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Regulatory Labels and Plates

June 30th, 2014 by

Regulatory labels and plates come in many sizes and materials.  Drake Industries manufactures UL, CE, and RoHS labels, plates, stickers, and tags.

Drake’s UL certifications include

 

Polyester Regulatory Label

Polyester Regulatory Label

 

 CE Polycarbonate Regulatory label

CE Polycarbonate Regulatory label

 

Stainless Steel UL Plate

Stainless Steel UL Plate

 

Contact Drake for your next regulatory label, sticker, or plate project.  Free samples and quotes are always available.  800.531.5073 OR quotes@drake.com

 

 

UL® Labels for Industry

March 12th, 2014 by

Creation of custom, durable UL® labels is fast, easy, and cost effective with our standard and rush production times on prototypes as well as low- and mid-volume orders.

Drake Industries specializes in UL® labels for heavy industry, the offshore technology industry, and consumer electronics.  Drake Industries is the sole UL® approved label/marking system manufacturer in central Texas.
UL® regulatory labels, tags, plates, and stickers can be manufactured from stainless steel, aluminum, polyester/Mylar, and polycarbonate/Lexan.  Labels and stickers can be provided on rolls or in sheets.

Certificates of Conformance are provided upon request.

Contact us today for a consultation for your UL® labels quotes@drake.com or 800.531.5073

RoHS :: UL :: CSA :: WEEE

January 6th, 2014 by

Drake Industries is your source for Regulatory Compliance labels.  Certificates of conformance are provided upon request.

Aluminum UL approved palte with pressure sensitive adhesive.

Aluminum UL approved palte with pressure sensitive adhesive.

Materials can vary but quality is always consistent. Consumer Electronics often require polyester or polycarbonate labels.  Heavy industry needs stainless steel, aluminum, or polycarbonate label/overlay/dataplate material.

Drake specializes in regulatory and compliance labels and marking solutions for a wide variety of industries including aerospace/NASA, avionics, computer/server, consumer electronics, government, military, medical, oil/gas, and scientific/oceanic applications. We offer standard and rush production times on prototypes as well as low- and mid-volume orders. Materials are RoHS and UL compliant.

Contact us today for a consultation regarding “building” your regulatory labels quotes@drake.com or 800.531.5073

Stainless Steel Dataplate with UL mark

Stainless Steel Dataplate with UL mark

 

UL® Labels for Consumer Electronics

January 2nd, 2014 by
UL label

UL approved polyester label for consumer electronics.

Drake Industries specializes in UL® labels for consumer electronics. We offer standard and rush production times on prototypes as well as low- and mid-volume orders.

Drake is an Authorized Label Supplier for UL (PGAA.LP3421) and a UL authorized manufacturer of Marking and Labeling Systems – Components (PGDQ2.MH14125).

Our UL approved polyester labels are extremely durable in indoor and outdoor environments. Perfect for applications such as asset labels, serial labels, and manufacturer ID labels.  Manufactured with MP-202 Silver (2 mil thick polyester) and pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive (.9 mil thick). The over laminate used is OL-1 Clear (1 mil thick computer printable polyester).

Drake’s UL approved photosensitive aluminum tags are durable enough to withstand the harshest of conditions including extreme weather and exposure to harsh chemicals like gasoline, sulfuric acid and caustic soda.  Manufactured with MF-804 (photosensitive aluminum with a “satin” finish). Available in thicknesses of .003″ to .020 ” with a low surface energy, pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive (2 mil thick).

Our UL approved polycarbonate control panels, nameplates, overlays, membrane switches, serial and manufacturer ID tags perform well in extreme weather and when exposed to harsh chemicals. Manufactured with LS-602 (10 mil thick polycarbonate with a “velvet’ finish) with a low surface, energy pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive (2 mil thick).

Drake’s sales team is available to discuss your project’s needs, contact us for a consultation or a quote at quotes@drake.com or 800.531.5073.

 

UL® Stainless Steel Dataplates

December 13th, 2013 by
Stainless Steel Dataplate with UL mark

Stainless Steel Dataplate with UL mark

Stainless Steel Dataplates need to be strong, corrosion resistant, and heat resistant. Drake manufactures stainless steel dataplates and is also certified to print the UL® mark on stainless steel upon request. Drake Industries manufactures stainless steel dataplates which are able to withstand exposure to extreme weather, chemicals, grime, and fuels while remaining legible and functional.

Drake’s stainless steel applications are available in a range of different gauges: 8 gauge to 26 gauge – special thicknesses are available upon request. Drake Industries produces stainless steel dataplates with 304 and 316 alloys for the most demanding of conditions.

Contact Drake Industries for your next Stainless Steel UL® Dataplate.  We look forward to speaking with you about your project.  800.531.5073  quotes@drake.com

UL Labels – Regulatory Label

August 1st, 2013 by
Polyester Regulatory label - UL RoHS UL CE logos per PGAA.MH14125

Polyester Regulatory label – UL RoHS UL CE logos per PGAA.MH14125

Be confident that your label manufacturer is certified by UL to manufacture what you need.  Use UL’s Online Certifications Directory to research your label manufacturer’s qualifications.

PGAA.MH14125 Allows label manufacturers to PRINT the UL BUG (logo) and,

PGDQ2.MH14125 Allows LABEL MANUFACTURE as approved by UL testing.

Certificates of Compliance should accompany labels produced with the PGDQ2.MH14125 designation.

Contact the UL experts at Drake Industries who can advise which materials are suited to your company’s uses.  Drake specializes in low quantities and quick turns.

Free quotes are provided in 24 hours –  Email us: quotes (at) drake.com or call eight hundred 531.5073.

We look forward to hearing about your project.