A new water-based, eco-friendly heat transfer that is suitable for skin contact applications for baby wear and offers excellent wash resistance is now available from Avery Dennison. The new product, called Halo-free ECO, was developed to meet the ever-increasing need for tag-free labelling solutions for the textile apparel industry.
Halo-free ECO highlights
- Enhanced Halo-free transfer, now eco-friendly.
- Meets Őko-tex 100 Class 1.
- Contains no Azo dyes, no formaldehyde, heavy metals or vinyl products.
- Wash resistance : up to 50 home launderings.
- Recommended for use on cotton, cotton blends and polyester blends.
- Available on a recyclable paper carrier in cut singles or roll format.
About Halo-free ECO
Avery Dennison's Halo-free ECO transfer is made from a proprietary formula of water-based inks designed to deliver the softest quality label-free solution. Not only do these transfers feel good and look great, withstanding dry cleaning and home laundering to 140F / 60C, but high quality single color printing guarantees positive brand recognition and aesthetics that will not fade with wash or wear.
Halo-free ECO sets itself apart by carrying no visible adhesive shadow (Halo) around the motif, creating a crisp, clean image. The eco-friendly transfer has water based inks, no PVC and no harmful substances. The transfer is perfect for skin contact applications, due to its extremely soft and flexible hand. Halo-free ECO has excellent durability and is wash resistant - to match garment life cycle and maintain brand integrity.
Typical applications that the Halo-free ECO can be applied to include: men's and women's casual wear; children's wear; intimate apparel; sportswear (not performance fabrics); and corporate wear.
Commenting on today's news, Dan Savident, Market Development Manager- Heat Transfers EMEA at Avery Dennison, said: With the technology available from the combined Avery Dennison and Paxar organization, we have created an extensive range of heat transfers to meet the needs of retailers, brand owners and garment manufacturers worldwide. As part of this, Halo-free ECO transfers are really quite unique. The ECO piece is the all important differentiating factor, setting it apart from other halo-free transfers in the market today.
About Avery Dennison Corporation
Avery Dennison is a global leader in pressure-sensitive labelling materials, retail tag, ticketing and branding systems and office products. Based in Pasadena, Calif., Avery Dennison is a FORTUNE 500 Company with 2007 sales of $6.3 billion. Avery Dennison employs more than 30,000 individuals in more than 60 countries who develop, manufacture and market a wide range of products for both consumer and industrial markets. Products offered by Avery Dennison include: Fasson brand self-adhesive materials; Avery Dennison brand products for the retail and apparel industries; Avery brand office products and graphics imaging media; specialty tapes, peel-and-stick postage stamps, and labels for a wide variety of automotive, industrial and durable goods applications.
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