The quality of the label depends on the consumables used in its manufacture.
Our production cycle involves only European products of the highest quality, proven by time and our customers.
A wide range of self-adhesive materials that we use for the production of labels, allows you to create a unique sticker that will meet all your requirements.
1. Semi-gloss paper is a single-sided coated paper (coated) with a density of 70-80 g/m2. It successfully combines the possibility of obtaining a full-fledged colorful image with a relatively low cost. the whiteness of the paper is 90-95% gloss 60-65% .
Main application: label for food, beverage, industrial and pharmaceutical products.
2. Heat sensitive paper-paper with a special coating that darkens when heated (as in Fax machines). This paper is divided into ECO and TOP.
Paper without protective coating (Thermo ECO, Thermal ECO)are used in cases where it is not intended to store and transport labeled packages. These are mainly stores where labeling is done just before the sale.
If the packaged product needs to be transported and stored for a long time, it is recommended to use paper Thermo TOP, Thermal TOP.the Top protective layer protects the labels from dirt, moisture and mechanical damage that impairs the readability of the barcode.
the Primary use: labels on which to print the variable information (weight, price, barcode).
3. Metallized paper-paper having a silver, gold or holographic coating, as well as a protective varnish resistant to UV radiation.
This type of paper is used in the manufacture of high-quality branded labels for perfumes, cosmetics and expensive goods. Unlike conventional label paper, metallized paper is impervious to fats, oils and other liquids.
the Primary use: label for high-value products, which require moisture and grease-proof label.
1. Polypropylene – thermoplastic propylene polymer (white, transparent, superprozrachnye). Polypropylene film is suitable for labeling products in conditions that require protection from water, oils and chemicals.
Main application: label for food and beverage, perfume and cosmetics.
2. Polyethylene-thermoplastic polymer of ethylene (white, transparent, super transparent). Polyethylene film is recommended for printing labels on the soft, exposed deformation containers and products with a rough surface, since polyethylene is flexible and easily follows the surface change.
Main application: label for shampoos, liquid soap, alcoholic beverages in bottles with non-standard form.
the Main advantages of a film label over a paper one:
– the film is more resistant to external influences (moisture, fat, chemicals);
– film label more durable;
– label longer retains its quality;
– from the paper it is impossible to obtain clear label;
– must be disposed of together with polymer packaging.
Given the variety of applications and types of surface materials labels, there are many brands of glue.
By adhesive force (adhesion) adhesives are divided into: permanent, semi-permanent and removable.
1. Permanent adhesivehas high adhesive properties and is used to make labels that do not need to be “painlessly” removed from the surface. For example, it is impossible to remove the label with permanent glue from the bottle without damaging it and leaving no traces of glue.
However, the washed off adhesives, being permanent, can be used for labeling of returnable containers and washed off with alkaline solutions without traces.
2. Semi-permanent adhesivefor a short time (up to 24 hours for different brands and surfaces) after bonding is removable and then acts as permanent. Materials with such glue allow to minimize losses due to incorrectly pasted labels during high-speed labeling.
3. Removable adhesivehas low adhesive properties with respect to most surfaces and allows you to easily remove previously applied to the surface labels, stickers, posters, etc. At the same time, there is no trace of glue on the surface. There are also ultra-removable adhesives.
The chemical compositiondistinguish adhesives based on acrylic polymers and rubber (natural or synthetic).
– Acrylic adhesiveshave high resistance to aging and UV radiation, high adhesion to polar surfaces.
– rubber-based Adhesiveshave higher adhesive properties than acrylic. However, in terms of resistance to aging and UV radiation, they are inferior to the latter.
The substrate is as important part of any label as the surface material or adhesive layer.
Today there are two types of substrates: paper-based and film-based.
1. Paper substrate is passerovannoy (smooth) paper increased strength. This material is traditional for substrates, it is covered with a thin layer of silicone, which makes it easy to separate the substrate from the label itself, while the glue remains on the surface material.
2. The film substrate is made of ultra-thin polyethylene. This type of substrate is also covered with a layer of silicone, so that the surface material is effortlessly separated from the substrate.
the unlike paper, film substrate allows:
– use the label in wet conditions;
– place more labels in a roll of the same size;
– significantly increase the speed of etiquette;
– the substrate is recyclable.
In the manufacture of labels, we mainly use special UV inks.
The cost of UV paints is slightly higher than the cost of traditional alcohol (solvent-based paints), but their functional features significantly compensate for the price.
Among the main advantages of UV-inks can be noted:
– color accuracy when printing labels;
– excellent adhesion with all self-adhesive materials;
– fast curing of paint in the manufacture of labels;
– resistance to light, chemical and mechanical influences;
– stable behavior in the printing process due to the constant viscosity;
– minimum consumption (no solvent evaporation during printing);
– stable reproduction of high raster lines, elaboration of colors and shadows in labels.
1. UV varnishesare designed for high-quality varnishing of labels printed on a variety of self-adhesive materials. UV varnishes are characterized by high transparency and glossiness.
2. Chemical-resistant varnishes are used to obtain a lacquer coating resistant to solvents and aggressive chemicals. Chemical resistant varnishes are perfect for printing labels on packages for shampoos, repellent products, household chemicals.
3. Matte varnishes are used when printing labels that do not require gloss, and only need to protect the label from the environment.
hot stamping Foilis a multilayer material consisting of a thin paint or metallized layer located on the substrate.
Designed to transfer the shape of a convex image from a cliché to paper or other media in the process of hot stamping using heating and pressure.
cold stamping Foilis also a multilayer material consisting of a thin metallized layer located on the substrate.
The difference from such foil for hot stamping is that the stamping process is performed directly on the printing machine in line, allowing you to reduce the printing time.
Since the embossing process is carried out without heating and pressure, this type of embossing can be used for heat-sensitive materials. When using cold stamping, it is possible to transfer a halftone pattern, as well as to print on the embossed surface of the material.
Cold stamping advantages:
– high operating speed;
– ability to reproduce halftones;
conveniently, a control process of combining the images.