AXR EL

Super Premium Resin for Flat Head Printer (Expert)

 
  • Ribbon developed exclusively for the electronics industry

  • Resistant to circuit board soldering and cleaning processes

  • Print sharpness for small barcodes

AXR EL
 

AXR®EL is the Thermal Transfer ribbon specially designed by ARMOR to guarantee the legibility and durability of information printed on labels for electronic products. The resistance levels to heat and cleaning products offered by the AXR®EL guarantees reliable traceability right up to the end of the product life cycle.

Main usage

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

Resistance to demanding conditions of production and utilisation

ELECTRICAL COMPONENT

Marking a product throughout its life cycle

SIGNAGE AND LOGOS

Printing symbols

RATING PLATE

Durable printing of appliance technical information

Features
Certifications and standards

AXR®EL complies with the most stringent regulations including those specific to the electronics industry:

  • EN 50419 | Marking Electronic equipment

  • Halogen Free | Halogens

  • IPC A-610 | Electronic assemblies

  • REACH SVHC Free | REACH/SVHC

  • RoHS | Heavy Metals

Resistance to soldering

Some of the soldering processes use temperature cycles up to 270°C (518 °F).
AXR®EL is resistant to 300°C (572°F) to guarantee a print that remains perfectly legible.

Resistance to cleaning
AXR®EL is resistant to both solvent and water-based cleaning products. Traceability data is retained throughout the production chain
  • IPA (IsoPropanol)

  • Vigon®

  • Aquanox®

  • Atron®

  • Exxsol®

Printing quality

AXR®EL prints all types of barcode and alphanumeric characters (ANSI grade A) with great precision.

  • Print sharpness: The AXR®EL prints very dense barcodes, including 2D, on small labels.

  • Blackness: With a DOR (optical specular density) of 1.80, the AXR®EL prints data that is perfectly legible even on coloured substrates.

Recommended printing substrates
 
  • Polyimide

  • Polyester (PET)

  • Acrylate

Storage
 

By respecting the following storage conditions, we recommend to use the ribbons within 12 months after production date.

  • Keep away from light

  • Temperature 5-35°C (40-95°F)

  • Humidity 20-80 %

 

Packaging

  • Double-wall corrugated box offering good compression resistance.

  • Rolls individually filmed for good protection during transport and storage.

  • Loose fill packaging material to hold the products during transport.

  • Identification and traceability information on the box and on each roll.

  • All packaging items are recyclable and comply with Directive 1994/62/EC.

 

Product specificity

AXR®EL is a new generation Thermal Transfer ribbon designed to print labels for electronic products with guaranteed long-term traceability.

Application
200 000 DURABLE LABELS PRINTED EVERY DAY
 

A major Chinese multinational company specialized in consumer electronics products, such as televisions, cameras, remote controls and micro-chips. With four R&D and production facilities in China the company is considered as one of the biggest corporations in China.

Considering the highly automated production processes and the complex supply chain managing thousands of products every day, a reliable traceability system for all parts, products and parcels was needed.


HENGDING, a long-term ARMOR partner has offered a complete Thermal Transfer solution using 3 different inkanto ribbons to match stringent specifications:

  • Compatibility with multiple label materials

  • Ability to work seamlessly in different thermal printer brands and models

  • Offer perfect barcode scanning and data readability

  • High durability to guarantee traceability despite aggressive production processes or usage conditions

  • Respect several stringent electronics regulations

The following inkanto ribbons have been tested and approved: AXR 7+ standard resin and AXR EL electronics specialty resin ribbon to print 200 000 various product labels every day. In addition, APX FH+ wax-resin ribbon is also used for printing storage and logistics labels.

The inkanto range of Thermal Transfer ribbons is perfectly sized to answer 99% of labeling needs.

Sustainable development
Recycling
 

At its main production site, ARMOR recycles 100% of the film wastes generated by the production of ribbons.

 

Withstand

Printing characteristics of the ribbons are unaltered after several months of storage.

 

Preserve

Inkanto ribbons made with the SolFree process are 100% solvent free.

Protect

Inkanto ribbons are totally safe for handling and use.

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LIfetime guarantee

RISK-FREE RIBBONS ALLOW YOU TO FOCUS ON YOUR BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS

- inkanto® ribbons are guaranteed for life against any manufacturing defect

- The guarantee is included on the products and their documentation so that your operators are fully aware 

- Storage conditions and handling instructions appear on the box

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