Wax/Resin Ribbons24 Mar, 2003
Mount Pleasant, PA -- March 19, 2003 – Sony Chemicals Corporation has recently introduced TRX-55, a specialty resin ribbon to print on a wide variety of receiving materials. These materials include coated and uncoated paper labels, varnished label stock and films.
The TRX-55 wax/resin ribbon provides strong resistance against abrasion and chemicals, and is UL recognized. TRX-55 is an extremely versatile all-purpose wax/resin that will out-perform most ribbons in extreme environments. It produces images at a wide variety of printing speeds, making it ideal for reliable barcode scanning.
Applications for TRX-55 ribbon include point-of-purchase labels, shipping labels, storage labels, electronics labels, horticulture tags and lumber tags.
Sony's new line of TRX "Extreme" ribbons provides versatile thermal transfer printing solutions for many industries, including automotive, apparel and chemical. The TRX Series offers superior solvent resistance to many corrosive substances, including alcohol, petrol, kerosene, brake fluid, engine oil, car wax and halide solvents. Other features of the TRX Series include a special release primer, printability on a wide range of substrates, and heat resistance greater than 700 degrees F.