Steel Embossing Digits for Pharmaceutical Blister Packs

NCB Marking Equipment is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of steel and brass embossing type for a permanent marking solution. We supply to customers all over the world, to many industries including the following:

Pharmaceutical date and batch code marking of blister packs and cartons

NCB Marking Equipment offers an extensive range of coding digits or coding type and our expertise in this area allows us to be able to advise on sizes, styles and materials to suit your coding requirements. We supply steel coding type for most of the pharmaceutical packaging machines.

Date and batch code marking of blister packs and cartons

Coding Digits and Coding Type are used for printing dates, batch and production codes onto packaging including cartons, blister packs, plastic and metal tubes. We have the capability of matching sizes, tolerances and styles of specific digits and type. We are also supply characters for OCR Recognition.

All our coding digits/type are available in Straight Section, ‘L’ Section, and ‘T’ Section, Tapered Radial Section, ‘T’ Slot and U Section, Interlocking, Interlocking Radial Section and others depending on individual requirements. Because we make each digit to order we can tailor to your every need.

Coding Digits/Coding Type

Our coding digits/type are manufactured in different materials to suit each individual applications. Some examples are as follows:

  • BRASS-Flat Faced Characters mainly used on Hot Foil Coders from 1.5mm to 12mm character height.
  • BRASS-Radial sections used on Hot Ink Printers for printing onto film.
  • ALLOY-Flat Faced Characters mainly used on Ink Transfer machines such as Happa Machines.
  • Hardened Steel-Raised Sharp Faced Characters for all types of debossing applications such as blister and cartoning machines.
  • Hardened Steel-Flat Faced Characters  used on Hot Foil Coders.
  • Hardened Steel-Sunk Engraved characters are used to leave a raised code, normally on plastic or metal tubes such as toothpaste tubes.


Technical Data

CamKalixAllen Coder
Opendate Coder RotomotionPreston

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