APR 600

Premium Wax/Resin

Description

  • Excellent sensitivity and receptor multi-compatibility
  • Very good printing quality at high speed and sharpness of 90° barcodes
  • Very high resistance to smudge
APR®600 is the worldwide reference of premium ribbons for Corner Edge and Near Edge printers. It is the standard ribbon in ARMOR’s wax/resin range. Its performance (speed, sensitivity, versatility, blackness) provides a perfectly adapted answer a large majority of applications.
  • Equally able to print on both labels and flexible packaging.
  • A benchmark product for print speed.
  • Compatible with the high throughputs of many industries.
A question or a need?
Contact us

Main usages

Printing directly onto a flexible packaging film
Flexible packaging
Printing on packaging film for frozen products
Frozen food packaging
Printing symbols
Signage and logos
Identifying and tracing substances and preparations
Laboratory
Customised labels for the retail sector
Tags
Enables the identification and tracking of bagged products
Bag of parts/products
Printing traceability and consumer information data
Distribution label
Enables the identification and logistics tracking of product boxes
Crate
Printing of vulcanisation and identification labels
Tyre
Labelling products and stock shelves
Storage
Identifying a product throughout the logistics chain
Shipping

Product certifications

The products recommended for this application are backed by at least one of the following certifications

Food Contact Europe
Food Contact USA
Heavy Metals
Halogens
REACH/SVHC
California Proposition 65
Drug Master File
Print durability (UL)

Features

Performances (530x220): 

Printing quality and speed

Sharpness: 
Blackness: 
Speed: 
Vertical barcode: 
Horizontal barcode: 

Resistances

Mechanical: 
Solvents: 
Heat: 
Light: 
Water: 

Ribbon structure

Layer 1: Ink

Wax-resin ink.
Melting point: 80°C / 176°F

Layer 2: PET Film

Thickness: 4.5 μm

Layer 3: Back

Friction coefficient: Kd < 0.7

Storage

By respecting the following storage conditions, we recommend to use the ribbons within 12 months after production date.
  • Keep away from light
  • Temperature 5-35°C (40-95°F)
  • Humidity 20-80 %

Packaging

  • Double-wall corrugated box offering good compression resistance.
  • Rolls individually filmed for good protection during transport and storage.
  • Loose fill packaging material to hold the products during transport.
  • Identification and traceability information on the box and on each roll.
  • All packaging items are recyclable and comply with Directive 1994/62/EC.

Product specificity

The world's best selling NearEdge wax-resin ribbon. An industry standard since its launch in 1996, approved by the main manufacturers of Near-Edge printers.

Recommended printing substrates

Rough papers (vellum)
Coated papers/tags (matt or gloss)
Synthetics (plastic)
Textiles
Packaging films

Printer compatibilities

Compatible ribbons for printers
ARMOR manufactures ribbons compatible for all Thermal Transfer printers , in respect of original specifications, and in respect of sales relationship with their partners.
AVERY DENNISON
BELL-MARK
CAB
CARL VALENTIN
DOMINO
KORTHO
LINX
LOGOPAK
MARKEM IMAJE
TOSHIBA
VIDEOJET

This is a non-exhaustive list of printers. Do not hesitate to contact us

Sustainable Development

RECYCLING

At its main production site, ARMOR recycles 100% of the film wastes generated by the production of ribbons.

WITHSTAND

Printing characteristics of the ribbons are unaltered after several months of storage.

PRESERVE

ARMOR ribbons made with the SolFree process are 100% solvent free.

PROTECT

ARMOR ribbons are totally safe for handling and use.

You want to know more on our Sustainable Development policy ?

You have unanswered questions ?

Customized

We can do anything (or almost), just tell us your need.

FAQ

Because there are no stupid questions, a walk through the FAQ can be useful...

Samples

You need a sample before starting? Just ask!

Contact us

You want to know more?

Discover other products that may fit your needs

Top

Visit ARMOR subsidiaries' micro-sites

  • United States ENES
  • South Africa EN