Polypropylene & Jewelry - Thermal Transfer

RIBBON REQUIRED TO PRINT

Polypropylene

Polypropylene is comparable to Kimdura® brand labels. This biaxially oriented (BOPP) material is resistant to tearing, dirt, and grease, water-resistant in most applications. Recommended for applications requiring durability not found in paper labels. Able Label offers polypropylene labels with different adhesives and choices for flood color and color border labels. Thermal transfer polypropylene labels require ribbons to print.

All Temp Adhesive (TP)

Polypropylene Labels with All Temp Adhesive (TP) are converted with a 3.0 mil opaque matte white, biaxially oriented, coated thermal transfer printable polypropylene. All temp adhesive polypropylene labels are available in white, flood color, flood color with overlam, and white with color border.
  • Adhesive
    • Permanent all-temperature acrylic adhesive that performs in both cold and damp environments and elevated temperature applications.
  • Applications
    • Used for shelf and bin marking, parts, and inventory labeling. Recommended for short outdoor durability labeling.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax/Resin (Able Label PGR or PGR-PLUS) or Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR or SDR-A).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. -20°F on most surfaces, Service Temp. Ranges –65°F to +200°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of All Temp Adhesive (TP) Labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
Please visit the All Temp Adhesive Polypropylene Labels page for white and flood color options and Color Border Polypropylene Labels page for color border products for complete price lists.

Acrylic Adhesive (TP9501)

Polypropylene Labels with Acrylic Adhesive (TP9501) are converted with a 3.0 mil opaque matte white, biaxially oriented, coated thermal transfer printable polypropylene.
  • Adhesive
    • Permanent adhesive with aggressive initial tack, excellent ultimate adhesion, and mandrel hold.
    • Excellent adhesion to corrugated, glass, and various plastic substrates.
    • Considered latex glove friendly.
  • Applications
    • Used in healthcare and medical industry, patient records, prescription labeling, laboratory, and specimen labels.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax/Resin (Able Label PGR or PGR-PLUS) or Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR or SDR-A).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +25°F, Service Temp. Ranges –75°F to +200°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • One year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Acrylic Adhesive Polypropylene Labels page.

DURA (TP-DURA)

Polypropylene DURA Labels (TP-DURA) are converted with a 3.0 mil opaque matte white, biaxially oriented, coated thermal transfer printable polypropylene.
  • Adhesive
    • Permanent adhesive with excellent tack and ultimate adhesive to a variety of surfaces, including polystyrene, polypropylene, polyethylene, paper, and corrugate.
    • Suitable for cold, damp labeling applications.
  • Applications
    • Used for barcode, product identification, and information labels. Labeling needs in equipment, machinery, stone, and marble industries.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax/Resin (Able Label PGR or PGR-PLUS) or Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR or SDR-A).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +20°F, Service Temp. Ranges –65°F to 160°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • One year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Polypropylene DURA Labels page.

Removable (TP-R)

Removable Adhesive Polypropylene Labels (TP-R) are converted with a 3.0 mil opaque matte white, biaxially oriented, coated thermal transfer printable polypropylene.
  • Adhesive
    • General-purpose acrylic-based removable adhesive with excellent long-term removability from a wide variety of surfaces.
  • Applications
    • Used for pricing labels, product identification, and information labels in auction and liquidation, woodworking, glass, window, and other manufacturing industries.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax/Resin (Able Label PGR or PGR-PLUS) or Resin Ribbons (Able Label SDR or SDR-A).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +32°F on most surfaces, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to +200°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • Shelf life of Removable (TP-R) Labels is one year when stored at +72°F and 50% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit our Removable Adhesive Polypropylene Labels page.

Jewelry

Jewelry labels come in matte white polypropylene for ring/butterfly or barbell style, and white polypropylene materials for rat-tail style. These labels are compatible with major desktop printer brands and models, including Zebra and Honeywell Datamax. Wax/Resin or Resin ribbon required to print.

Able Label Products: 2-.5-TP-JEWELRY and 2-.6875-TP-JEWELRY.
  • Facestock
    • Matte Polypropylene.
  • Adhesive
    • Permanent acrylic adhesive.
    • Adhesive free shank.
  • Applications
    • Used for pricing, barcode, and product information labels on jewelry and optical products.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax or Wax/Resin (Able Label PGR or PGR-PLUS).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +25°F, Service Temp. Ranges –40°F to +300°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • One year when stored at +40°F to +80°F, and 35% to 75% relative humidity.
Able Label Products: 1.875-1-TP-RT and 3.5-.4375-TP-RT.
  • Facestock
    • Polypropylene.
  • Adhesive
    • Permanent acrylic adhesive.
  • Applications
    • Used for pricing, barcode, and product information labels on jewelry and optical products.
  • Printing
    • Use Wax or Wax/Resin (Able Label PGR or PGR-PLUS).
  • Application Temp.
    • Min. Application Temp. +23°F, Service Temp. Ranges –20°F to +200°F.
  • Shelf Life
    • One year when stored at +40°F to +80°F, and 35% to 75% relative humidity.
For a complete price list, please visit the Jewelry Labels page.
 

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.