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End-use applications for labels

Industrial and household chemicals

In some cases, labels have to provide clear, legible information, while holding aggressive or corrosive substances 

So to be thoroughly effective, they must be chemical resistant and, in some cases, capable of withstanding months in water.

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Resistance against chemicals

To ensure the highest resistance to chemicals, labels should be printed with UV inks or protected (varnished) toners. Xeikon uv-inks avoid the need for further laminates. Sunlight protection (for applications exposed to sunlight) is an additional benefit.

Broad range of coated and synthetic substrates

Chemical labeling uses a broad range of substrates, from coated paper to synthetic substrates. Xeikon’s different print technologies perform well on all types of substrate or can be optimized with a standard corona treater.

Guaranteed longevity for traceability

Some 13,000 chemical drums are lost at sea per year. Xeikon printed labels (toner and UV ink) are compliant with BS5609 standards and can withstand 3 months in the sea or friction against sand. Once found, authorities know what is inside and who to contact.

Breakthrough solutions for chemicals

Best price for any run length

You don’t tell your customer how you print your labels. You just make sure that whatever run length they order, you deliver labels at the best price. This is where Xeikon comes in.

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Elevate with ease and innovation

Your customers are on the lookout for new ideas, and you answer their call. Creativity is what you are proud to bring to the tablet. Consider innovative combinations such as variable content, lottery possibilities and more. You inspire clients as a valued supplier, becoming their main business partner.

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Entering the world of label printing

It has never been easier to include digital label printing in your existing activities, even as a novice. Whether it be to expand a printing house’s commercial offering or to satisfy a brand owner’s need for labels, Xeikon provides a reliable and extensive self-adhesive label solution.

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Flawlessly faster turnaround times

In some jobs, delivery time is the absolute priority. The key to speed is to simplify and automate as much as humanly possible. End-to-end Xeikon solutions enable some of the fastest turnaround times on the market and offer a healthy ROI.

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Score big with custom labels and variable data

Labels with variable content come in many forms: variable images, numbers, codes and also a blend of all these. Their purpose can be to serve high-level security applications or to enable quicker flows in logistics supply chains. Our unique solution provides optimal results to target precisely this goal.

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Step up for short run success

You started in labels with an entry-level machine, but now it’s time to offer your customer more. To fully grasp the business and its creative potential, owners looking for better margins opt for a system that provides extended capabilities.

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Struggling to find the perfect solution for your end-use?

Relevant applications

Chemical drum labels

Drum labels must conform to strict specifications laid down by the GHS. Xeikon meets these conditions while allowing for variable data such as barcodes, QR codes or serial numbers.

Pesticide labels 

For safety reasons, pesticide labels must comply to strict regulations and remain perfectly legible over time, even when stored in harsh conditions.

Oil labels

Light-fastness and chemical resistance are two of the criteria required for oil labels, which is guaranteed by the use of lightfast dry toner.

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Just how good does it get? See for yourself!