Thermal Label Type and Materials: The following is designed to help our customers to decide which label best suits their needs. There are 6 main types for you to choose from in this category. For additional questions on materials available call 631 244 7066
Thermal Transfer Paper Label
Paper Labels are the most common type, as well as the most economical label for your thermal transfer printer. At Accent Label, we have permanent adhesive, removable adhesive, ultra-removable adhesive, piggyback, and opaque labels. Thermal transfer paper labels will tear and require ribbons to print with.
Thermal Transfer Polypropylene Label
Polypropylene is also known by the brand name of Kimdura®. This material is resistant to tearing, dirt and grease, it’s water resistant in most applications. Recommended for applications requiring durability. Thermal transfer polypropylene labels require ribbons to print with.
Thermal Transfer Polyester Label Materials
Polyester label materials feature an excellent tear strength and offer premium durability. There are four types of polyester label available which cover all your labeling needs. Ribbons are required to print with these materials.
Circuit Board Label Materials
We offer two type of materials for circuit board labeling, glossy white polyester and glossy white poly. Both materials are ideal for industrial bar coding on finished products for PCB and electronic components. Ribbons are required to print with these materials.
Thermal Transfer Top Coated White Vinyl Label
These matte top coated, white flexible vinyl labels are durable and come with aggressive-permanent acrylic adhesive. Designed for use in nameplates, durable equipment and drum and even battery label applications. Ribbons are required to print with these materials.
Direct Thermal Label (no ribbons)
Direct thermal labels do not require ribbons and used primarily in applications in which the label life is short. The print will fade after a period of time and discoloration of the paper is common. Direct thermal labels should be used and stored away from heat or direct sunlight. At Accent Label & Tag, we have permanent adhesive (topcoated & non-topcoated), removable adhesive, ultra-removable adhesive, piggyback, and even polypropylene labels.
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