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Two-Color Thermal Transfer Printers

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Two Colors Are Better Than One

cab Two-Color Thermal Transfer Printers cab XC6

Label shown was designed and printed
with ICC's LabelSync Software

This printer is compatible with:

Web Labeling

Label Sync

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ICC is proud to offer two-color thermal transfer label and barcode printers to help chemical manufacturers comply with GHS labeling regulations.

Whether you are printing small container labels or drum labels
containing the shipping symbols, we have a printer to meet your needs. These printers are extremely reliable and offer the flexibility of using a variety of cost effective pressure sensitive paper or synthetic materials that meet IMDG requirements for shipping dangerous goods by sea.

Two Color Label Printer Models

Low Cost per Label with Ribbon Saver

The cab series of printers come standard with built in ribbon saver that automatically stops the one of the ribbons from moving when nothing is being printed This is particularly important when printing the red GHS pictograms on part of a larger label.


For driver information, manuals and other documentation see cab's website.

Two-tone printing video


cab Two-Color Thermal Transfer Printers cab XC6

1. Large graphic display

White backlight guarantees optimal legibility.

5. Solid, buckling resistant metal chassis

It is made of die-cast aluminum. All devices are assembled to it.

2. Ribbon retainer

The three-part tightening axles allow a fast and easy ribbon exchange.

6. Roll holder

The swing lever and the integrated brake make sure that the labels are unwound with constant tension.

3. Easy adjustment

The printheads are pressed down with plungers. One is mounted stationary at the inner surface, the other one is pushed to the right label margin.

7. Ribbon saver for printhead 1

This process avoids smudging printing when pulling back labels after the printing process. Ribbon is saved when large labels with a small printed area are required.

4. Peripheral connection

All additional modules such as stacker and cutter are easily adjustable. All peripheral devices can be attached to the printer with two adapters and affixed with one screw in a matter of seconds.


Label printer XC4 XC6
Printhead Printing method Thermal transfer
Print resolution dpi 300 300
Print spedd up to mm / s 30, 40, 50, 75, 100, 125 30, 40, 50, 75, 100, 125
Print width up to mm 105.6 162.6
Material Labels, continuous rolls or fan-folded Paper, cardboard, textiles, plastics such as PET, PE, PP, PVC, PU, acrylate, PI
Thickness mm / weight g / m2 0.05 – 0.8 / 60 – 180
Height: Labels mm of liner or continuous material mm 20mm – 116mm 50mm – 176mm
25mm – 120mm 50mm – 180mm
Label height* mm 20mm – 2000mm 20mm – 1500mm
Media roll: Total diameter up to mm Core diameter mm Winding direction 300mm
Outside or inside
Ribbon Ink Outside or inside
Roll diameter up to mm 72
Core diameter mm 25.4
Ribbon length variable up to m 360
Width** up to mm 25 – 114 55 – 165
Saver printhead 1 [Included Standard]
Dimensions Height x Depth x Width mm 395 x 554 x 248 395 x 554 x 358
Weight kg 22 24
Label sensor Gap sensor For leading edge of the label or punching marks and end of material
Reflective sensor from the botton For printing marks
Distance to leading edge mm 5mm – 53mm
Electronics Processor high speed 32 Bit ColdFire/clock rate MHz 266MHz
Memory IFFS MB Flash 8MB
Slot for CompactFlash Type I memory card [Included Standard]
Slot for wireless LAN card [Included Standard]
Battery buffer for Real-time clock, printout of time and date Data storage on shut-down
Warning signal Acoustic signal in case of error
Interfaces USB 2.0 high speed slave for PC connection [Included Standard]
Ethernet 10 / 100 Base T, LPD, RawIP printing, ftp printing, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, SNMP, TIME, Zeroconf, mDNS, SOAP [Included Standard]
Peripheral connection [Included Standard]
WLAN card 802.11b / g WEP / WPA PSK (TKIP) [Optional Standard]
2x USB master for For external operation panel, keyboard, scanner, service key, USB flash drive
Operating data Power supply 100 – 240 V ~ 50 / 60 Hz, PFC
Power consumption Max. 300 W
Temperature / Humidity: Operation Storage Transport +5 – 40°C / 10 – 85% not condensing
+0 – 60°C / 20 – 85% not condensing
-25 – 60°C / 20 – 85% not condensing
Approvals CE, in preparation FCC class A, CB, CCC, UL

* Limitations may apply to small labels, thin materials or strong adhesives. Critical materials or applications must be tested and approved.
** The ribbon should be roughly the same width as the label in order to avoid folding.


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