WAX strips. The majority of the paint on these strips is wax. WAX ink ribbons have a lower melting point, so it is possible to print at a lower temperature, thus reducing the load on the print head’s print pairs. Therefore, sp is less wasted. head resource. The resistance of the masking tape to scratches, cleaning, the effects of chemical agents and environmental factors is low. They are mostly used for printing on matte or semi-matte black and white stickers. WAX tapes are the cheapest.