Type Sets

Pryor Marking Products manufactures precision-made steel type for multi-character marking. Type is the simple solution for multi-character marking using standard, off-the-shelf type. Type is available in 9 sizes for the standard sharp faced range and in limited sizes of Ministress and Dotstress. It is also available in High Speed Steel for particularly tough marking problems.

Type is available in boxed sets of 100 alpha-numeric and punctuation characters (plus spaces), with or without holder. Pryor Type provides straight line accurate marking on your component, for use by hand or by machine and is manufactured to BS5750/ISO9002 quality standards.

Pryor Type Features:

  • Precision ground blanks of Sheffield Alloy Steel
  • Nickel plated so it resists rust and gives good appearance
  • Type can be used in a hand holder (to be hit with a hammer), or in a machine holder (to be used in a press)
  • Hardened to 59-63 Rockwell C to give long life and safety in use
  • Choice of three different ranges, each with its own blank size
  • Can be purchased as a complete kit, or as a single replacement pieces
  • Replacement holders are available
  • Supplied in strong plastic case with components for accurate storage and easy character selection
  • For guidance on hardness of material to be marked, click here
  • Safety note-we recommend the use of safety goggles when using these products
Character Size
mm inches
1.5 1/16
2.5 3/32
3.0 1/8
4.0 5/32
5.0 3/16
6.0 1/4
8.0 5/16
10.0 3/8
12.5 1/2
Letter and Figure sets are available in 6 character sizes:
  • 1/16″ – 112 Piece Set
  • 3/32″ – 112 Piece Set
  • 1/8″ – 112 Piece Set
  • 3/16″ – 106 Piece Set
  • 1/4″ – 106 Piece Set
  • 3/8″ – 106 Piece Set
Detailed composition of the standard 112 piece fount set
A A A B B C C D D E
E E E F F G G H H I
I I J J K K L L L M
M N N N O O O P P Q
R R R S S S T T U U
U V W W X X Y Z & /
/ . . · · 1 1 1
1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4
4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 7
7 8 8 8 9 9 9 0 0 0

Here are some of the Pryor Type available for your marking needs:

  • Standard Type – The standard product to mark multi-character inscriptions
  • Low Stress Type – Rounded characters for low stress marking, especially for use in the Aircraft, Nuclear, and Oil industries
  • Wedge Type – Type for use in Roll marking applications
  • Holders – Full range of replacement hand, machine, and rotary holders
  • Packaging and Coding Type – Printing or indenting packaging materials. Typically used in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Also called coding type.
Pryor Type
METRIC/IMPERIAL 1.0
0.040
1.5
1/16
2.0
5/64
2.5
3/32
3.0
1/8
4.0
5/32
5.0
3/16
6.0
1/4
10.0
3/8
SHARP FACED  1.0
0.040
1.5
1/16
2.0
5/64
2.5
3/32
3.0
1/8
4.0
5/32
5.0
3/16
6.0
1/4
10.0
3/8
MINISTRESS  1.0
0.040
1.5
1/16
2.0
5/64
2.5
3/32
3.0
1/8
4.0
5/32
5.0
3/16
6.0
1/4
10.0
3/8
DOTSTRESS  1.0
0.040
1.5
1/16
2.0
5/64
2.5
3/32
3.0
1/8
4.0
5/32
5.0
3/16
6.0
1/4
10.0
3/8
SHARP FACED
HIGH SPEED
1.0
0.040
1.5
1/16
2.0
5/64
2.5
3/32
3.0
1/8
4.0
5/32
5.0
3/16
6.0
1/4
10.0
3/8

 

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