Point of Sale (PoS) is the kind of sale system which combines the use of hardware, software and support systems to complete the process of transaction at the time of sale. This ensures that real time sale process is completed with cash payment as well as payment through cards or online. Integration of this type of sale or you can say transaction system, is greatly popular with the retail industry. This helps them to take control over their inventory management and ensure higher accuracy in the transactions. Apart from the barcode readers, scanners and PoS machine, PoS paper is very important PoS stuff. It is a specialized paper which is used for printing in the PoS system.
Print receipts on the thermal papers
PoS devices are used for printing receipts. Specialized paper i.e. thermal papers are also known as receipt paper in PoS. Thermal papers are the papers which are coated with a kind of chemical (fluoran leuco dye). Texts and images get printed on it when the paper comes in contact with heat or UV light. The color of this paper changes in the presence of heat and UV radiations. Thermal papers are very cheap and its printing cost is also very low.
Receipt prints fades away from the thermal paper
When the receipts are printed on this type of paper, it easily gets fade after sometime. This feature of thermal paper makes it suitable for use for the security purpose. If there is a need to restore the prints, thermal paper receipt is needed to be placed in the Sunlight or UV light source. However, keeping it for the longer time can turn the paper black.