What Are The Advantages Of Polypropylene Labels?

Posted in Digital Label Manufacturer by CS Labels on 12:41 July 16th, 2019
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Label face stock can be made from a diverse range of different materials including paper, polyetherline and polypropylene. So, when is it advantageous to utilise can labels made from polypropylene and when should you choose other materials such as paper?

Here at CS Labels we specialise in printing digital labels utilising various different techniques and materials, so if you’re interested in fast turnaround and competitive pricing; get in touch with our team and enquire about our printing services for Polypropylene labels.

What Is Polypropylene?
Also known as polypropene, Polypropylene is a non-polar partially crystalline thermoplastic polymer that is produced via chain-growth polymerisation from its monomer (propylene). This thermoplastic polymer can be used in a wide variety of different applications in different industries ranging from the automotive industry to textiles.

4 Advantages Of Polypropylene Labels

Not sure if Polypropylene is the right material for your products? Here’s a quick list of four advantages of this label face stock to help you make an informed decision.

1. Durability
Polypropylene has many properties that make it resistant to abrasion and chemicals in addition to being strong and tear resistant. However, this resistance doesn’t mean that it result in any nasty odours and it doesn’t affect how well the label accepts ink, making it a great choice for those concerned about label durability.

2. Cold Resistance
If you’re searching for a label for alcohol products or soft drinks cans, you need to make sure that your can labels are able to maintain perform in cold environments such as refrigerators. However, this cold resistance also makes Polypropylene labels a great choice for those who need labelling that can cope with the harsh environments of freezers or products which will be stored on outdoor shelving.

3. Our Digital Printing Toner Is Food Safe
When creating labels for food and drink products, such as can, bottle, or pouch labels, it’s essential that the materials and toner used is food safe. However, with digitally printed labels from CS Labels there’s no need to worry, the toner of our digital print press isFDA-approved and we also have Nestle, SWISS and European approvals, so you can relax and enjoy peace of mind.

4. Clear Material Options Available (The “No Label Look”)
Also known as clear on clear labels, this style of labelling is very popular as it allows your product to speak for itself. It displays a high amount of confidence in your own product, after all it isn’t hiding behind a label; it’s out on display for all to see.

Digital Printing Solutions Available From CS Labels

There are numerous advantages to digitally printed Polypropylene labels from the CS Labels team. In addition to the above four advantages, you can also enjoy services such as embossing, foil, spot and tactile varnishes, and micro-text.

As a world class leader for digital self adhesive printed labels, you get quality, speed, and affordability. We have worked with numerous organisations ranging from large global companies to SME’s and start-up niche businesses, so you can trust we have the skills and the expertise required to provide a cost-effective and impactful labelling solution.

Contact The CS Labels Team

If you’re interested in supercharging your product’s labelling, consider digitally printed labels from the multi-award winning label supplier, CS Labels. You can speak to our team by calling 01902 365840, alternatively you can contact us using one of the methods below.

Contact Us Online

· You can send our team an email at, sales@cslabels.co.uk.

· Or you can fill out our enquiry form and our team will respond as soon as possible.