Computer Printer Ribbon
The computer printer cartridge of a Dot matrix printer (DMP) consists of a cassette and inked fabric called the printer ribbon. The cartridge is replaced when no further prints can be availed, however in order to save on costs only the ribbon portion is changed which is called the refill. The Nylon 6 yarn is woven into a fabric which is cut to required size for making computer printer ribbons. The properties essential for this fabric is High tensile strength, Good absorption capacity and capillary action, Smudge resistance, Scratch resistance, Good heat resistance These properties enable the ribbon to carry the ink and undergo stress during printing.