Home | Store | Thermal Transfer Ribbons | Label Products | UL Labels | Thermal Parking Tickets | Specialty Items | Links | Job Opportunities | Request a Quote | Terms & Conditions
Fast Wax Data Sheets
General Purpose Wax Thermal Transfer Ribbons

  • Excellent print quality at high print speeds
  • Good coverage on uncoated paper tag and label stocks
  • Reduced printhead energy requirements extend printhead life

  • Applications: - General purpose labeling
    • Shipping, warehousing, and receiving labeling
    • Print and apply applications
    • Shipping and address labels
    • Retail tag and label applications
    • Apparel product labeling
    • Compliance labeling
  • Recommended Media:
    • Uncoated paper tag and label stock
    • Coated paper tag and label stock

Technical Specifications

  • Film Thickness: 4.5 Microns
  • Total Ribbon Thickness: 6.8 Microns
  • Transmission Density: 1.85 MacBeth Scale
  • Ink Melting Point: 64° C, 147° F
  • Recommended Maximum Print Speed: 12 IPS

Star Diagram
is diagram is representative of Fast Wax used in general purpose applications when printing on coated tag and label stocks. Performance ratings are based on a comparison of ribbons within the general purpose wax category. Scale 1 to 5, 5 being the best.

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.