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Heat Resistance

Heat Resistance is the resistance level of a label to high temperature

Hot Melt Adhesives

Hot Melt Adhesives are thermoplastic resins that melt when heated and hardens when cooled to bond label materials

Industrial Label Printer

Industrial label printers are designed for harsh environments and large volume printing. Specifications can include rugged & durable design, resistance against dust/moisture/abnormal temperatures, precise identification, etc for high-speed and reliable printing. Industrial label printer applications include warehouse/manufacturing label printing, shipping, logistics, supply chain label printing, and more.

Industrial Labels

Industrial Labels are labels for industrial applications purposely designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions

Initial release

Initial release is the testing after coating and lamination of labels

Initial Tack

Initial tack is the rate of material’s tack upon application

Inkjet

Inkjet is any printer that has tiny nozzles that spit ink to create an image on a paper or substrate

Inside Wound

Inside Wound is when the label is facing the inside of the roll and the liner is on the outside

Kiss Cut Label

Kiss Cut Labels labels are custom-shaped labels but with the backing paper remaining. The labels are lightly cut, with the unused label material removed from the backing. This allows for the labels to be peeled off smoothly and easily. Normally die cut labels are supplied on rolls.

Kraft

Kraft is a type of brown paper made from unbleached sulfate pulp. Kraft labels are often used on brown corrugated cardboard and packaging. Also, it’s usually used for its natural look and feel

Label

An adhesive Label is consists of four layers: topcoat, facestock, adhesive, and liner that is cut into desired shapes

Label Dispenser

Label dispensers allow for easy, automatic removal of labels from its liner (or backing) while rewinding what remains of the material. It works on paper, acetate, polyester, vinyl, and a lot more substrates. Label dispensers have three types namely manual, semi-automatic, and fully automated.

To use a manual label dispenser, the operator will need to rotate the label roll to separate the label from the liner. A semi-automatic uses a sensor to turn the labels which lets the operator remove and apply the label. Lastly, fully automated dispensers are a part of label applicators that systematically dispense and applied the labels.

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