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Self – Inking Stamps and Pre-Inked Stamps??

Self-Inking Stamps V Pre-Inked Stamps

We often get the question what is the difference between a Self-Inking stamp and a Pre-Inked Stamp??

Self-inking stamps contain a water-based ink and pre-inked stamps contain oil-based ink.

The self-inking stamps transfer ink from an inner pad whereas pre-inked stamps have an ink cell and impression pad built into one. Self-inking stamps are the most economically priced and make a great impression 10,000 times before needing re-inking or a replacement pad. Pre-inked stamps create perfect impressions 50,000 times before needing to be re-inked. Both types of these very popular stamps are available in various colours and are refillable. Both styles work well on most porous papers, please choose one of our permanent ink stamps for stamping non-porous surfaces.

Should you have any questions on which type of stamp is best for your surface please contact one of our friendly staff.