The ribbon which you want to use all depends on the environment in which it is going to be used. In fact, it also depends on the label material on which it is to be used. For example, when you want to print the address on a paper label, then definitely you want to have a wax ribbon. Ricoh Wax Resin Ribbon is the most popular ribbon that has a limited smudge resistance.
When you need to print onto semi-gloss paper and matt card tags, then the wax resin ribbon is the right choice for you. In the category of thermal transfer ribbon, wax ribbons are the choice available for the lowest price. In fact, Ricoh Wax Resin Ribbon is an upgraded wax resin ribbon providing a good printing quality and offering smudge resistant. Its smudge resistance is far better than the standard wax ribbon.
This kind of ribbons is ideal for printing on synthetic labels and semi-gloss papers. The one combines the resin and wax to make the ribbon smudge and smear resistant. It is preferred for the paper labels mostly. In fact, it is the best choice for synthetic labels too as there is no requirement for chemical resistance and extreme temperatures. These are the perfect choice for price tickets, printing product labels, retail labels, warehouse labels and healthcare labels.
One can easily attain the printing speed at 16 inches in every second with this one. One can use in any condition but when the chances of scratch and abrasion are more, and then using this one will be an excellent idea. However, a resin ribbon is also a good choice. But when you have a limited budget, then you can opt for Ricoh Wax Resin Ribbon.
These are better than wax ribbons. So, in place of choosing wax ribbons, you can use this to serve your needs. In wax ribbons, you need to take care of lots of things like label must be kept dry and so on. But as the Ricoh Wax Resin Ribbon is scratch free, there is no requirement to take proper and special care of labeling. These are more durable than the wax ribbons. Still, your choice depends on the application.
When you start a new project, it is good to ask for the sample and label material in the case of thermal transfer printing.
6100 Standards: It is high performance thermal transfer ribbon for matt synthetics and coated paper. It is formulated to offer good resistance to smears, scratches and moderate chemicals.
3200 standards: Likewise 6100 standards, it is high performance thermal transfer ribbon for matt synthetics and coated paper. It is formulated to offer good resistance to smears, scratches and moderate chemicals.