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This type of thermal labels only requires the label to print. If you only load the blank labels into your printer to print, direct thermal is what you need to choose.
This type of thermal label requires a wax ribbon to print onto a label. If you use a ribbon currently to print, you need thermal transfer labels.
Do you currently have a black line on the liner between each label? If you do, your mobile printer will require labels with a timing mark. A timing mark is a black line on the release liner in between each label. Also called a sensor mark, printers use timing marks to distinguish one label from the next.
If you don't currently have a black line on the liner between each label, your mobile printer will require blank labels and your printer will rely on gap sensors. Gap sensors are a section of blank space between each label. This allows the printer to distinguish where one label ends and the next begins.
Our most popular and least expensive option. Works for almost every barcoding application. Service temperature range of 32 - 125 degrees.
Perfect for applications where you may need to remove the labels after application. Good for short term removable applications.
Ideal for companies that are applying or storing their labels in refrigerated or frozen applications. These labels will stick in temperatures as low as negative 40 degrees.
A popular choice for almost all labeling projects. Won’t produce a glare or leave smudges from fingerprints. A great low cost option if you are looking for a standard label with excellent print quality.
The perfect choice for a more durable label. Synthetic material that is tear-resistant, water-resistant, and capable of withstanding harsh environments, oils, and chemicals. Ideal for long-term applications.
A unique, versatile way to bring attention to labels. Useful for helping to recognize hazardous materials, drawing cautionary attention, or identification, tracking, and inventory purposes.
A black backing designed to mute out any visible images, text, or colors. Perfect for covering up any obsolete information or previously used labels or barcodes.
A finish that adds an extra layer of protection to help prevent scuffing or markings that can occur during transit. An ideal pick for a more durable paper material.
Not sure which label material is right for you? For short term labeling projects that provide excellent print quality and easy customization to any application, paper is what you need. When you need a more durable label resistant to tearing, smudging, and exposure to the elements like heat and moisture, poly is the perfect fit.
Not sure which label finish you need? If your label project benefits from a smooth, soft, and muted look to enhance your unique designs and give an overall authentic feel, then matte is an ideal choice. If your labels need to "pop" with a reflective shine and polished overlay that accentuates colors to look more vibrant, gloss is the way to go.
Choosing which ribbon to use depends on what material your label is made from.
Check out the chart below to find what ribbon is right for you.
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Orders of this quantity will generally ship small parcel, via UPS.
Alternatively, if you have a FedEx account, you are welcome to use your account and ship collect with that carrier. Either way, we always recommend our customers increase their order quantity high enough to qualify for LTL shipping as that is the cheapest option on a per case basis.
Orders of this quantity will generally ship LTL.
The only requirement is that your order will need a dock for the pallet to be unloaded onto. If you do not have a dock, please let us know at checkout so we can arrange special delivery. We always recommend customers choose LTL as it is the cheapest and safest way for your labels to be shipped.
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This 5.12" x 1476' Wax ribbon comes on a 1" core with 12 rolls per box. Thermal ribbons are a critical component in thermal transfer printing. In this print method, a hot print head creates the printed image by melting the ribbon material onto the paper stock. The resulting print stabilizes quickly and is durable enough for most non-archival barcode and shipping needs.
This particular ribbon is Coated Side Out (CSO). This means that the ribbon has been wound out around the ribbon core so the ink is facing outward. When using CSO thermal ribbon, you will want to unroll it from the bottom and feed it underneath the print head. Printer brands compatible with CSO ribbon include Zebra, Intermec, and Printronix.
Additionally, this ribbon type is wax. Because of its low durability, wax ribbons are an optimal choice for short-term or indoor use, and are typically printed on coated and uncoated paper stock.
At Smith Corona, we pride ourselves in making the best possible label for the lowest prices. We do this through a vertically integrated manufacturing process that is unrivaled in the label industry. We proudly make our labels at our 700,000 sq ft facility in Cleveland, Ohio. If you have any questions or need any help, don’t hesitate to contact our customer support team.
The following printer models are compatible with these ribbon.
If you cannot find your printer, it may still be compatible. Please call us at 1-800-875-7000 and our team will help you determine the right answer!