Author: System Label

26 Sep What is UL Approval?

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is a global independent safety science company, who innovate safety solutions. From public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in sustainability, renewable energy and nanotechnology - UL is one of several companies approved by the US Federal Agency Occupational Safety and Health...

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23 Sep Substrate Surface Preparation

Surface Preparation for Optimum Label Adhesion Most substrates are best prepared by cleaning with a 50:50 mixture of isopropropyl alcohol (IPA) and water prior to applying the label. Wipe and clean the surface with the IPA/water mixture. Dry the surface. The surface is now ready for the label to...

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23 Sep UDI Barcoding

Unique Device Identifier (UDI) Barcoding The second stage of compliance for UDI barcoding is on the horizon. On September 24, 2015 all labels and packages of implantable, life-supporting and life sustaining devices must bear a UDI. Are you compliant with new UDI regulations? A UDI comprises of...

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21 Sep Graphic Application Method

Label Storage: To ensure optimum adhesion of the labels, the labels should be stored at 22 degrees Celcius and 50% relative humidity. Storing labels at higher or lower temperatures may result in a less than desired adhering performance.   Firstly:  Prepare the surface of the substrate correctly before applying...

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06 Aug How RFID is Increasing Efficiency & Reducing Costs

RFID is changing the face of logistics and materials management Sekisui Alveo has implemented a barcode and RFID track and trace system in three plants in Europe which has completely revolutionised how the company manages its materials and logistics. Sekisui Alveo is a Japanese group of Companies...

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