Wax Ribbon

Wax ribbon is the most common type of thermal printing ribbon. It is recommended for coated and uncoated papers and is often used for shipping labels, warehouse labels, and retail. The ribbon is coated with a wax-based ink that requires a low transfer temperature.

ELEMENTS Carbon & wax
  • Most cost-effective
  • Low melting point due to high wax-based substance.
  • Printing can be done at lower heat settings.
  • Least durable.
  • Low scratch, smudge, and chemical resistance.
  • Printing / simile / woodfree paper.
  • Semi-gloss paper.
  • Uncoated tag / card.
  • Short-term use.
  • Not subjected to abrasion.
  • Suitable for fast moving or frequently changed price labels.
  • Warehousing; inventory tracking.
  • Shipping & packaging; shipping information.
  • Retail; price and barcode tags.
  • Inventory; documentations.
  • Shelf tagging; price and SKU information.

We market different size & length of TT ribbons for various applications.

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