rThermal Ribbons

Thermal transfer ribbons are arguably the most important piece of the thermal printing process. That’s why Idezi only carries the best ribbons from top manufacturers like Armor, IIMAK, & ITW. These companies have set the standard when it comes to thermal transfer ribbons. Their ribbon technologies include anti-static properties, backcoat protection for printheads, high speed printing and enhanced smudge & scratch resistance.

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Resin Enhanced Wax

Resin enhanced wax ribbons print excellent, long-lasting bar-codes and images for everyday needs. Our resin enhanced wax ribbons print at high speeds and will work well on a large variety of substrates, from uncoated thermal transfer paper to flood-coated labels and even a few synthetic materials.

These wax ribbons are most commonly used for shipping labels, barcode labels, shelf labels, agriculture/horticulture labels, manufacturing, retail, pharmaceutical and automotive labels.

Wax / Resin

Premium wax/resin thermal ribbons are engineered to print crisp, durable barcodes while offering superior edge definition and smudge resistance. Wax/resin ribbons work well on coated or non coated papers and synthetic materials. Recommended substrates include coated and non coated paper, gloss paper, polypropylene, polystyrene and many more.

Wax/resin ribbons are most commonly used for shipping labels, barcode labels, flexible packaging, automotive parts, retail, medical, pharmaceutical, chemical drums and much more.


Premium resin thermal transfer ribbons are excellent for printing on coated papers and synthetic materials for harsh environments. Our resin ribbons print at high speeds with higher resolutions all while offering superior scratch and chemical resistance. Recommended substrates include coated paper and materials, polyester, polypropylene, nylon and other synthetic specialty materials.

Resin ribbons are most commonly used for chemical & oil drum labels, medical labels, CD/DVD case labeling, consumer goods, electronics, automotive and much more.


Near-edge ribbons are specifically designed for near-edge printers and flexible packaging systems. These ribbons are engineered to print at high speeds (up to 24 ips) while still delivering crisp, durable bar-codes and images. Recommended substrates include coated and non coated papers, polypropylene, polyolefin, polyethylene, and many more.

Near-edge ribbons are most commonly used for food packaging, including dairy and produce, medical, retail, chemical, shipping, electronics, automotive and more.

Idezi can test each application to provide the right ribbon formulation. We work directly with the manufacturer to supply all of your thermal ribbon needs.

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