Hot Stamp Labels
Custom foil barcode labels are ideal for all your inventory management and barcode label needs. Label printing through the hot stamping process involves heating a colored foil and transferring it onto the product via a thermal transfer process. This allows the label and printing to stand out as shiny and eye-catching.
What is Custom Foil Hot Stamping?
Hot stamping is a dry printing method of lithography in which predried ink or foils are transferred to a surface at high temperatures. The non-polluting method has diversified since its rise to prominence in the 19th century to include a variety of colors and processes. This custom foil technique is perfect for barcode labels and inventory management methods. The unique thermal transfer process is also ideal for custom printed labels. Hot stamping is also widely used on plastic and paper, and other applicable sources as well.
The Hot Stamping Process
Our label experts produce hot stamp labels through a unique progression. The process begins when a die is mounted and heated within a hot stamping machine, with the product to be stamped placed beneath it. A metallized or painted roll-leaf carrier is then inserted between the two, and the die presses down through it. The dry paint or foil then becomes impressed into the surface of the product. The dye-stamping process itself is non-polluting because the materials involved are dry.
To finalize the thermal transfer process our hot stamping specialists, use a mechanical serializing head to imprint the sequential number and a zebra thermal printed to imprint the barcode labels. We can accommodate any code from 3 of 9 to alphanumeric and code 128. Applications include:
- Model labels
- Serial labels
- Asset tags
- Barcode labels
Fully Customized Hot Stamping Options
Barcodes and other hot stamp labels have a long way to go before they reach their final destination. A barcode that flakes off after tumbling around in the back of a delivery truck might doom the parcel to be lost forever. It simply doesn’t pay to buy low-quality labels. That’s why customers in a wide range of industries choose us as their premier provider of serialized labels, barcode labels, and other hot stamp labels.
All our roll-to-roll processes use thin film mylars and vinyls that are overlaminated with thin film laminations. We use only the best quality permanent acrylic adhesives for product durability and longevity. We can work with you in the development of your hot stamp labels, serialized labels, or barcode labels to ensure the materials used will work effectively in your specific application.
Specialized Customer Service for your Label Printing Needs
Our expert hot stamping staff understand what it takes to create custom foil inventory management barcode labels and custom printed labels for your unique labeling needs. If you need assistance or have a question regarding our hot stamping process call us at 408-432-3434, or contact us today.