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Exceptions

Some products take a little longer to ship.

  • XStampers ship in 5 business days. Some colors ship in 10 days and are noted by product.
  • Quick Dry XStampers ship in 5 business days.
  • Band Stamps ship in 7 business days.
  • For orders of 5+ items, we will call/email you if your order will be delayed from our shipping policy.
  • Custom Gifts ship in 3 business days.
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Stamping on Non-Porous Surfaces


Non-Porous surfaces include any surface where the ink will not absorb into the material but remain on the surface.

Some examples of non-porous surfaces include: photos, CD's, glossy paper, plastic, metal and cellophane.

For a stamp impression to work on this surface, the surface should be totally dry. The surface should also be free of any dirt or residue.

We have several Quick Dry Stamp options available. Inks are available for many different applications, with different dry times and degrees of durability. If one of our quick dry inks does not meet your needs, send an email for suggestions to [email protected].

The information below is helpful in determining what you will need:

  • Material to be marked on
  • How it will be applied
  • Drying time desired
  • Porous or non porous surface
  • Surface coating
  • What the mark must be permanent to
  • Should it be removable
  • Ink color
  • What inks have been tried

Stamping on plastic and non-porous surfaces: Frequently Asked Questions

Do stamps work on plastic?

When stamping on plastic, you will want to use a quick dry stamp, which works at full capacity on non-porous surfaces.

Will stamp ink dry on plastic?

Quick dry stamp ink dries on plastic and other non-porous surfaces in 20 seconds to 2 minutes, depending on the specific stamp you choose. Stamp ink that is not quick dry may smear or transfer to other materials and products.

Can you stamp on acrylic sheets?

You can stamp on acrylic sheets using quick dry stamps and ink, which work well on non-porous surfaces.

How do you stamp ink on glossy paper and plastic?

To stamp ink on glossy paper, plastic, and other non-porous surfaces, make sure your surface is completely dry and free of residue. You can then press the quick dry stamp onto the surface. The ink will dry in 20 seconds to 2 minutes, depending on the stamp you have chosen.

You will want to store your quick dry stamp in an upright position with the cap on when not in use. Quick dry stamp ink is typically not resistant to solvent, outdoor conditions, or severe rubbing.

Where can I customize a stamp?

The StampMaker carries a variety of quick dry stamps from top brands like 2000 Plus and XStamper. Once you select your stamp you can customize it using our custom stamp design tool, which allows you to design your stamp using text, an image, and/or a border. You can upload your own image or pick from our selection of clip art.


Stamping on Glossy Surfaces

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