OUR LABEL ADHESIVE TYPES
- Ultra Removable
- Ultra Aggressive
- Cold Temperature
- LSE (Low Surface Energy)
- 3M 467 /3M 468
- Static Cling
For ease of ordering, many popular label products are pre-set with recommended label adhesives.
Often, the material you select will determine the label adhesive applied to your labels. For greater
control of label stock and adhesive combinations, Multi Purpose Labels On Rolls are a good choice.
Most of our pressure sensitive label adhesives are made from water based acrylic adhesives, though a
few special adhesives, like cold temperature, are made using solvent based adhesives and hot melt
TYPES OF ADHESIVES
: Not designed to be removed without tearing the stock, damaging the surface,
or using solvents. Adhesion strength and speed may be variable; full adhesion may be nearly instant, or
may develop over minutes or hours.
: Pressure-sensitive adhesive can be removed without damage to either the
label or the items, leaves little to no adhesive residue behnind. May be reapplied in a different
location or on a different item.
: These labels may be removed without damage to either the label or the item,
and leave little to no adhesive residue. (The longer they are in place, the more chance of residue.)
Once removed, the label is not reusable. May be applied to a wide variety of surfaces.
: Can be removed at any time without damage to the label or the item,
and leaves little to no adhesive residue behind. Once removed, the label is not reusable. May be applied
to a wide variety of surfaces.
: Meant to be applied to curved and/or very rough surfaces, such as
tires. The adhesive grabs quickly; if removed, the label is destroyed and residue is left behind.
: Used in the packaging of frozen food products and industrial settings
where the label is subjected to termperatures as low as -65 degrees Fahrenheit. The label must be
applied at normal room temperatures. Removal will damage the label and possibly the item.
Low Surface Energy (LSE)
: Designed for use on Teflon, silicone, and other low surface
energy plastics with waxy or oily feeling surfaces. Removal will damage the label and possibly the
: A thick adhesive (2-mil for 467 and 5-mil for 468) formulated to bond
securely to rough (468) or smooth (467) curved surfaces. Often used with graphic overlays. Removal will
damage the label and the item.
: This material doesn't use a chemical adhesive to stick to glass or other
smooth, non-porous surfaces (metal, smooth plastic); there is no residue when removed. The vinyl
material bonds to smooth, clean, and dry surfaces with a little pressure. These labels may be reused.
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