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ITW - ITW B121 Wax-Resin

ITW B121 Wax-Resin


High Sensitivity Premium Wax-Resin

B121 is a competitively priced thermal transfer ribbon which gives good performance on a wide variety of labels. This wax-resin is designed to meet good smear resistance and give good print density and definition.

Smudge Resistance

B121 is a wax-resin grade that has been designed to work with flathead technology printers for optimum print performance. B121 wax-resin is a premium solution for the high volume labelling sector, offering exceptional versatility at high speeds over an extremely broad range of paper.

Excellent image density and edge definition with a low energy release combine to deliver a solid, single solution for today's high-volume market.

Characteristics

  • Revolutionary low print energy requirement at high speeds.
  • Superb scuff resistance.
  • ‘Drop in’ product on competitors wax-resin.
  • Dark dense print.
  • Compatibility to a wide range of synthetic and paper stocks.
  • Anti-static Printhead Saver® coating for printhead protection.

Technical Specification

Properties

  • Ink type: Wax-resin
  • Melting Point: 80° C (176° F)
  • Back Coating: Silicone based
  • Ribbon Thickness: 9 μm max
  • Optical Density Reflection: 1.7 min
  • Print Speed: 12 inches per second max. (304 mm/s)

Colours

  • Black

Recommended Substrates

  • Plain paper
  • Coated paper
  • Synthetic paper
  • Film (PET, PVC)
  • Tag

Ribbon Properties

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Key

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

Perfect Application

Indoor and Outdoor nursery labelling.