Barcodefactory
2021 Paragon Drive Erie, Pa 16510
Phone: 18144568331
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Barcodefactory: Thermal Transfer & Direct Thermal Labels

Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal barcode labels available from The Barcodefactory

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Direct Thermal
Direct thermal printers contain a thermal print head that applies heat energy to a specially coated facestock that turns black when heated to create the required images. Direct thermal saves money by not requiring the use of an inking ribbon. However, the coated facestock is more expensive than non-thermally coated facestocks and is very sensitive to temperature, light, water, chemicals and hard use. The life expectancy of direct thermal labels is usually less than one year. Direct thermal labels perform best for short term or indoor uses such as products with short shelf lives, shipping or indoor inventory control.

Thermal Transfer
Thermal transfer printing is the most widely used method for inhouse bar code label printing. A thermal print head is used to generate heat energy that in turn transfers the ink from a ribbon onto the label facestock, creating the required images. This method improves upon direct thermal printing in several ways. A wide variety of both paper and synthetic facestock materials may be used with both black and colored ribbons. Print quality is very high; the image is long lasting and durable. Bar codes can easily be read by both infrared and visible light reading devices.

Label Facestocks:
Paper
Paper is the most commonly used facestock and is usually the lowest in cost. It is available in many types, thicknesses, colors and sizes. However, paper can be damaged by light, water, dirt and chemicals and may be torn or scraped. Paper labels perform best in controlled environments and in applications such as product labeling, pricing and shipping.
Synthetics
Synthetic facestocks include, but are not limited to, polyester, polypropylene, vinyl and mylar. These stocks can provide very high print quality and are more likely to perform better than paper for labels exposed to harsh environments or subject to hard use. Polypropylene facestocks are available in many forms for a wide array of applications. Polyester is used in applications subjecting labels to very hard use and to extreme environmental conditions. Vinyl facestocks are also very durable, especially on curved or irregular surfaces.

Thermal Labels at a Glance:

  •  Thermal Transfer Labels - Requires the use of a Thermal Ribbon to transfer an image onto the label material
  •  Direct Thermal Labels - Direct Thermal technology does not require a ribbon instead, a chemically coated heat-sensitive material produces images as heat is applied to the surface of the label from the printhead.
  •  Direct Thermal Labels
    - Primarily indoor use
    - Short to medium-term lifespan
    - Minimal chemical resistance
    - No Ribbon needed
  •  Thermal Transfer Labels
    - Indoor or outdoor usage
    - Medium to long-term lifespan
    - Excellent chemical resistance
    - Thermal Ribbon is needed

Thermal Transfer Labels

Direct Thermal Labels


Methods of Printing Barcodes Labels - Choosing the right type of printer

Direct Thermal Printing Method

Direct thermal printers contain a thermal print head that applies heat energy to a specially coated facestock that turns black
when heated to create the required images. Direct thermal saves money by not requiring the use of an inking ribbon. However, the coated facestock is more expensive than non-thermally coated facestocks and is very sensitive to temperature, light, water, chemicals and hard use. The life expectancy of direct thermal labels is usually less than one year. Direct thermal labels perform best for short term or indoor uses such as products with short shelf lives, shipping or indoor inventory control.


Thermal Transfer Printing Method
Thermal transfer printing is the most widely used method for inhouse bar code label printing. A thermal print head is used to generate heat
energy that in turn transfers the ink from a ribbon onto the label facestock, creating the required images. This method improves upon direct  thermal printing in several ways. A wide variety of both paper and synthetic facestock materials may be used with both black and colored
ribbons. Print quality is very high; the image is long lasting and durable. Bar codes can easily be read by both infrared and visible light reading devices.


Certified Sales & Technicians available - We offer Extended Service Contracts for all available printers from Zebra, Datamax, Sato and more. Call to speak with a customer service representative or use our FREE online Chat for quicker service!

Paragon Print Systems Inc is headquartered in Pennsylvania and provide technical expertise in barcode labeling solutions. We offer onsite maintenance service to clients throughout the USA and Canada. Our product line includes: Printers including desktop, mobile, and RFID printers, label and ribbon supplies, and software. We offer consulting services, project management, rollouts, installation, training and a wide variety of maintenance programs. Serving the needs of manufacturing, government, retail, hospitality, and Healthcare institutions.

Price: $49.48 

BARCODEFACTORY THERMAL TRANSFER LABELS

Polyester U/L recognized thermal transfer label are ideal for label applications with long life, outdoor, high temperature exposure, shelf labeling, UL CSA product labeling, or labels with waterproof requirement.


BARCODEFACTORY LABEL SPECIFICATIONS:

 
Label Width
4-inch
Label Length
6-inch
Label Material
Polyester
Additional Information
2mil
Adhesive
Perforation
Print Technology
Thermal Transfer
Inner Diameter 3-inch
Outer Diameter
8-inch
Color of Label
White
Number of Labels Per Roll
1000
Number of Rolls per Case 4
 

We can roll any 3" core label onto a 1" core - contact us for details. We also can make any size custom label in very low quantity. Call us if you cannot find the size you are looking for.

Samples are available on request. Also available in other sizes and many more background colors. Call us for more information.

We can make labels in any color, size and adhesive type, and add pre-printing. Contact us for a custom quote!

Price: $93.53 

BARCODEFACTORY THERMAL TRANSFER LABELS - FANFOLD

A permanent adhesive label that offers adhesion in a wide temperature range. Ideal for use in a variety or industrial applications. Not recommended for applications involving exposure to sunlight or extreme heat.

BARCODEFACTORY LABEL SPECIFICATIONS:

 
Label Width
4-inch
Label Length
6-inch
Label Material
Paper
Additional Information
Fanfold
Adhesive Permanent
Perforation Yes
Print Technology
Thermal Transfer
Inner Diameter
Outer Diameter

Color of Label
White
Number of Labels Per Case
4000


 
Samples are available on request. 

 

Price: $80.00 

BARCODEFACTORY DIRECT THERMAL LABELS

A permanent adhesive label that offers adhesion in a wide temperature range. Ideal for use in a variety or industrial applications. Not recommended for applications involving exposure to sunlight or extreme heat.


BARCODEFACTORY LABEL SPECIFICATIONS:

 
Label Width
4-inch
Label Length
6-inch
Label Material
Paper
Additional Information
Fanfold
Adhesive Permanent
Perforation
Print Technology
Direct Thermal
Inner Diameter
Outer Diameter

Color of Label
White
Number of Labels Per Stack
2000
Number of Stacks per Case 2
 

Samples are available on request. Also available in other sizes and many more background colors. Call us for more information.

We can make labels in any color, size and adhesive type, and add pre-printing. Contact us for a custom quote!

Price: $79.00 

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