Always ensure the ribbon selected is appropriate to the label material used. Effective, trouble free, thermal transfer printing relies on good quality paper and PP materials and the correct marriage of the thermal transfer ribbon quality with the label material.
Using the best quality input materials, we ensure you receive a quality finished thermal transfer labels wound cleanly and finished to your requirements. Experienced operators using the latest plain label presses, and with robust QC systems in place, ensure the quality of the finished plain thermal labels you receive will give you the trouble-free overprinting you require.
From matt papers right through to high gloss films we can offer the widest possible range of finishes to meet the very varied range of applications in this area and with literally 1000s of cutters there’s a good chance you’ll be able to avoid tooling charges. Please ensure you carefully select the correct ribbon type to go with the label face material selected.
Generally speaking, matt papers favour ribbons with higher wax content and the shinier the surface material the higher the resin component required in the thermal transfer ribbon quality selected.