I recently worked with a client who needed multiple UL labels to properly mark a product his company built on a production line. He admitted he was in a rush because they had forgotten to reorder one of the labels, and they were now nearly out. After helping him with his immediate need, I circled back a began discussing […]
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I’ve heard it a lot from prospective customers: “My last label didn’t stick…it just peeled off” or “We can’t read our old label–it just didn’t hold up.” Why is this? In a lot of cases, it was because the correct material wasn’t used. There are many instances where a label company funnels a project towards their […]
Surface energy…what is it? When talking about UL or other compliance labels, you’ll hear people sometimes say things like, “The product material has a low surface area.” or “This adhesive only works on high surface energy applications.” What are they talking about and how important is it? First off what is surface area? It relates to […]
It doesn’t show signs of stopping, And I’ve bought some corn for popping, The lights are turned way down low. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Great song…even if it doesn’t snow here very often in Southern California. But to help make the season bright we use a lot of Christmas lights. And what do […]
When designing a custom UL label, don’t forget that custom means more than just printing and materials. It also means size and shape. Sure rectangles are common, but don’t be afraid to at least explore other options. Examples of (top) a custom shape and (bottom) custom perforations. Evaluate how your label is being used. Would a slightly […]