Thermal Paper. What’s all the fuss about?

Author: POSPaper   Date Posted: 29 February 2016 

Have you wondered what thermal receipt paper, thermal docket rolls, thermal paper rolls all have in common. One word ‘Thermal.’

Thermal paper is not your typical paper, the paper itself is infused with chemicals which are reactive to heat. The texture and smell is another unique feature of thermal paper due to the layer of chemicals placed on the paper. 

The layer of chemicals on the paper react when heat, through print heads are applied, resulting in dark images or areas turning black.

Sounds interesting right?

Well, along with the chemicals there is a special dye and when the thermal paper is exposed to heat, say in a thermal printer, the colour is released onto the paper through inkless printing. Thermal paper is most commonly used in thermal printers and other lightweight machines including, cash registers and eftpos terminals.

Thermal paper isn’t your typical bond paper. It’s a look to the future of the ever-demanding hospitality industry, and the way we can enhance our point of sale transactions.

POSPaper have all your thermal paper and printing supplies for your convenience.

Browse our Thermal Rolls Here

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