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Automatic teller machines (ATMs) are located in neighborhoods, stores, banks, and many other establishments to dispense cash, accept account deposits, and provide account balance information. ATM paper rolls are specially coated to work specifically with the internal processors and print heads of ATMs to print out transaction information when a customer requests it. Check out Staples® for information on ATM paper and other POS paper, including cash registers, gas pumps, and adding machine paper rolls.

ATM Paper Rolls Have a Thermal Coating
The paper for ATM transaction printing is treated with a transparent dye that turns black when exposed to a certain temperature. A heat-generating print head inside the ATM essentially burns the transaction information onto the thermal paper without ink cartridges or ribbons. The top layer of the paper has a protective coating to keep the information from fading or washing away from the elements easily. The rolls are easy to install in ATMs, and most ATM machine paper is bright white to provide a high-contrast background for the black dye.

ATM Paper Rolls Fit Specific Types of Machines
The rolls of ATM paper are normally either 2.375 or 3.125 inches wide, depending on specific manufacturer ATM machine models. They also come in a wide variety of lengths, ranging anywhere from 850 feet up to 2,500 feet long, also depending on the internal housing of specific machines. Most ATM machine paper rolls are designed specifically for ATMs manufactured under the names Diebold®, NCR®, Triton®, Tranax, and Hyosung®, so you should always make sure that the paper-roll specs match the ATM in which the rolls will be placed.

Why Do Some ATM Rolls Have Marks on Them?
Some paper rolls come with black marks already heat-transferred along one or both edges of the paper. These are called sense marks that optical readers inside the ATM read to trigger automatic operations, like printing specific transaction information, moving the roll along the dispensing route, and cutting the paper in the form of a receipt. Paper rolls that do not have these sense marks work with internal processors that perform these actions digitally.

What Are Some Other Features To Look for in ATM Paper Rolls?
Most paper rolls have a convenient warning stripe near the end of the roll to indicate that the roll will soon need changing. Another feature to look for in ATM machine paper is the composition of the paper itself. Thermal paper attracts dust, so most paper rolls are factory-inspected to make sure they’re lint-free before they are packaged for shipping. Many paper rolls are produced without the addition of BPA, which is an industrial chemical that is considered detrimental to human health.

Are Other Quality Control Procedures Applied to ATM Paper Rolls?
Many of the paper rolls for ATMs are subjected to an industry-standard IBM® testing process that ensures the rolls will perform flawlessly when placed inside the machine. The process entails running lengthy rolls of paper through specific ATMs to ensure the paper doesn’t abrade or accumulate dust or other build-up and that it cuts squarely without fail each time. The rolls are also packaged with care, to prevent scratching or nicking the coated surface so that the transparent dye remains functional. Check out other types of similar products including cash register POS paper.