Coding & date stamping foils

Coding & date stamping foils

API offers a full range coding foils in different shades and grades to suit most substrates, including paper and film based materials, hard plastics, acrylics & acetates, nylon, polystyrene, PVC, lacquered wood, metals and leather.

The high pigment content of API coding foils ensures superior colour strength. The multipurpose GT range is available in an extensive range of shades.

Special grades are available for coding of pipe & cable and clinical products.


  • GT (DC8) is the industry standard for high-speed lettering and date coding for food, pharmaceutical and industrial labelling and films
  • PE grade for marking of cables and pipes
  • Reel sizes up to 18,000 m x 1220 mm
  • Other grades are available for specialist applications; please contact API application support for information