Global Patent Index - EP 0955183 A3

EP 0955183 A3 2000-09-06 - Thermal transfer ribbon

Title (en)

Thermal transfer ribbon

Title (de)

Thermotransferband

Title (fr)

Ruban pour le transfert thermique

Publication

EP 0955183 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 99108565 A

Priority

DE 19820769 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0955183A2] Thermal transfer tape with a resin-bonded release layer containing a wax-soluble polymer and a wax-bonded layer of thermal transfer ink containing a narrow-cut wax with melting and solidification points close together plus less than 8 wt.% wax-soluble polymer. Thermal transfer tape with a conventional base, a wax-bonded layer (B) of thermal transfer ink on one side of the base and a resin-bonded release layer (A) between layer (B) and the base. Layer (A) (at least) contains a wax-soluble polymer, while layer (B) contains less than 8 (preferably 0-5) wt.% wax-soluble polymer together with a narrow-cut wax in which the melting and solidification points (Tm and Ts) are close together.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B41M 5/40; B41M 5/38

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 31/00 (2006.01); B41J 31/06 (2006.01); B41M 5/392 (2006.01); B41M 5/42 (2006.01); B41M 5/44 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41M 5/44 (2013.01); B41M 5/392 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0955183 A2 19991110; EP 0955183 A3 20000906; EP 0955183 B1 20031112; CA 2271430 A1 19991108; DE 19820769 A1 19991111; DE 19820769 B4 20040205

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