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Material Spotlight: Brady B-423 Glossy White Thermal Transfer (THT) Printable Polyester Label

The Challenge

Solar Panel Installation

Identification for printed circuit boards (PCB), components and solar panels, as well as barcode labels and rating plates that can adhere to glass, thermoset polyester plastic and polyvinyl fluoride plastic surfaces.

The Solution

As part of our Brady WorkHorse™ series, the Brady B-423 Polyester Label Material is created using heavy-duty materials and adhesives that can withstand outdoor exposure.

Technical Data Sheet: B-423 Thermal Transfer Printable Glossy White Polyester Label Stock

Key performance attributes:

Abrasion Resistance

Abrasion resistance

Tested using Taber Abraser equipment with CS-10 grinding wheels and weighted arms. The print is still legible after 100 cycles.

High heat resistance

High heat resistance

Resistance to 230°F (110°C). Labels were subjected to a range of temperatures for 30 days with no visible effect, while label remains functional.

Low temperature resistance

Low temperature resistance

Labels subjected to -40°F and -94°F (-40°C and -70°C) for 30 days with no visible effect, while label remains functional.

Fuel / Oil Resistance

Fuel / Oil Resistance

Immersion tested in gasoline, SAE 20wt oil, JP-8 jet fuel and MIL-H-5606 oil. One 30 minute immersion followed by a rub test with a cotton swab with no visible effect or slight print removal.

Adhesion

Adhesion capabilities

Adheres to stainless steel, painted enamel and polyester powder costed paint.

Regulatory and agency approvals:

UL Recognized

UL Recognized to UL969 Labeling and Marking Standard when printed with the Brady Series R6000 halogen-free ribbon

UL Recognized

UL Recognized for Outdoor Use on glass, thermoset polyester plastic and polyvinyl fluoride plastic surfaces to support solar panel identification applications. 

Dibutyl and dioctyl tin free

Meets requirements of a halogen-free material per DIN VDE 0472 part 815.

Brady B-423 Glossy White Thermal Transfer (THT) Printable Polyester Label

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