If you want to set up barcode system then you need to purchase the database server on which you are now hosting the assets database, barcode printer, barcode scanners. Barcode ribbons are used in barcode printers, which are very important to print barcodes.
If you purchase standard printers like Zebra printers, a set of ribbons will be given to you by vendor. If it is first time that you are purchasing the ribbons then you need to consider few things. Such as:
The thing you really need to know is the type of barcode printer, in which you are going to use such ribbons, when shopping for ribbons. You need to be aware of the specific model number along with make of a printer you have. It is because ribbons cannot be shared by two different models of the same barcode printer. For this you need to be aware of model number of the printer.
Later you need to consider whether barcode ribbons are made up of resin or not, when you purchase the ribbons for printer. Also consider that whether such ribbons are made from wax, or those made from both resin and wax..
If you can not find out the model of your barcode printer then, consider to trace the part number of your printer barcode ribbons.
It is important to purchase the right ribbon for you printer. One of the best printers is Zebra printer.
These are things you need to consider when you are going to purchase the ribbons for your barcode printers.