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Posted 03 December 2015 - 04:13 PM

is it recommended to use date gun for marking the shelf life of the product useby/ best before manually by hand and not injecting as printed one on the sleeves. please suggest



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Posted 03 December 2015 - 06:05 PM

we run low volume and do it by hand with a date gun, but there needs to be daily verification to ensure it's correct regardless of the method


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Posted 04 December 2015 - 04:26 AM

is it recommended to use date gun for marking the shelf life of the product useby/ best before manually by hand and not injecting as printed one on the sleeves. please suggest

 

Hi mpremindia,

 

Do you mean with respect to cost, speed, ink, accuracy or ?


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Posted 04 December 2015 - 09:15 AM

From my experience with date guns, the main challenges are setting the correct values and ensuring the sticker stays on the product (especially when being handled). I wouldn't advise as there are lower cost printers capable of printing onto a package now.







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