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Material Specifications (HGIP)

Material Specifications (HGIP)

High Gloss White Inkjet Paper, Permanent Adhesive

Product Code: HGIP


Label Construction

A typical label consists of 3 components. 

A face material is supported by the liner with special adhesive in the middle


1. Face Material

Gloss finished product designed for high resolution image printing on ink-jet providing e.g. excellent photo quality results.

Grammage                                87 gsm approx.                              ISO 536                            
Thickness                              104 μm approx.                              ISO 534                         
Tensile Strength MD1                      5 kN/m                              ISO 1924/1                            
Tensile Strength CD2                      2.8 kN/m                              ISO 1924/1                            
Opacity                              88% approx.                              ISO 2471                              

1. MD - Machine Direction
2. CD - Cross Direction


2. Adhesive

General use acrylic permanent adhesive including smooth and slightly rough or curved surfaces.

Initial Tack                              Medium                              
Final Adhesion                              Permanent                              
Cohesive Strength                              Medium to high                              
Min Labelling Temperature                              5 °C                              
Service Temperature                              −20 °C to 100 °C                              


3. Release Liner / Backing

General purpose universal permanent acrylic water borne adhesive. Good adhesion to a wide variety of substrate including corrugated board and non polar substrates, also at low temperatures.

Grammage                      66 gsm approx.                      ISO 536                      
Thickness                      69 μm approx.                      ISO 534                      
Tensile Strength MD1                      5.6 kN/m                      ISO 1924/1                      
Tensile Strength CD2                      2.5 kN/m                      ISO 1924/1                      

1. MD - Machine Direction
2. CD - Cross Direction


Uses & Application

Very good heat resistance which combats the heat in variety of printers and produces a good flatness and fan folding with Kraft backing.


Shelf Life

4 years, under storage conditions as defined as 20ºC, RH 50%) Storage in high temperature will shorten shelf life.



Contact with foodstuff (BfR XXXVI) - Facestock and Liners (paper)

EN 1230 Sensorial analysis

Packaging and packaging waste Directive 94/62/CE

EN 71-3 Toy safety

Electric and electronic equipment (RoHS)

EN 71-3 Toy safety

EN 71-9 Toy safety

Direct contact with foodstuffs (ISEGA)



The technical specifications given in this document are general in nature and based on our knowledge, experience and the information and recommendation provided by the material manufacturer, for which reason the suitability of our products for the end use to which they are put cannot be always guaranteed. As our products are used in conditions beyond our control, we cannot assume any liability for damage caused through their use. It is the buyer’s responsibility to assess, test and ensure the suitability of each product for their end use through their own prior approval process; Flexi Labels cannot therefore be held responsible for unsuitable end use of its products. These technical product specifications supersede all previous editions. All information is subject to change without prior notice.


Last Updated April 2024

40+ Years

of combined experience

20,000+ Customers

across UK and Europe

12,000,000+ Labels

Printed and supplied per month

2,000 KG+

Label waste recycled per month

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