Paper, Kraft & Dissolvable - Thermal Transfer

RIBBON REQUIRED TO PRINT

Paper

Paper labels are the most common and economical labels for your thermal transfer printer. Able Label carries Permanent Adhesive, High-Tack (Rubber-based) Adhesive, Removable Adhesive, Ultra-Removable Adhesive, Piggyback, and Opaque Labels. Thermal Transfer Paper Labels require ribbons to print and will tear.

Paper Label with Permanent Adhesive (TT)

Paper labels with permanent adhesive (TT) are converted to many product categories, including White, Color Border, Flood Color, and Circle. These labels come in a premium bright white coated facestock, which is smooth and smudge-resistant and designed for high-speed-printing.
  • Adhesive
    • Permanent adhesive with aggressive initial tack, excellent adhesion, and mandrel hold.
    • Considered latex glove friendly.
  • Applications
    • Used for barcode, product labels, information labels that require a longer shelf life than a direct thermal product.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax or “PGR+” Wax/Resin Ribbons.
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +25°F, Service Temp. Ranges –75°F to +200°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of paper labels with permanent adhesive is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For complete price lists, please visit these pages: White, Color Border, Flood Color, and Circle.

High-Tack (Rubber-based) Adhesive Paper Label (TT4502) 

High-Tack labels (TT4502) are converted with premium bright white coated facestock with an aggressive rubber-based permanent adhesive. Heavier coat weight of adhesive, twice as thick as our paper label (TT), allows for good flow characteristics, permitting adhesion to very rough textured surfaces and provide excellent adhesion to a wide range of difficult substrates. This smooth and smudge resistant material is designed for high-speed-printing.
  • Adhesive
    • High-tack rubber-based permanent adhesive.
    • Thickness, inches 0.0014 +/- 10%
  • Applications
    • Used with wood, cement block, stainless steel, and HDPE.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax or “PGR+” Wax/Resin Ribbons.
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +20°F, Service Temp. Ranges –65°F to +160°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of high-tack (rubber-based adhesive paper labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Thermal Transfer High-Tack Paper Labels page.

Removable Adhesive Paper Label (TT-R) 

Removable labels (TT-R) are produced with premium bright white coated facestock with a general-purpose acrylic-based removable adhesive with long term removability from many surfaces. Pretest on end-use application and corrugate substrates for suitability is highly recommended. The smooth and smudge resistant face offers great high-speed thermal transfer printing.
  • Adhesive
    • General-purpose acrylic-based removable adhesive.
    • Not recommended for mandrel applications.
  • Applications
    • Used in pricing labels, product information labels in woodworking, glass, window, and other manufacturing industries.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax or “PGR+” Wax/Resin Ribbons.
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +32°F, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to 200°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of removable adhesive paper label (TT-R) is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Thermal Transfer Removable Paper Labels page.

Ultra-Removable Paper Label (TT-UR) 

Ultra-Removable labels (TT-UR) come in a bright white coated facestock, which is ultra-smooth and designed for high-speed-printing. The ultra-removable adhesive remains removable for months, and labels can be repositioned across a wide variety of substrates. No residue on glass or credit card.
  • Adhesive
    • Equipped with ultra-removable adhesive featuring a consistent level of adhesion.
    • Testing should be performed for suitability on curved surfaces, and textured surfaces.
    • Test extensively on label repositioning.
  • Applications
    • Used in high-quality barcode labels, great for woodworking, cabinet, glass, and window industries.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax or “PGR+” Wax/Resin Ribbons.
  • Application Temp.
    • Please contact us for information.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of ultra-removable paper labels (TT-UR) is one year when stored at +73°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Thermal Transfer Ultra-Removable Paper Labels page.

Piggyback Label (TT-PB) 

Piggyback labels (TT-PB) are constructed with one label on two layers of liner. This unique design allows the middle ply to be permanently applied to a substrate while allowing removal of the top label to be transferred accordingly, providing a transferable label when needed. The premium bright white, coated facestock is smooth and smudge resistant and is designed for high-speed-printing.
  • Adhesive
    • Permanent acrylic adhesive with aggressive initial tack is used on both face and middle liner, excellent ultimate adhesion, and mandrel hold.
  • Applications
    • Used for office labels and forms, direct mailers, inventory labels, pharmaceutical, and medical applications.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax or “PGR+” Wax/Resin Ribbons.
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +25°F, Service Temp. Ranges –75°F to +200°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of piggyback labels (TT-PB) is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Thermal Transfer Piggyback Paper Labels page.

Opaque or Blackout Label (TT-OPQ) 

Opaque or blackout labels (TT-OPQ) are converted with an ultra-smooth coated facestock equipped with a black, opaque barrier coating for use as a correction or cover-up label. The smudge resistance labels are suitable for printing with high and medium-speed printers.
  • Adhesive
    • An all-temperature adhesive which provides good room temperature and excellent cold temperature performance.
    • Good adhesion to corrugated cardboard.
  • Applications
    • Used for general purpose indoor labeling applications in shipping, warehouse, manufacturing, and retail industries.
    • Caution is recommended with contact scanners.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax or “PGR+” Wax/Resin Ribbons.
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. –20°F, Service Temp. Ranges –65°F to +200°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of opaque or blackout labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Thermal Transfer Opaque or Blackout Paper Labels page.

Kraft Block Out Label (TT-KRAFT) 

Kraft block out labels (TT-KRAFT) have a natural brown look that blends in with corrugated containers.
  • Adhesive
    • Permanent tackified acrylic adhesive with very good adhesion to many substrates.
  • Applications
    • Used as correction labels on corrugated containers, craft projects.
    • Caution is recommended with contact scanners.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax or “PGR+” Wax/Resin Ribbons.
    • Limited printability.
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +35°F, Service Temp. Ranges –65°F to +200°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of kraft block out labels is one year when stored at +73°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Kraft Block Out Paper Labels page.

Dissolvable Label (TT-DSL) 

Dissolvable labels (TT-DSL) are writeable and printable water-soluble labels. These Dissolvable Paper Labels will wash away in approximately 30 seconds under running water, leaving no residue.
  • Adhesive
    • A water dissolvable adhesive that adheres to and washes away from many substrates, including plastics, glass, and stainless steel.
  • Applications
    • Used in food service industries, restaurants, nursing homes, and healthcare facilities for food storage containers, dishes, silverware, and serving trays.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax Ribbons.
    • The ribbon is not water dissolvable but typically washes away easily with the water-soluble paper.
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +21°F, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to +172°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of dissolvable labels is six months from the purchase date when stored properly in polyethylene wrap at +70°F and 50% relative humidity.
For complete price lists, please visit these pages: Thermal Transfer Dissolvable Paper Labels and Food Safety Dissolvable Labels.
 

Can I get samples?

Due to the type of printers, variable printing content, application, and environmental conditions, customers are strongly encouraged to conduct thorough testing with all label products to ensure satisfaction. Able Label is glad to provide free samples.

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