About the Touch Pad
The touch pad is a round, plastic, inkless thumbprinting device approximately 2" in diameter and 1/2" in depth that leaves no residue on the thumb. Users simply rub their fingers together and any remaining ink disappears. The touch pad is not the same as an ink pad and will not leave ink on a user’s thumb or clothing.
How the Touch Pad Works
The presenter of the check presses the thumb of his or her right hand on the pad and places the impression of the thumb on the face of the check between the memo and signature lines. If the presenter is disabled and cannot use his or her right thumb, an impression of the left thumb is placed on the check and noted “left hand” on the check next to the thumbprint. Should both thumbs be disabled, an impression of the right index finger is taken and “right index finger” is noted next to the print.