materials

 

destructible materials

Destructible materials eliminate the ability to move a label from one item to another. Once tampering has begun the label will tear into several pieces. It is suitable for indoor and outdoor applications.

doming

A thick, yet crystal clear epoxy resin dome is poured over each label protecting the imprint and giving the label a three-dimensional look. The resin is tough, but flexible. Paper labels cannot be domed.

lamination

Over laminating offers extra protection against abrasion, chemicals and solvents. It improves the "weatherability" of the label.

lexan

Lexan is a textured surface material used for laminating. It protects labels from scuffing, scratching and abuse. It has superior resistance to cleaners, solvents and food substances.

mylar

Mylar is a tough, plastic film with excellent tear strength. It has good resistance to moisture, solvents, oils, acids and grease. Mylar is dimensionally stable and will not stretch. It is used to be printed on and a laminate. They are highly resistant to chemicals. It is suitable for indoor and outdoor applications.

paper

Papers are the least stable material. They are not recommended for outdoor use because they have very low resistance to weather conditions.

polyester

Polyesters do not stretch or shrink which means they are exceptionally durable. Polyester substrates are stiffer than vinyl substrates and are best applied to flat or gently curved surfaces. They do not readily conform to irregular surfaces. Polyesters are highly resistant to chemicals. It is suitable for indoor and outdoor applications.

prismatic materials

This is a vinyl material, metallicized for an attention-getting appearance. This item is holographic and is recommended for indoor use only.

removable materials

This material is recommended for indoor use. If used outdoors it will only remove cleanly for the first six months of use. The material may last longer outside but may not remove from the applied surface without leaving an adhesive residue.

static cling vinyl

This material has no adhesive, but will cling to most flat, smooth surfaces such as glass, metal or plastic with static electricity. Static vinyl can be easily removed and reapplied without any negative effect to the label or surface it was applied to. It is recommended only for indoor use and can be applied to the inside of windows.

vinyl

Vinyls are flexible, UV and scuff resistant, plasticized films. They will stretch and shrink to a small degree. Vinyls are more flexible and formable than polyester. When laminated vinyl becomes resistant to solvents, grease and oil. They are highly resistant to chemicals. They is suitable for indoor and outdoor applications.

void material

Void material is designed to provide proof of product tampering. This material exposes the word "VOID" or a checkerboard pattern on the product when the label is removed. It is highly resistant to chemicals. It is suitable for indoor and outdoor applications.

white water contact indicator

when water comes in contact with the label, the color changes permanently from white to red.

 

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