Thermal Transfer Ribbon

Black Ink Ribbon

Black ink ribbonsWax ribbon is used for general purpose tags and labels. It is used on paper labels and low end film labels.

Combo ribbon provides scratch and smear resistance on coated paper labels, low end films, and some polyester labels.

Resin ribbon is for harsh applications where abrasion, heat and chemicals are imperative. It is used on higher end film labels.

Click on your printer model to find a list of ink ribbons that are in stock. They are available for same day shipping if received by 1:00 p.m. (EST).

Zebra Ribbon  | Sato Ribbon  | Datamax Ribbon


Color Ink Ribbon


Color ribbons work great when you need to print text, logo, or images in a color other than black. It provides a great visual for the print to be seen more quickly.

Color ribbons are available in wax, combo, and resin. Click on ribbon type to see stock colors for quick shipping.

Zebra ColorWaxComboResin
Sato ColorWaxComboResin
Datamax ColorWaxComboResin



Ribbon Samples

We have ink ribbon samples available for you to test with your labels. Our thermal specialist can help you make the best decision for your particular application depending on the label stock you are printing on.

Samples are available in wax, combo, resin, and colored ribbons. Call or email us with your details to receive your sample roll of ribbon.

Ink Ribbon Available for Many Printers

We sell ribbons for a vast number of thermal transfer printers. If you do not see your manufacture listed, please call or email us as we have many more available. A few of them include:

  • Astro-Med
  • Brady
  • Datamax
  • Easy Print
  • Intermec
  • Markem
  • Monarch
  • Novexx
  • Paxar
  • Printronix