axis eliminates the need to adjust the marking head between marks.


Software and Controls

Software & Controls for SCHMIDT's Mountable Marking Heads

Dot Peen Pin Marking System Software

Screen shot of SCHMIDT Stylewrite softwareCommunications for the Styliner® "S" separate marking heads are are interfaced with a robust, stable and very flexible software package. The StyleWrite for Windows software is available with 2D barcode, 2D data matrix capability enabled as an option.

SCHMIDT's Style40 DOS software is now being upgraded to StyleWrite for Windows. Please contact your local SCHMIDT product specialist.


DOWNLOAD: full version and updated Styliner StyleWrite software.


Dot Peen Pin Marking System Controls

Controls for SCHMIDT Styliner and Scribe marking systemsControls for the Styliner® "S" separate marking heads are available in different configurations to accommodate a variety of machine requirements. The MS Win7E controls, pictured here, combines SCHMIDT machine controls and a self contained pc with Windows 7 embedded on a flash card aboard the pc. Click here to see all of SCHMIDT's control options.

SCHMIDT's MS104 Controllers with DOS software are now being upgraded to controllers running StyleWrite for Windows. If you are currently running the DOS software and would like to discuss your upgrade options, please contact your local SCHMIDT product specialist.

If you are a current customer looking for set up instructions on your Styliner marking system with MS Win7E or MS WIN controls, please see our set up tutorial videos.


Custom Styliner® S-Head Examples

Custom Styliner® Integration Head Examples

Custom Styliner Integration Marking Head on vavle

This 2" x 4" Styliner® integration head has been mounted on an adjustable linear slide, equipped with vertically mounted 3 Jaw rotary chuck for marking various diameter valve bodies. Watch the application video.

Custom Pin Marking Machine in Sound Enclosure

This 4" x 4" Styliner® integration head has been mounted horizontally on a pneumatic linear slide marking forklift fenders. The parts are loaded onto a shuttle table and marked inside a sound enclosure.

3 Integration pin marking heads marking one part simultaneaously

Three Styliner® integration heads mounted on linear slides for simultaneously marking various size drill bits on three sides. Watch the application video.

3x8 Pin marking head with pneumatic clamp marking various couplings and pip fittings

This 3" x 8" Styliner® integration head was mounted with an adjustable pneumatic clamp for marking various size couplings and pipe fittings.

Custom pin marking head for various size drill bits

This Styliner® integration head was designed with a multi-position locating dial plate and a programmable "Z" axis for varying part height adjustment in marking assorted diameter drill bits.

Pin marking system with reader and verifier

This 4" x 4" Styliner® integration head has been mounted on a horizontal linear slide and equipped with lighting and a vision system for marking firearm parts.


Styliner® S-Head Brochures

Styliner® Separate Marking Heads Brochures

Pin Marking Styliner Series Product Guide Catalog

Styliner Product Catalog

Catalog on SCHMIDT's available readers and verifiers for ID part marking

Vision Systems Brochure


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Styliner® S-Head Videos

Separate Integration Marking Head Videos

These videos demonstrate some of our Styliner® pin marking integration heads in action. Our machines can also be column mounted or be hand held for portablility.


Separate Integration Marking Head Videos

Styliner Integration Marking Head Mounted on a Linear Slide

This 2" x 4" Styliner® integration head has been mounted on an adjustable linear slide, equipped with a vertically mounted 3 Jaw rotary chuck for marking various diameter valve bodies.

Three Pin Marking Heads Simultaneously Marking One Drill Bit

A manufacturer of oil drill rock bit cones was looking for a part marking solution that would increase their production rate and reduce operator physical labor. SCHMIDT met this challenge by integrating 3 of our Styliner® pin marking heads into one system capable of handling their wide range of part sizes. This custom machine also simultaneously placed individual marks in three different locations on each part.

Scribeliner® Custom S-Head Scribe Marking Systems

This video demonstrates a SCHMIDT Scribeliner® S Head Marking on Automotive parts with custom clamping fixture.