The release liner is a paper based carrier web material, which is coated on one or two sides with a release agent, which provides a release effect against any type of a sticky material such as an adhesive or a mastic.
Release liner are available in different colors, with or without printing under the low surface energy coating or on the backside of the liner. Most common uses include pressure-sensitive labels and pressure-sensitive tape.
Thermal transfer paper is used in a digital printing process in which material is applied to by melting a coating of ribbon so that it stays glued to the material on which the print is applied. It contrasts with direct thermal printing where no ribbon is present in the process. It is mainly used in barcode labels, marking clothing labels, plastic labels for chemical containers, among other uses.
Coated one side paper offers savings on paper cost and shipping of printed material, they have great printability and smooth runnability on the press. They also dry very quickly. This paper is used in Folders, Direct Mail, Book covers, Greeting cards, Postcards, Calendars, Menus, POP display, Marketing Collateral.