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Link to Steel Stamps Catalog

This well organized catalog lists all stamps and dies available. Included with each stamp or die are drawings and dimensions, as well as suitable applications for use. Several informative pages are located at the beginning of the catalog to make stamp and die selection a simple process. They contain a Character Size Data Chart, examples of character face styles, a how to order page and a section on marking pressure and force requirements.

Product Listing

Link to flat and step stamps page Flat and Step Stamps: Flat type stamps are held into a holder with a set screw. This method is recommended for use only in applications with smaller forces and minimal machine vibrations. Step style stamps are held into a holder with a plate or clip. This method offers very easy changing of the marking legend.
Link to groove stamps page Groove Stamps: Groove type stamps are held into a holder with a spring clip or pin. This pin is made of spring steel, and is designed to withstand impact forces. Groove stamps comes in a variety of standard configurations: CMG, CMC and CMV.
Link to round insert stamps page Round Insert Stamps: For use in CMT air impact markers with rod style "B", as well as the No. 8 inspector's hammer. Also useful in clamping devices for station code numbers.
Link to standard punches page Standard Punches: For staking or seating, Columbia offers standard punches in your choice of 60, 90 or 120 degree angles.
Link to hot stamping stamps age Hot Stamping Stamps: Flat Face stamps made specifically for hot stamping machines and applications. They come in Flat, Step and Double Step Style as well as Round Inserts, with a variety of flat character face heights available.
Link to radial press holder/stamps page Radial Press Holder/Stamps: CMR Radial Type holders are designed to specific customer requirements for marking circular impressions on flat surfaces. They are ideal for marking gear blanks, cutter, pulleys, shafts, bearings, wheels and bushings.
Link to Roll Stamp Holder and Stamps page Roll Stamp Holder/Stamps: Columbia roll stamp holders, developed to efficiently mark both flat and contoured surfaces, are designed to hold individual step style wedge stamps or combinations of wedge or logo type stamps, and segment dies.
Link to Roll Dies Page Roll Dies: Marking by means of a roll die is one of the fastest and most efficient methods known. Roll dies solve a large variety of marking needs.
Link to CNC Roll Stamp Holder CNC Roll Stamp Holder: Ideal for fittings, couplings, nozzles, collars and many other parts turned in a lathe, screw machine, multiple spindle or chucking machine. The in-line operation allows for efficient marking during primary operations, and completely eliminates the need for a secondary marking process.
Link to custom stamps/dies page Custom Stamps/Dies: Columbia is skilled at making any type of custom stamp or die, including logos and signatures.
Link to Bottoming marker page Bottoming Marker: For use in stamping presses or with forming dies having spring or air pads.
Link to stamping die installation page Stamping Die Installation:Get the formula for determining gap width, type size or type quantity for a successful installation.
Link to retainers and l-shaped stamps page Retainers/L-Shape Stamps: For standard retainer and backing plate sets, L-shaped stamps offer extra clarity and ACCoat for durability and self cleaning. They are also skin packaged for easy counting and QC.
Link to Wedge Stamp page Retainers/Wedge Stamp:For Wedge shaped stamp retainers and backing plate sets, Wedge shaped stamps offer extra clarity and ACCoat for durability and self cleaning. They are also skin packaged for easy counting and QC.
Link to embossing chart page Embossing Chart: View the embossing chart to find the pressure required for the desired character size and metal thickness.
Link to embossing dies page Embossing Dies: Columbia makes embossing and semi-coining dies, read more on the difference between the two and process.
Link to Wooden Stamp box page Stamp Boxes: Sturdy steel or wooden boxes allow for easy organization of stamps. The steel stamp box is finished with rust and acid resistant enamel, and the wooden stamp box will also hold a HG or H series hand holder.

Additional Information

Link to marking methods page Marking Methods: A visual depiction of the various types of marking on tubes, flat and round parts.
Link to estimated marking force page Estimated Marking Force: A comprehensive chart for determining the estimated maximum force per hammer blow (in lbs).
Link to marking pressure page Marking Pressure: A detailed chart showing the relationship between character size and depth of mark, taking into account the type of material being marked as well.
Link to character size page Character Size: Actual size examples of character sizes, including height, width and spacing of characters, engraved on steel roll, stamping and embossing dies.
Link to character face styles page Character Face Styles: CMT offers 5 different face styles for your stamp characters. Explore this page to see what style will work best for you and your marking application.
Link to engraving depth page Engraving Depth: A helpful listing of each characters' size engraving depth.
Link to style of fractions page Style of Fractions: A layout showing the different styles of fractions to be engraved on a stamp.
Link to how to order page How to Order Stamps: An informative guide to assist you in ordering individual characters and punctuation stamps, as well as logo dies and segments.
Link to punctuation page Punctuation: CMT also offers punctuation symbol stamps, view your options here.
Link to legend length page Legend Length: Get the formula used to determine maximum legend length of logo or segment dies.
Link to symbols page Symbols: Columbia offers 600 different symbols that can be engraved on any type, insert or hand stamp. View chart...