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General Purpose Wax Thermal Transfer Ribbons

  • Excellent choice when color is needed for general purpose labeling applications
  • Superior print quality for text, graphics and logos
  • Prints well at high speeds
  • Applications:
    • General purpose labeling
    • Shipping, warehousing, and receiving labeling
    • Shelf and bin labeling
    • Retail tag and label applications
    • Textile and apparel labeling
    • Flexible packaging applications
  • Recommended Media:
    • Coated and uncoated paper tag and label stock
    • Polyethelene ilms
  • Colors available:
    • Process: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black
    • Spot: Red, Dark Blue, Light Blue, Green, Maroon, Gray, Gold

Technical Specifications

  • Film Thickness: 4.5 Microns
  • Total Ribbon Thickness: 8.0 Microns
  • Ink Melting Point: 68° C, 154° F
  • Recommended Maximum Print Speed: 8 IPS

Star Diagram
This diagram is representative of the DC-100 ribbon used in general purpose applications when printing on coated tag and label stocks.

Storage Conditions

To ensure optimal performance, please adhere to the following environmental conditions for use, shipping and storage.
  • For optimal print results, thermal transfer printing should occur in the temperature range of 5° C (41° F) to 35° C (95° F) at 45% to 85% relative humidity.
  • Recommended shipping conditions for up to one month duration are
    -5° C (23° F) to 45° C (113° F) at 20% to 85% relative humidity.
  • To ensure the ribbon¡s performance, our suggested storage conditions for up to one year duration are -5° C (23° F) to 40° C (104° F) at 20% to 85% relative humidity.

Please Note: Exposing Thermal Transfer Ribbons to direct sunlight or moisture will cause damage to the ribbons.

American Printing Converters' goal is to achieve total customer satisfaction, and we offer a 100% guarantee on all our bar code thermal transfer ribbon products.