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SP-330 Data Sheet
Super Premium Resin Thermal Transfer Ribbons

  • Offers outstanding print quality for normal and rotated bar codes
  • Superior resistance to abrasion, steam, heat (150C on polyester, 300C on polymide), and a variety of chemicals including, but not limited to:
    • Gasoline - Isopropyl Alcohol
    • Mineral Spirits - Human Skin Oil
    • Engine Oil - Antifreeze
    • Bleach - Sulfuric Acid
  • Reduced energy requirements extend printhead life
  • Recognized by UL and CSA on various label stocks
  • Designed for harsh environment labeling applications:
  • Applications:
    • Textile and apparel applications
    • Nursery and lumber applications
    • Chemical drum labeling
    • Medical and pharmaceutical labeling
    • Outdoor applications
    • Industrial applications
    • Automotive applications
  • Recommended Media:
    • Polyethylene and polypropylene films
    • Polyester and polyimide films
    • Vinyl

Technical Specifications

  • Film Thickness: 4.5 Microns
  • Total Ribbon Thickness: 8 Microns
  • Transmission Density: 1.0 MacBeth Scale
  • Ink Melting Point: 110° C (230°F)
  • Recommended Maximum Print Speed: 6 IPS

Star Diagram:
This diagram is representative of SP-330 used in super premium applications when printing on synthetic films. Performance ratings are based on a comparison of ribbons within the super premium resin 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 ribbonĦs 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.