Technical data sheet Thermal Transfer Ultra 73 Coated one-side papers > Vip labels

Product description

One-side coated, supercalendered label paper specially designed for use as self-adhesive face material in thermal transfer printing applications. Visually attractive semimatt finish, superior smoothness, high brightness and opacity. Superior thermal transfer print definition combined with high level of scratch and smudge resistance of print-outs. Runs smoothly on converting lines. Optimal printability also in narrow web process printing, even gravure.

Paper properties

Item Unit (SI) Value (SI) Unit (US) Value (US) Test method
Grammage g/m² 73 ± 4 17x22 - 500 lbs 19.4 ± 1.1 ISO 536
Thickness µm 65 ± 5 mils 2.6 ± 0.2 ISO 534
Moisture PM % 6.5 ± 0.6 ISO 287
ISO Brightness C/2°, WS % 93 ≥ 90 ISO 2470
Opacity % 85 ≥ 82 ISO 2470
Gloss 75°, WS % 50 ± 6 ISO 8254-1
Roughness PPS 10, WS µm 0.6 ≤ 1.0 ISO 8791-4
Tensile strength (MD) kN/m 4.3 ≥ 3.0 lbf/in 24.6 ≥ 17.1 ISO 1924-3
Tensile strength (CD) kN/m 2.5 ≥ 1.8 lbf/in 14.3 ≥ 10.3 ISO 1924-3
Tear strength (MD) mN 370 ≥ 270 gf 37.7 ≥ 27.5 ISO 1974
Tear strength (CD) mN 410 ≥ 310 gf 41.8 ≥ 31.6 ISO 1974
IGT surface strength, WS m/s 0.9 ≥ 0.5 ISO 3783