February 4th 2016

What causes synthetic labels to jam, and how can it be avoided?

Jamming of synthetic labels is most often caused by static build-up.

All KernowPrint labels have an anti-static coating on the back of the liner to address this issue.

However, because of the ultra-smooth surface of clear film, it is more susceptible to static and instances of jamming.

Maintaining humidity at 45% or greater will help. Other suggestions include fanning the stock prior to running, selecting the shortest print path, and employing any additional anti-static measures available including tinsel or anti-stat bars.

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