History of Thermal Paper

2017-11-10T08:16:35+08:00By |Categories: Thermal Paper Knowledge|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]