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Direct Thermal Shipping Labels 4 x 6

Direct Thermal Shipping Labels 4 x 6

Direct thermal shipping labels 4 x 6 are adhesive labels specifically designed for use with direct thermal printers in shipping and logistics applications. They measure 4 inches in width and 6 inches in height, providing ample space for printing shipping information, addresses, barcodes, and tracking numbers. These labels are made with a heat-sensitive coating. When the direct thermal printer applies heat to the label’s surface, it activates the coating, creating the printed content without the need for ink or toner.

These Direct Thermal Shipping Labels 4 x 6 come with many variations to application requirements and it’s easy to overlook critical specifications — Although our 4 x 6 Label looks very much alike to all labels, our critical specifications are tough to match. Our labels have merits of high sensitivity, ultra-white and high print contrast facestock for superb quality images, maximum printability and reliable error-free scan. No ribbons are required; more cost effective and environment friendly. Our Direct Thermal Shipping Labels are ideal for case labeling, receiving, shipping and work-in-process labels, suitable for flexography and thermal printing systems and has an excellent barcode print performance. The patented permanent rubber base hot melt adhesive is an Environment Friendly Adhesive with excellent tack and ultimate adhesion to a variety of clean substrates including polystyrene, polypropylene, polyethylene, metal, glass, paper and corrugate. Suitable for freezing, damp labeling applications, under room temperatures.

Features of Direct Thermal Shipping Labels

A rare combination of critical and valuable specifications:

  • Scratch & Smear Resistant
  • Freezer Temp of -55C – 65C below Zero Adhesive
  • Loop Tack – 15-20 N
  • 180 degree Strength 7-8 N/CM
  • Base Weigh: 70+/-3 g/m2
  • Caliper: 72+/-3 um
  • Shelf Life: 6 months to a year @ 23+/-2 degree C – RH 50%

Sold in Pallets — awesome pricing improves on increased Pallet Count

Our special labels have not been sitting on warehouse shelves for weeks. The demand is high and we’re restocking as quick as we’re supplying new and repeat customers.


4″ x 6″ Direct Thermal Label Rolls Perforated     3″ Core 1000 Labels/Roll 4 Rolls/Carton
4″ x 6″ Direct Thermal Label Fanfold Perforated 2 Labels / Fold
2000 Labels/Stack
4000 Labels/Carton 1 Stacks/Carton
Packaged and Compatible with most Direct Thermal Printers, Zebra, Dymo, Rollo, Munbyn, Sato, Datamax, Toshiba, Honeywell, Inkjet, Laser.


Q: What type of printers are compatible with direct thermal shipping labels 4 x 6?

A: Direct thermal shipping labels 4 x 6 are compatible with direct thermal printers. These printers use heat to create the prints directly on the label, making them an ideal choice for high-volume shipping operations.

Q: What are the benefits of using direct thermal shipping labels 4 x 6?

A: There are several advantages to using these labels. They offer a cost-effective solution as they do not require ink or toner. They also provide durable prints that are resistant to fading and smudging. Additionally, the 4 x 6 size is widely accepted by shipping carriers and online marketplaces.

Q: Can I use direct thermal shipping labels for other applications?

A: While these labels are specifically designed for shipping and logistics, they can also be used for other purposes that require heat-sensitive labels, such as product labeling, inventory management, and ticket printing.

Q: Can I print barcodes on direct thermal shipping labels 4 x 6?

A: Yes, direct thermal shipping labels are ideal for printing barcodes. The heat-sensitive coating ensures that barcodes are clear and easily scan able during the shipping and tracking process.

Q: Are direct thermal shipping labels 4 x 6 environmentally friendly?

A: Direct thermal labels do not require ink or toner, which can reduce waste compared to traditional printing methods. However, it’s essential to consider the disposal and recycling practices for the labels used in your specific area. Some direct thermal labels may be recyclable, but others might not be due to the heat-sensitive coating.