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Thermal Transfer Ribbon falls into 3 general groups.
Although the commonly used names for the 3 groups may suggest otherwise, the pigment layers for all three groups contain both wax and resin.

The 3 groups are 1-WAX, 2-WAX/RESIN, 3-RESIN.
1-WAX

Most cost effective printing option, good printed image at high print speeds,
and low print head temperatures across a wide variety of label stocks.

2-WAX/RESIN

Better printed image physical properties, smear resistance is good.

3-RESIN

High scratch resistance and complete smear resistance.
Chemical resistance to a wide range of solvents.



FLAT HEAD

FLAT HEAD ribbons are developed for FLAT HEAD print head.
Flat Head print heads are found in the printers of most of the major manufacturers,
such as Zebra, Sato, Datamax, TSC.

NEAR EDGE

This type of print head is sometimes called a “Corner Edge” print head.
“Near Edge” print heads are found mainly in TEC, AVERY, Markem, Videojet, Domino etc.

FLAT HEAD

Data sheets for the Union Chemicar ribbons are provided in pdf format on the following products:

WAX UN250 UN260        
WAX/RESIN US150 US160 US200      
RESIN US310 US350 UH100      
COLOURS Blue Red Green White    

NEAR EDGE

Data sheets for the Union Chemicar ribbons are provided in pdf format on the following products:

WAX            
WAX/RESIN US660 US770 US774 New US884 US900  
RESIN US550 US780 New USX104 UH710    
Thermal Transfer Ribbons1
TAG

US160, US770, US900, UH100, UH710

Thermal Transfer Ribbons2
FLEXIBLE PACKAGING

US550, US660, US770, US774, US780,
US884, US900, USX104

Thermal Transfer Ribbons3
CARD(PVC/PET)

US350

Thermal Transfer Ribbons4
PHARMACEUTICAL

US310, US350

Thermal Transfer Ribbons5
BARCODE

UN250, UN260, US150, US160, US200
US770, US774, US884, US900


PRINTABILITY OF THERMAL TRANSFER RIBBONS

Kindly click below to see printability chart of our thermal transfer ribbons.
(PDF)