Handheld Type Holders – Low Stress


Type Holders for use with Pryor’s range of Low Stress Steel Type are available for use by hand and hammer application

Type Holders are designed to provide accurate Type location and positive locking combined with ease of use and durability. The Steel Type is secured in place by means of a grub screw (Allen key supplied).

Please see Machine Press Holders for our range of holders to be used with Press Marking

Please see the table below to select the correct holder size



Pryor Low Stress Type Holder Compatibility Chart

Character Height / Capacity
Holder Code 1.0mm 1.5mm 2.0mm 2.5mm 3.0mm 4.0mm 5.0mm 6.0mm 10.0mm
H6.35-39 Ministress 8
H6.35-39 Dotstress 8
H9.6-40 Ministress 6
H9.6-40 Dotstress 6

Safety Info.

Safety note: As with all striking tools, we recommend the use of appropriate safety protection.

Safety glasses and gloves should we worn at all times when striking metal for marking purposes