Thermal Transfer Overprinting

Produce crisp and durable printing on flexible packaging films and self-adhesive labels with Thermal Transfer Overprinters (TTO) from Matthews.

Code onto flexible film packaging (flow wrap), labels or gloss card.

Makes cleanup easier when your application needs daily washdown.

Ideal for product ID applications in the snackfood, confectionery and fresh produce sectors.

Simple date and batch coding with variable information onto flexible film packaging.

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By allowing you to print easily onto generic film packaging, TTOs are an extremely cost-effective printing solution – especially for snack foods, confectionary and fresh produce.

If you need high-density barcodes and labels with longevity, a thermal transfer printer is an excellent option. When using the thermal transfer overprinting technology you can print everything from simple date codes and batch codes to logos, product descriptions, ingredients lists, nutritional panels and fully compliant barcodes.


Advantages of a Thermal Transfer Printer

Thermal transfer printers use a high-resolution thermal printhead, which melts a wax and/or resin-based ink from a very thin thermal transfer ribbon (or “foil”) coating onto the surface of your product.

  • Efficient printing: TTO printers are designed for reduced downtime and maximised ribbon economy keep your business running smoothly.
  • High quality print results: The smooth, waxy surface of the thermal transfer ribbon creates less friction when applying your code onto the product, making it ideal for high-speed production lines
  • Long print-head life: Print-head life is frequently doubled with a thermal transfer barcode printer compared to a direct thermal barcode printer
  • High-resistance codes: Thermal flexible packaging printing creates a highly resistant product that is able to withstand any chemicals, humidity, UV rays, abrasion and climatic changes that your packaging may encounter on its journey through the supply chain.

Contact Matthews to find out how Thermal Transfer Overprinters can give you cost-effective and durable coding, dating and marking.

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