Thermal Transfer Ribbons From Label House

Thermal Transfer Ribbons
In thermal transfer printing, the printer, ribbon and substrate work together as a printing system. The technology is simple and works by melting ink from the ribbon onto the receiver/substrate. Thermal transfer printing is reliable and low maintenance, and can be applied in a wide range of on-demand printing applications.

We offer a full line of thermal transfer and direct thermal products. Choose from a variety of standard sizes or let us design a custom solution built around your requirements.


GENERAL PURPOSE WAX RIBBON
Wax ribbons are the most economical choice for thermal transfer printing. Applications include shipping, warehousing, retail, textile, and apparel. Choose a wax ribbon when printing on uncoated and coated paper tag and label stocks. Wax ribbons may also be used on some low end films such as polypropylene and Kimdura®.

TR4085plus® Premium Resin-Enhanced Wax
Thermal Transfer RibbonsTR4085plus®,
the industry’s leading wax product since its introduction to the market in November 2000, features our SmoothCoat® backcoat with a 4 Million Linear Inch Guarantee. The unique ink formulation of TR4085plus® dissipates static and is versatile enough to print on a wide variety of label stocks. No other wax product beats TR4085plus® when it comes to Edge Definition™ for crisp, rotated bar codes and dark, durable images.

Performance Characteristics

  • Halogen-Free
  • Backed by our 4 Million Linear Inch Guarantee
  • Prints on a wide variety of substrates from uncoated papers to mid-range synthetic films
  • Prints at high speeds (12 IPS) delivering crisp, rotated bar codes
  • Dissipates static
  • Enhanced smudge and scratch resistance
  • Superior print quality on flood-coated labels
  • Unbeatable Edge Definition™ for dark, dense images and improved scan rates

TRX-55 Premium Wax/Resin
Thermal Transfer Premium Wax RibbonsThis premium wax/resin formulation is designed to print on a wide variety of receiving materials, including coated and uncoated paper labels and tags, varnished label stock, and films. TRX-55 offers excellent bar code scanning with sharp, reliable images at a wide variety of printing speeds. TRX-55 is an extremely versatile all-purpose wax/resin that will out-perform other ribbons in extreme environments. Powerful resistance against smearing and chemicals makes TRX-55 a perfect choice for your demanding environments.

Performance Characteristics

  • Halogen-Free
  • Ideal for printing on coated and uncoated paper labels and tags, varnished label stock, and films
  • Sharp and reliable print quality at a wide variety of print speeds
  • Anti-static for easy handling and extended printhead life
  • Excellent bar code scannability
  • Superior smudge and chemical resistance
  • Extreme versatility

RESIN RIBBON

Wax - Resin Thermal Transfer RibbonsR300 General Purpose Resin
DNP has the most elite resin ribbon offering in the industry. R300’s extensive label adaptability and high print speed capability makes it the most diverse resin of its kind. It outperforms the competition in abrasion and solvent resistance, uses less print energy and is designed with DNP’s standard anti-static and backcoat properties to protect printheads and extend printhead life. And, like all DNP ribbons, R300 is an industry leader in Edge Definition™ producing dark, dense images for improved scan rates.

Performance Characteristics

  • Excellent print quality at high speeds using less print energy
  • Extreme durability and solvent resistance
  • Extensive label adaptability expanding application options
  • UL recognized/CSA approved
  • Unbeatable Edge Definition™ for dark, dense images and improved scan rates
  • DNP’s specially formulated backcoating for printhead protection
  • Most economical resin with DNP’s unmatched abrasion resistance
  • Anti-static for easy handling and extended printhead life

FLEXIBLE PACKAGING RIBBONS

R295 Plus Specialty Near Edge Wax/Resin
Thermal Transfer RibbonsM295 Plus is the next generation of near edge ribbon for the flexible packaging industry! This enhanced ribbon prints at speeds up to 26 IPS (660mm per second) making it extremely desirable for high-speed flexible packaging applications. M295 Plus also outperforms the competition in adherence of the ink to a variety of substrates resulting in remarkable durability and amazing image density that creates crisp, black images. M295 Plus is a diverse ribbon offering solutions for an assortment of flexible packaging applications including snack foods, beverages, produce, healthcare, parts packaging, and cosmetics.
Performance Characteristics
  • Halogen-Free
  • Extremely fast print speeds up to 26 IPS (660mm per second)
  • Perfect for prime retail flexible packages
  • Remarkable image density
  • Unbeatable Edge Definition™ for dark, dense images and improved scan rates
  • Anti-static for easy handling and extended printhead life
  • DNP’s specially formulated backcoating for printhead protection

Call us to help solve difficult application problems. We have over 15 years experience in converting labels for Thermal Transfer Printers and can recommend the right combination of materials, adhesives and ribbons for your application.