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Various Types of Self Adhesive Labels

Author: Ram Pai
by Ram Pai
Posted: Jul 29, 2016

Self-Adhesive labels are abundant and can be found everywhere like shops, malls and stores. These stickers come in variety of shapes and sizes. A wide range of customers, manufacturers, industries, universities and schools use them. These are mainly meant for promoting business products, it is a way of advertising their company. Usually, all the renowned companies use printed adhesive labels to protect products from tampering as a security measure.

End users and trade sectors usually use self-adhesive products stickers and labels. They are reliable and suitable option for majority of applications. The printed adhesive labels recognize serial numbers, barcodes, and assets. They are considered as security measures that mention about different aspects of any product. Barcode labels are used globally for tracking systems. Let’s see some of the various types of self-adhesive labels:

Permanent Adhesive Type

Permanent adhesive labels are used where everlasting labelling is needed without any subsequent removal planning. Usually, these labels are glued to the product with the help of permanent bonding agent. If you remove the permanent label, then it will result in tearing of printed stock. They are inexpensive in price.

Semi-permanent Self Adhesive

These labels need glue to re-position the label which is a time-consuming process. After drying, the adhesive becomes permanent.

Freeze permanent label

Freeze permanent labels are designed with special epoxy resin that set up in place when exposed to extreme temperature. These special labels are used in specialized industries.

Waterproof type

Self-adhesive labels are similar to digital labels that can be designed in variety of attractive colours and can be printed on plastic fibre. Manufacturers print the serial numbers, barcodes and laminate them for enhanced protection. Another printed adhesive label is waterproof type; they can withstand the environmental factors and are water and weather resistant. They are usually used in kitchens, washrooms and swimming pool areas where presence of moisture and water content is too high. Waterproof labels are intact, smudge and smear proof.

Warning labels

Warning stickers are another type of self-adhesive labels that are usually used to warn people from dangers. Chemical industries, machinery manufacturing companies and heavy equipment manufacturers use them to caution people from the danger.

Window Stickers

These stickers are used in car industries; they display important information about the model, car number and year of manufacturing of the vehicle. You can also find them labelled on trucks, autos and other vehicles.

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