Thermally printable adhesive label

  • US 9,208,699 B2
  • Filed: 04/08/2013
  • Issued: 12/08/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/18/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. Label media comprising:

  • a substrate having a first and a second side opposite the first side and a longitudinal axis;

    a thermally sensitive coating on the first side of the substrate; and

    an adhesive layer on the second side of the substrate;

    a top surface release coat coated over the thermally sensitive coating;

    wherein the adhesive layer is variably patterned to include areas with adhesive and areas without adhesive to vary locations of contact between the adhesive layer and a cutting mechanism making variably located lateral cuts across width of the substrate, andwherein the patterned adhesive layer is substantially continuous along the longitudinal axis of the substrate such that each lateral cut of the substrate intersects with the adhesive layer.

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