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Chemical Resistance

Chemical resistance is the resistance level of the label to certain chemical substances

Coated Paper

Coated Paper is paper that has been coated on the surface

Coated Side In (CSI)

Coated Side In means the inked side of a thermal transfer ribbon is facing inside. When using CSI ribbons, set up the ribbon properly so that it unrolls from the top. To tell where the inked side is, simply look for the matt side of the ribbon.

Coated Side In

How to set up CSI thermal ribbon

Coated Side Out (CSO)

Coated Side Out (CSO) means the inked side of a thermal transfer ribbon is facing outside. When using CSO ribbons, set up the ribbon properly so that it unrolls from the bottom. To tell where the inked side is, simply look for the matt side of the ribbon.

Coated Side In

How to set up CSO thermal ribbon

Coating

The coating is a material or a substance used to cover surfaces conducive for decoration and/or protection from harsh environmental conditions. It also provides a printable surface

Continuous Label Rolls

Continuous Label Rolls are labels in one long strip and are not cut to size. If a printer has a cutter installed, it can cut individual labels to the desired size

Core Size

Core Size is the diameter inside of the core, usually made from cardboard. Our standard core sizes are 26mm, 41mm, and 76mm

Corner Radius

Corner Radius is the curvature of the corners of a die-cut label

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