SELF ADHESIVE LABEL MATERIALS WORKSHOP
Understand the nature and construction of self-adhesive laminates, how they are made, the importance of materials and the need for different adhesives. Explore why different laminate constructions are needed, their usage and how to identify them, including requirements and use of different self-adhesive test methods and procedures. Learn the correct methods for handling and storage of unprinted and printed laminates, as well as the management of material wastage.
This 3.5-hour workshop will be presented by leading experts from the field of self-adhesive label substrates. It is organized by the Label Academy, the global training program for the label and package printing industry.
For everyone’s benefit, seating is strictly limited. Please book early to avoid disappointment.
FRI 08 MAY
09:00 - 09:10Welcome to the Label Academy and Self-Adhesive Label Materials
09:10 - 09:45Release Liner Substrates (Paper and Film)
- Silicone coatings
- Coating technology
- Release liner properties
09:45 - 10:20Exploring different adhesive types
- Water, solvent, rubber and UV adhesives and adhesive coating
- Applications and end-use requirements
- Adhesive performance measuring
10:20 - 10:55Paper and Synthetic Paper Face materials
- Kraft, coated and non-paper
- Converter and end-user performance requirements
- Are they recycled/can they be recycled?
10:55 - 11:05Coffee and tea break
11:05 - 11:40Non-paper face materials
- Filmic types and properties
- Metallic and metalized
- Bioplastic and cellulose
11:40 - 12:15Identification and characteristics of self-adhesive materials
- Uses and applications
- Identification of samples
- Testing printability
12:15 - 12:45Testing Methods and Procedures
- Quality control
- Printability testing
- FINAT test methods and procedures
12:45End of workshop