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1. (WO2013147952) FLEXIBLE SOFT-FEELING IDENTIFICATION DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/147952    International Application No.:    PCT/US2012/072077
Publication Date: Fri Oct 04 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Sat Dec 29 00:59:59 CET 2012
IPC: G09F 3/00
Applicants: ZIH CORP.
Inventors: HOFER, Gene A.
Title: FLEXIBLE SOFT-FEELING IDENTIFICATION DEVICE
Abstract:
Identification devices (e.g., wristbands) including a face stock comprising a tough polyolefin material and a flexible vinyl layer are provided. A direct thermal chemistry layer can be deposited directly onto a top surface of the face stock or alternatively a pre-print color layer can be depositing directly onto the top surface of the face stock and the direct thermal chemistry layer can be deposited / located onto the free side of the pre-print layer. The flexible vinyl layer can be adhered to a bottom side of the face stock via an adhesive tie-layer sandwiched between the bottom side of the face stock and the flexible vinyl layer. If desired, an anti-cling layer can also be incorporated into the identification devices.