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DIRECT THERMAL
SPECIFICATION SHEET

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DIRECT THERMAL 

FACESTOCK 

  • A wood free printing paper coated with black imaging thermo sensitive coating.
  • Basis Weight: 76g/m² ISO 536
  • Caliper: 0.079mm ISO 534

ADHESIVE 

  • A general purpose permanent synthetic rubber base adhesive.
  • Loop Tack: 15N/625mm² Finat FTM9 Glass
  • 90 Degree Peel: 15N/25mm Finat FTM2 Steel

LINER

  • One side Siliconised Honey Glassine liner.
  • Basis Weight: 60g/m² ISO 536
  • Caliper: 0.055mm ISO 534

PERFORMANCE DATA

  • Min application temp: +5°C
  • Service temp: -5°C to +60°C
  • This adhesive meets composition requirements of indirect food additives regulation FDA 21-CFR-175.105 “adhesives”, and may stand in direct contact with dry and moist, non-fatty foodstuffs (ISEGA certificate)

APPLICATION AND USE

  • Good adhesion to a wide variety of substrates. Excellent tack with good balance between adhesion and cohesion. Excellent ageing stability. The construction should undergo a thorough compatibility, production line and field tests before order commitment to ensure end–use suitability.
  • Not generally suited for use on plasticized PVC

CONVERSION PRINTING 

  • Suitable for Flexo and letterpress printing. Minimum temperatures should be used in dying and solvent based inks should be avoided.

SHELF LIFE 

  • One year shelf life from date of manufacture at 22°C (room temperature) in a dry condition.

STATEMENT OF PRACTICAL USE

  • The information provided above are typical values given in good faith. We cannot take responsibility for any damage caused by our products as they are used outside of our control.
  • The Data in this specification sheet represents average, they are used for reference only and could be modified without notice