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ITW - ITW B220 Wax

ITW B220 Wax


High Sensitivity Premium Wax

B220 is a thermal transfer ribbon which gives excellent performance on a wide variety of labels. The resin enhanced premium wax is designed to operate at low energy and the high sensitivity ink gives excellent print density and definition.

Smudge Resistance

B220 is a premium wax grade that has been enhanced for increased print performance. A high carbon content ensures a sharp, crisp, black image – crucial for the high quality of barcodes, text and graphics.

B220 has been developed to perform upon an extremely broad range of plain and coated 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 sector.

Characteristics

  • Revolutionary low print energy requirement.
  • Superb scuff resistance.
  • ‘Drop in’ product to all competitors waxes.
  • Dark dense print.
  • Compatibility to a wide range of paper stocks.
  • Anti-static Printhead Saver coating for printhead protection.

Technical Specification

Properties

  • Ink type: Resin enhanced Wax
  • Melting point: 70° C (158° F)
  • Back coating: Silicone based
  • Ribbon thickness: 8 μm max
  • Optical Density Reflection: 1.9 min
  • Print speed: up to 12 inches per second (304 mm/s)

Colours

  • Black

Recommended Substrates

  • Rough paper
  • Plain paper
  • Tag
  • Coated paper
  • Synthetic paper
  • PET and PVC film

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

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