SELF ADHESIVE LABELS MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS

Below are specifications for the range of self adhesive label materials available from Etiquette. For more information please call our Sales Team on 0845 222 0354 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vellum / White Litho

A White, smooth-faced, calendered, wood-free printing paper

  • Base Weight - 73gm-2
  • Calliper - 71µ
Machine Coated Paper

A White, one-side machine coated, calendered, wood-free printing paper with a semi-gloss finish

  • Base Weight - 80gm-2
  • Calliper - 68µ
Machine Coated 90

A White, one-side machine coated, calendered, wood-free printing paper with a semi-gloss finish offering greater opacity and rigidity than standard coated paper.

  • Base Weight - 90gm-2
  • Calliper - 78µ
Liner

A super-calendered glassine paper suitable for use in Automatic Labelling Equipment

  • Colour - Honey for Papers, White for Synthetic Films
  • Base Weight - 61gm-2
  • Calliper - 53µ
  • Transparency - approx 52%
Direct Thermal General Purpose

A White, wood-free paper with a black imaging thermosensitive top layer. This paper has no topcoat and so is only suitable for dry clean environments, and for short term labelling requirements. Most economy papers are suitable for higher speed printing (up to 250mm/sec) or reduced thermal head temperature to improve the longevity of the print head. Not suitable for use in moist or contaminated environments. The image may fade over a period of time.

  • Base Weight - 76gm-2
  • Calliper - 81µ
Direct Thermal Top Coated

A White, wood-free paper with a black imaging thermosensitive top layer and protective surface coating. This paper offers good resistance to moisture, fat and solvents, and can be run at speeds up to 300m/sec.

  • Base Weight - 73gm-2
  • Calliper - 79µ
Direct Thermal Top and Bottom Coated

A White, wood-free paper with a black imaging thermosensitive top layer and protective top and bottom coating. This paper offers the ultimate protection against contaminants and temperature, and is thus suitable for moist environments and application to both hot and cold product.

  • Base Weight - 75gm-2
  • Calliper - 76µ
Matt Coated Paper

A specially coated matt white, wood-free printing paper with a smooth surface and excellent opacity. This paper offers the optimum performance in the printing of barcodes and alphanumerical data by thermal transfer.

  • Base Weight - 70gm-2
  • Calliper - 76µ
Laminated Foil

A top coated aluminium foil, laminated to a wood-free printing paper, suitable for high quality product labels in Cosmetic, Food & Beverage markets, possessing good resistance to content spillage. Available in bright and dull silver or gold finish.

  • Base Weight - 88gm-2
  • Calliper - 63µ
Polypropylene

Biaxially oriented polypropylene film with a corona surface treatment, available in gloss white and gloss transparent finishes. This synthetic film is suitable for toiletries, agricultural and household products demanding resistance to chemicals, and can be used for externally stored items.

  • Base Weight - 45gm-2
  • Calliper - 60µ
Polyethylene

A flexible polyethylene film with a corona surface treatment available in gloss and matt white finish. Developed for toiletries and household products where containers are squeezable.

  • Base Weight - 86gm-2
  • Calliper - 85µ
Vinyl

A plasticised, calendered vinyl film designed for labels that require durability and flexibility. Available in gloss white.

  • Base Weight - 115gm-2
  • Calliper - 83µ
Polyester

Polyester film with a print-receptive top coating. Available in transparent gloss, matt silver, gloss and matt white finishes. Polyester is used in harsh environments when durability is paramount, and where high temperatures or chemical use are the norm.

  • Base Weight - 75gm-2
  • Calliper - 60µ

 

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