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AWR 470 Wax SolFree


General purpose flat-head ribbon particularly adapted to standard label printing. The ink formulation provides excellent printing quality on picket barcodes — very small text, large characters and logos — at a blackness above 2.1 ODR.

The ribbon structure allows printing on a wide variety of substrates both coated and uncoated and vellums or matts in particular, this versatility ensures that the ribbon is totally suitable for the standard labelling market — such as retail tags, box labelling, inventory control stock. Printing is also possible onto various synthetics but should be suitably tested prior to adoption.

The printed ink offers heat resistance up to 60° C. These characteristics remain effective at speeds up to 300 mm/s and with 200, 300 and 600 dpi printheads.

AWR® 470 SolFree features outstanding back coat technology — ensuring excellent printhead protection — preventing clogging and static build-up. This high performance wax grade is a fantastic all rounder suitable for a great many applications and it is certified safe for direct contact with food.

At a price that will compete on all levels, the AWR® 470 SolFree formulation will prove successful on most flat-head printers in the current market place. Available both inside wound and outside wound it also boasts a good selection of colours!


Ribbon Specification

Ribbon Properties

  • Ink Type: Wax
  • Melting Point: 60° C (140° F)
  • PET Film Thickness: 4.5 μm
  • PET Tear Resistance: above 300 N per mm2
  • Back Coat: Silicone based
  • Ribbon Thickness: below 9 μm

Print Performance

  • Optical Density Reflection: 2.1
  • Print Speed: up to 12-inches per second (300 mm/s)
  • Heat Resistance: 60° C (140° F)
  • Light Fastness: Level 7—excellent

Storage

  • Ribbon is anti-static build up treated
  • Maximum Storage Duration: 12 months
  • Storage Temperature: 5° to 35° C (40° to 95° F)
  • Relative Humidity: 20–80% relative humidity

Colours

  • Black
  • Dark Blue (Pantone 286 C)
  • Gold (Pantone 874 C)
  • Light Red (Pantone 1788 C)
  • Light Green (Pantone Green C)

Applications

  • Inventory
  • Shipping
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Retail
  • Tags
  • Food Contact
  • Conveyor sorting

Certificates and Approvals

  • UL Approved: Legibility and durability of the printed label.
  • Food Contact: This ribbon is compliant with the European Directive 1935/2004/EC.
  • Heavy Metals: This ribbon is compliant with EC 98/638.
  • CP65: This ribbon is free from the substances listed.
  • Halogen: This ribbon is Halogen free.
  • REACH: This ribbon is compliant with and is free from Substances of Very High Concern.
  • RoHs and WEEE: This ribbon is compliant with EC directives 2002/95 and 2002/96 to the limitation of dangerous substances in electrical equipment.

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Key

  • 1 General Purpose Use
  • 2 Smear/Smudge Resistance
  • 3 Scratch Resistant
  • 4 Solvent/Chemical Resistance
  • 5 Heat Resistance