What is a thermal printer?

3 min read There are many different kinds of printers that are used today. One of the most popular options for industrial settings is the thermal printer. These printers are commonly used for creating bar codes, safety labels, and other things. They are very efficient, which makes them one of the most efficient options for many companies. Take some time to learn more about what a thermal printer is, what they can be used for, and why they …

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Thermal Transfer Ribbons

11 min read Thermal transfer ribbons are a key component of the thermal transfer printing process. This process was invented in the 1940’s by the SATO corporation and works by having material melted and applied to the medium being printed on. This can be paper, card stock or just about anything else that needs to have something printed on it. Thermal transfer printing is not the same thing as direct thermal printing, which does not use a transfer …

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