Envelopes with adhesive strips or flaps
Envelopes with a peel-off adhesive strip or with more than one flap that folds over to seal must use
adhesives that are compatible with the heat and pressure in the printer. The extra flaps and strips might
cause wrinkling, creasing, or even jams and might damage the fuser.
Select the type of label that you are using from the Print dialog box or the printer driver.
printers. To prevent serious jams, always use Tray 1 or Tray 2 to print on labels. Never print on
the same sheet of labels more than once or print on a partial sheet of labels.
When selecting labels, consider the quality of each component:
Adhesives: The adhesive material should be stable at 210° C (410° F), which is the printer fusing
Arrangement: Only use labels with no exposed backing between them. Labels can peel off sheets
with spaces between the labels, causing serious jams.
Curl: Before printing, labels must lie flat with no more than 13 mm (0.5 inch) of curl in any direction.
Condition: Do not use labels that have wrinkles, bubbles, or other indications of separation.
For more information, see
Use only Tray 1 or Tray 2 to print on transparencies. Select Transparencies from the Print dialog box
or the printer driver.
The printer supports printing on color transparencies. Use only transparencies that are recommended
for use in laser printers.
To avoid damaging the printer, use only labels that are recommended for laser