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White Film Suited for Electronic Uses
FLEXcon Co. Inc.
, Spencer, MA; 508/885-8200; flexcon.com
THERMLfilm K 100 white TC492 V-402 S50K-7 is called ideal for bar code and serialized data labels used on integrated circuits and electronic components. The 1-mil, white polyimide film (Kapton[R]) is said to enhance scannability and economy. Also said to provide dimensional stability, durability, and heat resistance for top- and bottom-side printed circuit board applications.

Holographic Items Ship Quickly
Hazen Paper Co.
, Holyoke, MA; 413/538-8204; hazen.com
Transfer metallized holographic items are available in a Quick Ship program. Coated with co.'s Ultracure acrylic lacquer to facilitate printing and stamping, sheets are said to be suitable for offset, flexo, gravure, and silk screen printing. Up to 500 sheets are available for delivery within 48 hr.

Tag/Label Stocks Are Tough
AzCoat Inc.
, Scottsdale, AZ; 480/596-9648; azcoat.com
AzTUFF tag and label stocks are described as extremely strong and weather-resistant. Recommended for use as outdoor labels, bumper stickers, pipe markers, and more. Stocks feature a thermal transfer print coating to allow for high quality print when utilizing a resin/wax ribbon, co. reports.

Coater/Laminator System Offers Versatility
Independent Machine Co.
, Fairfield, NJ; 973/882-0060; independentusa.com
A 24-in. hot melt coating/laminating system features both extrusion slot die coating and fiberizing spray coating capabilities. Said to provide a versatile lab or production system, it can be used to laminate a wide range of tension-sensitive film and nonwovens with a speed range to 1,200 fpm.

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