AWR 470

Standard Wax

Description

  • Particularly adapted to all kinds of paper substrates
  • Very good sensitivity
  • Excellent blackness
AWR®470 SolFree® is the only ribbon in the world to be coated without using solvents, including for the backcoating. SolFree® represents a saving of 365g of CO2 compared to the same ribbon (with average dimensions) produced with a traditional process for the backcoating. AWR®470 SolFree® is well known for its high coverage ability which is essential for printing the rough materials widely used in logistics.
  • The only ribbon on the market produced without using any solvent.
  • Enables users to reduce their carbon footprint.
  • Very high covering power enabling printing even on the rough label materials.
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Main usages

Printing symbols
Signage and logos
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
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

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 ink.
Melting point: 65°C / 149°F

Layer 2: PET Film

Thickness: 4.5 μm

Layer 3: Back

Friction coefficient: Kd < 0.3

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 AWR 470 is ARMOR's traditional and highest-selling wax ribbon. A benchmark product in its sector since its creation in 1986. It is also the only ribbon on the market to be produced without solvent thanks to the SolFree technology.

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.
ARGOX
CSI
Lengths: 
300, 360
ARGOX
CSO
Lengths: 
91, 240, 300
CAB
CSI
Lengths: 
300, 360
CARL VALENTIN
CSO
Lengths: 
300, 450, 600
CITIZEN
CSI
Lengths: 
450
CITIZEN
CSO
Lengths: 
110, 360
DATAMAX O'NEIL
CSI
Lengths: 
100, 110, 300, 360, 450, 600
INTERMEC
CSI
Lengths: 
220, 360, 450, 550
INTERMEC
CSO
Lengths: 
76, 100, 153, 250 (Asia only), 300, 457
ITALORA
CSO
Lengths: 
210
LOGOPAK
CSO
Lengths: 
300, 400, 1200
PRINTRONIX
CSO
Lengths: 
300, 450, 625
SATO
CSI
Lengths: 
100, 210, 300, 410 (Nafta only), 420, 450, 600, 1000
SATO
CSO
Lengths: 
100, 140, 150, 300, 450
TAIWAN SEMI-CONDUCTOR
CSO
Lengths: 
90, 110, 300, 450, 600
TOSHIBA
CSO
Lengths: 
100, 300, 400, 450, 600
ZEBRA
CSO
Lengths: 
74, 91, 300, 360, 450, 600, 900
GENERIC ribbons
1 product satisfies the specifications of over most of flat head printers! ARMOR have designed an end of ribbon detection system that enables the ARMOR generic product range to work with all end of ribbon configurations on today’s range of fl at head printers.
This product is available in inside inking (CSI), or outside (CSO), on a 1” core (25.4 mm). This core is the most widely used for barcode label printers. For more information, contact us.

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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