How long does thermal paper last before it fades?

Answer Thermal paper fades at a much slower rate than usual when it is kept away from heat, oils, ultraviolet light and/or humidity. If stored carefully, thermal paper should last five or more years with... Read More »

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What Is Thermal Fax Paper?

Although many of today's fax machines use either an inkjet or laser printer to make images, faxes originally worked by using a heated element to create an image on temperature sensitive paper.

What is thermal paper?

Thermal paper has chemicals and a special dye added to it. These chemicals and dye are heat sensitive. When heat is applied to the paper, such as in a thermal printer, the paper changes colors due... Read More »

How to Use Thermal Transfer Paper?

Thermal transfer paper is a type of heat-sensitive material used in thermal printers. The paper consists of four layers: a yellow sheet, a protective sheet, a white sheet and the carbon layer. The ... Read More »

Is thermal paper recyclable?

Thermal paper--a type of paper used with fax machines and cash registers--cannot be recycled. Thermal paper is treated with chemicals so that images can be reproduced on it, and any paper containin... Read More »