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BRADY B-588 GLOBALMARK (R) and MINIMARK (TM) INDUSTRIAL LABEL MAKERS

TDS No. B-588
Effective Date: 12-Jan-2007

Description:

Brady B-588 is a vinyl film with pressure sensitive adhesive designed for use with the GlobalMark Label and MiniMark Sign Printers.


Details:

Use:
Brady B-588 is used for general labeling and marking, indoors and outdoors.

Substrate Type:
Vinyl Film

Standard Material Colors:
White, black, yellow, orange, red blue, green, brown, gray, clear, purple and gold

Standard Legend Colors:
Black, white, red, green, blue, yellow, magenta, cyan, orange, process cyan, process magenta, and process yellow

Thickness (PSTC-33):
Total: 0.0045 in. (0.114mm)

Adhesive Properties:
Adhesion to Steel (PSTC-1)
15 Minute Dwell (Avg.) - 68 oz/in. (74 N/100mm)
Ultimate Dwell (72 Hrs.) (Avg.) - 94 oz/in. (103 N/100mm)
Tack (ASTM D 2979) (Avg.) - 900g (8.9 N)

Abrasion Resistance (Method 5306 of U.S. Federal Test Method Std. No. 191A):
CS-10 wheels, 250g wts.
The printed legend withstands up to 100 cycles

Gloss:
48 Gardner Units (60° gloss)

Minimum Application Temperature:
50°F (10°C)

Service Temperature:
-40°F to 176°F (-40°C to 80°C)

Average Outdoor Durability:
3-5 years (Average expected outdoor life of product will depend on user definition of failure and climatic conditions, mounting techniques and material color.)

Chemical Resistance:

REAGENT
7 DAY IMMERSION
DIP TEST
RUB TEST
30% Sulfuric Acid
NE
NE
NE
10% Sulfuric Acid
NE
NE
NE
30% Hydrochloric Acid
NE
NE
NE
10% Hydrochloric Acid
NE
NE
NE
Glacial Acetic Acid
F
F
F
5% Acetic Acid
NE
NE
NE
50% Sodium Hydroxide
NE
NE
NE
10% Sodium Hydroxide
NE
NE
NE
10% Ammonia
NE
NE
NE
5% Sodium Hypochlorite
NE
NE
NE
10% Sodium Chloride
NE
NE
NE
MEK
F
F
F
Acetone
F
F
F
Toluene
F
F
F
1,1,1 Trichlor.
F
F
F
Methanol
NE
NE
F
Isopropyl Alcohol
NE
NE
NE
Heptane
NE
NE
F
Mineral Spirits
NE
NE
NE
Turpentine
F
F
F
Diesel Fuel
NE
NE
NE
Kerosene
NE
NE
NE
Gasoline
F
F
F
ASTM #3 Oil
NE
NE
NE
SAE 20 Oil
NE
NE
NE
Alconox®
F
NE
NE
DI Water
NE
NE
NE


NE = No Effect
F = Fail (Affected Sample)

7 Day Immersion: Immersed in reagent for 7 days.
Dip Test: Five 10 minute dips in reagent with 30 minute recovery.
Rub Test: Rubbed sample for 1 minute with swab soaked in reagent.

Shelf Life:
1 year when stored at 70°F (21°C) and 40% to 50% R.H.

 

BRADY B-588 WITH POLYESTER OVERLAMINATE


Description:
B-588 with clear 2 mil polyester overlaminate.

Substrate Type:
Vinyl film with polyester overlaminate

< u>Thickness (PSTC-33):
Total: 0.0075 in. (0.19mm)

Abrasion Resistance (Method 5306 of U.S. Federal Test Method Std. No. 191A):
CS-17 wheels, 1000 g wts.
Overlaminate withstood 2500 cycles.

Gloss (ASTM D 523):
85 Gardner Units (60° gloss)

Service Temperature:
-40°F to 176°F (-40°C to 80°C)

Average Outdoor Durability:
3-5 years (Average expected outdoor life of product will depend on user definition of failure, climatic conditions, mounting techniques and material color.)

Chemical Resistance (with 2 mil polyester overlaminate):

 

REAGENT
7 DAY IMMERSION
DIP TEST
RUB TEST
30% Sulfuric Acid
NE
NE
NE
10% Sulfuric Acid
NE
NE
NE
30% HCI
NE
NE
NE
10% HCI
NE
NE
NE
50% NaOH
NE
NE
NE
10% NaOH
NE
NE
NE
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
F
NE
NE
Acetone
F
NE
NE
1,1,1-Trichloroethane
F
NE
NE
Methanol
NE
NE
NE
IPA (Isopropanol)
F
NE
NE
ASTM #3 Oil
NE
NE
NE
SAE 20 Oil
NE
NE
NE
Alconox®
NE
NE
NE
Toluene
F
F
NE
Mineral Spirits
F
NE
NE
Glacial Acetic Acid
F
F
NE
5% Acetic Acid
NE
NE
NE
Diesel Fuel
F
NE
NE
Heptane
F
NE
NE
Cellosolve Acetate
F
NE
NE
Conc. Ammonia
NE
NE
NE
10% Ammonia
NE
NE
NE
Turpentine
F
NE
NE
Kerosene
F
NE
NE
Water
NE
NE
NE
Gasoline
F
NE
NE


NE = No Effect
NT = Not Tested
F = Failed (affected Sample)

7 Day Immersion: Immersed in reagent for 7 days.
Dip Test: Five 10 minute dips in reagent with 30 minute recovery.
Rub Test: Rubbed sample for 1 minute with swab soaked in reagent.

Shelf Life:
1 year when stored at 70°F (21°C) and 40% to 50% R.H.






Trademarks:
ASTM: American Society for Testing and Materials (U.S.A.)
Alconox® is a registered trademark of Alconox Co.
GlobalMark® is a registered trademark of Brady Worldwide,
Inc.
MINIMARK™ is a trademark of Brady Worldwide, Inc.
PSTC: Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (U.S.A.)
SAE: Society of Automotive Engineers (U.S.A.)
Signmark® is a registered trademark of Brady Worldwide, Inc.

Note: All values shown are averages and should not be used for specification purposes.
Test data and test results contained in this document are for general information only and shall not be relied upon by Brady customers for designs and specifications, or be relied on as meeting specified performance criteria. Customers desiring to develop specifications or performance criteria for specific product applications should contact Brady for further information.

Product compliance information is based upon information provided by suppliers of the raw materials used by Brady to manufacture this product or based on results of testing using recognized analytical methods performed by a third party, independent laboratory. As such, Brady makes no independent representations or warranties, express or implied, and assumes no liability in connection with the use of this information.


WARRANTY
Brady products are sold with the understanding that the buyers will test them in actual use and determine for themselves their adaptability to their intended uses. Brady warrants to the buyers that its products are free from defects in material and workmanship, but limits its obligation under this warranty to replacement of the product shown to Brady's satisfaction to have been defective at the time Brady sold it. This warranty does not extend to any persons obtaining the product from the buyers. This warranty is in lieu of any other warranty, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and of any other obligations or liability on Brady's part. Under no circumstances will Brady be liable for any loss, damage, expense, or consequential damages of any kind arising in connection with the use, or inability to use, Brady's products.

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