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 […]
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Mylar UL Labels…and Why That’s an Old Reference
Does the specification for your UL labels call out Mylar as a material? If it does, there a good chance it’s been around a while. As many UL label specifications have worked their way across my desk, one theme that keeps resurfacing is the reference to Mylar® as a face stock. Of course plenty of […]