Polyester, UL Listed & Vinyl - Thermal Transfer

RIBBON REQUIRED TO PRINT

Polyester

Polyester Label materials feature an excellent tear strength, more moisture-resistant than other thermal transfer materials, and offer premium durability, the ideal choice for both indoor and outdoor applications.  We have a wide variety of Polyester Label materials, including Glossy White, Matte Silver (Chrome), Flood Color with Clear Printable Overlam, Clear/Transparent, Platinum Silver with Heavy Coat Weight (HCW) Adhesive, OilTak Glossy White, covering all your labeling needs. Resin Ribbons are required to print with these materials.

Glossy White (TC-0)

Glossy White Polyester labels (TC-0) come in a pigmented white semi-gloss film facestock with excellent chemical resistance, heat resistance, and outdoor durability. Ideal for both indoor and outdoor applications.
  • Adhesive
    • Industrial grade clear permanent acrylic adhesive.
    • High initial tack to most high and medium surface energy substrates.
  • Applications
    • Used for product identification, property identification or asset tags, durable goods labeling, electronic component marketing, and barcode applications requiring durability.
  • Printing
    • Use Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR, SDR-5, or SDR-A).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +25°F, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to +300°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of glossy white polyester labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit the Glossy White Polyester Labels page.

Matte Silver (TC-SIL)

Matte Silver Polyester labels (TC-SIL) are converted with 2 Mil Matte Chrome Polyester facestock. This matte finished metallic film features excellent tear strength, heat resistance, dimensional stability, and chemical resistance. The opaque matte metallic surface finish offers hiding power, physical strength, and excellent thermal transfer printability. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.
  • Adhesive
    • General-purpose industrial grade clear permanent adhesive.
    • High initial tack to most high and medium surface energy substrates.
  • Applications
    • Used for barcode labels, work-in-process (WIP) labels, product/property identification or asset tags, rating plates, and durable goods labeling.
  • Printing
    • Use Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR, SDR-5, or SDR-A).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +25°F, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to +300°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of matte silver labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Matte Silver Polyester Labels page.

Flood Color w/ Overlam (TC-OL)

Flood Color with Overlam Polyester labels (TC-OL) are produced with a 2 mil white semi-gloss polyester and color coated with the highest quality water-based ink. Complete with overlaminate using a 1 mil clear printable polyester film with top coat designed to offer excellent thermal transfer print quality. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.
  • Adhesive
    • An excellent general-purpose industrial grade clear permanent acrylic adhesive.
    • High initial tack works well with most high and medium surface energy substrates.
  • Applications
    • Used for product identification, property identification or asset tags, durable goods labeling, electronic component marketing, and barcode applications requiring durability.
  • Printing
    • Use Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR, SDR-5, or SDR-A).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +25°F, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to 300°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of food color with overlam polyester labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Flood Color w/ Overlam Polyester Labels page.

Clear/Transparent (TC-TRAN)

Clear or Transparent Polyester labels (TC-TRAN) are converted with 2 mil clear top coated polyester highly transparent film. It features excellent tear strength, heat resistance, dimensional stability, and chemical resistance. Excellent smear and scratch resistance. Recognized for indoor and outdoor use.
  • Adhesive
    • General-purpose industrial grade clear adhesive.
    • High initial tack, ultimate adhesion, and low adhesive ooze.
  • Applications
    • Used for asset labeling, serial number and barcode labeling, durable goods, and other applications require durability.
  • Printing
    • Use Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR, SDR-5, or SDR-A).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +25°F on most surfaces, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to +300°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of clear/transparent polyester labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Clear/Transparent Polyester Labels page.

Platinum Silver (TT-PLAT)

Platinum Silver Polyester labels (TT-PLAT) are converted with 2 mil matte platinum gloss polyester facestock top coated for thermal transfer printing. It offers premium durability, moisture resistance, and excellent chemical resistance. Ideal for both indoor and outdoor applications.
  • Adhesive
    • High-performance acrylic adhesive allows for a permanent bond to high surface energy and low surface energy plastics, textured and contoured surfaces, powder coatings, and slightly oily metals.
    • Thick adhesive caliper provides for a stronger bond.
  • Applications
    • Used for barcode labels and rating plates, property identification and asset labeling, warning, instruction, and service labels for durable goods.
  • Printing
    • Use Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR or SDR-5).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +50°F, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to +300°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of platinum silver polyester labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Platinum Silver Polyester Labels page.

OilTak Glossy White (TC-Tak)

OilTak Glossy White labels (TC-Tak) offer a unique labeling solution designed specifically for use on greasy or oily surfaces and environments. These labels are formulated to be applied directly to surfaces coated with oil or grease without losing its tack or adhesive strength. The 2 mil, gloss-white top coated polyester face provides excellent tear strength, dimensional stability, heat, and chemical resistance.
  • Adhesive
    • Permanent, aggressive, high-tack adhesive.
    • Special adhesive reacts with grease or oil-based surface contaminants to create a strong, aggressive, and lasting bond.
  • Applications
    • Used in manufacturing, automotive, machine tooling, and industrial applications.
    • Ideal for grimy, oily, greasy surfaces, and harsh environment applications.
  • Printing
    • Use Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR or SDR-5).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. >35°F, Service Temp. Ranges –20°F to +220°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of OilTak Glossy White Polyester Labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our OilTak Glossy White Polyester Labels page.

UL Listed (TC-0-UL)

UL Listed White Polyester labels are converted with 2 mil white print-treated polyester materials that were investigated and meet the standards of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), in accordance with the component requirements. These materials were evaluated with UL 969 standard for Marking and Labeling Systems, product category PGJI2, which covers adhesive attached labels. Recommended for both indoor and outdoor applications.
  • Adhesive
    • General-purpose industrial grade clear permanent acrylic adhesive.
    • Features high initial tack to most high and medium surface energy substrates.
  • Applications
    • Used for circuit board labeling, consumer electronics to lighting products, household appliances, information labels for medical equipment, motor industries, and electrical products.
  • Printing
    • Use Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR, SDR-5).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +25°F, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to +300°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of UL Listed Polyester Labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit the UL Listed Glossy White Polyester Labels page.

Vinyl

Vinyl labels come in a 3.4 mil matte top coated, white flexible vinyl with superior thermal transfer printability, feature up to five year outdoor weather resistance.
  • Adhesive
    • High performance, high tack, durable, permanent acrylic emulsion with excellent ultimate adhesive and mandrel hold.
    • Extremely chemical and solvent resistant.
    • Excellent adhesion to various high and low-energy substrates.
  • Applications
    • Used for nameplate, durable equipment identification, drum, and battery labeling needs.
  • Printing
    • Use Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR-5).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +50°F, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to +200°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf Life of Vinyl Polyester Labels is two years when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
Please contact us for available sizes. We customize!
 

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.