All insignia ribbons meet strict quality specifications for printer manufacturers and have a special coating on the back of the ribbon to protect your printhead. There are three different formulations of ribbon ink - Wax, Wax/Resin and Resin.
- Wax ribbons are the most economical and are suitable for general purpose printing on paper stocks.
- Wax/Resin ribbons are suitable to labels requiring a long lifespan and are ideal for printing high quality barcodes and graphics, suit high print speeds and are kind to the print head.
- Resin ribbons provide excellent performance in harsh conditions and more demanding applications.