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R4085plus Ribbon

DNP Ribbons (formerly Sony Chemical)

DNP TR4085plus Premium Resin-Enhanced Wax Ribbon (formerly Sony TR4085plus Resin Enhanced Wax Thermal Transfer Ribbons)

TR4085plus™, the industry’s leading wax product since its introduction to the market in November 2000, features the SmoothCoat® backcoat with a 4 Million Linear Inch Guarantee. The unique ink formulation of TR4085plus™ dissipates static and is versatile enough to print on a wide variety of label stocks. No other wax product beats TR4085plus™ when it comes to Edge Definition™ for crisp, rotated bar codes and dark, durable images.

DNP TR4085plus Recommended Applications

flexible packaging general inventory DNP Logistics
Flexible Package General Inventory Logistics
parts packaging pharmaceutical product ID DNP Retail
Parts Packaging Pharmaceutical Product ID Retail
DNP RFID shelf shipping signage
RFID Shelf Shipping Signage

DNP's formerly Sony's Four-million-linear-inch guarantee

DNP TR4085plus Recommended Substrates
Coated/uncoated paper & tag stocks, synthetic paper, polyethylene, polypropylene, polyolefin, Kimdura®, Valeron®, Polyart®, gloss paper, flood-coated paper, UV varnished labels

DNP TR4085plus Performance Characteristics

  • Backed by the 4 Million Linear Inch Guarantee
  • Prints on a wide variety of substrates from uncoated papers to mid-range synthetic films
  • Prints at high speeds (12 IPS) delivering crisp, rotated bar codes
  • Dissipates static
  • Enhanced smudge and scratch resistance
  • Superior print quality on flood-coated labels
  • Unbeatable Edge Definition™ for dark, dense images and improved scan rates

Ribbon PropertiesDNP Wax / Resin thermal transfer ribbons

Wax (resin-enhanced)


Total Thickness
8.0 ± 0.5μ

Base Film Thickness
4.8 ± 0.3μ

Ink Thickness
3.2 ± 0.2μ

Ink Melting Point
75°C (167°F)
Differential Scanning Calorimeter

Durability of Printed Image

Print Density

Smudge Resistance
Colorfastness Tester - 50 Cycles @ 500 Grams with Cotton Cloth

Scratch Resistance
Colorfastness Tester- 20 Cycles @ 200 Grams with Stainless Steel Pointed Tip

* American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Grade levels are A, B, C, D and F, where A is excellent, B is above average, C is average, D is below average, and F is poor.

Conversion Chart

Conversion chart
Millimeters (mm) to inches > mm 25.4
Inches to mm > Inches 0.03937
Meters (m) to Feet (ft) > m 0.3048
Feet to Meters > Feet 3.2808
C to F > (1.8 x C) + 32 = F
F to C > (F 1.8) - 17.77 = C
Thousand square inches (MSI) to m2 > msi x 0.645
MSI = m2 .0645

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