Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fisheyes and Overlaminate

What are fisheyes? / What causes fisheyes?

Fisheyes is a term used by label printers to describe randomly distributed ring-shaped marks that appear in most self-wounds. Fisheyes are a characteristic feature of self-wound films caused by air entrapment between the film and adhesive during the winding processes. As the roll builds up, the pressure on these ‘air pockets’ causes regional adhesive flow, creating the fisheye appearance.

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Labelexpo Europe 24-27 September 2013

labelexpo-europe-2013-logoVisit us in Brussels at stand 12T121 and discover how “Sometimes it’s what you can’t see that makes the difference.” In addition to general purpose polypropylene and polyester overlaminates, show visitors can expect to find more information on specialty products including: flexible packaging overlaminate, matte finish, laser printable, thermal transfer printable, UV screening, removable adhesive and overlaminates specifically for digital printers. Committed to innovation, acpo welcomes the opportunity to create custom products tailored to meet unique customer needs.