Experiencing issues with “Clean” thermal print outs?….


… Did you know that hand sanitizer is one of the worst chemicals that can come into contact with a thermal print out? It’s something that I was personally unaware of until I attended the Pittcon expo in New Orleans, back in March.

At the expo, I was having a conversation with some people who worked in a lab, and they were explaining the issue where they use hand sanitizer in their day to day routine, but if it connects with a thermal print out, the print becomes illegible.

Whilst Martel are experts at manufacturing thermal printers, we do not manufacture peripheral items such as paper rolls. We thought we’d talk to our friends at Max International and Merley Paper, and a solution was created.

Meet Tim and Sally:

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(Click the picture for a link to our video)

We can now safely say that regardless of the environment of your device, whether it be in a lab, or working in a garage with oil, or any other harsh chemicals, the new thermal paper will withstand, and the print will be completely unaffected.

Martel will be back at Pittcon in 2016, and whilst we look forward to meeting with you there, if you’d like to talk to us in the meantime about a chemical you are using around thermal paper, or have a printing requirement in a harsh environment, then please contact us, all the links are below.

Until next time…..


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