October 4, 2018
Have you ever wondered how the shrink sleeve process works? You know what it is, but have you ever actually seen it come to life? Throughout this blog post, our experts at Verst are going to walk you through this process and explain how the shrink sleeve labeling process works, defects that can occur, and how to master compensation and distortion.
The typical shrink sleeve process at a glance:
Common Shrink Sleeve Defects:
Making sure your labels are sized correctly will help you dramatically reduce sleeve defects. The most common flaws to look for include:
Art Development: Mastering Shrink Compensation and Distortion
Keep in mind that shrink labels require a distortion or compensation of graphics. This is important because you want the logos and graphic elements to appear correct when they’re conformed
to the container shape.
Above is the typical shrink sleeve process at a glance, have you found your decorator yet, or do you know how to arrive at your size and shrink percentage? Check out our two blog posts here:
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