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Case Study: Electric Meter Cabinet Label

A Regional Electric Company came to us with a problem. They needed a label to identify Electric Meter Cabinets that also included information such as the emergency contact. Some of their requirements included a label construction that could last outdoors, an adhesive strong enough to remain permanent in the environment, and a way to ensure that the graphics would be protected throughout its use.

Here’s how we provided them with the solution they needed:

1. First of all, we designed the label with a high-performance outdoor construction. By doing this, we could ensure that the label material would be durable enough to last outside.

2. Following this, we chose an acrylic permanent adhesive to guarantee long term adhesion in the outdoor environment.

3. Finally, we coated the label with a polyester overlaminate. This coating protects the graphics and all of the critical information within the label itself.

As with the industrial HVAC label solution, we provided the customer with peel tab labels to maximize efficiency during the application process.

Key takeaways:

  • Of course labels intended for an outdoor environment should be constructed differently than those used indoors; however, a reliable manufacturer will provide you with a solution that is durable throughout each layer to ensure reliability
  • Labels containing important information and emergency contacts should be durable and manufactured by a reputable manufacturer to help prevent potential problems
Electric Meter Cabinet Label manufactured by Coast Label Company

The bottom line: As with everything we manufacture, this custom solution was manufactured following our ISO 9001 certified processes. Therefore, the customer received a product designed specifically for their intended use following a series of best practices.