Everything you need to know about Product Label Lamination Most Commonly Used Laminates Polyester: Most common type of laminate used in the durable product label industry. Excellent heat and chemical resistance UV version for 5+ years outdoors Comes in either a clear gloss or a matte finish Thermal Polyester: Laminate makes any base material thermal printable…

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Everything you need to know about Polycarbonate Polycarbonate, also known as Lexan, is an excellent material to enhance the look of any product. No other product label offers as many finishes or thicknesses. It is widely stocked (fast deliveries), easy to process (lower cost), and aesthetically pleasing. Types of Polycarbonate Product Labels Standard Graphic Films:…

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3DOMES: Experience the Freedom of 3D Doming Marking Systems Inc. has provided our customers with unparalleled product label printing services to meet all of their labeling needs for over 40 years. Specializing in fabricating high-quality industrial labels and marks, MSI invites you to join a new exciting development: 3Domes. The Future of Badging, Today 3Domes…

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MSI’s new 400-watt laser is perfect for cutting polycarbonate/polyester lenses up to .25 thick. The product label materials that this laser can cut cleanly and efficiently include: .25 thick Polycarbonate .125 thick Stainless Steel .090 thick Aluminum .25 thick Mild Metal 1″ Thick Plastics Our new Coherent laser features 100% automated camera registration for a…

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What you need to know about UL Labels What does UL mean? UL ANSI/UL 969 Marking and Labeling Systems refers to how UL will test product labels for compliance and covers adhesives, base materials, printing methods, and lamination. There are four different levels of UL certification for product labels. PGGU2 (Materials) PGJI2 (Printing Material) PGDQ2…

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Simplifying UL 94 Burn Ratings UL 94 is a plastics flammability standard that contains the following tests: 94HB, 94V, 94VTM, 94-5V, 94HBF, 94HF, and Radiant Panel. Label and overlay manufacturers usually print on plastics and are frequently asked by engineers to use materials that pass the UL 94HB, 94V or 94VTM tests. 94HB HORIZONTAL BURNING…

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What are the main reasons product labels do not stick? Here are the most common that Marking Systems Inc. has found for product labels not sticking over our last 40 years of experience: Using the wrong adhesive on the application surface. Even the best adhesives can fail if they are used on the wrong surface.…

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Polyurethane Dome Nameplate Great for both indoor and outdoor (7-10 years) applications. Great for applications ranging from Automotive to Electronic equipment. Polyurethane Dome Nameplate with Embossing Add another level of dimension by embossing your logo. Polyurethane Dome Nameplate with Embossing Add another level of dimension by embossing your logo. Screen Printed Velvet Polycarbonate One of…

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The Best Product Label Ideas are the Simplest Product Label ideas! Check it Out! Use part number tabs… Reduce mistakes and improve efficiency and traceability by adding a part number tab on all your product labels, overlays, and nameplates (when possible). This simple idea can save you time, money, and headaches! Bar code your labels…

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Dead Front Overlay Product Labels Dead front overlay product labels are designed so the symbols or graphics are not readily visible unless the graphics/symbols are lit up with a light source. Your car dashboard is probably the most common application for dead front overlays. The main concept is to only illuminate the graphics or symbols…

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