Custom, Durable Label Solutions with Mylar® from Drake Labels

Mylar®/Polyester

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:Custom, Durable Product Label with Mylar® from Drake LabelsCustom, Durable Mylar® Safety Label from Drake Labels

Use these general guidelines below to achieve the desired visual effect and durability for your label. Contact Drake for detailed specifications.

Physical Properties Polyester PDF

Physical Properties for Mylar®/Polyester Decals, Labels & Tags
Suitable for Compound Curved Surfaces Yes
Suitable for Curved Surfaces No
High Temperature Resistance Yes
Dimensional Stability Good
Water Resistance Good
UV Resistance** Yes, with Additional Overlay
Chemical and Solvent Resistance Good
Abrasion Resistance No
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
Exterior Shape Any
Clear Windows Size and Shape Any
Write On Surface Yes, Hotstamp/Thermal Transfer
Barcode, Serial & Variable Data Yes
Optional Finish/Overlay 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.