APX 650

Premium Extra Wax/Resin

Description

  • Very high resistance to smudge and scratch
  • Excellent sensitivity and receptor multi-compatibility
  • Very good printing quality at high speed
APX®650 is a high performance wax/resin ribbon for Corner Edge and Near Edge printers, providing a printing quality and mechanical resistance exceeding the market standards. These high performances contribute to secure your applications.
  • Equally able to print on both labels and flexible packaging.
  • An ink offering good durability for demanding applications.
  • Especially suitable for printing fine characters.
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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
Product information resistant to climatic constraints
Plant marking
Enables the identification and logistics tracking of product boxes
Crate
Printing of vulcanisation and identification labels
Tyre

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
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: 85°C / 185°F

Layer 2: PET Film

Thickness: 4.5 μm

Layer 3: Back

Friction coefficient: Kd < 0.8

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 APX 650 is a high-performance product whose qualities are approved by numerous Near Edge printer manufacturers.

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
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.

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