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Everything You Need to Know About Mylar Labels, and Why to Choose Data Graphics’ Mylar Printing Services

Mylar® is technically a brand name for DuPont’s polyester film, but the two terms are often used interchangeably, much like “Kleenex” and “tissue.” There are several advantages to printing on Mylar, and Mylar labels have a huge array of practical applications. To determine if this is the right substrate for your project, and if our custom Mylar printing services are for you, please call us at 800-639-4316 for a free consultation; or read on to discover:

  • Why Choose Us as Your Mylar Printer
  • Mylar Label – History and Specs
  • Advantages of Printing on Mylar
  • Common Mylar Labels Applications

Why Choose Us

Why Choose Data Graphics as Your Mylar Printer?

Mylar labels are used to resist exposure to a wide range of harsh and demanding work environments, and we use a precise manufacturing process to ensure you get the best products. We continually invest in the best equipment and certifications. You get exceptional quality only the best commercial printer can provide.

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Award-Winning Quality: Data Graphics is proud to be one of the most highly decorated Mylar printers in the nation. We are also one of the few Mylar printers who have been UL Approved, AS 9100: 2008 Compliant, Metalphoto Certified, RoHS Compliant, and ISO 9001: 2008 Certified. We are accustomed to having our work scrutinized. Every working day we manufacture Mylar labels that meet UL 969 and PGGU2 standards. The standards for our Mylar printing services are so high that more than four out of five customers repeat order with us. Moreover, we average 99% approved order rates.

Speed: We are fast Mylar printers. We mean really fast Mylar printers. Call 800-639-4316 now and see for yourself just how fast our process is. We are an industry leader in Mylar printing services, with turn-around times of just 2-10 working days. Fast turnaround time on your orders, include free expedited Mylar printing when necessary. We get your Mylar overlays, tags, name plates and labels to you on time. Period. In fact, more than 60% of our custom Mylar tags, overlays, labels, and nameplates are shipped ahead of time.

Our Versatility Saves You Headaches and Dollars: Data Graphics is one of the most versatile Mylar printers in the nation. If printing on Mylar is truly your best printing solution, we can either screen print or digitally print. Screen printed Mylar overlays, labels, tags and nameplates tend to have the most vibrant colors and can be most cost-effective on larger runs. Digitally printed Mylar overlays, labels, tags and nameplates can create photo quality images with color gradient, and tend to be most cost-effective on smaller runs. There is also the possibility that printing on Mylar is not the best possible solution, and that printing on another substrate, laser etching, digitally engraving, or metalphoto ® printing is a better option. This is especially true if your custom label needs to endure years of abuse, or exposure to the elements or harsh chemicals. Over the years, these other methodologies might prove significantly more cost-effective because the label or nameplate does not need to be replaced for decades. Our expert staff will be happy to provide you with the best Mylar printing solutions.

Great Service Comes Standard with Our Mylar Labels: You won’t find many Mylar printers who you enjoy working with as much as Data Graphics. We feature great, personalized service that makes your entire ordering process easier, including one dedicated point of contact for error-free orders. Our friendly, helpful, knowledgeable staff has literally hundreds of years of collective experience. With that level of experience, we know how to solve Mylar printing problems. We do whatever it takes to help our clients’ solve their printing problems and find the most cost-effective solution, whether that is printing on Mylar or another substrate, using whatever methodology works best.

Security and Confidentiality: Data Graphics is one of the few providers of Mylar printing services that is also ITAR Registered (International Traffic in Arms Regulations Compliant). As an ITAR firm we adhere to the highest standards of security and confidentiality for our clients. Your Mylar printing projects couldn’t be in safer hands.

The Perfectly Size for Mylar Printing Services: We are large enough to have all of the tools and capabilities you need, and small enough to provide you with personal, caring service. Data Graphics is the rare mylar printer that has a variety of the most modern and high tech machines. We can handle any Mylar decal, tag, label, or overlay. We can print in whatever way works best for you. We do all of our own fabrication in-house, so there are no delays on getting your Mylar labels die-cut, embossed, or kiss-cut. We have redundancy for all of the machines involved in our Mylar printing services, so a glitch with one printing or die press will not delay your order. In spite of our advanced Mylar printing capabilities, however, we are still small enough that our customers aren’t numbers, but valued clients. We want to be your Mylar printer for life. You won’t find a Mylar printer as committed to your success as Data Graphics.

Getting Your Mylar Label Right the First Time: We have 100% inspection standards. That means we examine every single one of your custom Mylar labels, unlike most of our competitors which just inspect random samples. We know how vital it can be to get your Mylar printing done right and done on time.

Trusted Mylar Printing Services: Data Graphics has worked hard to build a reputation as the nation’s top provider of Mylar printing services. We feature big-name clients that refuse to risk their brand to less experienced companies or lesser quality Mylar labels. For more than three decades, we have been supplying our customers with the very best Mylar printing services. Our happy clients read like a “Who’s Who” of Fortune 1000 manufacturers, including Boeing, GE, Lockheed-Martin, and even NASA. Read their testimonials. Each of the thousands of Mylar tags, overlays, labels and nameplate we create is manufactured to the same high standards as if it were going on a jet fighter or space shuttle. We won’t risk our reputation on anything less.

Specs

Mylar Label – History and Specs

Specs for Mylar Stickers

  • All of our Mylar labels can manufactured UL compliant, and can be recognized under UL 969 – UL File No. PGGU2.MH10170 Marking and Labeling System Materials.
  • CSA accepted under CSA File No.99214
  • Each Mylar label is typically 2.0 -2.5 mils. (microns) thick
  • Each Mylar label is Backed with either 50 lb. bleached kraft release liner (ideal for roll-form converting) OR layflat 90 lb. moisture stable polycoated release liner (ideal for sheet-form converting)
  • Our boPET polyester film comes in clear, and haze, haze sometimes called frosted (low haze, moderate haze, high haze).
  • See our Spec Sheet on silver matte Mylar stickers substrate
  • See our Spec Sheet on silver brushed/stainless finish Mylar stickers substrate
  • See our Spec Sheet on white Mylar stickers substrate
  • We also have clear sticker substrate spec sheets and and frosted sticker substrate spec sheets available upon request.

History of Printing on Mylar

Mylar printing is done on a substrate known as boPET polyester film. BoPET (Biaxially-oriented polyethylene terephthalate) is a polyester film made from stretched poly-ethylene terephthalate. This versatile polyester material was developed in the 1950’s by DuPont, Imperial Chemical Industries and Hoechst, and also goes by the common trade names Melinex and Hostaphan. It burst into the public consciousness in 1964, when NASA launched Echo II, a high altitude boPET balloon 40 meters across. Since then, it has been employed in an amazing number of different applications because of its versatility, and because it can integrates so well with other compounds to create new materials.

Advantages

Advantages of Printing on Mylar

  • The reason most firms turn to printing on Mylar is because it provides a great combination of functional durability and versatility at a cost-effective rate.
  • Printing on Mylar has been recognized by UL for indoor/outdoor use with occasional exposure to lubricating lubricants, cleaning solvents and some chemicals.
  • The ink-receptive surface is compatible with most conventional and UV ink. Thus, when printing on Mylar, the primary concern is color match and choosing an ink that is appropriate to the use, such as fade-resistant UV inks. The decision is based on the application, and not the substrate, unlike some materials.
  • We can screen print or digitally print Mylar labels, which means it is possible to include variable info, such as UID’s, barcodes, QR codes, and serialization.
  • Printing on Mylar leaves you with a consistently smooth surface and a clean finish, regardless of printing methodology.
  • A Mylar decal, tag, overlay, or labels is both flexible and maintains high tensile strength.
  • Mylar labels are quite durable both chemically and dimensionally stable, especially for a plastic. They possess outstanding mechanical and dielectric strength.A Mylar decal has low water absorption capabilities and is a remarkably good electrical and heat insulator. In fact, it is such a good electrical and radiant heat insulator that metal laced Mylar is used in aerospace, thermal blankets, and even NASA space suits. A Mylar decal, label or overlay is able to withstand extreme heat fluctuations, as high as 302 degrees as cold as – 40 degrees.
  • One of the advantages of printing on Mylar is that the substrate is compatible with a wide array of bonding agents and pressure sensitive adhesives. Permanent pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive bonds well to low- and high-surface energy plastics, metal, powder coated paint, paint, ceramic, paper/fiber, glass and fiberglass. Some adhesive offers moderate tack, peel and shear properties. Other adhesives offer high initial tack, high shear, and high ultimate bond to a wide variety of surfaces including low surface energy plastics and painted metal. A Mylar decal, overlay or label can have high performance characteristics in many different circumstances and on a wide range of surfaces.

Applications

Common Mylar Labels Applications

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Custom Printing on Mylar – Stickers and Warning Labels

At Data Graphics, we manufacture and deliver Mylar labels to our customers in the industrial manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, medical, military and aerospace industries. Our custom labels have endured and survived in some of the most exacting and punishing working environments on the planet, from the middle of the ocean, to tens of thousands of feet above the surface of the earth. Get a fast quote on the durable labels that can withstand all the punishment you throw at them.

Our Mylar Labels are Perfect for a Variety of Uses:

  • Control Panel Mylar Overlays
  • Barcodes/UID’s/QR Code Mylar Tags
  • Serialized Mylar Tags for Tracking
  • Custom Nameplates
  • Company Logo Mylar Decal

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    Custom Printing on Mylar -Decal Design

  • Embossed Mylar Overlays
  • Custom Packaging
  • Mylar Tags for Asset Management
  • Power Tool Mylar Overlays
  • Kiss Cut Mylar Stickers
  • Domed Mylar Overlays
  • Mylar Tags for Inventory
  • Appliance Mylar Decal/Identification
  • Warning Mylar Stickers
  • Safety Mylar Labels
  • Operating Instruction Panels
  • Compliance Mylar Labels
  • Durable Cards
  • Biomedical Mylar Tags
  • Any other Mylar overlays, Mylar tags, Mylar stickers, or Mylar decal

In short, companies large and small look to Data Graphics for Mylar printing services around the world and in nearly any conceivable application.

Please Call Us for Mylar Printing Services, and All of Your Custom Printing Needs

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Mylar Printing Services – We Will Print Your Logo On Durable Mylar Tags

Reach out to our friendly team for a quote on your Mylar label order. This is just one of the durable materials we use at Data Graphics to meet the specific needs of your label nameplate, or overlay order. We pride ourselves on providing the best full service custom printing solutions. We will help you find the best materials, adhesives, and printing methodologies for your unique project. We are proud to be recognized as one of the leading Mylar printers in the nation, and would welcome the chance to discuss your project. Our Mylar printing services are unrivaled, and we would love to create your Mylar labels. Please call us today at 800-639-4316 and discover the DG difference for yourself.

  • Employee Spotlight

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Jamie

    Jamie Gabbard

    Yellow Room Technician | Employee Since 2005

     

    "Jamie Gabbard started in our screen printing department doing a variety of things, pinning materials, preparing screens, burning screens, etc. Jamie now runs our Yellow Room,which is where a lot of the magic happens. As a Yellow Room Technician, Jamie's responsibilities include making, prepping, burning and cleaning screens.  In addition, she also does most of our Metalphoto ® processing."

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Shianne

    Shianne Conn

    Sales Engineer | Employee Since 2007

     

    "Shianne Conn is one of our five inside sales representatives. Shianne has nearly two decades of sales/customer service experience. Shianne is responsible for working directly with our customers in all quoting, order entry and follow-up situations. She has grown her customer base during her time with our sales team because of her excellent customer service. Her customers and co-workers adore her."

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Tony

    Tony McCullough

    Diecut Press Operator | Employee Since 2002

     

    "Tony McCullough has worked in several departments at Data Graphics, initially cleaning screens, then moving into our Yellow Room preparing screens. He has also worked in the Assembly Department. Tony currently operates one of our three 50-ton die-cutting presses. Outside of Data Graphics, Tony is a single father raising his two sons, Wayne and Bo, who are both in high school. They enjoy golf, baseball, softball, volleyball and Tony has coached most of their teams over the years. "The best part of our lives is our church, Mid-Lake Christian Church." Tony is a deacon, youth leader, volleyball ministry leader, and coach in the Youth Sports Ministry. His work motto is Colossians 3:23-"Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men." Tony says, in his own words, "put 110% in whatever you do and your rewards will be greater in heaven."

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Cathy

    Cathy Hutcheson

    Sales Engineer | Employee SInce 1997

     

    "Cathy Hutcheson started with DG by working on the production side, with various roles in the screening department. She spent seven years in inspection, and was even our Inspection Supervisor for a time. In 2004, Cathy found her way into the Sales Department where she truly found her love working directly with our customers."

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Dave

    Dave Gerberich

    Screen Operator | Employee Since 1996

     

    "After retiring from his own textile printing business, Dave Gerberich decided he needed more to keep him busy during the day. Dave is currently one of our main screen press operators. Dave has been married for more than four decades to his lovely wife Merry. They have two children, a daughter, Dawn, who lives in North Carolina, and a son, Patrick, who recently became a Pharmacist and lives in Jacksonville. They also have two grandchildren. Dave has served in the US Army. Dave's motto is that it is always 5 o'clock somewhere!!"

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Vernon

    Vernon Kemp

    Screening Supervisor | Employee Since 2000

     

    "Vernon Kemp has operated many of our presses over the years. He started out in our Screening Department, then spent about a year in our Roll Label Department, running the hot stamp presses. Vernon eventually made it back to our Screening Department and now heads that department as our Screening Supervisor. Vernon and his wife Sherry have two beautiful daughters, Kayla and Shelby, who have him wrapped around their fingers. Vernon is the DG "go-to" person when you want to find out a little something about fishing. He currently holds three titles for American Bass Angler of the Year. He is in Bass tournaments 48 weekends out of the year...and the other four are for hunting. "

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Mike

    Mike Thurman

    HP Digital Department | Employee Since 2005

     

    "Mike Thurman has operated many of our presses, primarily on the printing side. He started out in our Assembly Department, then very quickly earned a position as a screen printer. Mike currently runs our Digital Printing Department. He operates two digital presses, as well as our UV Screen-printing press. Mike was born and raised in Lake County. Like most Southern-raised men, he enjoys hunting and fishing. Mike also has a fascination with motorcycles. "

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Eric

    Eric Yelvington

    Fabrication Department | Employee Since 2004

     

    "Eric Yelvington has become multi-talented in our Fabrication Department. Eric currently runs our CNC, laser and die presses. There is rarely an opportunity he allows our sales team to turn down, always willing to try new things. Eric is a native Floridian. Born in Daytona, he eventually made his way to Lake County in December 2003. Eric is an Eagle Scout, the highest attainable ranking through Boy Scouts of America. He enjoys hunting and fishing on the weekends, and of course hanging out with his wife."

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Jennifer

    Jennifer Mullins

    Roll Label Department | Employee Since 2003

     

    "Jennifer Mullins is a versatile, veteran printer. She came to us with five years experience in the printing industry before joining the Data Graphics Team. Jen has worked in several departments, initially in the Screen Printing Department, the ink room, and as a screen press operator. She now runs our Roll Labels Department, and primarily operates our Flexography presses and digital roll press. She is also trained on our hot stamp and thermal presses. Born and raised in Central Florida, Jen enjoys spending time with her family, especially the furry ones. Jen has one son, Tyler, and a grandson, Hank, as well as her rescued pets, which include three dogs, three cats, a horse and a parrot. Growing up on Lake George, she enjoys being on the water and all of the activities to go along with the outdoors."

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Tim Shphard

    Tim Shephard

    Color Analyst and Press Operator | Employee Since 1984

     

    "Tim was Data Graphics first employee and had been an extraordinary color guru for decades. Tim's fondest memory while being employed at DG is when he was trained by the infamous "Aunt Marie" (the owner's Aunt) on mixing colors. It was all trial and error back then, he recalls. Upon celebrating our 30th Anniversary as a company, Tim was rewarded with an all-expense paid trip of his choice. He chose “Viva Las Vegas.”

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Steve Salvo

    Steve Salvo

    Promotional Production Manager | Employee Since 2008

     

    "Meet the man behind your t-shirts and promotional items, Steve Salvo. Steve was hired in 2008 as our Promotions Production Manager due to his extensive experience. Steve runs our Promotions Production floor and brings much experience from the apparel printing and embroidery industry to Data Graphics. Prior to being Production Manager at DG, Steve was a Production Manager at a major collegiate sports printing shop in Leesburg, Florida. Prior to that, he was a graphic designers for an area magazine. Steve joined the military in 2002 and was in the 82nd Airborne Unit serving our country overseas. He completed a combat tour in Iraq from 2003 through 2004. Steve left the service in 2007 and shortly after joined the DG team. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Steve moved to Florida in 1978. In Steve’s spare time, he enjoys riding his Ducati in the Central Florida area. However, he enjoys riding in the Tennessee mountains the most. Steve is also the father of two kids, Emily and Josh."

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - Adam Rodriguez

    Adam Rodriguez

    Shipping Department | Employee Since 2008

     

    "Meet the man behind the packages, Adam Rodriguez. Adam started with Data Graphics in 2008, working in various departments. He has assisted in Sales, and various Production Departments. Adam ultimately landed in our Shipping Department. Now the head of our Shipping Department, Adam makes sure your packages make it to the right place, at the right time. Adam was born and raised in Key West, Florida. When he was 16, his family moved to Eustis, where he currently resides with his wife and two children. His daughter will be off to college in the fall and his son is very active in baseball. Adam’s fondest memory working at Data Graphics was working with Bob Jenkins (now retired), “Man that guy had some great stories!” Overall the biggest highlight is “being able to interact with the rest of the great employees here at DG."

    Data Graphics Inc Team Member - AJamar Barriner

    Jamar Barriner

    Screen Operator | Employee Since 2007

     

    "Meet one of the men behind the printing of your labels and overlays, Jamar Barriner. Jamar joined Data Graphics with extensive printing experience. Jamar has been trained for the Yellow Room which is where all of our screens are burned, and he was also trained on our hand table presses, which are used for small production runs. He currently resides in Mount Plymouth, Florida and enjoys working in his yard and home in his spare time. Jamar also has two brothers that work here at DG. Jamar is the father to two daughters, Hazzelyn and Jazzelyn, and is a doting father."

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