Direct Thermal vs Thermal Transfer Label Printing Cost Calculator
Are you and your company considering moving to direct thermal printing? If so you’ll eliminate the cost of the ribbon as well as the time it takes to change the ribbon out. Generally speaking direct thermal labels cost more than similarly sized thermal transfer labels. Use our calculator below to determine the total cost of thermal transfer printing, including the cost of the ribbon, and then can compare the total costs.
Calculate the cost per label of thermal transfer including ribbons: