Materials

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CUSTOM PAPER MATERIALS
CUSTOM SYNTHETIC MATERIALS
INKJET MATERIALS
LASER PRINTER MATERIALS
MATERIALS WITH NO LINER
NO ADHESIVE
PIGGYBACK MATERIALS
THERMAL DIRECT
THERMAL TRANSFER
CUSTOM PAPER MATERIALS

EDP
EDP is a versatile, 50# bright white, high strength paper label with a high quality permanent adhesive designed for excellent adhesion.

EDP II
EDP II is a 50# bright white, high strength, economical version of our EDP paper label.  Includes a high quality permanent adhesive designed for excellent adhesion.

LITHO REMOVABLE
Litho Removable is a 60# matte paper with a general purpose removable adhesive featuring moderate initial tack and long term removability.

PLIAPRINT
Pliaprint is a 60# flexible paper stock with a high initial adhesive quality yet still removable when necessary. Best used on curved surfaces to prevent label flagging or curling.

PLIAPRINT REMOVABLE
Pliaprint Removable is a 60# flexible paper stock with a moderate initial adhesive tack and ultimate clean removability from nearly all surfaces. Best used on curved surfaces to prevent label flagging or curling.

TIRESTOCK
Tirestock is a 70# flexible paper stock with a highly aggressive permanent adhesive. Excellent performance on difficult to label surfaces. Best used with butt-cut labels.

MATTE COLDSTICK
Matte Coldstick is a 60#, dull, matte-coated facestock with an excellent adhesive which becomes permanent in cold conditions after 24 hours.

GLOSS COLDSTICK
Gloss Coldstick is a 60# bright white gloss paper featuring some moisture resistance. Includes an excellent adhesive which becomes permanent in cold conditions after 24 hours.

KROMEKOTE
Kromekote is a 60# cast coated paper with high strength and durability. Includes an excellent permanent adhesive with high initial tack.

KROMEKOTE REMOVABLE
Kromekote Removable is a 60# bright white gloss paper with moderate adhesion and clean removability from most surfaces.

SEMI-GLOSS
Semi-Gloss is a 54#, lightweight, bright and smooth paper stock with high quality adhesion and ultimate bond strength to most surfaces.

BLACKBACK
Blackback is a unique matte litho facestock with a black, opaque barrier for use as a correction label. Users cannot see through the label making it ideal for covering up sensitive information. Includes a general purpose, permanent adhesive.

VAC
VAC is a unique Shamrock construction! A 60# matte paper stock with a highly aggressive adhesive which will not stick to gloves commonly used in healthcare. Ideal for pre-printed consecutive numbers and other challenging environments.

VAC II 
VAC II is a 50#, economical version of VAC. Features excellent cold temperature adhesive qualities.

VAC FOIL
VAC Foil features a white paper face combined with a thin, metallic foil underneath for maximum resistance and durability. Includes an aggressively strong adhesive preventing edgelift on small surfaces.

CUSTOM SYNTHETIC MATERIALS

CRYOSTICK
Cryostick is a 3.5 mil, matte polyethylene material uniquely designed for custom labels undergoing cryogenic storage. May be die-cut for thermal transfer printing with compatible ribbons from Shamrock.

LIQUISTICK
Liquistick is a 2.3 mil, white polypropylene with bright white gloss appearance. Includes adhesive designed for liquid nitrogen applications. Labels must be applied at room temperature. May be die-cut for thermal transfer printing with compatible ribbons from Shamrock.

TYVEK
Tyvek is a thick, 8 mil opaque polyolefin film with exceptional tear strength and moisture resistance. Includes a strong adhesive with good initial tack and ultimate adhesion.

1 MIL PRINTABLE CLEAR MYLAR
1 Mil Printable Clear Mylar is a transparent film featuring excellent tear strength. Adhesive quality is also high quality, featuring high initial tack.

2 MIL WHITE OPAQUE POLY
2 Mil White Opaque Polyester is a white, chemical resistant facestock with excellent tear strength. Includes a high quality general purpose permanent adhesive.

2 MIL WHITE POLYESTER REMOVABLE
2 Mil White Polyester Removable is a white, chemical resistant facestock with excellent tear strength. Includes a high quality removable adhesive designed for clean repositionability.

2 MIL WHITE BOPP - POLY LINER
2 Mil White BOPP is a polypropylene film with a bright white facestock and a strong, general purpose permanent adhesive. This material has a 1.2 mil polyester liner for unique construction needs where the liner paper needs to be highly durable.

SILVER IMPRINTABLE MYLAR
This material includes a silver, metallic 2 mil facestock with a strong, high quality permanent adhesive. Frequently used for asset tags.

2 MIL CLEAR POLY
2 Mil Clear Poly is a highly transparent, film facestock with high durability. Includes an excellent, general purpose adhesive.

INKJET MATERIALS

Shamrock carries three different inkjet label materials, all designed for use in a variety of roll-form, inkjet printers such as Epson or Primera.

INKJET GLOSS PAPER - COLD TEMP 
Our inkjet gloss paper material combines a 60# white, high-gloss paper with an all-temperature adhesive designed for room and cold temperature conditions.

INKJET MATTE PAPER
Inkjet Matte Paper is the most economical option for inkjet printer label options. A premium 60# matte finish paper stock is used in combination with a versatile, general purpose permanent adhesive to provide customers the highest value for their inkjet printing needs.

INKJET FILM
Inkjet Film provides customers with a more durable, smudgeproof option for inkjet printer labels. An opaque, white, matte film stock represents the facestock and an acrylic, permanent adhesive provides the best possible option for excellent print quality for inkjet labels.

LASER PRINTER MATERIALS

LAYFLAT LASER
Shamrock’s Layflat Laser material is our standard option for high quality laser printing options requiring a lay-flat liner and clean, bright printing performance. Includes a versatile, general purpose permanent adhesive with excellent initial tack.

LASER REMOVABLE
Shamrock’s Layflat Laser material is our standard option for high quality laser printing options requiring a lay-flat liner and clean, bright printing performance. Includes a high quality removable adhesive with moderate initial tack.

KIMDURA LASER
For laser printing options requiring a more durable, tear-resistant material with an all-temperature permanent adhesive, Kimdura Laser materials are ideal.

MATERIALS WITH NO LINER

LINERLESS DIRECT THERMAL
Linerless Direct Thermal is a white, paper facestock treated for thermal direct printing as a continuous roll of paper and a high quality, permanent adhesive. Uncommon in label materials, this option gives customers the option to remove the liner paper from your labels for more economical and environmentally conscious labeling.

NO ADHESIVE

10 PT CARDSTOCK
Shamrock’s 10# bright white tag stock provides an economical yet durable option for customers looking for custom printed tags.

KIMDURA CARDSTOCK
Kimdura Cardstock is a synthetic tag stock, designed to be tearproof and moisture resistant for more demanding applications.

PIGGYBACK MATERIALS

Piggyback materials are special in that they are essentially a three-ply material consisting of a facestock with adhesive, a mid-liner with adhesive and then a liner paper. Customers frequently use piggyback labels for applications in which one wants to affix a label and then remove part of that label to be applied to yet another surface for an alternate purpose.

KIMDURA PIGGYBACK
Kimdura Piggyback labels use a 3.7 mil synthetic paperstock designed for thermal transfer printing and/or pre-printed labels designed and made by Shamrock. Includes a general purpose adhesive with ultimate adhesion on a variety of surfaces.

PLIAPRINT PIGGYBACK
Pliaprint Piggyback uses a higher quality, more flexible paper stock designed for curved surfaces. Pliapriant piggyback labels are usually used for pre-printed, custom labels Shamrock makes for customers.

THERMAL DIRECT PIGGYBACK
Thermal Direct Piggyback material uses paper labels top coated for thermal direct printer applications (no ribbons) and features a high quality base permanent adhesive.

THERMAL TRANSFER PIGGYBACK
Thermal Transfer Piggyback material uses high quality paper facestocks designed for thermal transfer printer applications. Includes a high quality, base permanent adhesive.

THERMAL DIRECT

THERMAL DIRECT NON-IR
A smooth white paper with medium sensitivity for thermal direct printers, lengthening the life of your printhead. This high quality material is a Shamrock standard with a versatile, general purpose permanent adhesive designed for excellent tack.

THERMAL DIRECT PAPER
A smooth white paper with high sensitivity for thermal direct printers, maximizing printhead life. This material has no adhesive and is typically used as receipt paper.

THERMAL DIRECT COLDSTICK
A smooth white paper with excellent moisture resistance and high sensitivity for thermal direct printers, maximizing printhead life. Features an all-temperature adhesive specifically for typical cold applications common in customer environments.

THERMAL DIRECT REMOVABLE
A smooth white paper with medium sensitivity for thermal direct printers, lengthening the life of your printhead. This high quality material is a Shamrock standard with a high quality removable adhesive.

THERMAL DIRECT, CHEMICAL RESISTANT 
A smooth white paper with medium sensitivity for thermal direct printers, lengthening the life of your printhead. This high quality material also has a special topcoat designed to repel contaminants such as alcohol, water and others. Features a versatile, general purpose permanent adhesive designed for excellent tack.

THERMAL DIRECT, CHEMICAL RESISTANT  REMOVABLE
A smooth white paper with medium sensitivity for thermal direct printers, lengthening the life of your printhead. This high quality material also has a special topcoat designed to repel contaminants such as alcohol, water and others. Features a versatile, removable adhesive.

THERMAL DIRECT BOPP - COLD TEMP
Thermal Direct BOPP is a 3.2 mil white polypropylene film coated with high sensitivity layers for exceptional thermal direct printing. Includes an all-temperature adhesive which is ideal for many applications.

THERMAL DIRECT VAC
Thermal Direct VAC is a unique Shamrock material that combines excellent thermal direct printing paper with an aggressive, high initial tack adhesive ideal for applications requiring a label that will stick quickly and efficiently.

THERMAL TRANSFER

THERMAL TRANSFER
Thermal Transfer is Shamrock’s ultra smooth facestock for premium thermal transfer printing, particularly for use in barcoding applications. Includes a versatile, general purpose adhesive designed for excellent adhesion.

THERMAL TRANSFER COLDSTICK
Thermal Transfer Coldstick is Shamrock’s ultra smooth facestock for premium thermal transfer printing, particularly for use in barcoding applications. Features an excellent, all-temperature adhesive developed for cold applications.

THERMAL TRANSFER REMOVABLE
Thermal Transfer is Shamrock’s ultra smooth facestock for premium thermal transfer printing, particularly for use in barcoding applications. Includes an excellent removable adhesive designed for repositionability and clean removal.

PRIMESCAN
Primescan is a polyolefin based film facestock, waterproof and tear resistant in nature. It provides excellent value for customers seeking high quality yet economical synthetic labels.

KIMDURA
Kimdura is a 3.7 mil synthetic paperstock designed for thermal transfer printing and/or pre-printed labels designed and made by Shamrock. Includes a general purpose adhesive with ultimate adhesion on a variety of surfaces.

KIMDURA REMOVABLE
Kimdura is a 3.7 mil synthetic paperstock designed for thermal transfer printing and/or pre-printed labels designed and made by Shamrock. Includes a general purpose removable adhesive for particular customer applications.