It’s true. CleanStart® is an exclusive printhead cleaner that is built right into your thermal transfer ribbon and is available at no extra cost. Exclusive to IIMAK, Clean Start® is an innovative printhead cleaner that's built right into the beginning of the ribbon. Simply pull Clean Start® through the locked printhead at the start of a new ribbon. Doing so removes debris before it builds up on the printhead, assuring printed images, text, and barcodes are crisp and clear. All it takes is just 6 seconds and you’ll be on your way to longer printhead life, more readable scans and peak image quality. What does this mean to you? IIMAK thermal transfer ribbons with CleanStart® creates BIG savings in your bottom line.