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Tactile labels with raised information like braille fonts or warning signs

The tactile labels carry palpable braille fonts and warning symbols. They serve people with a visual impairment as an orientation help and provide important information. Transparent tactile labels can be applied additionally and subsequently on the existing labels or already imprinted packaging. The labels will be adjusted to the customer’s requirements and applications, and must meet the standard EN ISO 11683 for the packaging and containers of hazardous materials.


The key features of tactile labels

  • Mostly, the tactile labels transport safety relevant information to people with visual impairment
  • High resistance when in contact with chemicals and solvents
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Suitable for the standard-compliant labeling in accordance with EN ISO 1183
  • Very high adhesive power of the labels also on difficult substrates
  • Numerous special materials by Avery, 3M, Flexcon, and Tesa available from stock
  • Also producible in individual formats and special forms as a basis label

Functions and advantages – precisely tailored to your requirements for the labeling

The tactile labels provide important information and offer security. The labels offer the best possible flexibility and will be individually adjusted to the customer’s requirements. This happens by using suitable special materials of leading manufacturers, individual die-cutting forms, and premium adhesives.

Our upscale and accurate processing with most modern die-cutting technologies guarantees the highest precision and reliability for the label application. Thus even palpable labels with adhesives which are difficult to process can be processed mechanically very well, which increases the user efficiency in the long term.

Frequently Asked Questions

The typical labeling products in the area of tactile labels are caution- and warning label for e.g. chemicals and medicines. Also informative applications can be implemented with tactile labels. These labels can be applied for example in the following branches and areas:

  • Chemical industry (detergents, fertilizer etc.)
  • Pharmacy (medicines)
  • Transportation (hazmat labeling)
  • Plant engineering (intercoms, elevators, automation construction etc.)
  • Vehicle construction (labeling for busses, trains, ships etc.)

The tactile elements on the labels will also be used for the product decoration and upgrading of premium goods and products.

  • Temperature resistance from +70° C (158° F) to -40° C (-40° F)
  • UV- and weather resistant foils up to 5 years
  • Very thin (min. 6µ) as well as very thick (175µ) basic combinations of foils are possible
  • High-performance materials made of acrylate-foil, polyimide foil, aluminum foil and polyester (PET)
  • Permanent adhesives with a very good adhesive power for high- and low-energy substrates
  • Customized materials with e.g. colored adhesives are possible (pantone or RAL colors)
  • Diverse carrier materials like compressed kraft paper in different thicknesses, transparent plastic liner, kraft paper siliconized on both sides, and environmentally stable kraft paper available
  • Subsequently inscribable with thermal transfer printing and ink jet method
  • Foil features are from soft and smooth and stretchy to stable and tear-proof

As a manufacturer robos-labels has a wide range of already approved and certified labeling solutions. When additional customized licenses are required, we can take on the approval- and certification process if desired.

We already meet the following standards and regulations with our raw materials:

  • DIN EN ISO 11683:1997-11 Packaging – Tactile warnings of danger – Requirements
  • ADR 2021 Ordinance on the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail and inland waterways (GGVSEB)
  • CLP Regulation (Classification, Labelling and Packaging, in accordance with EC No. 1272/2008)
  • UL969 Marking and labeling systems (labels on smooth and not convex surfaces)
  • UL817 Safety cord sets and power supply cords
  • UL2238 Cable assemblies and fittings for industrial control and signal distribution
  • UL94 Flammability of plastic materials for parts in devices and appliances (UL VTM-0 strictest classification)
  • FMVSS 302 Evaluation of the flammability of interior materials (flammability/burn rate)
  • BS 5609 Label resistance to saline sea water
  • REACH, RoHS and IMDS conformity

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