Image fade on a label can cause serious problems for converters as well as end users-especially in the medical industry, where the legibility of patient data and medical care instructions is critical. MACtac® Roll Label has introduced MACScript™ 2 (DDRX9502), a new direct thermal labelstock specifically designed to address prescription labeling challenges.
The material’s thermal chemistry design can eliminate the need for a press applied UV overcoat, which can add cost, slow the printing process, inhibit full image density and cause premature print head wear. The new direct thermal labelstock’s environmental resistance properties reportedly enable it to withstand extreme exposure to heat, moisture, sunlight, and certain chemicals typical to prescription labeling such as oils, lotions, hand sanitizers, and soaps
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