Your printer can print on many labels designed for use with laser printers. These labels are
supplied in letter size, A4 size, and legal size sheets. Label adhesives, face sheet (printable
stock), and topcoats must be able to withstand temperatures of 180°C (356°F) and pressure
of 25 pounds per square inch (psi). You can load one label sheet at a time in the MPF.
Try a sample of any label you are considering using with the printer before purchasing a
• Use full label sheets. Partial sheets may cause labels to peel off during printing,
resulting in a jam. Partial sheets also contaminate your printer and your cartridge with
adhesive, and could void your printer and cartridge warranties.
• Use labels that can withstand temperatures of 180°C (356°F) without sealing, excessive
curling, wrinkling, or releasing hazardous emissions.
• Do not print within 0.04 in. (1 mm) of the edge of the label, of the perforations, or
between die-cuts of the label.
• Do not use label sheets that have adhesive to the edge of the sheet. We recommend
zone coating of the adhesive at least 0.04 in. (1 mm) away from edges. Adhesive
material contaminates your printer and could void your warranty.
• If zone coating of the adhesive is not possible, a 0.125 in. (3 mm) strip should be
removed on the leading and driver edge, and a non-oozing adhesive should be used.
• Remove a 0.125 in. (3 mm) strip from the leading edge to prevent labels from peeling
inside the printer.
• Portrait orientation is preferred, especially when printing bar codes.
• Do not use labels that have exposed adhesive.
Card stock is single ply, and has a large array of properties, such as the moisture content,
thickness, and texture, that can significantly affect print quality. See "Identifying Print Media
Sources and Specifications" for information on the preferred weight for the grain direction
of print media.
Try a sample of any card stock you are considering using with the printer before purchasing
a large quantity:
• Be aware that preprinting, perforation, and creasing can significantly affect the print
quality and cause print media handling or jamming problems.
• Avoid using card stock that may release hazardous emissions when heated.
• Do not use preprinted card stock manufactured with chemicals that may contaminate
the printer. Preprinting introduces semi-liquid and volatile components into the
• We recommend the use of grain long card stock.