Thermal Transfer Labels require a special printer fitted with a ribbon in order to function correctly. Thermal transfer printing is a digital printing method in which material is applied to paper (or some other material) by melting a coating of ribbon so that it stays glued to the material on which the print is applied. It contrasts with direct thermal printing where no ribbon is present in the process.
If you are needing to print labels on demand, then thermal transfer labels from Auto ID Systems are both affordable and easy to use solutions. We offer a large selection of blank roll labels in sizes from 20x20mm to 102x152mm.