Global Patent Index - EP 0992360 A2

EP 0992360 A2 2000-04-12 - Thermal dye transfer ribbon

Title (en)

Thermal dye transfer ribbon

Title (de)

Thermisches Farbstoffübertragungsband

Title (fr)

Ruban pour le transfert des colorants par la chaleur


EP 0992360 A2 (EN)


EP 99119687 A


JP 28417598 A

Abstract (en)

A thermal transfer ribbon for thermally transferring a preprinting layer onto a receptor with a poor surface smoothness in advance of formation of a printed image on the receptor is provided which comprises a foundation and at least a preprinting layer provided on the foundation, the preprinting layer comprising a release layer, an intermediate layer and an adhesive layer stacked in this order from the foundation side, the intermediate layer having a melt viscosity of not less than 10<6> cps/160 DEG C, and the adhesive layer having a melt viscosity of 10<4> to 10<6> cps/160 DEG C.

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

B41M 5/38

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 31/05 (2006.01); B41M 5/382 (2006.01); B41M 5/40 (2006.01); B41M 5/41 (2006.01); B41M 5/50 (2006.01); B41M 5/52 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41M 5/38207 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)


DOCDB simple family

EP 0992360 A2 20000412; EP 0992360 A3 20011121; JP 2000108532 A 20000418