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
Rooftop installations of photovoltaic co-generation systems owned by residential, commercial, and third-party customers are a trend that continues to grow significantly each year. This equipment is typically part of a … Continue Reading Shedding Light Upon Photovoltaic System Marking Requirements
Background Bridge height signs play an important role. They inform boaters how much clearance they have from the water to the underside of the bridge at all tides. Unless it’s … Continue Reading Customer Success Story: Newport Beach
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®
As populations diversify across the United States, the need for multilingual safety signs and labels is becoming more necessary and common. Multilingual signs are important for the safety of workers … Continue Reading Do my Labels and Signs Need to be Multilingual?
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
Occasionally I’ll be challenged by a potential customer because another print supplier offers double the warranty Electromark does for a similar product. It’s no surprise that in this industry, products … Continue Reading Recognizing an Unrealistic Warranty
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
We’ve had a lot of experience fulfilling specs, advising how to write them and even authoring them ourselves. Over the years we have noticed a few things that make spec … Continue Reading 6 Ways to Simplify Specs for Signs, Tags and Labels
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?