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Frequestly Asked Questions

Q: How do I find what I am looking for?

A: Dasco carries thousands of industrial stock labels which are available in a variety of materials, adhesives, finishes, colors, and sizes for thermal transfer, direct thermal, laser, ink jet, and dot matrix printers. Use our navigation to select your label category and refine your search by using the "Attributes Filter." If you know your part number, enter it in the "Dasco Search" or "Know your part number?" If you need a custom label, Complete Dasco's custom label quote request form or call Dasco toll-free at 1-877-855-2235 and a Dasco label expert will help you find a label and ribbon to match your printer and application.

Q: Does Dasco manufacture labels?

A: Yes, Dasco manufactures industrial labels using label materials, finishes and adhesives from major suppliers like 3M, Fasson, Flexcon, and others. Dasco has been collecting label dies since 1954, so call us before spending money on a custom die with another label manufacturer. Whether you need printable, pre-printed or serialized barcode labels for thermal transfer, direct thermal, laser, ink jet, or dot matrix desktop or tabletop industrial label printers, Dasco can produce your custom labels quickly and affordably. Complete Dasco's custom label quote request form.

Q: How long has Dasco been in business?

A: Dasco was founded in 1954 and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We've grown to be a leader in labeling and identification systems by exceeding customer expectations through quality products, expert advice, innovative solutions, exceptional customer support, same-day shipping on in-stock items, and competitive prices. Dasco tackles tough problems by implementing technology to bring you leading-edge solutions. Challenge Dasco to provide a solution for your next application.

Q: Does Dasco have labels that meet industry specifications and requirements?

A: Dasco offers labels and printing systems that meet UL, CSA, FDA, RoHS and Military specifications. Call Dasco toll-free at 1-877-855-2235, and a knowledgeable Dasco label expert will help you find the right label for your application.

Q: Does Dasco offer imprinting, barcoding, and serialized printing services?

A: If your company does not have an on-site label printer and label design software or if your company needs an additional resource during peak volume times, Dasco offers imprinting, barcoding and serialized printing services using your database content and company logo. Dasco uses thermal transfer and laser technology to print serialized or barcode information on your labels. Call Dasco toll-free at 1-877-855-2235, for details.

Q: What barcode hardware does Dasco handle?

A: Dasco specializes in barcode label printers, 1D and 2D barcode scanners and data collection hardware from Intermec, Zebra, Code, Cab, and Brady and others.

Q: Do you have electronics or circuit board labels?

A: Dasco offers a wide selection of stock labels that withstand the high temperatures and chemical resistance needed in electronics applications. So your labels will last and won't fade, smear or fall off. Circuit Board Labels»

Q: Do I have to use Zebra, Intermec or Brady labels when I am using one of their printers?

A: It is best to use label stock that has been tested from your printer's manufacturer. However 1" or 3" core thermal transfer or direct thermal stock will work in any thermal transfer desktop or tabletop printer . Simply test the stock in your printer to determine the proper burn temperature and print speed to obtain best quality.