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Thermal Ink Transfer Color Print

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000056496D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-14

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Crooks, W Weiche, WJ Wilbur, CV [+details]

Abstract

Thermal ink transfer printing involves controlled localized heating of a ribbon to cause a selective transfer of ink to a receiving medium. Such printing typically uses a black ink layer which includes carbon black.