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AWR 6 Ribbons


ARMOR AWR 6 Standard - Wax for Flat Head

ARMOR AWR 6 enhances the ARMOR wax range, composed of market leading AWR and AWX qualities.

The ink provides excellent print quality of picket barcodes, very small text, large characters and logos, at a blackness up to 2.1 (ODR).

The ribbon structure allows printing on all kinds of papers.
This feature makes the ribbon highly recommended to the standard labeling market.
Printing is also possible onto various synthetics.
The printed image offers heat resistance up to 60C.

Those characteristics remain at speeds up to 300 mm/s (12 ips), and with 200, 300 and 600 DPI printheads.

ARMOR AWR 6 grade features ARMOR’s outstanding backcoat technology, ensuring excellent printhead protection, preventing clogging and static build-up.

ARMOR AWR 6 Highlights

  • Receptor multi-compatibility
  • Excellent blackness
  • Very good sharpness

Printing Quality

Printing Quality





Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

The film is produced in one of the industry's most organized and awarded factories:


Sustainable development action plan based on 10 leading topics involving all profiles of the company.

global compact

Global Compact
UNO initiative inviting companies to apply fundamental ethical and environmental values.

responsible care

Responsible Care
International Council of Chemical Associations’ charter towards constant improvements in health, safety and environment.


Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Certifications
ISO 9001 : 2008, NQUAL/2007/28312 ISO 14001 : 2004, NENV/2007/28315 OHSAS 18001 : 2007, NSMS/2007/28316


AFAQ 1000NR (means millennium)
Evaluation of companies' state of advancement in sustainable development. ARMOR, 1st company to reach "Exemplary" level

ARMOR AWR 6 Certifications and Approvals

Food contact
This ribbon is compliant with the European Directive 1935/2004/EC.

Heavy metals
The ribbon is compliant with EC 95/638. SGS reports available upon request.

EC directives 2002/95 and 2002/96, compliance to the limitation of dangerous substances in electric and electronic equipments.

As a European manufacturer, ARMOR is completely fulfilling REACH requirements. Our ribbons are free from the Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC).

The ribbon does not contain any substance of this list.

The ribbon is free from the substances listed except carbon black.

ARMOR AWR 6 Ribbon Specifications

ribbon specs

Silicon based.
Friction coefficient: Kd < 0.2.

PET Film
Thickness: 4.5 μm.
Tearing Resistance: > 300 N/mm(MD).

Melting point: 75C (ARMOR procedure).

Thickness (black): < 8 μm.
The ribbon is anti static build-up treated.
Storage: 12 months, 5-35C (40-95F),
20-80 % Humidity Rate.

ARMOR AWR 6 Color Range

Data exposed in this sheet are for the black ribbon. Printing performance of the color ribbons are close to black ones.


ARMOR AWR 6 Examples of Application Fields

The characteristics of AWR 6 answer the requirements of the following application fields:



Inventory Shipping
Pharmaceutique distri
Pharmaceutical Retail labeling
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Tags Food contact


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