Printer Ribbons

If you are unsure about which ribbon best suits your needs, please contact one of our experts at 01- 6271108 or emailĀ ribbons@printscan.ie

Toshiba Ribbon

Toshiba branded consumables are designed and manufactured to work in conjunction with the Toshiba printer rage and the different printing technologies they use.

Download the Toshiba Ribbon Compatibility Chart or click on any of the links below to download a product brochure.

Wax Ribbon Grades

  • AW3 General Purpose Wax
  • SW1 Resin Enhanced Wax

Wax Resin Ribbon Grades

  • AG2 Smearless Wax Resin (Near Edge Printers Only)
  • AG3 Smearless Wax Resin (Flat Head Printers Only)
  • SG2 Smearless Wax Resin

Resin Ribbon Grades

  • AS1 Scratch / Solvent Resistant Resin
  • SS1 Scratch / Solvent Resistant Resin
  • AS2 Super Resin
  • AS3 Resin

Datamax Printer Ribbons Datamax branded consumables are designed and manufactured to work in conjunction with the Datamax printer range and the different printing technologies they use. Download the Datamax Ribbon Information Pdf.

Zebra Printer Ribbons

Zebra has the right thermal transfer ribbon for your application, available in Wax, Wax Resin, Resin formulations. You can be assured that when used, Zebra ribbons will provide optimal performance with your Zebra printer and extend the life of your printhead.

Click on any of the links below to download a product brochure.

Wax Ribbon Grades

  • 2300 European Wax
  • 2100 High Performance Wax
  • 5319 Performance Wax
  • 5049 High Speed Performance Wax

Wax Resin Ribbon Grades

  • 3400 High Performance Wax Resin
  • 3200 Premium Wax Resin
  • 5586 Premium Wax Resin
  • 5555 Standard Wax Resin

Resin Ribbon Grades

  • 4800 Performance Resin
  • 5095 High Performance Resin
  • 5100 Premium Resin

Non Branded Ribbons

Non branded printer ribbons

Information coming soon

Ribbon Type Descriptions

DescriptionCharacteristicsApplications & When to use
WaxSuitable for most paper and synthetic materialsWhere there is light direct contact or handling. General Purpose usage, Warehousing, Packaging. (Bin & Shelf edge labelling, box end packaging)

Resin Enhanced Wax




Smearless Wax Resin<

Suitable for most papers and synthetic materials



Suitable for most paper and synthetic materials

Where there is light direct contact or handling. General Purpose usage, Warehousing, Packaging. (Bin & Shelf edge labelling, box end packaging)


Where there is frequent direct contact or handling or printed image is subject to outdoor elements.
Transport & Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution, Manufacturing, Retail(Swing Tags & Hand Tags) and specialist retail industries
Resin
Scratch/Solvent Resistant


Super Scratch/Solvent Resistant.


Wash Care/Textile Printing
Suited to most synthetic Label materials


Superior smudge and
Heat resistance.


Withstands bleaching, ironing and dry
cleaning


Where printed image is subject to extreme conditions and heavy direct contact. Where there is abrasion, heat, or chemical contact.
Ideal for use in industrial, pharmaceutical, automotive and textile industries.