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Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technical Manual & Test Methods 2019

  • ID: 4808547
  • Report
  • August 2019
  • Region: Global
  • Alexander Watson Associates

Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technical Manual & Test Methods 2019 provides a cornerstone for improving the understanding of the basic characteristics that ensure the successful use of this unique product decoration technology. These methods can be used, or adapted, to further improve the levels and consistency of quality provided by this dynamic and exciting form of product decoration.

This Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technical Manual & Test Methods 2019 represents a key initiative and is a unique project, providing a set of standard widely accepted test methods.

What's in it for you?


  • Learn about test methods for heat shrink sleeve labels, the most rapidly growing of all labeling technologies.
  • Improve your understanding of the basic characteristics that ensure the successful use of heat shrink sleeve labels.
  • Further improve the levels and consistency of quality provided by this dynamic and exciting form of product decoration.
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1. Introduction
1.1 Definitions
1.2 Global Sleeve Label Market

2. Test Methods
2.1 Test Methods – Base Films
2.1.1 AWATM #2.1.1 Shrink Force
2.1.2 AWATM #2.1.2 Shrink Force
2.2 Test Methods – Inks and Coatings
2.2.1 AWATM #2.2.1 Surface Tension of Plastic Films
2.2.2 AWATM #2.2.2 Ink Adhesion, Basic
2.2.3 AWATM #2.2.3 Ink Adhesion, Advanced
2.2.4 AWATM #2.2.4 Chemical Resistance – Spot Method
2.2.5 AWATM #2.2.5 Rub Resistance of Printed UV Cured Inks
2.2.6 AWATM #2.2.6 Ink Adhesion Under Shrink Conditions
2.2.7 AWATM #2.2.7 Coefficient of Friction of Printed Surfaces
2.2.8 AWATM #2.2.8 AWATM #2.2.8 Light Fastness of Printed Surfaces
2.2.9 AWATM #2.2.9 Primer Coat Weight
2.2.10 AWATM #2.2.10 Primer Coat Uniformity
2.3 Test Methods – Label Sizing and Shrink Percentages
2.4 Test Methods – Seam Performance

3. Common Sleeve Label Defects

4. Recyclability
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Key Points to Enable Recycling
4.2.1 Sleeves on PET containers
4.2.2 Sleeves on HDPE containers
4.2.3 Sleeves on PP containers
4.3 Summary of Container Recycling Steps
4.4 Testing and Recycling Resources

5 Digital Printing
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Priming
5.3 Films
5.4 Print

6. Directory of Advertisers

7. Follow Up


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