For corner / near-edge printers The AS1 is a new generation resin ribbon developed for applications requiring excellent mechanical and solvent resistance. It is the recommended product for use in harsh environment label printing for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. The AS1 is compatible with most synthetic materials, and some matt and high gloss coated papers. It will withstand temperatures of up to 180 ºC (356 ºF) and has a blackness of 1.8 (ODR). It also offers the very best in printhead protection, as with all Toshiba ribbon products. Toshiba AS1 is the preferred choice for all images destined for harsh situations.