R316 Specialty Resin

Versatility Series
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Product Description

R316 is the industry's best resin ribbon for printing on coated and synthetic paper substrates. It’s also able to withstand environmental temperatures of up to 171° C (339° F). R316 uses remarkably low print energy settings while producing high quality barcodes and text. This ribbon’s design incorporates DNP’s standard anti-static and backcoat properties that protect the printhead. R316 prints with DNP’s unmatched edge definition producing clean, extremely durable, dense barcodes every time.

Standard Colors


Recommended Substrates

Tag / Paper
  • Uncoated Tag
  • Coated Tag
  • Coated Face Sheets



  • Polypropylene
  • Polyethylene
  • Polystyrene
  • Polyolefin
  • Vinyl (Topcoat)
  • Polyesters (Gloss)
  • Polyesters (Matte)



Specialty Materials
  • Polyimide
  • Valeron®

What Customers Are Saying

"I was looking for a thermal transfer ribbon for a special application in the music recording business. After testing various ribbons throughout the industry, the one that preformed the best was DNP's R316. It is the perfect ribbon for this application." 

Atlas Ribbon Company, Inc.
Ken Hollifield