Datamax / Fargo
Datamax Printers use flat-head technology and the Armor range of thermal transfer ribbons for Datamax Printers include Wax - AWR 470 and AWR 8, Wax Resin - APR 6, Resin - AXR 7+ and AXR 1. If you are not sure which ribbon is suitable for your application please contact us.
WAX - AWR 470 Mostly used for printing on Paper / Tag Stock – Uncoated or Coated. AWR 470 is world’s only SOLVENT FREE ribbon. A general purpose ribbon for all kinds of paper, and uncoated in particular. Excellent printhead protection.
ECONOMY WAX - AWR 8. Most commonly used when printing onto Uncoated and Coated Paper / Tag stock. AWR8 is a general purpose ribbon used for label printing where volume requires a competitive ribbon. Excellent print quality on picket barcodes and text
WAX RESIN - APR 6. Ideal for printing on Semi-Gloss Paper / Tag /Ticket Stock and Synthetics. APR 6 gives good level of smudge, scratch and heat resistance. Excellent printing quality for all types of barcodes, very small text, large characters and logos.
RESIN - AXR 7+. Recommended for printing on Synthetic's (polyester, polypropylene, vinyl’s etc.). AXR 7+ gives excellent print quality and durability for labels that require resistance against extreme temperatures and against certain solvents.
RESIN - AXR 1. Gives everything you'd expect from a resin - crisp clear image, great resistance and very competitive when it comes to price. Most commonly used when printing onto Coated Paper / Tag stock and most synthetics - poly's, vinyl etc..
TEXTILE RESIN - AXR 9 Engineered for printing onto textile materials – e.g. nylon, polyester and acetates. AXR 9 has excellent resistance to washing, ironing and dry-cleaning. Ribbon gives a quality print for small barcodes and text.
PREMIUM RESIN - AXR 8. For printing onto Synthetics (polyester, polypropylene etc.), AXR 8 is recommended when excellent resistance to solvents and to high temperatures is required. With superb resistance to smudge and scratch, AXR 8 also gives exceptional print quality.