PortaDot 130-30

The Pryor PortaDot 130-30 is a robust and reliable handheld marking machine with a marking window of 130mm x 30mm. It provides a fast and portable method of dot-peen marking, otherwise known as dot marking. Ideal for marking permanent alphanumeric, logo or 2D barcode information onto high variety, immobile, large or heavy components.

  • High power electromagnetic solenoid, allowing deep dot peen marking with excellent consistency
  • A pneumatic version is available for  for extra deep
  • Inbuilt illumination system automatically actuated with motion sensor
  • Highly rigid V-shaped front mask with positioning scale
  • Robust aluminum casing for heavy duty industrial use
  • Often used in rail, oil and gas/pipeline, casting/forging, VIN marking, and construction applications
  • Controlled with 4000 Series Controller
  • Flat X/Y movement with no pivoting axis provides consistent marking depth throughout marking area
  • The standard machine is supplied with:
    • Electromagnetic solenoid
    • 3m cable
    • Mains powered controller


  • Portable, Robust Dot Peen Marking Machine
  • 130mm x 30mm marking window
  • Comes with Pryor’s 4000 Series Controller as standard
  • Fully compatible with  Pryor’s PC based Traceability Software
  • Standard electric version with the option of a pneumatic upgrade if a very deep mark is required
  • Standard Character Sizes: 0.09mm – 129.9mm in increments of 0.09mm (5×7 font) or  0.13 (7×9 font)
  • Dimensions: 238mm(H) x 220mm (W) x 173mm (L)
  • Weight: 6.5kg
  • Drive Mechanism: belt driven
  • Flat X/Y movement with no pivoting axis provides consistent marking depth throughout the marking area
  • Inbuilt illumination system automatically actuated with motion sensor
  • Two stationary motors for higher acceleration, speed and accuracy and no motor cable fatigue failures
  • In-built V-mask on both the x and y axes for marking curved surfaces
  • Connectivity Options: 1 x RS232, 1 x USB (that has the option of being removed to create 2 x RS232) and digital I/O (8 in 6 out) connectivity. Optional Ethernet TCP/IP and optional Field Bus
  • Cable length: 3m standard (6m or 10m optional)
  • Dot Mark output styles: 5 x 7,7 x 9,Varidot, 2D Data Matrix, HPGL, BMP Logos
  • Memory Capacity: up to 9000 layouts
  • Controller features industrial 10.4 inch touchscreen with additional option of connection an external keyboards
  • On screen mark preview and trial run features
  • Controller dimensions: 375mm x 335mm x 132 mm
  • Controller weight: 6.5kg
  • Power supply: AC Input 50/60Hz; 100-240VAC
  • Optional battery powered controller: 36V Li-Ion 3.0Ah/108Wh battery
  • Safety features: Remote start/Stop control box
  • Additional features: re-circulating ball-linear guideways to provide the highest marking accuracy
  • Head cable industrial steel connector to easily disconnect the marking head when needed
  • Pneumatic Air Supply requirements: Power 6 bar (87psi) non-lubricated, dry. (Deep Pneumatic version ONLY)

Deep Pneumatic Version

PortaDot Deep Pneumatic Dot Peen Marking Machine