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Zebra ZT200 Series Barcode Printer Installation

By Lucy | August 3, 2020

The Zebra ZT200 series barcode printer installation is simple.  This Zebra printer series is durable and reliable.  A second feature to note is it’s small footprint for  limited space.  They also provide a high-performing solution for printing in harsh manufacturing and warehouse environments.  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965.  Let us help you to learn how to install and use your […]

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Label Adhesive Problems and Solutions

By Lucy | July 20, 2020

Label adhesive problems occur within most cold, wet, and dusty environments.  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965 to learn more!                                                                          There are many reasons labels […]

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TSC MH340P Barcode Printer With Internal Rewinder

By Lucy | July 6, 2020

The TSC MH340P industrial barcode printer with internal rewinder offers high speed, high volume printing.  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965 to learn how this industrial thermal printer will work for you.   Key Features of the MH340P Barcode Printer This 4” industrial barcode printer has three features your company will find useful.   The first feature of the MH340P industrial barcode […]

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Labels for Drilling Pipe Inventory Tracking

By Lucy | June 22, 2020

Labels for drilling pipe inventory tracking have very specific material requirements.  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965.  We can help! Drilling Pipe Label Material Considering environmental factors is important when choosing label material for drilling pipe inventory tracking. As a rule, drilling pipes are exposed to the elements.  As a result, both pipes and labels can be subject to tough conditions.   […]

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Thermal Transfer Drum Labels | Houston, Texas

By Lucy | June 8, 2020

Thermal transfer drum labels are critical for the petroleum, chemical, and flexo ink industries.  Houston, Texas companies demand labels that will adhere to surfaces and remain “stuck.”  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965 for more information!      The Case for Thermal Transfer Drum Labels  Barcode Southwest has identified three reasons thermal transfer labels are perfect for Houston petroleum, chemical, and flexo […]

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Thermal Printhead and Platen Roller Problems

By Lucy | May 25, 2020

Thermal printhead and platen roller problems are the most common culprits with imaging concerns.  Companies expect their thermal printers to produce the best image every day.  Call Barcode Southwest at 1(888) 764-9965 to discuss solutions to these problems. Thermal Printers: Printhead Problems and Solutions There are three reasons why you are experiencing poor imaging in thermal printers.  Let’s start with […]

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Durable Labels for Harsh Environments

By Lucy | May 11, 2020

Durable labels for harsh environments are crucial to maintain the image printed on your products.  The two most common durable label materials are polypropylene and polyester.  Call Barcode Southwest 888-764-9965 to learn more about matching label material with your environment. Durable Labels for Harsh Environments When looking for durable labels for harsh environments, there are two types of label materials […]

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Printronix T8308- Media and Ribbon Installation

By Lucy | April 27, 2020

The Printronix T8308- Media and Ribbon installation doesn’t get any easier with this printer’s side load capability. Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965!  Let us help you learn how easy the media and ribbon installation can be!     Media Specifications of the Printronix T8308 Thermal Printer The 8″ wide Printronix T8308 thermal printer has an easy side load media capability.  This […]

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8″ Wide Thermal Printer- Printronix T8308

By Lucy | April 13, 2020

The 8″ wide thermal printer, Printronix T8308, is the latest wide web label printer offered by Barcode Southwest.  Call us at 888-764-9965!  Let us help you learn how this extremely rugged industrial printer can benefit your company!     Key Features of the Printronix T8308 Thermal Printer The 8″ wide Printronix T8308 thermal printer has three Key Features to meet […]

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TSC 2410MT Barcode Printer With Cutter

By Lucy | March 30, 2020

The TSC 2410MT barcode printer with cutter is the ideal printer for your label and tag cutting applications.  The TSC 2410MT printer features high quality imaging and a user-friendly control panel. The addition of a cutter only enhances its capabilities. Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965 to learn more about this printer and the optional cutters. Features of the TSC 2410MT […]

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Small Circuit Board Labels | Austin, TX

By Lucy | March 23, 2020

Small circuit board labels require specific label material and the right thermal transfer barcode printer to create a quality image.  The combination of the label material and barcode printer will create clean, crisp images that your Austin, TX company requires.  Call Barcode Southwest at 1-888-764-9965.  Let us help you learn more about label materials and thermal transfer barcode printers! The […]

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Printronix T8000 Series of Thermal Printers

By Lucy | March 16, 2020

The Printronix T8000 series of thermal printers are the newest industrial printers offered by Barcode Southwest.  Call us at 888-764-9965!  Let us help you learn how this premier high-end printer will benefit your company!     Key Features of the Printronix T8000 Series of Thermal Printers This industrial thermal printer series has three features to meet the printing needs of […]

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QR Codes and Barcode Printers

By Lucy | February 24, 2020

QR codes and barcode printers go hand-in-hand.  Incorporating QR codes into your product labeling can help educate your customers.  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965 to learn more about QR codes and barcode printers. QR Codes and Barcode Printers Quick Response (QR) codes are not new to labeling.  They were designed in Japan (1994) for the automotive industry.   These 2-dimensional informational codes […]

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Label Design Software: User Friendly For Any Industry

By Lucy | February 10, 2020

Label design software by Seagull Scientific offers the most user-friendly software available for any industry.  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965 to learn more about designing and printing your own labels. BarTender Professional Edition Label Design Software  BarTender Professional Edition label design software includes all label design and data processing features needed by most design professionals.  More importantly, this user-friendly software […]

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Direct Thermal Barcode Printers | Houston, TX

By Lucy | January 27, 2020

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 […]

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Barcode Printer Tune-Up Tips

By Lucy | January 13, 2020

Barcode printer tune-up tips can enhance the day-to-day operation of your company’s printing.  Tune up your barcode printer for the new year and the new decade.  Keep your business humming with a few simple maintenance checks.  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965 to learn more! Barcode Printer Tune-Up Tips A few barcode printer maintenance checks each month can help your company run […]

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Barcode Printers, Labels and More!

By Lucy | December 30, 2019

Barcode Printers, Labels and More! Barcode Southwest can help with all of your print-related needs.  This year, we have reviewed printers by TSC and Zebra.  Additionally, several articles focused on selecting the best type of print media for your unique printing applications.  Give us a call at 888-764-9965 to learn how we can help your company become even more productive […]

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Zebra GC420 Series Desktop Printers | Houston, TX

By Lucy | December 23, 2019

The Zebra GC420 series desktop printers are efficient, easy to operate and maintain.  This series features two printers:  the GC420d (direct thermal) and the GC420t (thermal transfer).  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965 to find out more about these desktop printers. Features of the Zebra GC420 Series Desktop  Printers Barcode Southwest has identified three user-friendly features for this desktop printer series […]

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TSC TX600 Desktop Label Printer

By Lucy | December 16, 2019

The TSC TX600 desktop label printer is very versatile.  Barcode Southwest recommends this thermal transfer barcode printer for your label printing needs.  Call Barcode Southwest 888-764-9965!  Key Features of the TX600 Thermal Label Printer The user-friendly TSC TX600 desktop label printer offers three key features. The first feature is its small size.  This printer needs only  9″ X 13″ of […]

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MX340P Thermal Transfer Barcode Printer

By Lucy | December 9, 2019

  The MX340P thermal transfer barcode printer from TSC is a versatile industrial barcode label printer.  Call Barcode Southwest at 888-764-9965!  Let us help you learn how this high-volume printer will benefit your company.   TSC MX340P Thermal Transfer Barcode Printer Key Features Increased Productivity The following four features can help increase productivity for your company. First, it is important […]

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