degree to which a label surface - including printing and protective coatings
is able to resist scuffing.
and matte films.
based on high strength, acrylic polymers.
substance capable of holding materials together.
high ultimate adhesion. The label either cannot be removed intact or requires
a great deal of force to be removed.
ultimate adhesion. The label can be removed from most substrates without
damaging the surface or leaving a residue or stain.
of a substrate, or label material at the time the label will be applied.
items of original art copy, whether prepared by an artist, computer, camera
or other means.
printed area that extends to the edge of a label, usually accomplished
by printing approximately 1/8" beyond the actual die cut.
of materials from an adhesive or substrate into a face material, resulting
in a mottled appearance of the facestock and possibly detrimental effects
to the adhesive.
separated by a single cut to the liner. No space exists between labels.
in which the image is depressed below the normal surface of the label stock.
variety of tools used for cutting material to a desired shape.
cut line between a label and its waste made by the edge of a die.
of dots printing larger on paper than they are on negative or plates.
Lift (Flagging )
tendency of the edge of a label to lift off the surface of the substrate.
in which the image is raised above the surface.
produced with perforations in the liner so the finished labels can be folded
flat packs rather than wound in rolls.
polyester, polyethylene, polypropylene, vinyl and other material used as
surface property of a paper or film determined by its texture and gloss.
or oval deformations in an adhesive, coating, ink or lamination.
of rotary printing which employs raised images on polymer plates and rapid
thin laminated aluminum foil used as a facestock material.