[nafex] Plant tags

kuon at onlinemac.com kuon at onlinemac.com
Wed Mar 14 11:46:57 EST 2001


Tom,  The LASER printing on the plastic - at least the tags mentioned below
- does not come off in weather, but lasts for years.  INK JET ink
immediately comes off anything I know of with use, smudging and especially
water.  Kuon


>Hi,
>
>My laser printer ink seems to come off paper with a drop of water.  I wonder
>if the plastic paper used for transparancies and overheads would hold the ink
>better?
>
>When I use to make overheads with a laser printer at work, the plastic sheet
>had a rough side and this is the side the ink printed on.
>
>Never tried it in the weather though.
>
>regards,
>Tom
>
>kuon at onlinemac.com wrote:
>
>> Yes!  Mike, contact Gardenware at 503-738-9391 or info at gardenware.com for
>> plastic strip labels that will go right through your laser printer.  These
>> are the kind that loop around your tree or shrub and pass back through a
>> slit in themselves.  They WORK and are long lasting AND you can print on
>> them with your own software!  I was so thrilled when I saw them and didn't
>> have to buy a $3000 labeller with someone else's software!  They also have
>> plastic labels for sticking on pots in different sizes, etc.  Good stuff.
>> They are in Seaside, OR and will ship anywhere.
>>
>> Kuon Hunt
>> Windy Hill Farm
>>
>> >As a small commercial antique apple tree grower/wholesaler I need a
>> >plant tag that I can customize for some of my customers. Right now I
>> >have an order for a hundred trees that if we can properly tag them
>> >should generate added sales this fall and next year. We have computer
>> >capability with photoshop but cannot find a product upon which to put
>> >our material.  I'm looking for a waterproof double sided printable
>> >tag. Any suggestions?
>> >Thanks
>> >Mike
>> >
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>Thomas Olenio
>Ontario, Canada
>Hardiness Zone 6a
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