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Thermal-transfer coding systems

Thermal-transfer coding systems

versatile, flexible, high resolution

Thermotransfer printing is ideal for high-resolution print quality on flexible packaging materials such as flow packs, tray-sealing, film, folding boxes and labels.

Whether single or multiline production, plain texts, or barcodes, logos etc. the ttPRINT prints various data securely and reliably. ttPRINT cuts material and energy consumption allowing you to reduce your running costs.

With a huge range of high-quality thermal transfer ribbons for various print heads you are sure to find the perfect one for you. Safeguard your production with a reliable and compatible concept.

  • versatile & economical

    Achieve the highest level of availability and print quality even on PE, PP, paper, Tyvek etc. with our thermal transfer ribbons specially developed for our ttPRINT. Ink Side IN and OUT films are available in various colours. This ribbon-saving automation is a standard feature in all of our thermal transfer Printers.

  • smart & optimised

    Create possibilities by printing your own ingredients list. Take advantage of the versatility of thermal transfer printing with individual print areas for single or multiline use. Reduce costs for storage of pre-printed packaging materials.

  • intelligent & high performance

    Some of the highlights of the design software ttGRAPHIC are the integration of 1D and 2D codes, connection to SAP and databases. It allows you to fulfil any of your customers' wishes and it is valued by users as it is easy to handle. What you see is what you get!

  • high resolution & flexible

    Our thermal transfer printer ttPRINT is the right choice for high-resolution print quality on flexible packaging materials such as flow packs, tray sealing, film, folding boxes and labels. Whether intermittent or continuous, along or across the grain - you decide!

  • intuitive & rational

    Save valuable production time with our userfriendly operating concept. The comfortable, colour TFT-touch display is interactive and easy to use with up to four printing heads. Clever training programs round off this concept.

  • proven & individual

    The customised realisation of your requirements is top of our list. Benefit from our decades of know-how in application engineering, integration and security when implementing your Project.

No compromises with our Thermal-transfer coding systems

ttPRINT technology

ttPRINT runs continuously or intermittently and is perfectly suited for implementation in packaging machines as well as labellers.

It features a high-resolution inline print unit, various print widths and an easily changeable foil cassette.

Its durable thermal strip and foil saving automation reduce cost of ownership.

The trouble free integration of the system is made easier by separation of print head and control unit and also by diverse printing heads in right or left hand version. Up to four print head units can be controlled by the intuitive touch panel.

Key features of KBA-Metronic thermal-transfer coding systems:
  • printing width up to 128 mm
  • wear-free transfer band transport system
  • Standard: Ink-Side IN and OUT ribbons can be used
  • short set-up times thanks to cassette system
  • ribbon save mode
  • up to 4 printheads can be controlled through the touch panel
  • easy integration into networks
  • extremely high availability
  • minimal operating costs
  • very low maintenance

Thermal-transfer systems

Explore our extensive product Portfolio.
We offer you the optimum solution your requirements.

ttPRINT Inline

  • Runs continuously or intermittently
  • High-Resolution inline print unit
Simple. Runs. Versatile.


  • Individual print areas
  • Single or multiline use
Simple. Runs. Multiline.


  • Compact dimensions
  • Cost-saving alternative
Simple. Runs. Adaptable.

Product configurator

Select your type of marking and the material to be worked on.
Our product configurator will offer you suitable products for your requirements .

Do you have questions or would you like a personal consultation?

For more information please do not hesitate to contact our Team.
KBA-Metronic GmbH has the right solution for your requirements.

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Phone: +49 931 9085-0
E-Mail: sales-coding(at)koenig-bauer.com

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