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03 9, 2020

Personalize A Catalog

2020-03-09T19:11:37+00:009th March 2020|Categories: Label Tips|Comments Off on Personalize A Catalog

Want to have your own label catalog. Download our distributor catalog. Save to your computer. Open the pdf using Adobe acrobat. View > Tools > Edit pdf. Click the add image button in the toolbar. Find your logo and insert it! Place and resize your logo to your liking. Save your new [...]

06 18, 2019

Thermal Transfer

2020-02-26T21:59:48+00:0018th June 2019|Categories: Label Tips|Comments Off on Thermal Transfer

THERMAL TRANSFER The thermal transfer printing process involves the use of a ribbon along with rolled or fan-folded labels. Like direct thermal, heat plays a part in thermal transfer printing; however, the heat does not come into contact with the media. Instead, the hot printhead melts ink in the ribbon to create a sharp, crisp image [...]

06 18, 2019

Direct Thermal Labels

2020-02-26T21:59:56+00:0018th June 2019|Categories: Label Tips|Comments Off on Direct Thermal Labels

DIRECT THERMAL In a direct thermal system, the heat of the printhead causes a reaction on specially coated label paper, resulting in a black image on the label. The advantage of this process is that it does not require the extra step of installing a ribbon. When deciding whether direct thermal is right for a specific [...]

06 18, 2019

Difference between Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal Labels?

2020-02-26T22:00:04+00:0018th June 2019|Categories: Label Tips|Comments Off on Difference between Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal Labels?

HOW DO I TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THERMAL TRANSFER AND DIRECT THERMAL LABELS? Determining whether a label is thermal transfer or direct thermal is easy.  Labels printed with a direct thermal printer do not stand up well to heat and light.  Over time, the label begins to darken and the image becomes faded.  Even if stored [...]

05 16, 2018

Recommended Storage Procedures for Label & Card Products

2019-07-08T01:37:09+00:0016th May 2018|Categories: Announcements and Promotions, Label Tips|Comments Off on Recommended Storage Procedures for Label & Card Products

The following storage procedures will promote the quality and usability of your label and card products. Keep materials out of direct sunlight and excessive (freezing or hot) temperatures. Store materials in a climate­ controlled facility at 72° F and 52% relative humidity. Use materials within a 180­day timeframe. By following these simple [...]

01 30, 2018

The proper way to apply a label to a carton

2019-07-08T01:35:24+00:0030th January 2018|Categories: Announcements and Promotions, Label Tips|Comments Off on The proper way to apply a label to a carton

This photo demonstrates the correct way to adhere a label onto a carton. Notice how the entire leading edge of the label is placed onto the carton at the beginning and the operator removes the backing (liner) away from the label. This method dramatically reduced the likelihood of labels "winging up" after they have been [...]