Label Materials & Adhesives Blog

Labels (Adhesives) for Powder Coat Paint

By Admin User / June 2, 2022

Love the look of powder coats instead of traditional wet paint on your products? Many people do. It looks sharp! Why do OEMs choose powder coating over traditional wet paint? Here are a few key differences: Powder coats are durable, resist chipping or wear and tear, and can stand up to the elements. While traditional…

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The workers doing Label Lamination from Marketing system Inc

Label Lamination

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

  Let’s talk lamination! It’s a big part of our business here at Marking Systems, and an important service for our customers. As we’re fond of saying, your product’s label is your first impression. And you know the old adage about first impressions — you never get a second chance to make one. If your…

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The Polycarbonate Nameplate by Marking Systems

All About Polycarbonates

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

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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The diagram of Horizontal Burning Test by Marking Systems, Garland Tx

Understanding UL Burn Testing

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

At Marking Systems, the safety of our products is a top concern. Our materials for labels and overlays are rigorously tested so we know they’ll stand up to a variety of temperatures and conditions. One of the most crucial tests out there is the test for flammability. Our materials must pass the UL 94 test…

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The label of Warning to avoid personal injure

When Labels Don’t Stick

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

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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Warning labels by Marking Systems, Garland Tx

Simple But Practical Label Ideas

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

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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Newton Rings

Eliminating Newton Rings

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

If you’re an OEM, you have likely heard about, or been bedeviled by, Newton rings. Also known as Newton’s rings, they are a common phenomenon in which a series of concentric circles, or rings, is formed by light reflecting between a curved surface and a flat surface. You might be thinking, are they named after…

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Multilayer Foam Inserts by Marking Systems

Multilayer Foam Inserts

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

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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White color Velcro by Marketing system Inc, Garland TX

We Know Velcro

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

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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Clear Lenses overlays by Marking systems

Clear Lenses

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

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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