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Materials, Processes and Applications

The products LEM manufactures for OEM’s are used by a large variety of equipment manufacturers. Our products are applicable to a multitude of surface materials and are made of tamper and weather resistant construction. LEM Products, Inc. uses durable materials from leading industry suppliers to process and produce the safety identification labels, tags and signs that need to meet compliance and withstand extreme application conditions.

Listed below are some of the most widely used materials accompanied by downloadable specification sheets which detail material properties, converting methods and applications.

Engravable Plastic

Material Properties:
UV stable, Indoor/outdoor application, With or without adhesive, Dielectric, High heat resistance, Flame retardant, Non-conductive, High contrast, Multiple types: phenolic, acrylic, HDPE, “lamacoid”, “bakelite”

Converting Methods:
Rotary engraving, Laser engraving

Applications:
Nameplates, Relay & switch plates, Phenolic tags, Door signs, Control panel plates, Legend plates, Equipment tags, Valve tags

Download the Engravable Plastic Spec Sheet

Engravable Plastic
A stack of rigid yellow plastic sheets

Rigid Plastic

Material Properties:
UV stable, Outdoor weatherable, Stock and custom versions, Economical, Multiple color options

Converting Methods:
Screen, Flexo, Digital, Offset, Laminating, Eyeletting, Perforation, Two-sided printing, Serialization, Carbon sets

Applications:
Outdoor hang tags, Lockout / tagout, Cable marking tags, Color coding, Temporary signage, Inventory management

Download the Rigid Plastic Spec Sheet

Vinyl

Material Properties:
Economical, Weatherable,
Cast vinyls for long term outdoor use, Frangible vinyl for security
applications, Conformable, Variety of adhesives: permanent, repositionable, removable, low temperature

Converting Methods:
Screen, Flexo, Digital, Die-cut / kiss-cut, Rolls or sheets, Laminating

Applications:
OSHA/ANSI/ISO safety labels and signage, IMDG & BS 5609 Compliant labels, Fleet marking, Product branding, Logo labels, Asset tracking/ barcode labels, Sequential numbering, Security labels, Drum/Hazardous Waste labels, Bumper stickers, Warehouse markings, Number/letter labels, Electrical labels, Inspection / QC labels, NFPA labels, Facility markings, Wire/cable markers, UL labels, Meter labels, PPE markings, Machine warning labels

Download the Vinyl Spec Sheet

Pressure Sensitive Vinyl
Polyester Material

Polyester

Material Properties:
High temperature application, Chemical resistant, Oil and solvent resistant, Tear resistant, Shrink resistant, Withstands high humidity, Variety of finishes

Converting Methods:
Screen, Flexo, Digital, Die-cut / kiss-cut, Rolls or sheets, Laminating

Applications:
OSHA/ANSI safety labels and signage, Product branding, Asset tracking/ barcode labels, Sequential numbering, Electrical and electronic labels, UL/CSA labels, Computer imprintable (EDP) labels, Luminaire labels, Nameplates, Lighting labels

Download the Polyester Spec Sheet

Reflective

Material Properties:
Low light / night-time visibility, Weatherable, Low temperature
and repositionable adhesives available, Long term outdoor application, Variety of colors

Converting Methods:
Screen, Digital, Die-cut / kiss-cut, Laminating

Applications:
OSHA/ANSI safety labels and signage, Transformer & substation labels, Pole marking, Fleet marking, Traffic signage, High visibility safety markings, Visibility strips, Barcode labels, Conspicuity tape, Work zone signage, Lighting labels, Rail placards, Signaling housing signs

Download the Reflective Spec Sheet

Reflective Aluminum
A polycarbonate danger sign.

Polycarbonate

Material Properties:
Good electrical insulator, Heat-resistant, Flame-retardant, Impact resistant, Weatherable, UV / chemical resistant, Scratch resistant, Various finishes available: optically clear, gloss, velvet, matte

Converting Methods:
Screen, Digital, Die-cut / kiss-cut, With or without adhesive, Sub-surface printing

Applications:
Electronic decals, Safety signage, Nameplates, Transit signs, Graphic overlays, Public communications markings

Download the Polycarbonate Spec Sheet

Aluminum Foil

Material Properties:
Debossable, High temperature, High tack adhesive, Conformable

Converting Methods:
Screen, Flexo, Digital, Die-cut / kiss-cut, Rolls or sheets, Laminating

Applications:
Wire marking, Nameplates, Maintenance and
inspection labels, Asset tracking and barcode labels, Embossed/debossed seals, Rating plates, Product identification, Equipment and tool labels, Instructional plates

Download the Aluminum Foil Spec Sheet

Foil Write-on Tags
A wire marker card with individual wire and cable markers.

Wire & Cable Marking

Material Properties:
Flexible vinyl, Polyester, Tyvek
Vinyl cloth, High temperature resistant, Smudge-proof

Converting Methods:
Flexo, Digital, Die-cut / Kiss-cut, Sheets or rolls

Applications:
Wire marker cards, Wire marker booklets, Self-laminating cable markers, Thermal printable labels, Laser printable labels, Dot-matrix printable

Download the Wire & Cable Marking Spec Sheet