Industrial identification and self-adhesive labels to match your needs.

Highest quality identification products from HellermannTyton: printable heatshrink tubing, self adhesive labels, embossed stainless steel markers and much more.

industrial identification marker

Durable and easy to work with industrial identification is becoming critical in modern working processes. Whether it involves cable and wire labelling, asset identification, asset tracking, or security labelling, the areas these products are used in range from aerospace to warehousing and HellermannTyton are able to offer you first class products to match these needs.

Our innovate products are usually developed through the close co-operation we have with our customers and this enables us to offer solutions to suit most needs.

HellermannTyton's industrial identification market and application knowledge has ensured that products offered match customer needs; this ranges from simple pre-printed cable markers, to adhesive labels that can be written on by hand up to printing systems designed to process 10's of thousands of labels a week up to our more sophisticated RFID Cable Ties used for asset tracking or asset management.

Industrial identification for extreme conditions; stainless steel marker

Extreme environmental conditions require products made from tough materials and HellermannTyton offer best-in-class printer for embossing onto stainless steel plates. The M-Boss Compact printer is quiet, fast, and very easy to operate and is powered by a standard electrical source and is controlled by a standard Windows computer.

When there is a need to print on labels that offer tamper evidence facilities a range of materials are available for the standard HellermannTyton thermal transfer printers.

Identify with us. Our experience, technical expertise, dedication and closeness to our customers means that we are able to supply you with the help and the products to suit your identification requirements.

Product highlight in the field of Industrial identification and self-adhesive labels

Thermal transfer printer TT431

Panel Labels

Panel Labels are durable adhesive labels especially made from a thick material that is designed to replace traditional engraved plastic plates. The white and silver glossy colours are suited to industrial control panels, switchgear, data racks, and general equipment labeling.  The specially formulated adhesive labels give the highest quality print clarity when printed on thermal transfer printers.  Label design is simple and easily created using TagPrint Pro Software to print barcodes and text.

M-Boss Compact Printer

M-Boss Compact Printer

The M-BOSS Compact stainless steel printing system is a quiet, easy to use metal plate embossing printer with a small production footprint.  It is simple to install and operate and only needs a standard electrical supply and a PC. Texts are created with Tagprint Pro 3.0.  Simply open the easy to use program to create print lists.  Improved cooling system now ensures a continuous operation between 8-10 hours.  Marker plates are attached to pipes and cables using 4.6mm width MBT cable ties and a MK9SST hand tool.

M-Boss Compact Organiser is also available to manage printed output.  This organiser gives the added advantage of a self-contained storage system within the print unit.  The organiser is a 10 container carousel storage system that can be programmed to hold either an individual or a pre-defined set of marker plates.

Identify with us for products tailored to your needs...

The requirements for industrial identification solutions are getting increasingly complex. 

It is no longer enough to simply hand write onto cables and wires with some sticky tape or other makeshift solution. Modern needs require modern products and HellermannTyton supply a range suited to these needs. 

It is of critical importance that the labels you use are suitable for your needs, are easy to work with and of exceptional quality. As a leader in industrial identification with 60 years of experience we are confident that we can offer materials to suit most applications. We also have technical resources across Europe that are able to offer customised solutions for special needs. Please let us know how we can help. 

We offer a complete printing system which includes top of the range software and thermal printers that speedily print the labels for you. Our label quality is consistently accurate so that a range of complicated graphic images such as barcodes and logos are clearly printed. We offer labels that can be printed by thermal printers, laser printers, and dot matrix printers. Our handy pocket sized products that are written on with an indelible pen are ideally suited to maintenance and repair needs. 

HellermannTyton is a global manufacturer who offers high performance fastening, connecting, routing, protecting, and identifying solutions to diverse markets. For our customers we develop market solutions that uniquely meet an industry's needs - solving an application requirement, saving installation and component costs, and improving the quality of the end product - no matter what your industry: 

Industrial identification: Wire and Cable Markers Industrial identification: Wire and Cable Markers

Products for identification of cable and wires including self adhesive labels, printable heatshrink sleeves, non-shrink printable tubing, shrinkable markers 'ladder style', self-laminating labels, RiteOn labels & dispenser designed to wrap around cables and wires HELASIGN booklet, pre-printed cable markers helagrip, ovalgrip cable markers and WIC snap on cable markers, identification tags, identification clips, identification ties and Helafix carriers. 

Helagrip Cable Markers

This range of pre-printed cable markers are used to mark cables and wires.  Suited to various industries like mass transit, panel building, utilities, electrical contracting and telecommunications.

Characters available for the cable markers are: 0-9, A-Z and the standard electrical symbols.

Cable markers are supplied in reels of 250 or 1000 depending on the size of the cable marker.  Available in black on white, black on yellow and colour coded.

Ovalgrip Cable Markers

The Ovalgrip range of slide on cable markers are straight cut and available black on white, black on yellow and international resistor colour coded 0-9 and A-Z and standard electrical symbols.  Available in bags of 100 or reels of 1000 depending on size.

Ideally suited to panel building, mass transit, utilities, electrical contracting and telecommunications.

Manufactured from Flexible Polyvinyl Chloride, cadmium free (PVC).

Control Panel Labelling Icon Industrial identification: Control Panel Labelling

Products for identification of control panels: self adhesive labels made from vinyl (PVC), polyester (PET) or vinyl coated cotton cloth for use with thermal transfer printers, laser printers, and written by hand with an indelible marker pen. Vinyl (PVC) control panel labelling, Polyester (PET) or cotton cloth to marker switching devices, control panels and equipment. Suitable for thermal transfer print, laser printing or to be handwritten with an indelible marker pen.

Industrial Identification Industrial Identification

Products for industrial applications: Self adhesive asset labels for component identification made from polyester (PET), Vinyl (PVC) and tamper proof materials for use with thermal transfer printers and laser printers. Continuous self adhesive label stocks are ideal for warehouse and pipe marking. Self adhesive labels for asset labelling, removable asset tracking, temporary tracking labels, warehouse labelling, pipemarking, wire and cable identification and secure identification of component parts and circuit boards. 

Industrial identification Security Labeling Icon Industrial identification: Security Labeling

Products for tamper evident security labelling: Self adhesive labels made from tamper-proof polyester (PET) leaves visible evidence of interference.  Electrical and electronic identification.  Security and warranty identification of components, housings and nameplates.  These labels leave a clear reminder that a label has been removed.  You can use text, graphics and barcodes as required.  Easy label design with TagPrint Pro Software.

Industrial identification in hazardous areas Industrial identification in hazardous areas

Products for industrial identification in hazardous areas: 
M-BOSS Compact  Stainless Steel printing system, small and easy to use metal plate embosser
M-BOSS printshop - printing service available
Hellermark stainless steel pre-embossed manual marking system is used in the rail, marine, offshore, petrochemical, food and construction industries, for the identification of cables, pipes and other equipment in harsh environments.
Helatag Protective laminates, thermal transfer adhesive labels give the highest quality print clarify when printed on thermal transfer printers.

Printers and Software for industrial identification Icon Printers and Software for industrial identification

Thermal transfer printer and ribbons for printing on heat shrink tubing, self adhesive labels, and cable marker tags. HellermannTyton Tagprint Pro Software speeds up the design and printing with thermal transfer, dot matrix, and office laser systems.  A variety of printers are available for small, medium and large volume printing, double sided printing is also obtained using our TrakMark DS, double sided printer.

Selected products

Pre-printed Cable Markers

Use applicator to simply snap the WIC marker onto your cable

Helagrip cable markers are used to mark cable and wire, ideally suited to panel building, mass transit, utilities, telecommunications, and electrical contracting. Available as standard cable markers in international resistor colour code and yellow material marked in black.

 White materials marked in black are also available.  Characters are 0-9, A-Z and standard electrical symbols.  Depending on the cable marker size the product is supplied either on a reel or in plastic bags.  These cable markers are easy to apply as one size cable marker fits a wide range of cables.  The chevron cut locks the cable markers together ensuring the text remains in place.

Self-adhesive labels (self-laminating), manual marking

Self-adhesive labels (self-laminating), manual marking

RiteOn - A specially developed material for use in labels required to wrap around cables and wires.  The conformable structure of the label ensures that once the label is applied to the wire it remains in place without lifting.

The transparent RiteOn laminating tail ensures optimal protection against humidity, dirt and debris and mechanical abrasion. Write your text in the marker window of the dispenser, dispense the label, place the shaded area with the text onto the cable surface and wrap the clear 'tail' around the cable.  Ideal for low volume maintenance and repair work.

Industrial identification with shrinkable wire markers TULT DS

Industrial identification with shrinkable wire markers ShrinkTrak

TULT DS is a 3:1 'ladder style' heatshrink material pre-cut and formatted onto a convenient ladder system that allows printing on both sides of the marker.  The user can easily choose and pick the required marker.

The design of the carrier ensures that users can quickly slip a wire into the side of the printed marker. The 'ladder' design also means that the print job can be viewed easily and the required marker quickly identified.  Available in white or yellow.  Good mechanical strength and resistance to organic solvents and chemicalls.

Use Tagprint Pro labelling software to quickly and efficiently design the required information for printing.  Printers: TrakMark DS, TT4000+ and TT431.

Industrial identification with shrinkable wire markers TLFX DS

high performance halogenfree printed markers after shrinking

TLFX DS: is a rail  LFH approved 2:1 heatshrink marking system supplied in a continuous Ladder Format, and is printable on both sides.

The especially compounded material is suitable for rail applications and covers wire diameters between 38.1mm and 1.2mm. Pre-cut lengths supplied are 50mm, 25mm, and 16mm in Yellow, and White. This product is best printed with TTDTHOUT ribbons on either TrakMark DS, TT4000+, and the newly launched TT431. 

Use TagprintPro labelling software to quickly and efficiently design the required information for printing. 

Industrial identification tags for cable bundle, TIPTAG

Industrial identification tags for cable bundle, TIPTAG

TIPTAG industrial identification plates were developed especially for permanent loading under rough conditions. Even large diameters such as hydraulic hoses, lines for drives or power cables can be marked later. Halogen-free TIPTAG tags are suitable for marking large cable diameters. They are used with high fire protection requirements in tunnel construction. 

These TIPTAG's are secured using cable ties.

Industrial identification: Stainless Steel Printing System, M-BOSS Compact Markers

Industrial identificaiton with M-BOSS Compact Markers

 The M-BOSS stainless steel markings remain stable and easily readable even under extreme weather conditions like in the offshore industry, marine engineering, petrochemical, mining or in signalling systems. The raised surface of the embossed print ensures that the text remains visible with dirt, grease and paint. They are processed with the M-BOSS embossing machine. HellermannTyton also offers embossing services according to individual specifications. 

Industrial identification: warehouse labelling, thermal transfer

industrial identification pipe marking

For high contrast identification labelling in warehouse areas, this continuous length label material gives the user the ability to print large sized text and barcodes and cut to length after printing with either a supplied in-line cutter with the TT4000 or by hand with the TT420. Using these products across the company ensures that all marking is to a consistent and professional standard.  The label gives the highest quality print clarify.

Industrial identification with TrakMark DS

Industrial identification with thermal transfer printer, TrakMark DS, Double Sided

TrakMark DS is a heavy duty thermal transfer printer designed to print on both sides of a marker at the same time. It is possible to print the same text on both sides of a marker or print different texts on each side.

The ability to print on two sides at the same time represents a labour cost saving of 50% as the consumables do not need to be printed twice.

As important as labour savings are, accuracy and the integrity of the print is of utmost importance. The printed mark is transferred to both sides of the marker at the same time and so gives you 100% text accuracy.

Industrial identification with Stainless Steel Printing System M-BOSS Compact Printer

Industrial identification with Stainless Steel Printing System M-BOSS Compact

M-BOSS Compact is a quiet easy to use metal plate embossing printer with a small production footprint.  It is simple to install and operate and only needs a standard electrical supply and a PC.  It has an improved cooling system and allows 8-10 hours continuous printing.

Use TagPrint Pro labelling software with pre-loaded templates to simplify print jobs.  An organiser is also available to manage printed output.

HellermannTyton solutions for industrial identification offer various advantages:

Clearly durable industrial identification

Self-laminating labels for cable marking

When self-laminating labels are applied the clear laminate tail wraps over the text and this protection from dirt and dust and ensures the labelled wire remains clearly visible.
TagPrint PRO labelling software has inbuilt templates that makes the design and printing of labels a simple process and allows users to create barcodes, serial numbers, static text and logos. Manual marking requirements are met by our pocket sized the RiteOn marker dispenser and HELASIGN booklets.

HellermannTyton offers a wide selection of adhesive labels for component marking.

Industrial identification of (self-adhesive) labels for laser printing

There is a choice of materials for manual labelling as well as markers designed for use with thermal transfer printers or conventional laser printers. Our TT431 and TT4000+ printer systems combined with TagPrint PRO labelling software ensures that labelling is done easily and quickly.

Labels for industrial identification

Identification tags for thermal transfer printing for industrial identification of assets

The range of materials and sizes offered ensure that an optimum product offering is available for marking a diverse range of assetts and components. Rating plates, PCB labels, asset tracking labels, warehouse and logistic labelling are all possible. The highest quality materials ensure that surfaces such as low-energy plastics, powder coated metal, and curved surfaces can be labelled with confidence.

Security labeling you can trust

Labels for fraud-proof industrial identification

Being able to check the integrity of a product is of vital importance and HellermannTyton provides a range of materials that will enable customers to quickly see if assets have been tampered with. Two types of material are common and both serve to highlight problems with tampering; one leaves a distinctive pattern on the surface and the other will disintegrate into fragments. Also available is a tough outdoor labeling system comprising of a clear over-laminate, and printable silver label that gives excellent performance for trucks and trailers.

The fast way to maximise print quality for large and small runs alike

Industrial identification: Printers and Software

An easy to use and comprehensive labelling system is vitally important when large or small production labelling runs are required. The comprehensive system HellermannTyton offers include labels and their appropriate thermal ribbons, high and low volume printers, the best labelling software, and first-class support from our experts across Europe.

An entry-level 300 dpi printer that is specifically designed to run HellermannTyton’s standard range of heatshrink tubing, ladder style (DS) markers, tiptags and adhesive labels. The TT431 is best suited for those with small to medium volume print runs with single sided printing.

Self-adhesive self-laminating labels for identifying wires and cables

Labels for fraud-proof industrial identification

Self-laminating labels are an excellent way of identifying wires and cables. The protective laminate protects the printing from the effect of dust and debris and so keeps the text clean and visible.

The range of materials and ribbons have been developed to suit the needs of most users.  Designing and printing labels is simple and users can quickly print out professional labels in a matter of moments when using the TagPrint Pro labelling software.

Industrial identification with professional label printing

Labelling software TagprintPro

Tagprint Pro label creation and printing software is powerful, multi-functional and extremely easy to use. 

Used to provide solutions for industrial identification, TagPrint Pro speeds up production and offers many options for a wide variety of labelling requirements. 

“What You See Is What You Get” (WYSIWYG) label creation makes it easy to import a variety of images,  bar coding, serialization, label sets, wire lists, graphics and text choices using any windows based font in the label design for complete customization.

TagPrint Pro can be utilized with HellermannTyton's wide array of label options including laser, ink jet, dot matrix and thermal transfer printable labels and offers the following features: 


  • Easily import a variety of image types into the label design
  • Use any Windows based font in the label design for complete customization
  • Layer objects like professional page layout programs
  • Rulers on top and side allow for exact placement of objects
  • Easily change text color, fill color and border color to make text stand out and accomplish “full reverse” printing
  •  Allow text characters to be stretched or compressed to almost any height or width
  • Draw lines, circles and boxes on the label as a simple way of making the label look more professional

Thanks to label templates from HellermannTyton, which save both time and money, marking cables clearly is so simple. Best of all, the download section of our international website at www.hellermanntyton.com features free templates for all laser labels. These can be processed very easily using any popular Word editor. If you already use labelling software, you can find scale drawings there that provide all information you need to feed directly into your program. 

Tip: Anyone requiring multiple documents can put them in the useful download box and then download them together in the more compressed form of a zip file.

Industrial identification - Technical Info

Technical information on self-adhesive labels and printers link

Comprehensive technical information on industrial identification solutions / self-adhesive labels you will find in our main catalogue:

  • Flowchart to find the right lable or identification material
  • Adhesion

Industrial identification: Bonding properties of labels 

  • Effect of surface energy on bonding properties

Industrial identification: Surface energy and bonding properties

  • Instructions for cable markers with protective laminate

Industrial identification: Instructions for using cable markers with protective laminate

  • Interesting facts about thermal transfer printing

Industrial identification: Thermal transfer printing

  • Interesting facts about thermal transfer films (colour ribbons)
  • Material specification

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