Heat applied to a ribbon prints an image on the label material. Usually used for variable information printing such as barcodes and tracking numbers.
3M™ Casted Vinyl Label Material 3690E + is resistant to outdoor weathering, UV light and many solvents. It’s dimensionally stable and withstands temperatures up to 95 °C. Short term also up to 150 °C. Suitable for nearly all surfaces in all conditions. Use our vinyl label material for all your thermal transfer and screen printing printed label applications. The specially modified acrylic adhesive shows high initial tack and good adhesion to nearly all surfaces including most low surface energy substrates, such as polyethylene and textured paint, as well as curved surfaces. This product is UL and cUL recognised and suitable for indoor and outdoor use.