It's the most important part of a sticky label, but did you realise how many options there are for your adhesive? From peel to permanent, freezer to tyre - there's all sorts of options which will suit your application.
All About Adhesives
Our material specification guides offer a simple overview to the key features of our available materials, with details of their key properties, sustainability rating, and suggestions from our team for alternative and similar materials.
Label Material Specifications
What are all the different layers of a label? Each has an important function in creating the final result, and can have a significant impact on the look and feel of your label and therefore your product.
Composition of a Label
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I get samples of adhesives, finishes and materials?
We're more than happy to send you sample packs which include example labels made from various adhesives, finishes and materials, and can also send examples of various standard materials.
Why are some combinations of adhesives, finishes and materials unavailable?
We stock a variety of materials with different adhesives and finishes that are most popular with our customers.
Do you supply any sustainable labels?
We have increasing availability for different labels that have sustainable properties. Many of our standard materials are already recyclable or have sustainable origins (eg. FSC Certification), details of which are provided in our material specifications.
Are all materials compatible with all print processes?
Some materials may not be compatible with all of our print processes due to their inability to withstand certain temperatures or accept different forms of print. Our material specifications detail a basic summary of compatibility.
Do your labels meet certain standards (Eg. BS5609)?
We have a variety of label materials, adhesives and finishes which meet different internaitonal specifications and regulations, including BS5609. For more information of our availability please contact us.