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R550 Resin extreme durability flat-head ribbon

R550 is a resin Thermal Transfer Ribbon that provides durable print results in the most extreme circumstances. R550 performs in situations where high resistance against chemicals and heat are required.

Extremely durable resin, toughest in the DNP range

R550 is the toughest resin in the DNP range. As the evolution of R510, it is designed for extreme resistance against most chemicals used in the automotive, chemical, pharma, electronics and other industries. Enjoy the benefit of printing extremely small, crisp and clearly readable characters with great precision. Next to its extreme durability, R550 offers a smooth ink transfer at lower heat settings, which makes R550 compatible to a broad range of durable substrates.

Recommended applications

Automotive industry


Chemicals industry


Electronics industry


Health and beauty industry

Health and beauty

Horticulture industry


Inventory and logistics industry

Inventory and logistics

Outdoor industry


Pharma and healthcare industry

Pharma and healthcare

Retail industry


Performance characteristics of R550

R550 Resin extreme durability flat-head Thermal Transfer Ribbon Performance Characteristics
  • Superb colour density (Macbeth)
  • Print sensitivity: 2 – low
  • Moderate speed printability
  • Moderate label versatility
  • Superb abrasion and smudge resistance
  • Superb temperature durability up to a continuous temperature of 300°C
  • Superb chemical durability
  • Anti-static back coating: easy handling, clean prints and extended printhead life
  • Halogen-free

Technical product information

Layering of white Thermal Transfer Ribbons - Resin

Ink: Resin
Colour: Black
Total thickness: 6.5 ± 0.8μm
Base film thickness: 4.5 ± 0.4μm
Ink thickness: 2.0 ± 0.5μm

Store between 5 – 35°C, 20-80% relative humidity, keep away from heat and direct sunlight.


Paper gloss
Polyethylene (HDPE)
Polyethylene (LDPE)
Polypropylene (PP)
Textile satin
Textile taffeta
Top coated vinyl

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