Labelling durables goods and appliances
The rating plates on electrical, electronic, and household appliances are subject to a wide range of harsh environmental conditions depending on the function of the product:
- Heat for an oven or refrigerator motor
- Abrasion and dust for a drill leaning chemicals or corrosive food products for a kitchen appliance
- Cleaning chemicals or corrosive food products for a kitchen appliance
Within the range of ARMOR-IIMAK Thermal Transfer ribbons there are solutions for complying with EU Directives 2011/65/EC (RoHS) and 2002/96/EC (WEEE), as well as meeting the restrictions of halogen compounds and the UL standard on printed label durability.
Why using thermal transfer technology for this application ?
Thermal transfer printing technology for electrical appliance labeling
ARMOR-IIMAK Resin ribbons (AXR range) are the best suited to meet the demands of print quality and durability. They offer very high compatibility with synthetic labels (such as polyester, polyamide and polypropylene), which are generally used to label electrical components and accessories. The density of the black inks also enables the white label to be covered in such a way that the information stands out as a negative.
For printing on black labels, ARMOR-IIMAK offers a range of white, metallic, silver and gold inks.
For this application, we recommend the following products: