When starting a labeling project, navigating the different materials and features can be a challenge. On top of the seemingly endless amount of options, widespread misunderstandings can also deter you … Continue Reading 5 Label Material Construction Myths Debunked
What is Vandlshield UV®? Vandlshield UV (VSUV) is a premium, clear, fluoropolymer graphic protection film, that significantly extends the look and life expectancy of your signs, especially in outdoor environments. … Continue Reading What You Should Know About Electromark’s Vandlshield UV® Graphic Overlaminate
Electromark offers 10 different application sample packs that are available for order. Read on to learn what each sample pack contains and how to order your own. 1. Apply & … Continue Reading Sample Kit Program
In many ways flagging, barricade and underground/buried marker tapes are all similar in function. They are used to identify hazards and mark boundaries where hazards may be present or an … Continue Reading Flagging, Barricade and Buried Tapes
If you have limited space or multiple hazards exist in a location, a multi-hazard label could be the right option for your application. Make sure you’re designing your labels for … Continue Reading How to Design a Good Multi-Hazard Transformer Label
Everything you need to know about retroreflection and its relation to reflectives
Electromark has been selling Metalphoto® into the electrical utility market space for over 15 years. Surprisingly, some confusion exists about what applications it suits, and where its’ unique features make … Continue Reading Where (and Why) You Should be Using Metalphoto®
Tagout rules regarding material strength requirements contained in OSHA 1910.269 have been debated by industry safety experts and those required to comply with these rules since their implementation. In a … Continue Reading What You Should Know About OSHA 1910.269 Tagout Rules
In an earlier blog, I discussed the role of clear protective laminates in protecting your labels from outdoor exposure and chemicals. Electromark’s Duracryl™ has continuously proven to be the best … Continue Reading Electromark’s Newest Graphic Protection Laminate: Vandlshield UV®
How do I choose the right reflective material for my signs and labels? Retroreflective sheeting materials, more commonly referred to as just ‘reflectives’, are excellent and specialized materials for asset … Continue Reading Choosing the Right Reflective in 5 Minutes or Less
Transmission tower structures present unique challenges towards materials and attachment methods used for asset identification and hazard message warning signage. This is due to the difficult and remote accessibility of … Continue Reading The Challenges and Solutions of Marking Electrical Transmission Tower Structures
I’ve noticed that adhesion failures of labels using pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) to painted metal surfaces such as decorative street lamp posts or even some equipment cabinet panels is becoming … Continue Reading Why Aren’t My Labels Sticking to Some Painted Metal Surfaces?
When we speak about the durability of labels in a general way, that can mean a lot of things: long-lasting, tough, strong, adherent, or chemical, heat, abrasion, and wear resistant … Continue Reading What Characteristics are Important Towards the Durability of Your Labels?
When utilities are looking for guidance to replace faded signs I often get asked, “What are the most durable sign materials?” The durability of outdoor signs is limited by the conditions … Continue Reading What are the Most Durable Sign Materials?
Much of the equipment infrastructure in the electrical utility industry that needs to be locked out during service or repair work is a functioning component of a large, complex distribution … Continue Reading Are You Using the Correct Attachment Ties in Your Tagout Operations?
We’re all familiar with shelf life as it relates to perishable food items. For many perishables such as milk, meats, or bagged salad greens; a smell test or other visual … Continue Reading How Long Can I Store Labels Before They Go Bad?