Resin Thermal Ribbons prints permanently when used on a durable substrate (e.g. label surface). It is the most expensive, among the other types of ribbons, but has superior durability appropriate for extreme applications. Different varieties of Resin ribbon have different properties, providing resistance against heat/scratching/rubbing, chemicals (including alcohol, gasoline, bleach, sulfuric acid etc.). They are typically used for outdoor, textile/fabric, industrial, automotive, and other harsh environmental applications.