Examples of the many custom-design, durable labels available from Drake.

Custom Label Tips

Welcome to the Drake Industries blog, Custom Label Tips, your source for information and insight on getting the best custom-designed, durable labels for your needs.

Versatile, Durable Polyester Labels

October 30th, 2013 by

Polyester labels are incredibly versatile and durable and they can be used in a variety of environments.
Polyester labels and stickers can be used on flat and compound surfaces.  They have excellent UV Resistance which means that they can withstand direct sun and heat in an outside environment.  They have good water resistance as well.  Examples of uses for outdoor labels can be warning, caution, and logo labels and decals.

Polyester Branding Labels can be produced quickly and inexpensively.  They are an excellent choice for a variety of type of labels, from computer printable, to warning, to branding labels.

Polyester Branding Labels can be produced quickly and inexpensively. They are an excellent choice for a variety of type of labels, from computer printable, to warning, to branding labels.

Stickers and decals manufactured from Mylar (aka polyester) are chemical and solvent resistant and are good choices for environments where gasoline, rig soap, and other caustic chemicals are used.  The majority of labels that you see on gas pumps are polyester.

Polyester "domed" label with polyeurethane coating.  This label can be used fer outdoor and indoor aplications.

Polyester “domed” label with polyeurethane coating. This label can be used fer outdoor and indoor aplications.

Polyester labels are available in several finishes: glossy, matte, and computer printable.  Computer printable polyester labels are often used for calibration and maintenance labels.  Also, tamper resistant labels are typically manufactured from Mylar/polyester labels.
Polyester labels, decals, and stickers are useful for a variety of purposes because they are so versatile in form and function.  These labels can be produced very quickly and inexpensively in small and large quantities.  They are available on rolls.

Warning label for use indoors and outdoors.

Warning label for use indoors and outdoors.

Congratulations Fire-fx

October 16th, 2013 by

Congratulations to our friends at Fire-fx!  Fire-fx recenly showed at  CEDIA** 2013 and made quite an impact with attendees with their CINEMA FX feature and FIRELINK auto configuration.

Fire-fx is a high performance home theatre media player and media server system manufacturer in Round Rock, Texas.  Fire-fx focuses on bringing proven technologies together that provide  a high performance  home theatre experience with an affordable price tag.  Fire-fx combines award winning software , state of the art PC components, and the power of cloud computing bringing the true cinema multiplex experience to your living room or home theatre at an affordable cost.

Oval Branding, Logo Badges

Oval Branding, Logo Badges

On October 15th, 2013 Fire-fx signed a Manufacturers Representative agreement with Paradigm Systems, Inc which will allow Paradigm to sell the multimedia servers and strage products.  Paridigm Systems is located in Denver, CO.

Drake has been manufacturing their domed branding badges since 2013.  We wish Fire-FX and Paradigm Systems many happy years and transactions together as they both grow and continue to provide state of the art home theatre experiences to customers around the world.

(**Custom Electronic Design and  Imstallation Association)

 

Silicone Rubber Keypads

October 2nd, 2013 by
Silicone Rubber Keypads are  manufactured from elastic, silicone rubber.

Silicone Rubber Keypads are manufactured from elastic, silicone rubber.

Silicone Rubber Keypads are:

-Processed with injection OR compression molding

-Manufactured from elastic, silicone rubber

-Economical, reliable, and durable

 

Incorporate additional design flexibility with:

-Graphic Overlays,

-Membrane ½ Switches or Copper Flex

-PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards)

Drake Industries makes designing and ordering Silicone Rubber Keypads fast and easy – contact us to discuss your project 800.531.5073 OR quotes@drake.com

Add additional design flexibility with graphic overlays, printed circuit boards (PCBs), membrane ½ switches or copper flex.

Add additional design flexibility with graphic overlays, printed circuit boards (PCBs), membrane ½ switches or copper flex.