Self-adhesive label roll printer

Varieties

The models of this automatic marking equipment differ according to a wide range of criteria. performance, scope of functionality, printing method. By the technology of applying the image, the devices are divided into thermal printers and thermal transfer printers.

Thermal printers

In thermal printers, the image is directly applied to the surface of the label. Upon contact with the print head, individual sections of the upper layer of paper are heated, resulting in the formation of an outline digital, letter or other image. Direct thermal printing has several significant advantages:

  • lower price than thermal transfer models;
  • lower costs for consumables;
  • the ability to print relatively complex labels;
  • the ability to connect multiple printers via Ethernet or USB at once.

Thermal Transfer Printers

complex devices with a fundamentally different printing method. For marking, they use ribbons. polymer tapes with a coloring layer. In the working process, the thermal head comes into contact with the tape and heats up the pigment layer. the heated ink is applied to the label surface with lines or completely paints the contours of the graphic elements.
The key advantage of such equipment is the widest possibilities and excellent print quality:

  • print resolution. up to 600 dpi;
  • speed. up to 300 mm per second, which is up to 20 thousand or more labels per day;
  • long shelf life of the applied print (as opposed to direct printing technology);
  • the ability to apply monochrome and two-color images;
  • the ability to use special software for receiving electronic data for printing without using a connection to a computer.

Printers allow marking medical bracelets, tags, labels with maximum image detail.

Label and barcode printers

Direct and thermal transfer printing

Print resolution: 12 dots / mm (300 dpi)

Print width: up to 267 mm

Printing speed: up to 150 mm / s

Direct and thermal transfer printing

Print resolution: 12 dots / mm (300 dpi)

Media width: 131 mm to 300 mm

Print width: up to 267 mm

Printing speed: up to 150 mm / s

Print resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

Media width: 22 mm to 128 mm

Print width: up to 104 mm

Print speed: up to 254 mm / s

Expandable memory: based on PCMCIA cards

Print resolution: 12 dots / mm (305 dpi)

Media width: 22 mm to 128 mm

Print width: up to 104 mm

Print speed: up to 200 mm / s

Expandable memory: based on PCMCIA cards

Print resolution: 24 dots / mm (609 dpi)

Media width: 22 mm to 128 mm

Print width: up to 104 mm

Print speed: up to 150 mm / s

Expandable memory: based on PCMCIA cards

Resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

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Max. speed: 355mm / sec (14 ips)

Memory: 2G. ROM, 256M. RAM

Resolution: 12 dots / mm (305 dpi)

Max. speed: 355 mm / s (14 ips)

Memory: 2G. ROM, 256M. RAM

Resolution: 24 dots / mm (609 dpi)

Max. speed: 152 mm / sec (6 ips)

Memory: 2G. ROM, 256M. RAM

Resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

Max. speed: 355mm / sec (14 ips)

Memory: 2G. ROM, 256M. RAM

Resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

Max. speed: 254 mm / s (10 ips)

Memory: 2G. ROM, 256M. RAM

Resolution: 12 dots / mm (305 dpi)

Max. speed: 254 mm / s (10 ips)

Memory: 2G. ROM, 256M. RAM

Max. speed: up to 250 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 250 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 250 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 250 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 250 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 150 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 250 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 250 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 300 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 150 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 250 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Max. speed: up to 150 mm / s

Memory: 256M RAM, up to 512G Flash

Resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 200 mm / s (8 ips)

Memory: 1Gb DDR3, 4M Flash ROM

Resolution: 12 dots / mm (305 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 150 mm / s (6 ips)

Memory: 1Gb DDR3, 4M Flash ROM

Max. speed: Up to 150 mm / s (6 ips)

Memory: 50 M IFFS; 256 M RAM

Max. speed: Up to 150 mm / s (6 ips)

Memory: 50 M IFFS; 256 M RAM

Max. speed: Up to 150 mm / s (6 ips)

Memory: 50 M IFFS; 256 M RAM

Max. speed: Up to 150 mm / s (6 ips)

Memory: 50 M IFFS; 256 M RAM

Resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 152 mm / s (6 ips)

Memory: Flash Memory: 16MB, RAM: 32MB

Resolution: 12 dots / mm (300 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 102 mm / s (6 ips)

Memory: Flash Memory: 16MB, RAM: 32MB

Print Method: Direct Thermal Only

Resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 177 mm / s (7 ips)

Resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 100 mm / s (4 ips)

Memory: 8MB DRAM, 4MB Flash ROM

Resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 100 mm / s (4 ips)

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Memory: 8MB DRAM, 4MB Flash ROM

Resolution: 12 dots / mm (305 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 100 mm / s (4 ips)

Memory: 8MB DRAM, 4MB Flash ROM

Resolution: 12 dots / mm (305 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 100 mm / s (4 ips)

Memory: 8MB DRAM, 4MB Flash ROM

Resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 100 mm / s (4 ips)

Memory: 8MB DRAM, 4MB Flash ROM

Resolution: 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 100 mm / s (4 ips)

Memory: 8MB DRAM, 4MB Flash ROM

Resolution: 12 dots / mm (305 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 100 mm / s (4 ips)

Memory: 8MB DRAM, 4MB Flash ROM

Resolution: 12 dots / mm (305 dpi)

Max. speed: Up to 100 mm / s (4 ips)

Memory: 8MB DRAM, 4MB Flash ROM

What determines the choice

The correct choice of this equipment is a guarantee that, at the optimal cost for its purchase (as well as for the purchase of consumables), it will provide high-quality marking in the required volumes throughout the entire service life. Based on the conditions of your business and the scale of trade or production, you can choose the following options:

  • entry-class printers. they are designed for volumes not exceeding 2 thousand labels per day;
  • commercial models. allow you to get up to 10 thousand labels per shift;
  • industrial. they provide volumes up to 25 thousand units per day.
  • The printing method is thermal transfer or thermal printing. The labels obtained by the first method are intended for marking products with long-term storage, the second option is for printing receipts and marking products that are not designed for long-term storage.
  • Print resolution. the larger it is, the higher its quality, more opportunities to apply images with small details, small texts, etc.
  • Label sizes. the choice depends on the specifics of the product and packaging for it.
  • Software. allows you to set graphic print parameters directly on the machine itself or from a PC.

Our catalog contains the entire range of marking devices for any needs, volumes, specifics of tasks and prices. You can get professional advice on choosing a particular model.

Label printers

Label printers may vary in print resolution, software, performance, and options and accessories. Each type of printer is designed for specific working conditions, so before choosing a label and barcode printer, it is worth finding out for what purpose it is needed.

What is the resource of thermal heads, and what type of thermal heads is used in modern barcode printers?

The thermal head is the main operating mechanism of any label and barcode printer. Over time, this part becomes clogged or worn out and needs to be replaced. Thermal printer heads differ in print expansion:

  • 203 DPI Thermal Heads. Used in desktop and commercial printers. Create high-quality printing of 2D and 1D barcodes. On average, the resource of such a thermal head is 25 km.
  • Thermal heads with a resolution of 300 DPI. most often used in both commercial models and industrial printers. They stand out for their increased reliability, good print speed and improved resolution. Average resource about 100 km.
  • 600 DPI Thermal Heads. Used in industrial label printers. These devices are considered the most powerful and durable. A large number of labels with complex symbols and graphics are printed. They can be applied to polyethylene, cardboard, textiles, plastic, paper, etc. Working resource from 100 km and more.
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How many labels per day can a label printer print??

The label printer can be classified into the following classes:

  • Tabletop. Used in small firms or trade and warehouse facilities where there is no need to print more than 5000 labels / day.
  • Commercial. Allows you to adjust the print quality by changing the extension. They have a reliable design and more durable and wear-resistant mechanisms. Designed for dynamic daily work, capable of producing 5,000 to 20,000 labels per day.
  • Industrial. Endowed with fast printing speed. Such special devices (rewinder or label holders, rotary cutter, etc.) can easily be attached to them. They have good memory capacity, high productivity, high-tech print head. Capable of producing over 20,000 labels per day.
  • Mobile. They can work both autonomously and from the network. Supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Used in small retail outlets, warehouses and industries where print speed is not very important.

What communication protocol do label printers use??

There are several ways to connect a label printer:

  • Connection to PC or POS system via interfaces. USB, RS232, LPT. By installing special software, you can easily connect the label printer to 1C.
  • Wi-Fi connection. If the printer has built-in Wi-Fi, there is no need to use a wired network. This is very convenient for remote work. Some models do not have this option. At the same time, there is a special convector RS232-WI-FI, with which you can provide wireless communication.
  • Server connection. The printer can be connected to multiple devices at once via Ethernet.
  • Direct connection. It is possible to connect a barcode scanner and a printer directly without using a PC.