Mylar®/Polyester Labels maintain a professional glossy or matte appearance in harsh environments including heat, sunlight, constant moisture/humidity, impacts and/or UV exposure. Mylar®/Polyester labels are most commonly used for product marking applications on computers and consumer electronics. Mylar®/Polyester Labels, Decals and Tags from Drake are designed to maintain their appearance, legibility and functionality of information through a variety of conditions. Drake Mylar®/Polyester applications are available in thicknesses of .002″ to .080″ and can be printed and cut to customer design, including PMS color matching*. Variable Data such as serial and barcode information is easily supported, as are “Write On Surface” options. Drake Mylar®/Polyester product marking solutions can be found in industries such as aerospace/NASA, avionics, consumer electronics, government, industrial/manufacturing, military, oceanic/nautical and oil/gas.
Common uses include:
Use these general guidelines below to achieve the desired visual effect and durability for your label. Contact Drake for detailed specifications.
|Physical Properties for Mylar®/Polyester Decals, Labels & Tags|
|Suitable for Compound Curved Surfaces||Yes|
|Suitable for Curved Surfaces||No|
|High Temperature Resistance||Yes|
|UV Resistance**||Yes, with Additional Overlay|
|Chemical and Solvent Resistance||Good|
|Production information for Mylar®/Polyester Decals, Labels & Tags|
|Available thickness||.002″ & .080″|
|Manufacturing Processes||Hotstamp/Thermal Transfer, Silk Screen, Digital
Cut to Customer Design
|Printing Colors||Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, White, Blue, Brown, Black
(CMYK) and PMS color matching available*
|Interior Cutout Size and Shape||Any|
|Clear Windows Size and Shape||Any|
|Write On Surface||Yes, Hotstamp/Thermal Transfer|
|Barcode, Serial & Variable Data||Yes|
|Size||Up to 24″x 24″|
|Available Packaged Individually|
Proper adhesive should be chosen based on the specific application.
**UV coatings are also available in addition to using UV ink. Drake recommends considering the life of your product when choosing polyester. Lexan® is a good alternative when longevity is required. Contact Drake for more information and recommendations.