Ribbon quality and reliability
With over 25 years experience of supplying thermal transfer ribbons to most of the major food, chemical and automotive groups in the UK you can guarantee the ribbons you buy from Readability will be fit for purpose. The ribbons we supply are certified to Rohos, FDA, ISEGA and ISO 9001 standards.
Should you experience a problem which can be traced to our ribbon we offer a “no quibble credit and replacement” guarantee.
Available from UK stock
Standard thermal transfer ribbons are available from stock held in the UK ensuring fast and efficient delivery. For added peace of mind, Readability guarantee that if we fail to meet an agreed delivery time, a same-day delivery service will be offered.
Let us prove this with a sample ribbon
Transfer Ribbon Grades Explained
For ultimate peace of mind ask your Readability expert to advise on the most efficient and cost effective ribbon grade. We have been supplying ribbons for over 25 years and with access to all of the manufacturers’ technical experts and facilities we can definitely help you find the right product for your application.
Our user friendly ribbons selection guide will point you in the right direction. Correct ribbon choice is all about the durability and clarity required.
Readability’s resin-enhanced wax ribbons are suitable for printing onto paper labels. ideal for box-end labels, pallet labels and basic product labels. Perfect for bar codes and variable information.
Resin ribbons are used for demanding applications. Where they must be resistant to very high and low temperatures, tough conditions and chemicals. Where the overprint absolutely must be smudge proof or if you need to reach BS5609 and CL standards choose Readability resin ribbons.
Wax-resin ribbons sit in the middle and are extremely versatile.
Black ribbons are the most commonly used but we do supply thermal transfer ribbons in other colours and can also Pantone® match a ribbon colour if required. The OEM grade ribbons are manufactured to ISEGA and ISO 9001/14001 standards.
We guarantee to supply the correct thermal transfer ribbon for your application and printer. With our extensive knowledge of thermal printing, we will be able to advise and supply you with the most suitable ribbon. All we need from you is some basic information:
Printer Make & Model
Let us work out if you need:
- Inside / Outside wound
- Core Types and Sizes
- Near Edge – Flathead
- Min and max ribbon length/width
We need to know:
- Width in mm
- Length in mm
- Label material and finishes
Tell us if:
- Flexible Packaging?
- Temperature extremes
- Outside storage?
- High-speed coding?