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Applying a lacquer layer gives labels a protective and/or decorative shiny coating.


Application of a transparent film to the surface of a label, for example, to provide additional protection and a better appearance.

Laser printing

Non-impact printing process with hot or cold fixing.

Leporello folding

Folding method for laying long paper or film strips in piles in zigzag form (instead of rolling). Used for example for labels used in IT.

Letterpress printing

Printing technique which is a relief printing process, because the printing parts of the print form are raised. (cf. printing process)

Line width

The maximum width of the material line which can be processed in a production machine.

Luminescent ink

A transparent printing ink which becomes visible under UV light.