How much does it cost to make a hockey puck?
According to The Boston Globe, a new puck with a tiny battery embedded, a circuit board around the size of half of a dollar, and six-inch-long tubes that let in infrared light at 60 pulses per second, is set to debut in the NHL this season. Each puck will cost the league $40 to produce.
Can you engrave a hockey puck?
Engraved pucks are not just meant to put on the shelf and look at. You can play with them. Many hours have been spent studying how to engrave pucks so they will slide perfectly across the ice. Engravings are deep enough to ensure the picture will not wear of like painted pucks.
What is the size of a hockey puck?
Size. A standard hockey puck is always black in color and is 1 inch thick, 3 inches in diameter, and weighs 5.5 – 6 ounces.
Do hockey pucks hurt?
It’s kind of a confusing feeling because a puck isn’t very heavy. So when it hits you, you don’t really expect it to hurt like it does. Bottom line, if puck is coming your way do your best to make sure it doesn’t hit a vital area of your body or you will be sorry. Oh my a hockey puck.
How much does the puck weigh?
(a) The puck shall be made of vulcanized rubber or other approved material, one inch thick and three inches in diameter and shall weigh between 5 ½ ounces and 6 ounces and be black in color.
Can you laser engrave a hockey puck?
MBF Laser can laser engrave hockey pucks for all you sports fanatics.
What’s inside a puck?
The black rubber of the puck is made up of a mix of natural rubber, antioxidants, bonding materials and other chemicals to achieve a balance of hardness and resilience. This mixture is then turned in a machine with metal rollers, where workers add extra natural rubber, and ensure that the mixing is even.
Are NHL pucks frozen?
All NHL and AHL pucks are frozen before the game. There are reasons for that. They glide smoother and faster when frozen, and freezing eliminates bouncing. Since pucks are made of vulcanized rubber, they tend to bounce like tennis balls when smacked with a stick.
Can I print on my hockey pucks?
Printing on pucks isn’t easy. Trust a company with the expertise and experience acquired by printing millions of pucks. To place an order or request a quote for our custom printed or digitally printed hockey pucks, please see our order process. Please see the wear, durability & liability page to find more information about puck endurance.
What leagues do you print on pucks for?
We are the exclusive puck supplier to the OHL, WHL, QMJHL, USHL and many other leagues across North America. We can handle any order larger or small. Printing on pucks isn’t easy.
How many colors can you print on a puck?
With pad printing we can print up to 6 individual colors on each side of the puck. A printing plate is made for each color. Inks used in this process are highly pigmented so a very thin layer of ink is achieved. These are some of the pucks we’ve recently pad printed: