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 […]
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UL Recognized Core Labels
“Make sure you have your core labels,” says pretty much every UL Inspector ever. One of the biggest reasons UL 969 labels are rejected by a UL Inspector is the lack of core labels. But what exactly are core labels, and why are they so important? Let’s start with the why. Let me walk you through this this […]
UL Label Terms: CSA C22.2 No. 0.15
CSA C22.2 No. 0.15 is the designation for the CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard that covers Marking and Labeling Systems. While similar to the ANSI / UL 969 Label and Marking Standard, some test methods differ. As a result additional testing is necessary to grant a Canadian Recognition. Products found to be in compliance with the […]