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Q: What Are The Differences Between The White Matte Polyester Material & The Vinyl Inkjet Weatherproof Material?

June 30, 2014

A: At we give you options when it comes to ordering different label materials. Some materials are compatible with laser printers while others are compatible with inkjet printers. Some of the products at are Weatherproof and others are environmentally friendly.

There are two products at that are great for indoor and outdoor applications and you may be wondering “What’s the different between the White Matte Polyester material and the Vinyl Inkjet Weatherproof label material”?

Our White Matte Polyester labels and the Vinyl Inkjet Weatherproof label materials at have some similarities. Some of these similarities include:

  • White Matte Finish
  • General Purpose Permanent Adhesive
  • Weatherproof

Each of these products are unique in their own way and that’s what makes these products different and better for specific applications. Let’s start with the White Matte Polyester material, these labels are different because they:

  • Can be ordered custom printed
  • Are compatible with laser printers, photocopiers & offset printing presses
  • Have a 62lb. liner
  • Withstand temperatures ranging from -40 degrees F, to +200 degrees F

Now, we’ll talk about the differences of the Vinyl Inkjet Weatherproof label material. These differences include:

  • These labels cannot be ordered custom printed from
  • These labels are compatible with desktop inkjet printers only
  • These labels have a 58lb. liner
  • • These labels can withstand temperatures ranging from -5 degrees F, to +175 degrees F

Though some of the label materials at may have some similarities, they are all unique and different in their own way. This makes each label material better for specific label applications.

If you ever have any questions about any label material or would like samples, please feel free to contact our Customer Service Team!

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