Thermal Transfer Ribbons

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We are able to customize our core sizes down to half inch core size at no added cost. All paper and plastic cores are manufactured in-house on-demand to ensure accurate sizing and consistent quality for every order.

We also have design capabilities to customise leader tape designs for OEM orders.

Ribbon materials Common Characteristics Common Application Common Substrates
Wax The least expensive ribbon and is typically used with thermal transfer paper labels General purpose labelling, Inventory control labels, Shipping labels, Garment tags, Shelf labels, etc Coated/ Uncoated paper, Synthetic paper
Wax/Resin Wax/Resin is typically used on the thermal transfer printable paper and synthetic labels and tags when added moisture and smudge resistance is required. It also prints superior rotated and ladder barcodes. Extreme environment labelling, General purpose labelling, Inventory control labels, Healthcare labels, Asset tracking, Garment tags, Textile labelling, Shelf labels, Automotive labelling, Horticulture labelling, etc. Coated/ Uncoated paper, Synthetic paper, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyolefin, Flood coats
Resin Resin typically used on Thermal transfer printable synthetics for conditions of high scratch and moisture resistance. Extreme environment labelling, Automotive labelling, Asset tracking, Chemical drum labelling, Hazardous materials labelling, Healthcare labelling, Pharmaceutical labelling, Electronic component labelling, Shelf labelling, etc. Synthetic paper, Polyester, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyolefin, PVC cards, Vinyl