Not quite sure which photopolymer plate is best for you? Now you can order a small sample and test it out before you commit to buying a larger size!
This will give you a sample size plate, which is approximately A8.
Photo polymer plates are UV sensitive plates which are used to create stamps from your own artwork, drawings, fingerprints, handwriting, or photos. You layer your artwork and photopolymer plate in a exposure clamp kit, and expose it to UV light. This hardens any areas on the plate which the UV light can reach. After exposure, you rinse the plate in water, and with a brush you remove any uncured parts - leaving you with a perfect stamp. For detailed instructions on how to use photopolymer plates, go to our Learn More section.
Choose which plate you'd like to try from the list above. We have samples of each plate from our range - plastic-backed and steel-backed in a variety of thicknesses.
Sometimes people prefer one brand over another, or a slightly different thickness, some people love steel backed, others can't stand them - we suggest you try them out to find your favourite plate!
- Shallow (0.43mm - 0.45mm) Perfect for creating very fine lines, lettering and fingerprints. Holds great detail and washes out quickly.
- Standard (0.66mm - 0.95mm) A good standard thickness for for most stamps and textures. It has enough depth to get some dimensionality to your stamps, without being too deep - great for hand and foot prints.
- Deep (1.5-1.52mm) Perfect for enamelling and deep impression designs.
This is our Photopolymer Plate range, showing the different sizes and thicknesses you can get: