Why Are Product Label Sets Such a Cost-Effective Design Tool For Labels? 30% price reduction immediately Improved quality. Product label color matches perfectly on all parts. Reduced handling for purchasing, receiving, and inventory. Reduce mistakes and never leave a label off again. What Are the Common Misnomers About Label Sets? If I ruin one label…

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What are Newton Rings? Newton rings are a series of concentric circles centered at the point of contact between a curved (non-flat) and a flat surface (like a touch screen). There are three common methods to eliminate Newton’s rings in product label overlays: Leave an air gap between the product label overlay and the display…

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What are Foam Inserts? Foam inserts are custom cut shapes that fit into a case and hold in place different objects either during transportation or to help as organizing tools. How are foam inserts created? Cut multiple layers of foam to achieve the depth and shape of the object/tool that needs to fit inside the…

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What is Velcro? Velcro is a hook and loop tape that comes in various thicknesses and colors and is typically used for temporarily fastening and securing objects. What Does Velcro Have To Do With Marking Systems Inc.? We are equipped to print product labels on a wide variety of materials including Velcro! When you have…

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For clear lenses on your product labels, separate the lens and the 3M VHB adhesive. Manufacturing overlays with a clear window is a difficult task for any product label printer, even MSI. The pictured lens is made from a .080 hard-coated polycarbonate. The problems happen once the protective masking is removed from the print side.…

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Let’s count the ways that product label sets can save your company time, money, and headaches: Reduce the part cost by 15-50% (reduces setups). Reduce supply chain cost. Order one part, receive in one part, and inventory one part. Reduce supply chain shortages (ever used two different labels on a unit and run out of…

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What this really means is: Print to print (color to color) is ± .010”. This means that your LED and LCD windows line up perfectly on every overlay. Print to cut (colors registered to cutting die) is ± .010”. Cutting dimensions ± .010”. So how does Marking Systems hold these tight tolerances on your product…

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Metallic nameplates and overlays impart a luster of quality and distinction to the products they are applied to, which can give them a timeless look and feel. Metallic silver is traditionally a top-selling color globally for automotive, consumer electronics, and other products. No matter what metallic look your product needs, Marking Systems has the answer.…

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The product label we are highlighting this month was a special project for our customer that manufacturers industrial-sized water heaters. They had ordered their large thermal label set for many years from another label printing company. Our customer printed the labels in-house and applied them to the metal surfaces of their water heaters. When the…

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HOW TO DETERMINE THE CORRECT DURABLE LABEL MATERIAL TO USE FOR YOUR APPLICATION There are basically two types of durable product labels: Sub-surface printed polycarbonate overlays and nameplates Top printed polyester or vinyl information labels Specialty Laminates Markwrite Polyester: Used with dry-erase markers. Finish- clear gloss .001 Thickness Egrip Elastomer: Anti-skid silicone elastomer designed to prevent…

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