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Net™ Color Data Sheet
NET™ Color
Wax/Resin Thermal Transfer Ribbons For use on Near Edge Printers

  • Incorporates APC's Nearer Edge Technology (NET™) for maximum performance on printers with near edge printheads
  • Excellent choice when color is needed for graphics, text, and logos
  • Excellent performance at high print speeds
  • Applications:
    • General purpose labeling
    • Shipping, warehousing, and receiving labeling
    • Shelf and bin labeling
    • Retail tag and label applications
    • Textile and apparel applications
    • Nursery and lumber applications
    • Flexible packaging applications
  • Recommended Media:
    • Coated paper tag and label stock
    • Polyethylene films and polypropylene films

  • Colors available:
    • Process:* Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black
    • Spot: Red, Wine, Orange, Shamrock Green, Royal Blue, Silver, Gold, White

      * TECÎ OEM Approved

Technical Specifications

  • Film Thickness: 4.5 Microns
  • Total Ribbon Thickness: 7.5 - 8.5 Microns
  • Ink Melting Point: 70° C (158°F)
  • Recommended Maximum Print Speed: 12 IPS

Star Diagram:
This diagram is representative of NET™ Color ribbons used in premium applications when printing on coated paper tag and label stock.

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.