Super Premium Resin Thermal Transfer Ribbon



  • • Designed with all the attributes of a traditional full resin ribbon:
  • – Superior resistance to abrasion
    – Excellent steam resistance*
    – Resistance to a variety of chemicals * (gasoline, oil, antifreeze, bleach, alcohol, etc.)
    * It is highly recommended that each color is tested in the specific application to
  • ensure performance meets expectations.
  • • Excellent print quality for text, graphics, and logos
    • Designed for harsh environment labeling applications that require color:
  • – Textile and apparel application
    – Nursery and lumber applications
    – Chemical drum labeling
    – Medical and pharmaceutical labeling
    – Outdoor applications
    – Flexible packaging applications

Recommended Media:

– Polyethylene and polypropylene films
– Polyester  films
– Vinyl
* Colors available: Dark Blue, Red, Black, Light Blue, Gray, Shamrock Green

Technical Specifications

• Film Thickness:  4.5 Microns
• Total Ribbon Thickness: 8 Microns
• Ink Melting Point:  110ºC 230º F
• Recommended Maximum Print Speed:  6ips

Star Diagram

This diagram is representative of DC-400 ribbons used in super premium applications when printing on synthetic films.


Storage Conditions
To ensure optimal performance, please adhere to the following environmental conditions for use, shipping, and storage.
* For optimal print results, thermal transfer printing should occur in the temperature range of 5º C (41º F) to 35º C (95º F) at 45% to 85% relative humidity.
* Recommended shipping conditions for up to one month duration are -5º C (23º F) to 45º C (113º F) at 20% to 85% relative humidity.
* To ensure the ribbon’s performance, our suggested storage conditions for up to one year duration are -5º C (23º F) to 40º C (104º F) at 20% to 85% relative humidity.
Please Note: Exposing IIMAK Thermal Transfer Ribbons to direct sunlight or moisture will cause damage to the ribbons.
IIMAK’s goal is to achieve total customer satisfaction, and we offer a
100% guarantee on all our bar code thermal transfer ribbon products.
(Product data sheet – DC-400)


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