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3 Reasons to Choose Coreless Thermal Paper Rolls

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Thermal paper roll has been the most popular receipts used in retail & POS industry. For decades of years, there is a plastic or cardboard core inside thermal paper. They are in different sizes and shapes.It works well, but why we should choose coreless thermal paper rolls now. There are 3 main reasons. The core is useless now.Years before, [...]

Connect Chemicals’ Temporary Shutdown

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Date: September, 2017 Connect Chemicals has been shutdown temporarily for at least 3 months, while they are rectifying to meet environmental standards. China lanuched strict environmental inspection from 2016. The govenment shut down polluting factories, mines and processing facilities. For paper industry, they eliminated backward and excess capacity and shut down many small paper factories.  This lead to capacity reduction [...]

Update: Global Thermal Paper Shortage in 2018

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Background (Date: November, 2017): Connect Chemicals, the world's largest supplier of leuco dye chemical to make thermal paper, was shut down by China government due to environment reasons in September, 2017. China launched strict environment inspection from 2016. The government closed polluting factories, mines and processing facilities. For paper industry, they eliminated backward and excess capacity and shut down many small [...]

History of Thermal Paper

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The earliest direct thermal papers were developed by NCR Corporation (using dye chemistry) and 3M (using metallic salts). The NCR technology became the market leader over time, although the image would fade rather rapidly compared with the much more expensive, but durable 3M technology. Texas Instruments invented the thermal print head in 1965, and the Silent 700, a [...]

How to Identify Thermal Paper?–Am I Using Thermal Paper?

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How to tell if a receipt is thermal paper? Thermal paper roll is everywhere in daily life. In a fast chain restaurant, it consumes plenty of receipts per month. The consumption is also huge in supermarkets, banks, hospitals everyday. When you start a thermal paper business or consume rolls for your business, you need to recognize and identify [...]

Why Thermal Paper Price is Increasing so Much?

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Date: October, 2017 After decades of stable price, thermal paper situation has changed since 2016. Thermal paper price has been increased month by month, sometimes even week by week. Why does this happen? 1. Local environmental factor. To protect the environment, China lunched environmental inspection in 2016. They shut down polluting factories, mines and processing [...]

How to Pack Thermal Paper Rolls

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1) Silver Foil Packing 2) Shrink Wrapping 3) OEM: Silver Foil Packing with label 4) Loose Packing 5) OEM: Single Paper Packing Thermal Paper has a chemical coating on its surface. When the surface encounters with POS printer's print-head, it will change color to show text or image. [...]

Thermal Paper Roll with QR Code

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QR code stands for everything. It can be contact information, slogan, website address, mobile app. It's easy and convienent for business. For a resautant, we print QR code on the receipt paper. When customer got the receipt paper, they can scan QR code. It turns out a mobile order system. It's easy and quick to order next [...]

How to Measure Thermal Paper Roll?

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Thermal paper roll is widely used in retail and POS indutries as a purchase receipt. Thermal Paper Rolls are measured by width, outer diameter and inner diameter. Take a thermal paper roll 80mm x 65mm x 12mm as an example,  80mm is the paper width;  65mm is the roll diameter; 12mm is the inner core size. Width: the [...]

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