Drink coasters are small mats placed under a mug or glass to protect the surface underneath from heat marks or liquid stains. The coaster comes in plenty of different shapes and materials. Additionally, the dimension is slightly bigger than the base surface of a mug. They also have the additional advantage of reducing noise from mugs and glasses as they are put down.
The drink coasters in glass are generally made with a high-quality tempered glass that is readily able to stand up to the warmth of hot drinks like tea and coffee. The majority of these coasters have four little feet which help lift the glass above the surface of the table or desk to prevent heat damage.
The coasters in stainless steel are fantastic for promotional giveaways or corporate gifts because of the ease in engraving with a unique message. For simplicity in picking up the coasters, they are generally made with a little lip in place, while a rubber backing makes sure the coasters remain in place and don’t slide around.
Bonded leather coasters are a very low-cost solution to advertise your organization. This type of coasters is frequently used by food and beverage makers, catering services and culinary schools for this purpose. Bonded leather is easy to mark with a message or logo. Plus, the material makes it naturally resistant to water and sliding.
The liquid filled coasters are one of the most popular and eye-catching and have a very unique and fashionable finish. These coasters are filled with a non-toxic liquid in several different colors, and provide a very novel piece to put on a kitchen or bar counter. The unique mark is added to the coaster with the latest screen printing technologies.
The ceramic coasters are made from clay and either professional or amateur made, which is great for those interested in pottery. Once the clay is dry, the coaster is finished with a hand painted design to provide the more unique look. This type of coaster is fantastic for indoor or outdoor use, but extra care should be taken because this substance is quite breakable.