Hard-wearing facestock film for demanding applications: For the production of product labels or labels to be printed with variable information in the fields of logistics, A4 & cut size, retail, oil & chemicals industry, home & personal care and pharmaceuticals.
P-50 white M1-LS is a white 61 µm PET facestock film, with the front side matt coated for the printing of variable information using laser, thermal transfer or dot-matrix printers, and untreated reverse. Certified by HP Indigo for HP Indigo 7500, 7000, 7600, 7800, 7900.
In addition to a better CO2 balance, this film’s process characteristics are similar to standard PET films. No change to the processes is necessary. Self-adhesive coaters benefit from low transport and storage costs (1 product for 2 printing technologies). Approval to BS5609 section 3 can be obtained with this facestock media. End customers get a durable, weather- and chemical-resistant product with high scratch resistance.
At a glance
- Complies with BS5609 section 3 guidelines
- Good CO2 balance
- certified for HP Indigo 7500, 7000, 7600, 7800, 7900
NameThickness (film) [µm]Value61Tolerance±5NormISO 4593NameWeight [g/m²]Value82Tolerance±4NormISO 536NameBending stiffness MD [mN]Value18Tolerance±5NormISO 2493-1; 15°/10mmNameBending stiffness CD [mN]Value21Tolerance±5NormISO 2493-1; 15°/10mmNameTear strength, Fmax MDValue95Tolerance±20NormISO 527-3/2/300NameTear strength, Fmax CDValue125Tolerance±40NormISO 527-3/2/300NameElongation at break MD [%]Value160Tolerance±50NormISO 527-3/2/300NameElongation at break CD [%]Value95Tolerance±35NormISO 527-3/2/300NameOpacity [%]Value> 81ToleranceNormISO 2471NameShrinkage MD (30 min/150°C) [%]Value0.2 - 0.6ToleranceNormDIN 53377NameShrinkage CD (30 min/150°C) [%]Value0.0 - 0.2ToleranceNormDIN 53377
For quality reasons PICOFILM should be stored originally packed. Storage and converting conditions of 23±5°C and 50±10% rel. humidity are recommended. The material should be used within a period of 24 months.
We always recommend comprehensive testing of materials prior to regular conversion.