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The tanks of the UL Label world. These labels take a hit and keep on chugging.

The UL Database Test: Are Your Labels In Compliance?

Print Station

UL labels need to be provided by an authorized provider. But did you also know that there is more than one type of UL authorization…and that there really is no cross over between the different types? Yikes! Understandably these different types can lead to all sorts of compliance issues1. Well, thankfully UL offers a database tool […]

A Tale of Two Thermals

Direct Thermal Labels

Direct thermal and thermal transfer both use heat for imaging, but only one is approved for UL 969 labels. Do you know the difference? Admittedly because they sound similar, they can be easily confused. But each process requires very different materials–there is no one material fits all approach. In addition, permanency of the image varies wildly between the […]