1. Offset paper:
All the cash register paper
, which is processed and produced to be single-layer by ordinary offset paper. There is no coating on the paper. And the surface of cash register paper is typed by the printer ribbon.
2. Thermal paper:
All the cash register paper, which is processed and produced to be single-layer by thermal paper. The cash register paper is typed and coated with laser thermal printer. It has many characteristics. It saves consumptive material and doesn’t need carbon ribbon, ribbon or ink cartridges. Moreover, the surface of the paper is smooth, and there is a clear mark that the nails or hard objects strike the paper.
3. Carbonless paper:
This kind of cash register paper is made up of at least two layers or more. The first layer of which needs a needle type printer to print color, but the rest layers are printed by a needle printer to print color with pressure.
4. Self-Contained paper:
This kind of cash register paper
is made up of one or more layers. And it is colored by the needle printer with pressure. The printer does not need to install ribbon. The first layer of this kind of cash register paper is called the self-contained paper, and the rest layers are made of ordinary carbonless paper.