Overview

1) Wax – AW3 / For Flat Head Printers

AW3 is a new generation wax quality product designed to meet today’s varied and demanding printing standards. This improved general purpose wax quality offers superior mechanical and smudge resistance. It has been specifically developed to complement the new generation of Toshiba flat-head printers. Providing good, clear printed images of text and barcodes onto a wide range of labels stocks, from uncoated to high gloss papers and synthetics, it offers a blackness above 2.1 ODR and heat resistance up to 60°C (140°F).

AW3 replaces the older generation AW1 and, as with all Toshiba ribbon products, offers the best in printhead protected with its superior back coating.

For Printer: B-402, B-602, B-443, B-452, B-852, B-SV4T, B-SA4TB-EV4TB-EX4T2

2) Enhanced Wax – AW5 For Flat Head Printers

AW5 is enhanced wax ribbon, particularly adapted to standard label printing where good mechanical resistance is required. The ink provides excellent print quality of standard and ladder barcodes, very small text, large characters, and logos, at a blackness up to 2.0 (ODR). The ribbon structure allows printing on various receptors, such as coated and uncoated papers and some synthetics. The printed image offers improved SMUDGE RESISTANCE compared to standard wax and heat resistance up to 100°C (212°F). These characteristics remain at speeds up to 300mm/s (12 ips) and with 200, 300 and 600 dpi printheads.

AW5 grade features outstanding backcoat technology, ensuring excellent printhead protection, preventing clogging and static build-up, which prolongs printhead life and makes this ribbon suitable for printing on RFID tags.

For Printer: B-402, B-602, B-443, B-452, B-852, B-SV4T, B-SA4TB-EV4TB-EX4T2

Technical Specifications
Ink Type: AW3 Wax(flat-head)
Melting point 75°C(167°F)
Carrier Film thickness <8µm
PET thickness 4.5µm
Tensile strength >300 N/mm² (MD)
Back Coating Silicone product based Friction coefficient Kd <0.2
Colours Black
Ink Type: AW5 Wax(flat-head)
Melting point 65°C(149°F)
Carrier Film thickness <8.5µm
PET thickness 4.5µm
Tensile strength >300 N/mm² (MD)
Back Coating Silicone product based Friction coefficient Kd <0.2
Colours Black
Ribbon is anti static build up treated. Storage: 12 months, 5-35°C(40-95°F), 20-80% Humidity

 

Suitable Application

  • Inventory
  • Shipping
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Retail Labelling
  • Signalisation & Logo
  • Tags
  • Outdoor Applications