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[AMPS] Label Stock for Laser Printers

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Subject: [AMPS] Label Stock for Laser Printers
From: (George T. Daughters)
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 14:26:21 -0700
The query was posed...

> >Does anyone know where I can get adhesive backed label stock
> >for laser printers. I am interested in both clear and white
> >background material with a durable gloss finish that won't pick up
> >fingerprints, etc (e.g. address labels won't do). My main interest is
> >in labelling homebrew equipment, antenna switches, etc, so the
> >adhesive should be something long lasting that resists lifting. 

Rich responded:

> /\  3M corp. PP2500 Transparency Film for Copiers should work. 
> However, in order to make the laser-printed writing resistant to
> abrasion, it needs to protected with a rectangle of clear adhesive
> tape.  If the rectangle of tape is slightly larger than the label, it
> will fasten the label in place.  Another fastening method is
> "super-glue".

This works well.  The standard warning about super-gluing yourself to 
the panel bears repeating.

Also you can go to an artist's supply place and get a spray 
"fixative" in matte or gloss finish which will protect the laser 


George T. Daughters, K6GT

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