Label Paper Selection Guide

Label Paper Selection Guide

In order to get a label with perfect quality, in addition to configuring a high-quality label printer, a reasonable selection of label paper is also a very important part. At present, self-adhesive labels are widely used in the label printer industry.

The self-adhesive label is composed of three parts: release paper, face paper and the adhesive used to bond the two. The release paper is commonly known as “backing paper”, the surface is oily, and the backing paper has an isolation effect on the adhesive, so use It acts as the attachment of the face paper to ensure that the face paper can be easily peeled off from the backing paper.

The backing paper is divided into ordinary backing paper and GLASSINE backing paper. Ordinary backing paper is rough in texture and large in thickness. According to its color, there are yellow, white, etc. The self-adhesive backing paper commonly used in the general printing industry is economical yellow. The end of paper. GLASSINE backing paper is dense and uniform in texture, with good internal strength and light transmittance, and is a common material for making barcode labels. Its common colors are blue and white. The label paper we usually talk about is coated paper, thermal paper, etc. It refers to the surface paper. The face paper is the carrier of the label printing content. According to its material, it is divided into coated paper, thermal paper, PET, PVC and so on. The adhesive is coated on the back of the face paper. On the one hand, it ensures the proper adhesion between the backing paper and the face paper, and on the other hand, it ensures that the face paper is peeled off, and it can have strong adhesion to the sticker.

Here are some common labels for your reference:

Coated paper labels:

It is a commonly used material for label printers, and its thickness is generally about 80g. Widely used in supermarkets, inventory management, clothing tags, industrial production lines and other places where coated paper labels are used more. Judging from the sales of SKY barcode labels for many years, among various domestic and foreign brands, American Avery Paper and Japanese Prince Paper have the best feedback, especially the American Avery coated label paper has the best performance, and its white ultra-smooth uncoated paper , is an excellent basic material for thermal transfer printing.

PET Premium Label Paper

PET is the English abbreviation of polyester film, which is actually a polymer material. PET has good hardness and brittleness, and its common colors are sub-silver, sub-white, bright white and so on. According to the thickness, there are 25-fold (1-fold = 1um), 50-fold, 75-fold and other specifications, which are related to the actual requirements of the manufacturer. Due to the excellent dielectric properties of PET, it has good anti-fouling, anti-scratch, high temperature resistance and other properties, it is widely used in many special occasions, such as mobile phone batteries, computer monitors, air conditioner compressors, etc. In addition, PET paper has good natural degradability, which has increasingly attracted the attention of manufacturers.

PVC Premium Label Paper

PVC is the English abbreviation of vinyl. It is also a polymer material. Common colors are subwhite and pearl white. The performance of PVC is similar to PET. It has good flexibility and soft feel than PET. It is often used in jewelry, jewelry, watches, electronics, metal industries and other high-end occasions. However, the degradability of PVC is poor, which has a negative impact on environmental protection. Some developed countries abroad have begun to develop alternative products in this regard.

Application of tags:

Our company can customize various specifications of coated paper, PET label paper, PVC label paper, etc. according to the needs of customers, and provide supporting consulting services for consumables.

Post time: Oct-10-2022