Label Source


Pressure Sensitive Label Stocks

Divided into two categories, the following information will help you choose which stock you would like your labels printed on.

Pressure Sensitive Label Stocks

High Gloss - A 60# face stock with a cast coated mirror finish with high strength and superior print quality.

Matte Litho - A super smooth white litho coated paper with a dull finish for low glare. Excellent smudge resistance suitable for high quality printing where imprinting of the label by typewriter or hand writing is desired.

50# EDP Smudge Proof - An uncoated stock suitable for high speed forms printing and data processing applications.

Laminated Foil -.03 silver or gold foil laminated to a 55# base stock. Used when a decorative or elegant appearing label is desired. (Available in bright or dull gold and bright or dull silver)

Fluorescent - Uncoated litho stock with a brilliant fluorescent coating designed to be used where attention getting visual impact is desired. Available in red, orange, pink, green and chartreuse

Cover Gloss - A cast coated mirror finish stock with a special black or gray barrier coating to provide complete opacity.

Coated Thermal Transfer - An ultra smooth, coated paper with excellent performance in a variety of thermal transfer printers.

Direct Thermal - Thermal imaging face stock for use in weight scales and in-house direct thermal printers.

Piggyback - A high quality matte litho or high gloss label stock with two layers of adhesive on two release liners.

Pressure Sensitive Film Label Stocks

Clear Polyester - Highly transparent film featuring excellent tear strength, heat resistance, dimensional stability and chemical resistance. Ideal for indoor or outdoor use.

White Polyester - A homogeneously pigmented white facestock offering good opacity with a semi-gloss pearlescent appearance with excellent tear strength, heat resistance, dimensional stability and chemical resistance. Ideal for indoor or outdoor use.

Silver Polyester - Specially processed film designed to provide metallic appearance offering excellent tear strength, heat resistance, dimensional stability and chemical resistance. Ideal for indoor or outdoor use. Available in matte, brushed and bright finishes.

White Flexible Vinyl - Available in matte white and clear. It is pliable, has good tear strength and weather resistance, but relatively low heat resistance. Ideal for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor applications where label conformability is desired.

Tyvek - A spunbound polyolefin film with a porous nonwoven texture. Offers exceptional tear strength and moisture resistance. Has limited outdoor life.

Kimdura - A white biaxially oriented three ply polypropylene. Features exceptional durability and dimensionally stability.


http://www.uniqueprinting.com/pslstock.htm
Copyright, 1999, Unique Printing & Labels, Inc.

1-800-777-5528 info@uniqueprinting.com