Receipts are printed on thermal paper, a chemically coated paper that produces text and image when heat is applied to its surface.Since this kind of paper is susceptible to heat and UV light extended exposure to these elements will ultimately cause gradual fading.
Now you must be wondering, despite of this disadvantage why is the use of thermal paper so widespread. It’s because they are very low cost and the equipment used to print is low maintenance, since it doesn’t need ink or ribbon catridges
Thermal Paper in Jumbo Reels in the following sizes:
Available in the following GSM:
Thermal Paper Roller
Thermal Paper is a special fine paper that is coated with a chemical that changes color when exposed to heat. It is used in thermal printers, adding machines, ATM Machines, Boarding passes,Baggage stickers,cash registers and credit card terminals. The unique feature of thermal paper is that it is coated with layer of chemicals. If you touch thermal paper it feels very different from ordinary plain paper.Even the odor of thermal paper has a strong chemical impact.Thus textures and smell are a special quality of thermal paper imparted to it by coating of chemicals.These chemicals are also responsible for its slippery surface.The layer of chemical on the paper reacts when heat is applied, resulting in a dark image.