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DURACOAT -- DC-400
Super Premium Color Resin Thermal Transfer Ribbons

  • Designed with all the attributes of a traditional full resin ribbon:
    - Superior resistance to abrasion*
    - Excellent steam resistance*
    - Resistance to a variety of chemicals* (gasoline, oil, antifreeze, bleach, alcohol, etc.)
    * It is highly recommended that each color is tested in the specific application to ensure performance meets expectations.

  • Excellent print quality for text, graphics, and logos

  • Designed for harsh environment labeling applications that require color:
    - Textile and apparel applications
    - Nursery and lumber applications
    - Chemical drum labeling
    - Medical and pharmaceutical labeling
    - Outdoor applications
    - Flexible packaging applications

  • Recommended Media:
    - Polyethylene and polypropylene films
    - Polyester  films
    - Vinyl
  • Colors available:
    Dark Blue Red Black
    Light Blue Gray Shamrock Green

Technical Specifications
Film Thickness: 4.5 Microns
Total Ribbon Thickness: 8 Microns
Ink Melting Point: 110 C
230 F
Recommended Maximum Print Speed: 6 IPS

Star Diagram

This diagram is representative of DC-400 ribbons used in super premium applications when printing on synthetic films.

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Storage Conditions

To ensure optimal performance, please adhere to the following environmental conditions for use, shipping, and storage.

  • For optimal print results, thermal transfer printing should occur in the temperature range of 5 C (41 F) to 35 C (95 F) at 45% to 85% relative humidity.
  • Recommended shipping conditions for up to one month duration are -5 C (23 F) to 45 C (113 F) at 20% to 85% relative humidity.
  • To ensure the ribbon’s performance, our suggested storage conditions for up to one year duration are -5 C (23 F) to 40 C (104 F) at 20% to 85% relative humidity.

Please Note: Exposing Watson Label Products Thermal Transfer Ribbons to direct sunlight or moisture will cause damage to the ribbons.

Watson Label Products’ goal is to achieve total customer satisfaction, and we offer a 100% guarantee on all our bar code thermal transfer ribbon products.

(Product data sheet - DC-400)

 

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