What about an engraver?
No wiping that off!
On Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 15:48, Michael Monaco eloquently inscribed:
> I would sand the metal or plastic lightly before using the paint pen for better
> adhesion. You could also put a label protector or book tape over the marking
> if it is big enough.
> Mike Monaco
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> We use a 'paint' pen for our electronic items that we check out.
> Available at most art stores and probably at office supply places.
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> [CODE4LIB] Marking a flash drive
> CD marker pen with oilbased ink works but not forever :)
> 17 May 2022 Sal 20:17 tarihinde Cameron Metcalf <
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>> Whiteout pen?
>> Nail polish?
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>> charles meyer
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>> Odd question but not if you work in a library… besides using a label
>> maker have you found any “marker” to label the “metal” part of a flash
>> drive with just letters so it doesn’t get wiped out if you sweep your
>> finger over it?
>> Sharpies don’t work.
>> Thank you!
>> Charles Meyer
>> Charlotte County Public Library
>> Port Charlotte, FL