How to buy barcode labels? A good label makes a product even better!
Barcode labels, as the name implies, are labels with barcodes printed or printed. They are widely used in the production and sales of building materials, furniture, clothing, shoes and hats, medicine, tobacco and alcohol, chemicals, building materials, electronic appliances, instrumentation, auto parts, etc., as well as packaging, Publishing, warehousing and logistics, transportation, mobile, telecommunications and other industries. Therefore, it is very necessary to choose good quality barcode label paper.
Considering factors such as cost and convenience, barcode printers are usually used to print barcode labels. Coated paper labels are commonly used materials for barcode printers, and their thickness is generally about 80g. Widely used in supermarkets, inventory management, clothing tags, industrial production lines and so on. White ultra-smooth uncoated paper, a good base material for thermal transfer printing.
Different printing requires different labels, so how to choose barcode label paper? What criteria should be used to select suitable barcode labels?
How to choose label paper?
1. According to the pasting surface material of the product
Self-adhesive labels are sticky. Labels processed with self-adhesive materials may be labeled on the surface of various materials, such as glass, metal, cardboard, and plastic. Tests have shown that different decal surfaces have a large impact on performance. Therefore, when choosing a self-adhesive label, you must decide what material of self-adhesive label to choose according to the sticking surface of your product.
2. According to the cleanliness of the product surface
Self-adhesive materials are most suitable for label substrates with clean, dry surfaces, and no oil stains and dust. For other types of substrates, please choose other professional label paper.
3. Environmental conditions
The labeling environment and temperature will affect the characteristics of the adhesive, such as a watery or oily environment, and the viscosity of the self-adhesive needs to be pasted in cold, hot, humid or room temperature conditions.
Whether the self-adhesive label is exposed to a sub-freezing environment, whether it is used outdoors, under high temperature, humidity or light containing ultraviolet rays, and whether it is close to a hot car engine need to be considered. Therefore, it is necessary to select the appropriate label paper according to different environmental conditions.
4. The choice of face paper
The choice of face paper depends on the printing method and end customer needs. Of course, high-quality prints require brilliance and self-adhesive materials with excellent intrinsic quality. Thermal transfer printing requires the selection of special facial papers with smooth and stain-resistant surfaces.
Guanwei original label, make the product better
1. Coated paper self-adhesive labels
Coated paper self-adhesive labels are the most common material in self-adhesive labels. Coated paper self-adhesive labels are often used as materials for printer printing labels. Common coated paper self-adhesive labels are divided into ordinary coated paper self-adhesive labels and mirror coated paper self-adhesive labels.
Some people are often confused about the difference between coated paper and glossy paper self-adhesive materials. The glossy paper label material is whiter than the coated paper label material. However, when folded, the material of the glossy paper will have white fine powdery objects, but this will not be the case with the coated paper.
2. Synthetic paper self-adhesive labels
Guanwei's synthetic paper is made of chemical raw materials such as olefins and some additives. It is used for printing high-grade artworks, maps, picture albums, high-end books and periodicals, etc.
3. PET self-adhesive labels
PET is the English abbreviation of polyester film, which is actually a polymer material. PET has good hardness and brittleness, can withstand a certain high temperature, resist harsh environments, and resist the corrosion of chemicals such as acid and alkali, and is suitable for outdoor and high-demand labels. The common colors are matte silver, matte white, bright silver, bright white and transparent.
4. Thermal paper
Thermal paper products are used for bills, labels, fax, cash registers and ATM paper. Including fax thermal paper, cash register thermal paper, printing thermal paper, durable thermal paper, special thermal paper (three-proof lottery thermal paper, high temperature three-proof label thermal paper, waterproof thermal paper Paper, three-proof thermal cardboard, three-proof thermal paper for tickets) and other products.
Among them, the three-proof thermal paper has good protection performance such as waterproof, oil-proof and anti-solvent. Various types of three-proof special thermal paper have been used in China Sports Lottery, China Welfare Lottery, civil aviation boarding cards and railway train tickets. Wait.
5. Washing cloth/washing label
Washing mark, also called washing label. Also called washing water mark, it is a label made of special paper material, which is used to mark the product's model number, size, size, product composition, washing symbol, washing precautions, production information and so on. There are many kinds of materials, and the common one is white ordinary washed cloth.