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  • DPI Explained

    This article will explain the jargon DPI and resolution when we talk about a thermal label printer.  When you’re looking at the specifications for a printer or when someone mentions DPI, you’ll understand what it means.  You’ll also learn what resolution suits your situation best. Dots Per Inch and Printer Resolution DPI stands for Dots …

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  • Put your feet up and outsource your label printing

    Let’s take a look at the economics and practicalities of printing labels in house compared with outsourcing label printing to someone like us. What you need to print your own labels For a start, you need a printer, labels, labelling software, ink ribbon. Depending on the volume of labels you’re printing and the size and …

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  • Seagull Scientific’s BarTender Launch Conference

    On Monday 8th April 2019 Seagull Scientific launches the latest version of their popular and powerful BarTender label design software. On Thursday 4th April they invited a select group of partners to hear the latest news and meet the Seagull senior management. Here’s what I learned… BarTender 2019 is more streamlined and has some minor …

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  • RFID Vs Barcodes

    Heard of RFID and are wondering how this might help you in your organisation?  Read this article to find out what RFID is and when you would use RFID instead of standard barcode labels. RFID – a few words of introduction RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. It uses radio waves to read information stored …

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  • How we work, here at Expert Labels

    Odds are you’ve visited our site, interested in labels.  Probably a label that’s a little unusual and out of the ordinary.  High temperature labels or peel and reveal. You’ve landed on a page or you’ve followed a trail that’s lead you there.  You’ve read the article and you think you’ve found what you’re looking for. …

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  • BarTender Label Software Training

    There are plenty of videos showing you how to work BarTender label design software, but how can you make your learning most effective?  What are the hallmarks of an effective BarTender software training course? BarTender is a powerful suite of label design software developed in 1996 by Seattle based Seagull Scientific.  Seagull Scientific have built …

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  • Food Labelling Regulations

    As a food manufacturer or processor you have an obligation to ensure your labels meet labelling regulations.  In 2016 the European Food Information Regulation was fully introduced and sets out in law what needs to appear on your food labels.  Here’s an explanation of what needs to appear on your labels. Name of food or …

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  • BarTender Basic

    BarTender is a very powerful tool to use within your business.  Whether you’re a small to medium business or a large corporation, BarTender has different editions to suit your needs: BarTender Basic, BarTender Professional, BarTender Automation and BarTender Enterprise Automation. Today I would like to concentrate on BarTender Basic.  Here’s a list of key features …

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  • How to Set Up a Compliant Labelling System

    For some of our clients (such as pharmaceutical, clinical trials or military contractors) strict, secure document workflows are an essential requirement in order to meet regulatory compliance.  In this article we’ll look at how we can set this up for labelling and documentation using Seagull Scientific’s BarTender label design software. Let’s start with an example.  …

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  • Making your product beautiful with Swing Tags

    Swing tags, or swing tickets, come in all shapes, sizes, thickness, colours and materials. Choosing the right ticket for your product can feel overwhelming, but that’s where we can help! Read on to find out more about swing tickets and how we can help you. Swing tags can really set the tone for the product …

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