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Wasp WPL612 Industrial Barcode Printer Offers High Volume at Value Price

Wasp-WPL612-industrial-barcode-printer

The Wasp WPL612 industrial barcode printer moves up to 20,000 labels per day for customers with a need for reliable high-volume barcode printing. The most powerful barcode printer manufactured by Wasp Barcode Technologies, the Wasp WPL612 industrial barcode printer works well for a wide range of industries and applications, including: Manufacturing and work-in-process Compliance labeling Order fulfillment Distribution Healthcare patient ... Read More »

Thermal Transfer vs Direct Thermal Printing: Which is Best?

Black Tie Labels by System ID

The battle of thermal transfer vs direct thermal printing is most often won by answering a simple question: Do you require long-lasting barcodes to identify products and tag assets, or do you need to print items with shorter shelf lives, such as shipping labels, receipts, or tickets? Most organizations with dedicated barcode systems use either thermal transfer or direct thermal ... Read More »

Direct Thermal Printing Costs Less, Best for Short-Term Use

Zebra RW420PS Mobile Printer

Direct thermal printing is broadly used by a number of industries to create barcode labels for multiple applications. Like thermal transfer printing, it uses heat generated from a print head to create an image. However, direct thermal printing differs from thermal transfer in that it doesn’t use ribbons, ink, or toner to print images on labels. How does direct thermal ... Read More »