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Abrasion Resistance

Abrasion Resistance refers to the resistance level of labels to damage caused by friction. Some labels may need to be durable against rubbing, scuffing, and scratching 

Acetates

Acetates are a type of transparent film used in label facestocks

Adhesion

Adhesion refers to the force required to separate a label from the liner

Adhesive

Adhesive in the label industry is the substance that holds the label and substrate together

Application temperature

Application temperature is the temperature of the label material at the time of application

Applicator

An applicator is a machine that automatically applies labels to a substrate or product

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