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Learning About Laser Labels and Inkjet Labels


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Labeling is important for identifying products and it also comes in handy for differentiating one product from another. Before the advent of computers, preparing and printing on labels was a time consuming and tiresome process. But the rapid improvements in computer printing technologies have made things much easier for people.

Nowadays label printing jobs are performed using inkjet and laser printers. The technologies are different in nature and each has its inherent benefits and drawbacks. The inkjet printers use separate ink tanks containing four or six primary colors for printing while the laser printers use a toner cartridge.

The labels used for product identification are made in varying shapes. Some products have rectangle and square shaped labels while others can have circular labels. For printing properly into round laser labels and circular laser labels you need to possess knowledge of computer printing as well as page layout softwares. Otherwise the outcome will not look professional.

You can search the Internet for finding some label templates that meet your requirements. You can search for sites that offer free label templates. As an alternative, you can create a round label template from scratch. It all depends on the pattern and design complexity of the labels.

In you require a label with a simple layout and design then you can use basic software like Microsoft Word. By using the help section in the software you can get to know about the available label templates in Word and start the job. The benefit of using MS Word is that you can save the label layouts with information just like other word documents. However, if the label has complex design and patterns then using a higher end page layout application is recommended.

The majority of the inkjet and laser printers print accuracy is minus or plus 1 mm. Hence it would be advisable to draw a border around the circular labels and then the border needs to be made oversized. In that case, the printer will print along the edge of the border.

For error free and right label printing using laser or inkjet printers, you need to keep certain things in mind. It is imperative for a person to read the inkjet printer or laser printer user manual carefully. Usually the majority of present generation printers contain some settings for printing labels. This can be obtained from the print settings page, where the settings can be fine tuned.

People looking for a reputed supplier and seller of various sized printing labels for laser printers and inkjets in the UK can count on the company named Label Planet. It provides customers with best the quality A4 labels round paper labels with prices that include delivery. Customers who purchase in bulk quantities can also get a discount on the quoted price. For more information on its products and pricing, you can see its website at

Dave Worgan is author of this article on labels . Find more information about laser labels here.


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