Alpha® free: thermal paper without phenols.

Edited on 01/29/2015
The APPVION Company marketed thermal paper whose thermal developer is vitamin C.
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Developed and patented by APPVION company, Alpha® free thermal paper is guaranteed by the manufacturer without phenols (such as BPA , BPS , D8 ... ) and without urea compounds (such as Pergafast 201, urea/urethane compounds , ...): vitamin C is used as a thermal developer.


The potential applications of this thermal paper include all kinds of receipts (supermarket, restaurant) and coupons.


According to the company APPVION, the time life of a receipt printed on Free Alpha thermal paper is five years (under adequate storage conditions).

Already available in the US, this product will be soon on the European market.


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