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TR4500 Wax Resin near-edge ribbon for rough substrates

TR4500 is a wax resin Thermal Transfer Ribbon for easy printing, especially on materials with a rougher surface like papers, Tyvek® and Teslin®, providing sharp edge definition and dark, dense images.

Easy printing near-edge wax/resin from smooth to rough materials

Part of a complete line of superior-performing near-edge products, TR4500 is the best ribbon on the market for thermal transfer printers equipped with near-edge or corner edge printheads. TR4500 is designed with DNP’s specially formulated back coat technology for printhead protection as well as DNP’s exclusive anti-static properties for easy handling and extra printhead protection. This ribbon prints dark images at high speeds and low energy settings on a wide variety of label and tag stocks from paper to low-end synthetics

Recommended applications

Food and beverage industry

Food and beverage

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

Performance characteristics of TR4500

TR4500 Wax/resin near-edge ribbon for rough substrates Performance Characteristics
  • Superb colour density (Macbeth)
  • Print sensitivity: 4 – high
  • High-speed printability
  • Moderate label versatility
  • Moderate abrasion and smudge resistance
  • Basic temperature and chemical durability
  • Anti-static back coating: easy handling, clean prints and extended printhead life
  • Halogen-free

Technical product information

Layering of Thermal Transfer Ribbons - Wax-resin

Ink: Wax Resin
Colour: Black
Total thickness: 8.2 ± 0.5μm
Base film thickness: 4.8 ± 0.3μm
Ink thickness: 3.4 ± 0.2μm

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


Paper coated
Paper flood-coated
Paper gloss
Paper pre-print
Paper uncoated
Paper vellum
Polyethylene (HDPE)
Polyethylene (LDPE)
Polypropylene (PP)
Tyvek® brilion

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