Thermal paper in the supermarket
Thermal cash register paper is a kind of roll type printing paper which is made of hot-sensitive paper as raw material through simple processing. It is also called the roll type thermal cash register paper and the thermal printing paper.The thermal cash register paper is mainly used in the thermal printers of the cashier system.This kind of cash register paper has many advantages such as color homogeneity, good smoothness, high whiteness and long storage time. And it does not need printer consumables, carbon ribbon, color ribbon or cartridge while using it. Therefore the thermal cash register paper has a tendency to replace ordinary cash register paper in the cashier system.
The principle of making the thermal cash register paper is to apply the particle powder on the ordinary paper base. The composition of the powder is colorless dye phenol or other acid materials. The powder is separated from the ordinary paper by the film. When it is heated, the film melts and the powder is mixed together, and then the color reaction occurs. The words occurred on the thermal cash register paper is unstable and easy to fade which leads to the difficult identification of the contents of the document.
The thermal cash register paper is widely used in the POS terminal system of shopping malls and terminals of most supermarkets. The common specifications of heat-sensitive cash register paper are 57x50, 57x60, 57x80, 57x110, 80x50, 80x60, 80x80, 80x110, etc. According to the actual situation, the specifications of the cash register paper usually used in the supermarket are mostly 80x50 and 75x60.
Thermal paper printers are much faster than other types of printers, thereby reducing the time waiting at the cashier which improves the efficiency of the supermarket collecting money and prevents the emergence of a long queue. The image produced on thermal paper is clearer than other types of printing. It can help consumers to pay more attention to their own consumption situation by using the heat-sensitive to print sub consumption. The printer can also print bar code scans of high quality directly on the receipt, making it easier to return and communicate. This feature has been well received by consumers and retailers. When complex transactions occur, it can also prevent store theft and counterfeit receipts.