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DNP W137
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DNP Ribbons (Sony)



DNP Ribbons (Sony)



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DNP W137 Premium Plus wax thermal transfer ribbons
(DNP W137 Ribbons)

DNP W137 ribbon is DNP's premier wax ribbon and more durable than the popular DNP W110 ribbon. DNP W137 ribbon offers speed and high resolution printing for a wide variety of applications. Like every ribbon in the DNP family, W137 leads the industry in Edge Definition for clean, durable, and dense bar codes. DNP W137 ribbon is also designed with DNP's standard anti-static and back coat properties for print head protection.

DNP W137 Ribbons Properties


DNP W137 Ribbons Recommended applications

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Horticulture Pharmaceutical Flexible package    

Recommended substrates for the DNP W137 Ribbons
Coated/uncoated paper, synthetic paper, polyethylene, polypropylene, polyolefin, Kimdura, Valeron, Polyart

DNP W137 Ribbons Performance characteristics

  • Increased durability

  • Extensive label adaptability for expanded application options

  • Excellent print quality for high-speed printing

  • Anti-static for easy handling and protecting print head

  • Industry leading in Edge Definition for clean, dense bar codes

  • DNP's specialty formulated back coating for print head protection

DNP W137 Ribbon specifications
Description Tech specifications
Ink Wax
Color Black
Ink thickness 2.6 + 0.4μ
Base film thickness 4.5μ
Ribbon thickness 9.4 + 0.7μ
Ink melting point 68C - 70C (154.4F - 158.0F)
Print density >1.7
Performance of printed image using DNP W137 Ribbons
Tested substrate Fasson Trans-Therm 1C
Test method Crockmeter
Abrasion resistance test 15 cycles @ 900g covered with cloth*
Solvent resistance test Water 1000 cycles
IPA 30 cycles
Brake fluid 1000 cycles
Heat resistance <70C (<158F)
Print speed range 2 - 12 IPS
*Highest number of cycles where ANSI grade A can still be scanned.
All information on data sheet generated at DNP laboratories worldwide. DNP reserves the right that measured values may vary slightly when tested under different environments. Information subject to revisions without notification.



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