Technical data sheet AP15KT-M Thermal papers > Top-coated labels & tickets

Product description

Top-coated grade for demanding ticket use. Superior barrier against plasticizers, oil, fat and solvents. Good resistance against heat and UV-light. Produced without using Bisphenol A and Bisphenol S. Reverse side coated for optimal printing performance.

Paper properties

Item Unit (SI) Value (SI) Unit (US) Value (US) Test method
Grammage g/m² 185 ± 10 17x22 - 500 lbs 49.2 ± 2.7 ISO 536
Thickness µm 185 ± 10 mils 7.3 ± 0.4 ISO 534
Moisture % 7.0 ± 1.0 ISO 287
Tensile strength (MD) kN/m min. 7.0 lbf/in min. 40.0 ISO 1924-3
Tensile strength (CD) kN/m min. 4.7 lbf/in min. 26.8 ISO 1924-3
Tear strength (MD) mN min. 800 gf min. 81.6 ISO 1974
Tear strength (CD) mN min. 800 gf min. 81.6 ISO 1974
Brightness % min. 82 ISO 2470
Smoothness PPS10 µm max. 1.8 ISO 8791-4

Image properties

Item Unit Value Test method
Image color black
Dynamic sensitivity • - •••• •••• = highest sensitivity
Maximum density • - •••• ••••

Stability properties

Item Unit Value Circumstances
Heat resistance background OD max. 0.15 60 °C, 24 h
Heat resistance image loss OD% max. 10
Humidity resistance background OD max. 0.15 40 °C, 90% rh, 24 h
Humidity resistance image loss OD% max. 10
Light resistance background OD max. 0.20 5000 lux, 100 h
Light resistance image loss OD% max. 10
Image stability years min. 12 Correct storage for thermal papers

Examples of color development graphs

Dynamic Sensitivity

Printer: Atlantek 400

Static Sensitivity

Contact time: 5s