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Signature Series™ Wax/Resin prints on paper and low-end synthetic tags and labels, providing durable, smudge-resistant images. In addition, SCCA’s proprietary technology dissipates static, resulting in hassle-free, low-maintenance thermal transfer solutions.
 
» Features
  • Prints durable, smudge-resistant images
  • Hassle-free, low-maintenance thermal transfer solutions
  • Excellent rotated bar codes
  • Prints dark images on paper and low-end synthetic tags and labels
  • Available in SmartPaks™
  • Dissipates static, resulting in hassle-free, low maintenance thermal transfer solutions
» Recommended Applications
Pharmaceutical labels, retail tag labels, shipping labels, direct package printing (poly-bags), tote labels, horticulture labels.
Pharmaceutical Labels
Sony ribbons provide dark, durable images for critical applications.
Direct Package Printing
Scratch and smudge resistance make Sony ribbons ideal for direct printing on flexible poly-bags.
Storage Labels
Sony ribbons offer cost-effective solutions on a wide variety of substrates.
Retail Tag Labels
Prints dark, durable images on low-end synthetic tags and labels.
Ribbon Property
Description Specification Measurement Method
Ink Material Wax/resin -------
Total Thickness (μm) 7.9 ± 0.6 Micrometer
Base Film Thickness (μm) 4.8 ± 0.4 Micrometer
Ink Thickness (μm) 2.8 ± 0.4 Micrometer
Ribbon Transmission Density ≥ 1.4 Densitometer
Print Density ≥ 1.8 Densitometer
Durability of Printed Image
Label Stock: Coated paper  
Print Speed: 6 IPS Print Density: 1.93
Smudge Resistance: ANSI B1 Scratch Resistance: ANSI A1
Test Equipment: Colorfastness Tester  
Conditions: Smudge Test: 50 cycles @ 500 grams with cotton cloth
                 Scratch Test: 20 cycles @ 200 grams with stainless steel pointed tip
1Represents the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Grade measured at the given conditions. Grade levels are A, B, C, D, and F, where A is excellent, B is above average, C is average, D is below average, and F is poor.
Extreme Temperature Ribbon Storage Stability
Exposure Period: 3 cycles at each of the following conditions:
Conditions: -20°C/-4°F for 12 hours           50°C/122°F for 12 hours
Results: No change in print quality after each exposure period.
Conversion Chart
Millimeters (mm) to inches › mm ÷ 25.4 Inches to mm › Inches ÷ 0.03937
Meters (m) to Feet (ft) › m ÷ 0.3048 Feet to Meters › Feet ÷ 3.2808
C° to F ° › (1.8 x C°) + 32 = F° F° to C° › (F°÷1.8) -17.77 = C°
Square inches to square meters › square meters = MSI ÷ .645 MSI = square meters x .645
Recommended Applications
Pharmaceutical labels, retail tag labels, shipping labels, direct package printing (poly-bags), tote labels, horticulture labels.