Made in America
Technicode Labels
Specially formulated to print at a wide range of energy and speed settings, this wax provides an economical solution for everyday thermal transfer printing. It incorporates proven backcoat technology to protect your printhead. This wax product features a blend of ingredients that are combined in an ink that prints dark images and crisp, clean barcodes.
Unit of Measure



N/A Datamax Technicode

Printer Type

N/A Datamax I Series

Ribbon Formulation

N/A MP Wax


N/A 4.00 in.101.6 mm


N/A 1968 ft600 m

Ink (In/Out)

N/A In

Make to Order (MTO)/Make to Stock (MTS)

N/A Make to Order (MTO)

Rolls Per Carton

N/A 24

Approximate Case Weight

N/A 35 lb

Plastic Core

N/A No

Printing Speed

N/A 6 in/s

Recommended Applications

N/A Inventory Logistics Retail

Recommended Substrates

N/A Coated/Uncoated Paper Coated/Uncoated Tags

Package Type

N/A Roll

Ribbon Properties


N/A Resin Wax


N/A Black

Test Method for Color

N/A Visual

Total Thickness

N/A 8.8 µ

Test Method for Total Thickness

N/A Micrometer

Tolerance for Total Thickness (±)

N/A 0.5 µ

Test Method for Base Film Thickness

N/A Micrometer

Base Film Thickness

N/A 4.8 µ

Tolerance for Base Film Thickness (±)

N/A 0.3 µ

Ink Thickness

N/A 4.0 µ

Test Method for Ink Thickness

N/A Micrometer

Tolerance for Ink Thickness (±)

N/A 0.2 µ

Ink Melting Point

N/A 87 ºC189 ºF

Test Method for Ink Melting Point

N/A Differential Scanning Calorimeter

Durability of Printed Image

Label Material

N/A Polypropylene

Print Density

N/A > 1.70

Test Method for Print Density

N/A Densitometer

Smudge Resistance


Test Method for Smudge Resistance

N/A Colorfastness Tester - 50 Cycles at 500 Grams with Cotton Cloth

Scratch Resistance


Test Method for Scratch Resistance

N/A Colorfastness Tester - 20 Cycles at 200 Grams with Stainless Steel Pointed Tip

Note for Smudge and Scratch Resistance

N/A American National Standard Institute (ANSI) Grade Levels A, B, C, D, and F, where A is excellent, B is above average, C is average, D is below average, and F is poor.

Conversion Chart

Conversion Chart

N/A Millimeters (mm) to Inches = mm ÷ 25.4
Meters (m) to Feet (ft) = m ÷ 0.3048
ºC to ºF = (1.8 X ºC ) + 32 = ºF
Thousand square inches (MSI) to m2 = MSI X 0.645
Inches to Millimeters (mm) = Inches ÷ 0.03937
Feet (ft) to Meters (m) = Feet ÷ 3.2808
ºF to ºC = (F° ÷ 1.8) - 17.77
MSI = m2 ÷ 0.645

Performance Characteristics

Performance Characteristics

  • Halogen-Free
  • Ideal for printing on coated and uncoated paper labels and tags
  • Prints dark images and crisp, clean barcodes
  • Drop-in ready, eliminating the need for printer adjustments
  • Developed with high-quality resins
  • High levels of durability against scratch and smudge