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Thermal Transfer Ribbons

CleanStart Thermal Ribbon

We have a Huge Selection of Thermal transfer ribbons

Conti Systems carries a full line of Iimak thermal ribbon solutions for all the leading printer manufacturers.  Our thermal ribbons are manufactured here in the USA and offer superior print quality.  They also come with built in printhead protection, which will help the printhead on your thermal barcode printer last longer and save you money. Our collection of thermal transfer ribbons are capable of printing on all types of materials, and in all types of environments. Related Product: our Thermal Prinheads also.

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Wax Thermal Transfer Ribbon
Wax/Resin Thermal Transfer Ribbon
Resin Thermal Transfer Ribbon
Color Thermal Transfer Ribbon
Near Edge Thermal Transfer Ribbon
Metallic Thermal Transfer Ribbon
Markem Thermal Transfer Ribbon
Videojet Thermal Transfer Ribbon

Thermal transfer ribbons

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Types Of Thermal Ribbon, And How They Are Best Used


  • Dark images with solid fill and no show-through
  • Easy to use, no printer adjustments needed
  • Unbeatable performance at high print speeds
  • Prints on a wide range of tag and label stocks
  • Anti-static – Ideal for RFID
  • Recommended Stocks:  Uncoated paper & label stocks, coated paper & label stocks


  • This wax/resin thermal transfer ribbon prints on a broad range of substrates, including both rough and smooth surfaces
  • Crisp character and line formation with dark solid fills
  • Stands up to rough handling, abrasion, and outdoor elements
  • Compatible print energy requirements, no energy adjustments
  • Recommended Stocks:  Coated and uncoated paper tag and label stock, Synthetic papers (i.e. Kimdura, Polyart)

Full Resin

  • Maximum durability for harsh environment labeling
  • Excellent mechanical durability
  • Good resistance to typical chemicals
  • Very dark black images with exceptional sharpness
  • Prints on a wide range of synthetic receivers
  • Recommended Stocks: Topcoated and print-treated polyester, Polyimide films, Polypropylene, Polyethylene, Vinyl, Nylon

Near Edge

  • Specifically developed for in-line packaging applications including Markem SmartDate, Videojet DataFlex, Domino, Norwood Jaguar, and other digital printers/coders
  • Excellent print quality at all speeds up to 40 IPS
  • Highly compatible at various darkness/energy settings
  • Produces dark, black imprints
  • Performs well in ambient and cold printing environments
  • Acceptable for direct and indirect food contact


  • Ideal for short run prime labels, brand color matching, inventory control and item matching and sorting
  • For use in standard barcode printers and multi-head printers like Astromed, Cab and Microplex

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