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We have created hundreds of embossing dies for document certification, copyright and aesthetics for government departments, public companies, private companies, law firms, universities, training organisations, translation organisations, architects, restaurants, notaries, JP’s, photographers, artists and private individuals.  We also supply Foil Seals for use with the machines and certificate frames and folders.

After viewing the available options below please see our
 Frequently Asked Questions and  To Order sections at the end of this page.

OPTION 1: Small Spring Clip Embosser- Hand Held: Strong yet light.. ideal for travel.  The die is mounted in a spring-clip for easy clip-out, clip-in changing allowing for use with multiple embossing designs or orientations.

  • Maximum Emboss Area: Your design to be embossed needs to fit within a 37 mm diameter circle. If doing a seal design, your outer circle can be 37 mm diameter.  If you wish to use Foil Seals, use the 45mm diameter ones in Silver or Gold.
  • Maximum Paper: 230 gsm with simple small art. 
                80 gsm with standard text in a circle.
  • Maximum Reach: 45 mm.
  • Machine's Dimensions: Length: 120 mm
                           Height when closed: 50 mm
                           Height when open:  120 mm
  • Cost: $295 + GST incl. one spring clip die.  Freight free.
  • Additional dies: $150 + GST.

OPTION 2: Medium Spring Clip Embosser: Easier to use than the small if you are doing a lot of work.  The die is mounted in a spring-clip for easy clip-out, clip-in changing allowing for use with multiple embossing designs or orientations.

  • Maximum Emboss Area: Your design to be embossed needs to fit within a 46 mm diameter circle.
  • If you wish to use Foil Seals, use the 50mm ones and size your design to fit within a 42 mm diameter circle.
  • Maximum Paper: 300 gsm with simple small art. 
                150 gsm with standard text in a circle
                80 gsm with standard text in a circle plus
                           other decorations.
  • Maximum Reach: 65 mm
  • Machine's Dimensions:
    • Length 145 mm
    • Height when closed: 110 mm
    • Height when open: 185 mm
  • Cost: $400 + GST incl. one spring clip die. Freight free.
  • Additional dies: $150 + GST
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OPTION 3: Large Spring Clip Embosser: With the double-cam lever mechanism of this embosser one can achieve sufficient pressure on the die with less effort.  Ideal when runs of 40 or more impressions at a time are likely (depending on the design being embossed, paper stock, and user).    Customers Comments on this machine

The die is mounted in a spring-clip for easy clip-out, clip-in changing allowing for use with multiple embossing designs or orientations. Rectangular plates are no longer available for this machine

  • Maximum Emboss Area: Your design to be embossed needs to fit within a 46 mm diameter circle.
  • If you wish to use Foil Seals, use the 50mm ones and size your design to fit within a 42 mm diameter circle.
  • Maximum Paper: 400 gsm with simple small art.  250 gsm with standard text in a circle. 150 gsm with standard text in a circle plus other decorations
  • Maximum Reach: 110 mm
  • Machine's Dimensions:
       Length: 215 mm
       Height closed: 120 mm
       Height when open: 210 mm
  • Cost: $640 + GST incl one spring clip die. Freight free.
  • Additional dies: $200 + GST
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Shown above with the die out. Rectangular plates are no longer available for this machine.

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OPTIONS 4, 5 & 6: Gift Embossers : Available in Gold (option 4), Chrome (option 5) or Black (option 6)..  The die is mounted in a spring-clip for easy clip-out, clip-in changing allowing for use with multiple embossing designs or orientations.

  • Maximum Emboss Area: Your design to be embossed needs to fit within a 35 mm diameter circle. If doing a seal design, your outer circle can be 35 mm diameter.    If you wish to use Foil Seals, use the 45mm diameter ones in Silver or Gold.
  • Maximum Paper: 300 gsm with simple small art. 
                150 gsm with standard text in a circle
                80 gsm with standard text in a circle plus other decorations.
  • Maximum Reach: 50 mm
  • Cost: $450 + GST including one spring clip die. Freight free.
  • Additional dies: $150 + GST
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EmbosserGold2
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EmbosserGold1

Prestigious gift, for the front desk or for use in presentation ceremonies.

Changing the spring clip dies (in the embossers shown above):

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You can quickly and easily change the embossing die by squeezing the spring clip.  This is generally done to use a different artwork.  However you may also choose to have two dies of the same artwork but orientated differently, eg one to come in from the right of the paper and one to come in from the left (ie this avoids an upside down impression when coming in from another side)

A die from the Small Hand Held can used on the Small Desk.  However a die from the Small (Hand Held or Desk) can not be used on the Medium or Large.  Also a die from a Medium can not be used on a Small or a Large.  A die from a Large can not be used on a Medium or Small.

OPTION 7: Cast Embosser:

Super heavy duty.  Will stand up to exerting maximum pressure on the leaver over long term continual usage.

    CastVideoPicSmlClick above to view a client’s
 promotional video using our
 embosser... fast forward to 3:30 minutes.

Direct up and down movement of the die (not a jaw like the embossers above) assures an even pressure and emboss result at every point in the embossed design.

Maximum Emboss Area: The default die for this machine is circular with your design sized to  fit within a 46 mm diameter circle.

If you wish to use Foil Seals, use the 50mm ones and size your design to fit within a 42 mm diameter circle.

Plates and dies can be created for designs up to 70 x 30 mm.

Unlimited reach by curling the paper in the machines jaw.  Maximum reach without curling the paper: 55 mm.

Can not change the die without sending the machine back to us.

Cost: $600 plus GST. Freight free.

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OPTION 8: JustRite Electric Seal (JES) Embosser: Perfect for continuous and rigorous use. Suitable for universities, training organisations, legal offices, government departments. JES Embossers have presented quality and endurance around the world for over a century. They are dependable, advanced design machines supplied fully assembled and adjusted to provide a good impression on your stock.

Backed by our full 12 month warranty.  We will pay for any freight and any parts required in the unlikely event of a problem.

In addition to a button on the machine, a foot switch allows the operator to use both hands to manipulate the paper.  Paper guides provided.

Direct up and down movement of the die (not a jaw like the embossers above) assures an even pressure and emboss result at every point in the embossed design.  Quiet operation.

Features an overload light which illuminates if several sheets of paper or heavy stock was inserted and the die did not reach its full motion.

The default die for this machine is circular with your design sized to fit within a 46 mm diameter circle. Rectangular plates and dies can be created for designs up to 70 x 30 mm (additional charge applies).

If you wish to use Foil Seals, use the 50mm ones and size your design to fit within a 42 mm diameter circle.

Unlimited reach by curling the paper in the machines jaw.  Maximum reach without curling the paper: 55 mm.

Embossing pressure is adjustable. Weight: 15.4 kg. Footprint: 21 x 28 cm. Height 33 cm.

Two options..  Fixed Die at $5,750 plus GST or the Changeable Die at $6,495 plus GST

Option 8 A: Fixed Die

$5,750 plus GST. Freight free.

The die is fixed in the machine.  This machine would need to be sent back to us to change the die.

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Option 8 A: Changeable Die

$6,495 plus GST. Freight free.

Easily change the die yourself. 

Convenient for offices with multiple seals.

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Producing and Fitting Dies to Other Embossing Machines::

We have fitted many Delrin and Brass dies to older embossing machines and machines different to those above.

Creating and fitting these dies can be extremely problematic sometimes requiring several rounds of removal, machining, fitting and adjustments. It is not a simple “make the die and stick it in” process.  Hence the only way we can give you a price for manufacturing and fitting a new die to an old or non-standard machine is by physical inspection of your machine.

The first step is to take photos of your machine from the top, side, bottom and front then email them to us.  We will give you a rough indication of price. We then ask that you post or freight your machine to us for a quotation.  If you decide not to proceed we will return your machine at our expense.

As an indication, manufacture and fitting of a Delrin die will generally cost between $200 and $500 and a Brass die will cost between $350 and $850.  The only reason for choosing a Brass die is aesthetics (to look in keeping with an older embossing machine).

Our address and contact details are at the bottom of this page.

Seals: 

  • 45 or 50 mm diameter (to the outside of the teeth)
  • Metallic Gold 45 or 50 mm
  • Metallic Silver, 45 or 50 mm
  • Metallic Red, 45 or 50 mm
  • Metallic Copper 50 mm only or
  • Dull Red 50 mm only

Packets of 20:   $12 plus GST

Rolls of 500:    $170 plus GST

  • Imitation Wax Red look:
  • 65 mm diameter (to the outside of the teeth)

Packets of 20:   $19 plus GST

Rolls of 500:    $290 plus GST

Stick on the certificate prior to embossing or, for difficult jobs, you can emboss the seal while still on the release paper then stick on the certificate afterwards.

Orders over $250 are freight free to most locations.. see Shipping

Examples:

EmbEgPNGSeal
EmbEgGoldSeal
EmbEgWHub
EmbDieAPaper1
EmbEgPlane
EmbEgBlueRock
EmbEgMayfair
EmbEgOUM
EmbEgASC
EmbEgDinfotog
EmbEgGusha
EmbEgMatwWorldC

Above: debossed on mat board.

EmbEgPersCarpet
EmbosserEmbSample
EmbEgSign
EmbEgPandO
EmbEgMurdGuild

Frequently Asked Questions:

Which machine should I choose ?  It’s a balance between pressure (a product of the operator and the leverage setup in the machine), design size and intricacy, and paper thickness/texture (coated paper stocks take a little more pressure to emboss).  If your artwork is very detailed with a lot of coverage over the area of the embossing die you will need more pressure to embosse thicker medium.  If you will also be doing a lot of embossing work you may want a medium or large machine (with more leverage) so that you don’t have to work so hard and so that you don’t strain the machine.
Of course if your art work is small and/or does not have as much detail you will need less pressure and could possibly choose a smaller machine.

For example, The Cast Embosser will make a good impression on a heavier weight of paper than would the Handheld Embosser (without having to overload your wrist).  With an emboss design within a 30 mm diameter circle we would advise that the Cast Embosser would do a good impression on paper up to 300 gsm with reasonable pressure by an adult.  For a child operator.. perhaps only 160 gsm for a reasonable impression.

What is “Reach” ?:  This is measured from the edge of the paper to the centre of your artwork you are embossing.

Die orientation ?:  When you order an embossing machine you  need to tell us from which edge of the paper you are going to emboss.  Most commonly we orient dies to approach the paper from the right hand side.  This allows you to emboss anywhere up or down the right hand side and in as far as the embosser’s reach will allow.  Of course, if you then decide you want to emboss from the left hand side your embossed design will appear upside down.  So you need to tell us whether you want to approach the paper from the right, left, top or bottom.

The die cannot be taken out and turned as it is glued precisely in the spring clip or in the machine itself.  If you decide later that you want to change the orientation (to come in from a different side of the paper, you will need to  send the embosser back to us to change it. If you have an embosser with the die mounted in a spring clip then we can make a second spring clip with the die oriented a different way. If you want to come in from different sides of the paper all the time you will be best to have a machine with a spring clip die and more than one spring clip die made.  These can easily be snapped in and out of the embossing machine.

Why have your art on an angle ?:  This allows you to approach the paper from either edge as below.  However it does decrease the reach.

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With a rectangular die:

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With a round die:

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Should I have an embossing die or a debossing die ?:  You can choose between a die which either embosses (pushes up) the impression or debosses (pushes down) the impression.  If you are working with photographs and your artwork has fine, close detail then debossing is recommended as it won’t cause unsightly cracking of the emulsion on the photograph’s surface, but still leaves a permanent mark which will show on photocopies.  That said, we always like the look of embossing better as its more noticable and has a definite feel when you run your fingers over it.  We have not yet had any cracking emulsion problems from embossing photos but we have been warned.  The two images below show are examples of debossing.

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EmbImbEg1

Can I just turn the photo over to deboss it ?:  You can have an embossing die and turn the photo over to embosse its back (debossing it’s front) but your art will appear as in a mirror (written backwards) when viewed from the photos front.

Can I easily change the die/art in the machine ?:  With the spring clip machines (options 1 to 6), for each machine, you have several spring clips, each with a die of different design.  You can then easily and quickly change the die by releasing and changing the spring clip.  The spring clips are not however interchangable amongst the different machines.That is, a die from the Small Hand Held can not be used on the Medium or Large machine.  Apart from having multiple spring clips, to change the die you can send the embosser back to us to do this for you.

How thick a paper can I embosse ?:  We have given an indication above of the maximum thickness of paper you can embosse.  See the next two questions also.

Can I embosse canvas ?:  You can, but canvas tends to have a “memory”, meaning that over time it tends to return to it’s original shape.

What are the dies made of ?:  The dies are made of Delrin®, a highly versatile engineering polymer that bridges the gap between metals and ordinary plastics with a unique combination of creep resistance, strength, stiffness, hardness, dimensional stability, toughness, fatigue resistance, solvent and fuel resistance, abrasion resistance, low coefficient of friction and hard and resilient surface.  Delrin® exhibits excellent engineering and machining characteristics making it highly suitable for: extremely demanding Automotive, Engineering and Industrial applications.  This highly durable polymer has replaced metals in many applications that needed high wear fatigue resistance, load bearing capabilities and abrasion resistance.

Why use Delrin for the dies ?  Delrin® lends itself to a greater range of machining possibilities than metal and therefore the economies provided by it are gained in the diversity of production techniques.  Brass requires substantial machining time and the use of a variety of cutters to obtain correct, depths, thicknesses and optimum legibility, the process then requires a male mould to be produced from ABS plastic in a die extruder.  Delrin®  is processed with Laser technology, thereby increasing the scope of potential end results dramatically. The laser can produce, with the right programming and design, a much finer and precise result than conventional milling equipment. Both Male and female dies are produced at the same time and with the same process ensuring much tighter controls on the finished product.
 

To Order:

Die Design: We create designs with text and basic shapes without charge.  It is usually easiest to telephone and chat through your ideas first.  We then ask you to put in writing (via email) your text and layout.  We will create your design and email it to you for your comment/approval.  If you want a logo or art in your design, or if you are creating your whole embossing design yourself, you will need to provide us with this in one of the following file formats:

  • Indesign (Versions CS  to CS3)  plus a low resolution JPEG file, or
  • CorelDraw CDR file (Versions 6 to X4)  plus a low resolution JPEG file, or
  • Adobe Illustrator file (Versions 6 to CS3)  plus a low resolution JPEG file, or
  • PDF file saved with text converted to paths  plus a low resolution JPEG file, or
  • EPS file, real size, 600 dpi, no fill, outlines only,   plus a low resolution JPEG file

You can also provide your art as follows but we will need to charge a preparation fee (we trace your artwork and convert it into a format we can use).  If the image is a bitmap we will always need to start from scratch no matter what format it is saved in.

  • Photoshop (All versions up to CS3  plus a low resolution JPEG file
  • TIFF file real size, 600 dpi (PhotoShop and most other photo editing programs allow you to save your file in this format), or
  • a good original mailed to us (eg, your signature in a very thick pen), or
  • specifications/requirements from which we create your artwork for you.

Sometimes problems occur when files are created on a mac as we use PC.  We need a vectorised image to start with.  Your artwork’s size can not be over your machine’s maximum emboss area (stated above for each machine).

Orientation: You will also need to tell us from which edge of the paper you are going to emboss.  Most commonly we orient dies to approach the paper from the right hand side.  This allows you to emboss anywhere up or down the right hand side and in as far as the embosser’s reach will allow.  Of course, if you then decide you want to emboss from the left hand side your embossed design will appear upside down.  So you need to tell us whether you want to approach the paper from the right, left, top or bottom.

To overcome this problem, some customers will order an embosser with a spring clip die (options 1 to 6 above) and a second spring clip die of a different orientation.

Timing to embosser delivery ?:  Allow about 2 weeks from approval of embosser artwork to our dispatching a machine.  This time can be shortened if we know you have a deadline, however if we have to drop everything and just do your machine we have a standard 25% surcharge and can dispatch within a few days.

Please telephone us to discuss your options. 

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