FOR OVER 125 YEARS, GT SCHMIDT HAS SUPPLIED VIRTUALLY EVERY INDUSTRY WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY STEEL TYPE.
Our steel type is specially heat treated and inspected to maintain uniform quality and durability, even under the most severe marking conditions. Our steel type comes in a variety of character sizes, standard and custom, along with a variety of face designs, to help you achieve your desired mark.
We sell three different kinds of steel type: straight, round, and wedge. Straight type is used in straight type holders for two common applications: manual or press marking on a flat parts or roll marking across round parts. Round steel type, or knurl type, is used in our round type holders when roll marking along a flat part. Wedge type is used in our concave type holders when rotary roll marking along the periphery of round parts.
Standard straight groove type is available in five sizes (1/16", 3/32", 1/8", 5/32", 3/16", and 1/4") and can be purchased here in our online shop. Custom sizes are also available, please discuss lead time and pricing with our customer service team. 847-647-7117.
Standard Straight Groove Type comes in the following alphanumeric options: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z / (slash) - (dash) . (period) & (ampersand) and blanks for spacing. Complete letter and figure sets are also available.
All straight groove type can be used in our manual and machine style straight type holders.
TYPE HOLDERS FOR STRAIGHT TYPE
Round (Knurl) Groove Type is available from stock in three sizes 1/16", 3/32", and 1/8". Custom sizes are also available, please discuss lead time and pricing with our customer service team. 847-647-7117.
Round (Knurl) Groove Type comes in the following alpha numeric options: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z / (slash) - (dash) . (period) & (ampersand). Complete letter and figure sets are also available.
Round (Knurl) Groove Type can be used in our round type holders for roll marking flat parts.
TYPE HOLDERS AND CARRIAGES FOR ROUND TYPE
Wedge type is used in a concave type holder for rotary roll marking on the periphery of round cylindrical parts. Wedge steel type is a specialty type and is not carried in stock. We can custom manufacture wedge type, please contact customer service for lead time and pricing.
TYPE HOLDERS FOR WEDGE TYPEMACHINE-STYLE: CONCAVE TYPE HOLDER
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