3M™ Dot Matrix Label Materials are designed specifically for computer imprinting applications, including dot matrix/impact. Topcoated facestocks from polyester to semi-rigid vinyl are excellent for variable information and hand writeability. A range of 3M adhesives suits labeling applications from low-temp environments and acid-resistant battery labels to decorative films and overlaminations.
Labels Designed Specifically for Dot Matrix Printing Applications
Featuring a range of topcoated facestocks, adhesives and liners, 3M™ Dot Matrix Label Materials are designed for dot matrix/impact and other computer imprinting applications. A choice of polyester, polypropylene and semi-rigid vinyl facestocks allows for just the right blend of durability and conformability. These coated facestocks accept a wide variety of flexographic and U.V. rotary letter press film inks as well as screen, ion deposition, offset and thermal transfer printing, and most allow for hand writeability in ball point pen ink. Adhesives are formulated for general-purpose labeling as well as a range of demanding environments including acid-resistant labels and labeling in low temperatures.
A range of kraft liners includes supercalendered, clay coated and polycoated for strength and stability during high-speed die-cutting and matrix stripping, perforations and fanfolds.
About 3M Adhesives for Dot Matrix Labels
3M™ Dot Matrix Label Materials feature a range of our specially-formulated adhesives for just the right balance of adhesion and removability. Adhesives include:
Many of these adhesives are UL recognized and CSA accepted (see the UL and CSA listings for Files and other details).
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