The automatic center punch can be used by hand simply by pressing downward until the internal spring snaps and the punch impresses your karat value into the item to be marked. It can also be mounted in a drill press or arbor press which will keep the stamp perpendicular to the stamping surface while you lower it. Great for stamping lots of items! This is a high quality Starrett tool that is modified by us right here at our facility in California.
The characters are 1mm tall and it is available with 925, 10K, 14K, 18K, 22K, 24K, 750 and 585. Other custom formats can be created depending on the size. Call or email to inquire.
Interchangeable replacement tips are available making a complete system very economical.
Works on flat items, will not stamp the inside of a ring.