High performance ribbon for extreme conditions


AXR 8 is a high performance resin ribbon designed for the most demanding applications regarding resistance to mechanical aggressions and/or temperature and/or solvents. It is fully compatible with the label materials dedicated to the same high performance applications.

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For Flat Head printers

  • Excellent resistance to solvents and high temperature
  • Strong resistance to smudge and scratch
  • High print quality on all synthetic substrates


Printing quality

  • 0° barcode
  • 90° barcode
  • Small characters


  • Abrasion
  • Solvents
  • Heat250 °C / 482 °F

Printing substrates

Printing parameters

  • Speed8 ips - 200 mm/s
  • Heat settings
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  • BS 5609
  • California Proposition 65
  • EU Food Contact 1935/2004/EC
  • RoHS/Heavy metals 2011/65/EU
  • UL 969
  • US Food Contact FDA

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In addition to its abrasion resistance AXR 8 offers durability in the presence of solvents. Ideal for information that must persist throughout the product life cycle. Particularly suitable for printing on synthetic labels (PE, PP, PET, Polyimides, etc.).
AXR 8 is one of the most resistant resin ribbons in the resin range for Flat Head printers. Ideal choice for printing which requires very high durability.

Storage conditions

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%

Waste treatment

The rolls and their packaging allow an optimised waste management. For more information please contact us

Ribbon Structure


Layer 1: Ink

resin ink

Melting point: 85°C / 185°F


Layer2: PET Film

Thickness: 4.5 μm


Layer 3 : Back

Friction coefficient: Kd<0.2

A pack and wax, wax-resin and resin ribbon

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