Direct thermal barcodes printers are one of two types of printers (thermal transfer is the second type). Both types of printers are available in desktop and industrial models. This article will explain direct thermal printers as well as their benefits and applications. A second article will feature thermal transfer barcode printers. Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965 to learn more about direct thermal barcode printers.
Direct Thermal Barcode Printers
Barcode Southwest offers three reasons your company may choose this type of printer.
The first reason is the image produced is crisp and clean. Crisp clean labels work well with 1 or 2-D barcode images.
Secondly, this printer is user-friendly. This printer requires no ribbons or toner refills.
Finally, this printer uses the printhead to heat. The labels react by producing a black image on one of two types of labels:
- Paper labels that have been chemically treated.
- Synthetic or polypropylene labels.
Applications for Direct Thermal Barcode Printers
This type of printer is reliable in applications where the imaging requires only a short shelf life.
The TSC TDP-225 Series is the perfect desktop printer for the following label applications:
- Jewelry Tags.
- Healthcare Specimens.
- Small or Home Office Mailings.
This desktop direct thermal printer is available in 203 dots per inch print resolution. Additionally, the maximum print speed is 5″ per second.
The Zebra ZD620d desktop thermal printer is recommended for the following three industries:
Some specific print labeling applications are:
- Shipping and Receiving.
- Packing Slips.
- Inventory Purposes.
For your consideration, Barcode Southwest offers the following four printer options:
- The first option is an internal rewinder (for industrial printers).
- The second option is an external rewinder.
- Third, is a cutter.
- Finally is a peeler.
Call Barcode Southwest at 1-888-764-9965 to see how a direct thermal barcode printer can benefit your Houston, TX company. Or complete our contact form!
Barcode Southwest is a premier supplier of barcode printers and labels for a wide range of industry applications. We supply to clients all over the Southwest region of the U.S., including, but not limited to, Houston, TX, Austin, Dallas and San Antonio.
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Posted January 27, 2020 By Lucy
Direct Thermal Barcode Printers for Houston, Austin, Dallas and San Antonio, TX