Wax-Resin ribbons are a combination of wax and resin-based colourant substances in which resin substances hold a greater percentage. Printing with Wax-Resin ribbons takes place at a higher heat or energy setting then wax ribbons. As resins are harder then waxes image durability, chemical resistance and abrasion smudge scratch resistance is more than that of wax-based ribbons. They also assure excellent edge definition. Wax / Resin ribbons can be used with glossy or smooth surfaces, synthetic materials.