Ribbon break may occur while barcode printer is printing. There are some reasons as below.
- Printing temperature is too high
The main reason cause ribbon break is setting high printing temperature. Especially printing full cross line or thin and small font. Do not simply higher the printing temperature for enhance the printing quality. It may cause the ribbon melted and damage TPH.
- Ribbon tension
There are ribbon supply spindle and ribbon pickup spindle can adjust ribbon tension. Increase too much tension may cause ribbon break.
- Bad Ribbon quality
The ribbon strength and thickness are effect extension. Some ribbon may cause ribbon break because of using low quality material. This kind of ribbon is thinner then other normal quality ribbon. We suggest change better ribbon quality.