Glossary

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Here you will find everything about labels, from A - Z.

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2-layer labels
2-ply or 3-ply
A
Abrasion resistance
Abrasion test
Acetate film
Acetate rayon
Acrylic adhesive
Adhesion
Adhesive accumulation
Adhesive bond
Adhesive film
Adhesive leaks
Adhesive residue
Adhesive strength
Adhesive-free zone
Aluminium foil
Analogue printing process
Anchoring
Apolar
Application temperature
B
Backing material
Backing paper
Barcode
Bending stiffness
Bleeding
Blind embossing
Blocking
Booklet closure
Booklet folders
Booklet hinge
Booklet labels
Butterfly Effect
C
Card hanging tags
Cast-coated paper
Chromo paper
Clearcoat
CMYK
Coated paper
Cohesion
Cohesive failure
Cold Flow
Colour fastness
Computer label
Concertina
Concertina fold
Contact adhesive
Corner detachment
Corner radius
Corona treatment
Cutting plate
D
Delamination
Digital printing
Dimensional stability
Dispenser
Dispersion
Duplex
Duplex labels
E
Edge detachment
Embossing
Emulsion
Endless material
Environmental conditions
Euro Scale
F
Fan colours
FDA
Film Material
Final adhesive bond
Finat
Flatness
Fluorescence
Folding labels
Food contact
Forgery proof
Freezer adhesive
G
Gauge pin
Glassine
Glueless zone
Gravure
Grip tab
H
Heat setting
HKS
Holograms
Hot stamping
Hot-melt adhesive
I
IMDS
In-mould
In-mould labelling
Initial adhesion
Internal punching
ISEGA
ISO 9000
L
Label format
Label gap
Laminating adhesive
Lamination
Laser printing
Leaflets
Letterpress
Lightfastness of printing inks
Liner
Luminescence colour
M
Machine-coated paper
Margin perforation
Matrix / matrix stripping
Matrix printing
Matrix waste
Metallised or aluminium-coated films and papers
Microprinting
Migration
Movement
Multi-ply labels
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