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Backing

Backing or backing paper (also known as release liner) is a sheet that supports the label until it is applied on a substrate or product

Barcode

Barcode is a series of vertical lines that represents data that is readable using optical scanning devices

Bleed

Bleed refers to ink and/or print that extends to the edges of the label. The label surface must be larger than the actual size of the artwork/design

BOPP

BOPP, also known as biaxially-oriented polypropylene, basically a polypropylene (PP) stretched in two directions to flatten it. It is non-toxic and highly resistant to solvents and acids

Butt Cut

Butt Cut is a type of cut that separates the labels by a single cut in the backing paper, leaving no gap between them. 

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