Harsh Environment Labels

Harsh Environment Labels for Your Specific Applications

Why do industries need harsh environment of labels?

Harsh or critical environment labels are used for identification, safety and protection, so that people know what substances and materials they are working with and exposed to. These labels are exposed to extreme conditions are are designed to remain intact for as long as is required and in any type of environment. They may need to be waterproof, heat resistant, cold resistant, and hold up to abrasion, chemicals, corrosive solvents or just basic dirt and grime.

Harsh Environment Labels


How are harsh environment labels made?

To create products that meet the unique durability requirements and work in these extreme environments, manufacturers use specially engineered label materials and adhesives to maximize application performance across industries. A few of the materials used to create these labels, to insure they are compliant, include the following:

  • Foil
  • Paper
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polyester
  • Polyimide
  • Thermal Imprintable
  • Thermal Transfer
  • Vinyl

And a few of the adhesives used include:

  • Custom Adhesive Solutions
  • High Surface Energy
  • Low Surface Energy
  • Repositionable
  • Removeable
  • Tamper Evident
  • Ultra Clear

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Which industries use extreme environment and heavy duty labels?

Materials and products that are exposed to rough operating conditions or extreme temperatures and weather need harsh environment labels. It is important that these labels provide the proper identification of equipment and materials to keep users safe. There are many challenging industries that require these labels, to include:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Clean Room
  • Construction
  • Cryogenics
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Horticulture
  • Industrial
  • Manufacturing
  • Maritime
  • Mining
  • Outdoor Equipment
  • Playground & Recreation
  • Transportation


Mediajet and Harsh Environment Labels

Mediajet offers a wide array of Harsh Environment label materials that are used to manufacture blank, pre-printed, custom printed, and full color labels. 

We use the highest-grade substrates, printing techniques, and finishes to produce compliant performance labels that meet your specific needs. Our labels meet ANSI standards for print contrast signals, and minimum reflectance ratios for superior bar code print quality.

You may want to consider an in-house label printer to enhance productivity and lower costs. As an exclusive partner with Epson, Mediajet offers the full line of  Epson ColorWorks Desktop Color Label Printers, Inks, and Accessories. These robust inkjet printers produce industry-leading print quality on demand. We are available to help you identify the best printer for your specific application.

Choose Mediajet as your primary resource for Harsh/Critical Environment Label solutions. Our highly trained team is equipped with the knowledge and experience to create high quality harsh environment labels. 

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