Monday, January 25, 2010

Common labeling terms in Food Regulations:

The below displayed terms play an important role in consumers selections of low-calorie, low-fat and light foods are reduced and less (fewer).” Moreover claim may be used if a food contains at least a 25 percent decrease of the given nutrient when compared to the reference food.

  • FAT-FREE less than 0.5 grams of total fat for a given position amount
  • CALORIE-FREE less than 5 calories for a given position amount
  • % FAT-FREE Products that are labeled as of __% fat free have to contain 3 grams or less of total fat for a given position amount. A “100% fat-free” claim may be made only on foods that meet the principle for “fat free” and also contain less than 0.5 grams of fat per 100 grams and have no added fat.
  • CHOLESTEROL-FREE less than 2 milligrams of cholesterol for a given position amount and 2 grams or less of soaked fat for a given position amount
  • SATURATED FAT-FREE less than 0.5 grams saturated fat for a given position amount, and no more than 0.5 grams of trans fatty acids
  • LOW-FAT 3 grams or less of total fat for a given position amount
  • LOW-CALORIE no more than 40 calories for a given position amount (except sugar substitutes)
  • LOW-CHOLESTEROL 20 milligrams or less cholesterol and 2 grams or less of soaked fat for a given position amount
  • LOW-SATURATED FAT 1 gram or less of saturated fat for a given position amount and not more than 15% of calories from saturated fat

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Advantages and disadvantages of Inkjet Printers

Advantages of Inkjet Printers:

  • It can be low cost to buy and offer good resolution.
  • The printer can be used for other things while it is not required for labels.
  • Color in labels can be printed at a reasonable cost.

Disadvantages of Inkjet Printers:

  • Not as accurate as laser or thermal for barcodes. Because of the rough nature of the "Bleed" into the paper it means the barcodes may require to be printed at a larger size.
  • Reasonably slow to print.
  • Normal Inks will regularly run or bleed if exposed to water. Special Inks are more expensive.
  • Prints entire sheet of labels at a time, not perfect for small batches of labels.
  • Requires some drying time.
  • Ink cartridges for print labels can be expensive.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Advantages and disadvantages of Laser Printer

Advantages of Laser Printer:

  • Laser Printers present excellent declaration and the printer that can be used for other things when it is not necessary for labels.
  • Moreover it can be an economical way to print larger labels, ie either half or full sheet.

Disadvantages of Laser Printer:

  • Synthetic labels usually do not give good results in Laser Printer (the hot fuser can damage the label material).

  • Prints entire sheet of labels at a time; not perfect for small batches of labels.

  • You should not reload a partly used sheet of labels. The gum remains may be left on the rollers/drum etc inside the printer. This may leads to very expensive damage to your printer.

  • Color laser label printers are expensive to buy and run.
  • Printers with a difficult paper path may unintentionally peel off labels inside the printer.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Advantages and Disadvantages of Dot Matrix Label Printer

Advantages of Dot Matrix Printer:

  • Dot matrix printers are comparatively low cost and are excellent for creating temporary labels.

  • The printer can be used for some other things when it is not necessary for labels.

  • While using 1-across labels you can print only one label at a time.

  • Can be inexpensive for very large labels for eg, Full or Half sheet.

· Can print carbonized forms.

Disadvantages of Dot Matrix Printer:

  • Low resolution means barcodes must be large to make sure they are readable.

  • These printers are generally slow and noisy.

  • The Ink ribbons dry out and become lighter. Usually imperfect barcodes are produced before staff realizes they need to be replaced.

· Printer Drivers for a few models can be difficult to keep updated.

· The dot matrix printing is that it is not capable of providing fine feature printing.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Why purchase a label Printer?

Seems Professional – Create high-quality, professional looking labels that leave a positive impression.

Keep on organizedLabel file folders and CDs, ensuring important documents are easy to find.

Save Time Print customized labels in seconds approximately up to 69 labels* per minute using standard 4 line address label.

Easy to Use – Simple to install software, operate machine and maintain with suitable drop-in rolls.

Save MoneyNo wasted sheets of labels. Print only the number of labels needed.

FlexibleShipping and address, file folders, CDs, name badges and barcode printing just to name a few. There is a wide range of label sizes and types.

Easy to create customized, professional looking labelsPowerful but user-friendly label creation software makes it easy to make customized labels. There is a range of fonts, logos, graphics, barcodes, templates and formatting skin texture to choose for labels.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Label Printer for Personal and Small Business

The majority of label printers that are found in stores and on the internet are customized for personal use. A simple desktop model can be used to generate labels and stock cards offering the user business card capabilities. Is there any market for personal desktop label printers? Absolutely. Anyone who is running a business from their home, uses a home as an office to support business outside the home, or is appearing to establish a business inside the home can locate that the simple use of a desktop label printer can attach a great deal of professionalism to their package.

Whether you are looking to generate simple but effective packaging labels or return address labels that are consequent of butterflies and kittens for a more professional look, a personal label printer can append a great deal to your personal packaging requirements. Moreover, a personal label printer is adaptable enough to receive, on average of two to five uses per week for those who own them.

The new versions of the personal or desktop label printers have to conclude replaced the humid backed plastic labels of the eighties and present the user a wide range of label sizes. As they are printed on the top of the labeling relatively than crushed out from behind the plastic the traditional move up surface and the ultimate fading that these labels were known for is history.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Removing a Label by Soaking process

This method works specially well with wine bottle labels, beer bottle labels, water bottle labels and other glass or plastic surfaces. Moreover, it is one of the easier methods of removal.

  • You will require available space in your sink or a two-liter plastic bottle that you have cut the top off. You will need to fill up your sink or bottle with warm to hot water.
  • If you are use this method to remove a label from a glass bottle, such as a wine bottle, you may desire to fill it with warm water also.
  • Once you have a container, sink or bottle filled with warm water, place your thing into soak.
  • Normally, you want to leave the item suddenly so the water can take its effects on the label. Different labels and adhesive forces will require various saturated times so check them periodically.
  • Once it has saturated for the proper time, simply peel the label off.

With these basic methods, accurately shaping what kind of label, adhesive strength and what surface your label is on, removing labels can be stress-free.

As always though, make assured you are very careful during the removal process. If you would rather not be troubled about removing a label, try our removable and repositionable labels. The removable labels can be useful to most surfaces and can be simply removed without leaving any adhesive deposits. Top of all the label prints with the same immense quality in both laser and ink jet printers.