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Description of Flexo Printed Label Materials
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PAPER STOCK

WHITE & YELLOW GLOSS PAPER
      
Offered with a permanent adhesive, this paper stock is used when a high quality label is required. Due to the gloss finish, this material is not recommended for use with a pen or typewriter.
 
WHITE MATTE PAPER
       
Offered with a permanent adhesive, this paper stock is recommended when a ?write-on? surface for typing or writing with a ball point pen is required. Although matte surface will readily accept any method of writing and typing, correctability may be limited on some typewriters.

WHITE EDP

EDP or Smudge Proof is our uncoated porous material formulated for high speed printing applications where drying time is critical. Recommended for data processing, typewriter and printers.

THERMAL

Thermal Transfer and Thermal Direct stocks are available for all types of thermal printers that may or may not require a ribbon.
 
FLUORESCENT PAPERS
       
Fluorescent papers are available in red, pink, green, yellow and orange. This material will make your message stand out. Black ink is recommended on all fluorescent papers.
 
SILVER AND GOLD FOIL PAPERS
       
Foil material has a shiny, metallic appearance. Foils are supplied with permanent adhesive and are available with a shiny or dull surface. They will not readily accept pen or typewriter inks.
 
FOIL HOT STAMPING
       
This is an imprint process which gives copy and artwork the appearance of metallic gold or metallic silver foil. Foil stamping is not an ink process but uses a thermal die to transfer metallic foil to paper material. Foil Hot Stamping foils available are silver, gold white, black,blue red, green, copper, purple, pink, light blue, yellow, orange and teal. and can be printed on a variety of paper materials.



ADHESIVES

PERMANENT ADHESIVE

Our general purpose adhesive is supplied unless you advise otherwise. This adhesive is excellent in almost every application.

SUPER-TAC & TIRE ADHESIVE

These adhesives are formulated to stick permanently to surfaces which are not smooth or blemish-free, such as storage containers, dumpsters and steel drums.  Tire adhesive has an extra coating of permanent adhesive designed for oily surfaces.

REMOVABLE ADHESIVE

General removable will allow the label to be removed from any coated surface without label destruction.

ULTRA-REMOVABLE ADHESIVE

Ultra-removable will allow the label to be removed very easily from any coated surface without label destruction.

STATIC CLING

This material has no adhesive, but will cling to all flat, smooth surfaces. Static cling can be easily removed and reapplied without any negative effect to the decal itself. It is recommended only for indoor use and can be used on the inside of windows.

OPAQUE / BLOCKOUT

Used in applications where you need to cover up incorrect information or block out an area where the label will be applied. This adhesive is dark gray in color and may affect ink color.
Earth friendly / recycled stock, plus other specialty materials and adhesives are available. Call or email for information.

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