Franking Ink F.A.Q


What Are The Advantages of Owning A Franking Machine?

Owning a franking machine will bring many brilliant advantages to your business, that can only be gained by a franking machine. This benefits will aid your business immensely. Some of the franking machine benefits include:

  • Lower Franking Prices
  • Saves Money
  • Saves Time
  • Convenient to use
  • Easy to use
  • Quick to set up
  • Advertise your business
  • More professional image
  • Access to a wide range of Royal Mail services
  • Receive even more Mailmark benefits with a Mailmark franking machine
  • Use Smart Meter Technology to gain your VAT back

What is Mailmark?

The new Mailmark service is a new service released by the Royal Mail to offer businesses an alternative way of franking. This new service brings many useful advantages to your business, previously not gained without Mailmark. Not many current franking machines are Mailmark compliant, luckily for you all but one of the Mailcoms machines on this website are Mailmark compliant. Mailmark works by franking a 2D barcode onto your mail item, and then this holds important data about your business. It was released on 31st March 2014, and you can upgrade to a Mailmark machine today.


Where can I get a complete list of Royal Mail’s postage rates?

You can view a complete list of the franking postage rates for 2016 on this website. Click here and view the first and second class postage rates for 2016. You will see how much you can save when you frank your mail.


Where can I get consumables for my Franking Machine?

You can get consumables such as franking labels, franking ink and franking envelopes from a range of franking machine suppliers. However, not all of them supply reliable products, and some of the compatible inks that you can buy may be faulty and cause damage to your machine. For this reason, Franking Ink suggests that you buy your franking machine consumables from us, as we are Royal Mail authorised, meaning you can trust the ink to work in your franking machine. We can also save you money on your consumables. Browse through our Franking Machine Supplies .