From: "Wagoner, Jo" <jwagoner**At_Symbol_Here**BUTLER.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] labels
Date: December 13, 2012 1:27:16 PM EST
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
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We use Word and print on Avery 5163 (2"x4") or 5160 (1"x2 5/8"). We
sometimes use the WeatherProof Avery 5523 (2"x4") labels which stay on well
yet can be removed easily. The downside on the WeatherProof label over the
regular label is that dribbled organic solvents may wash off the printing.
Occationally we have used the same sizes of a different brand.

Alternatively, we use the Fisherbrand Self-Adhesive Labels that are white
with red borders (11-850A through 11-850F) and hand print the required
information with a Sharpie. These are durable, stay on well, and can be
taken off easily (before getting them wet).


On 12/13/12 12:17 PM, "Brian T. Mars" wrote:

How does everyone make temporary labels for solutions that go to lab? A
generation ago I programmed an Apple IIe to make labels with a dot matrix
printer. They worked great but eventually the computer people stopped
supporting that hardware. Now I use a PC with a Dymo Labelwriter Turbo.
These labels are on thermal print stock and don't do well when solvents or
acids dribble on them. I'm hoping some of you have a better method.


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