Wax Ribbons:

  • Cost: Economical.
  • Use: Printing on paper labels, commonly used in shipping, retail, and inventory labeling.

Wax/Resin Ribbons:

  • Cost: Moderate.
  • Use: Printing on both paper and synthetic labels, suitable for product labeling, asset tracking, and pharmaceutical labeling.

Resin Ribbons:

  • Cost: Higher.
  • Use: Printing on synthetic labels (polyester, polypropylene), preferred for outdoor labeling, chemical drums, and industrial tags requiring exceptional durability.