Ternes Burton Registration Pins


  • Precise Alignment: Ensures tight registration for accurate printmaking.
  • Material Options: Available in durable stainless steel and reusable plastic.
  • Product Variants: We sell plastic pins (1/4″ x 0.065″ and 9/32″ x 0.065″), stainless steel pins (1/4″ x .055, .065, .085), and stripping tabs.
  • Easy to Use: Simple setup with parcel and double-sided tape.
  • Trusted Quality: High-quality, in-house manufacturing by Ternes Burton since 1970.


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H GreggH Gregg
12:11 08 Apr 24
Excellent service - prompt dispatch and delivery. Goods arrived well packed in eco-friendly packaging. Rapid response to contact, highly recommended.
Mark JacobsMark Jacobs
10:46 22 Nov 23
great products with good pricing and excellent customer service
Joseph BellJoseph Bell
11:21 16 Sep 23
I've been wanting to have a go at screen printing for a while and this little starter kit was perfect. Good price and quick delivery - thank you.
Kathrina WainstokKathrina Wainstok
07:33 14 Sep 23
Bought some lino printing bits from here. Perfectly packaged, arrived undamaged, prompt and actually helped with some advice on some new techniques. The more specialist tools really made a difference to my work.
Jordan LewisJordan Lewis
14:01 13 Sep 23
Loved my lino printing kit, good quality quick delivery
Steve BaileySteve Bailey
14:01 13 Sep 23
Amazing lino printing ink ! Great customer service !
Martin PageMartin Page
19:46 10 Jul 23
A great selection of products, quick delivery and high quality. Ordered some lino cutting blades and a set of watercolour paints. Will definitely be ordering again.
22:09 20 Jul 18
Awesome work, highly recommend!


Ternes Burton Registration Pins – Precision and Reliability for Professional Printmaking

Introducing the Ternes Burton Registration Pins, an essential tool for printmakers seeking precision and reliability in their work. Known for their meticulous craftsmanship, Ternes Burton Registration Pins are designed to ensure accurate alignment of layers, making them indispensable for complex, multicolour printmaking projects. These registration pins come in various materials and specifications to cater to different needs and applications.

Product Variants

Ternes Burton Registration Pins – Plastic

Our plastic registration pins are available in two sizes: 1/4″ x 0.065″ and 9/32″ x 0.065″. These are cost-effective, reusable, and particularly suitable for educational purposes in schools and colleges. Despite being made of plastic, they offer robust performance and precise alignment.

Ternes Burton Registration Pins – Stainless Steel

For professional and heavy-duty use, our stainless steel registration pins are the ideal choice. These pins feature precision machined buttons spot welded to a sturdy stainless steel base, ensuring longevity and repeated use. Available in three heights (.055, .065, .085″), they cater to various layer thicknesses and project requirements.

Technical Specifications

  • Material: Available in reusable plastic and stainless steel
  • Button Diameter: 6.3mm (1/4 inch)
  • Pin Heights:
    • Plastic: 0.065″
    • Stainless Steel: .055, .065, .085
    • Stainless Steel: Three heights to accommodate different layer thicknesses
  • Base Thickness: 0.013in for stainless steel pins
  • Mounting Method: Parcel tape for securing pins, double-sided tape for positioning lino, masking tape for fixing stripping tabs

Use Cases and Applications

Ternes Burton Registration Pins are versatile tools designed to meet the needs of various printmaking techniques:

  • Lino Reductions: Achieve precise alignment for intricate, multicolour projects.
  • Woodblock Printing: Ensure tight registration across multiple layers.
  • Educational Projects: Ideal for use in art schools and colleges due to their affordability and ease of use.
  • Professional Printmaking: Suitable for high-precision, professional-grade projects where consistent accuracy is paramount.

Target Audience

The Ternes Burton Registration Pins are perfect for a wide range of users:

  • Professional Printmakers: Seeking high precision and durable tools for complex projects.
  • Art Educators: Looking for cost-effective, reusable tools for teaching printmaking techniques.
  • Hobbyists and Enthusiasts: Desiring reliable tools to enhance their printmaking experience.
  • Art Institutions: Requiring robust, easy-to-use tools for students and workshops.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Accurate Alignment: Ensure layers of material are perfectly aligned for tight registration in printmaking.
  • Durable Construction: Stainless steel pins are welded for long-term use, while plastic pins offer a budget-friendly alternative.
  • Versatility: Suitable for a variety of printmaking methods, including lino and woodblock printing.
  • Ease of Use: Simple installation process with parcel tape and double-sided tape ensures ease of use for both beginners and professionals.
  • Educational Value: Plastic pins are ideal for classroom settings, providing an affordable option for art teachers and students.

Usage Instructions

  1. Secure the Pins: Attach the pins to a board using parcel tape, ensuring the tape is depressed into the holes for a secure hold.
  2. Position the Lino: Place your lino on the board using double-sided tape.
  3. Determine Paper Position: Work out the exact positioning of your paper on top of the lino.
  4. Attach Stripping Tabs: Clip two plastic stripping tabs (sold separately) over the pins and fix them to the top of your paper using masking tape.
  5. Repeat: For each piece of paper in your edition, repeat the above steps to ensure consistent alignment.

By following these steps, you can ensure your prints are aligned perfectly every time, enhancing the quality and consistency of your printmaking projects.

About Ternes Burton

Ternes Burton, based in Minnesota, USA, has been a trusted name in the printmaking industry since 1970. They are renowned for manufacturing high-quality register pins, stripping tabs, pin bars, and hole reinforcers. All products are made in-house, ensuring stringent quality control and exceptional performance.

Discover the precision and reliability of Ternes Burton Registration Pins and elevate your printmaking projects to new heights of excellence.

Additional information


Metal (1/4" x .085"), Plastic (1/4" x .065"), Stripping Tabs (100), Stripping Tabs (20)