BBP85 Sign and Label Printer


The BBP85 printer is a large-format, multicolor printer for creating high-visibility signs and labels. This industrial grade printer can print signs and labels from 4" to 10"wide, with up to 4 print colors. It has a fast, easy-to-use operating system, so anyone on your team can design visuals with little to no training. You can just walk up and print making it an ideal printer for lean, 5S and kaizen labeling events.

The BBP85 Sign and Label Printer has a simple touch-screen interface for standalone use, or you can connect it to your PC and create labels using MarkWare Facility Identification Software. It also has timesaving label design apps for creating pipe markers, GHS, arc flash, right-to-know labels, and more.

With its advanced capabilities, 10" wide materials, and user-friendly label design, the BBP85 printer is the preferred printing system for creating professional-looking, large-format safety signs and labels on demand.

The BBP85 Sign and Label Printer is a trademark of Brady Worldwide, Inc.

Features of the BBP85 Sign and Label Printer

Label Size and Color Options

  • Multicolor thermal transfer printing (300 dpi)
  • Prints on labels widths of 4" to 10" label widths
  • Single color, two-color and four-color print ribbons
  • Huge selection of industrial grade indoor and outdoor materials

Walk Up and Print User Interface

  • Standalone or PC-connected operation with MarkWare Software
  • Touch-screen, color display with label print preview
  • Simple operation that requires little to no training
  • Automatic label setup (noeliminates calibration!)
  • Pre-programmed with built-in label design applications (pipe markers, GHS, arc flash, right-to-know, and more)

Advanced Design Capabilities

  • Over 300 built-in symbols, hundreds of pictograms and 3 barcode symbologies
  • USB drive port for importing files, fonts and graphics
  • Ethernet port for easy printer networking
  • 11 international operating languages

Best-of-the-Best Materials

  • Durable output: excellent water, UV, abrasion and chemical resistance
  • Aggressive adhesives that stick to a wide variety of surfaces
  • Print common sign formats even faster with pre-printed sign header supplies
  • Wide range of label colors, materials and sizes
  • Mix and match tapes and ribbons
  • Produce rigid signs by adhering a printed sign to a panel

Compatible Materials:

  • Indoor/Outdoor Grade Vinyl Tape
  • Low-Halide Polyester Tape
  • Pre-Printed Sign Header Supplies
  • Reflective Tape
  • Glow-in-the-Dark tape
  • Brushed Gold Tape
  • Tag Stock
  • Other Specialty Tapes

Compatible Software:

  • MarkWare Facility Identification Software
  • Windows based driver for 3rd party software use

Applications of the BBP85 Sign and Label Printer

Facility and Plant Maintenance

  • Pipemarking labels
  • Signs up to 10" wide
  • Banner up to 16' long
  • Machine and equipment identification

Safety and Compliance

  • Lockout procedures
  • HazComm chemical labeling (GHS/CLP, NFPA704M and Color Bar)
  • ANSI and OSHA safety labels and signs
  • Arc flash labels
  • Emergency egress marking

Lean Manufacturing and Visual Workplace

  • Kaizen events
  • 5S labels
  • Predictive maintenance visuals
  • Min/max labels

Facility and Plant Maintenance:

  • Pipe identification
  • Machinery and equipment labeling
  • Building and grounds identification
  • Safety labels up to 10" wide
  • Arc flash safety warnings

Safety and Compliance:

  • Signs
  • ANSI and OSHA safety labels and signs
  • Hazardous chemicals (NFPA, Color Bar, WHIMIS, and ANSI formats)
  • GHS labels
  • Emergency egress
  • Arc flash warnings

Lean Manufacturing and Visual Workplace:

  • 5S labels
  • Kaizen event labels
  • Lean metric board labels
  • Housekeeping labels
  • Visual workplace labels


  • Panel Identification
  • Arc flash "Warning" and "Danger" labels
  • Equipment labels
  • Operator control labels
  • Panel "clearance" labels

Specifications of the BBP85 Sign and Label Printer

Application(s): Arc Flashing Labeling, Electrical Labeling/Panel Identification, Facility,Safety & Maintenance Identification, Lean/5S Labeling, Pipe and Valve Marking
Dimensions: 19.7 in. x 12.2 in. x 19.3 in.
Text Sizes: 5 pts to 630 pts
Max Print Length: 16.4 ft
Color Capability: Single Color Printing and Multiple Color Printing
Connectivity Options: USB, ethernet
Keyboard: Yes
Memory: 64 MB FLASH memory
PC Connectivity: Yes
Power Supply: AC Power Supply
Print Resolution: 300 dpi
Print Technology: Thermal Transfer
Continuous vs Die Cut Labels: Can print both continuous and die cut labels.
Stand Alone Printing: Yes
Symbols: 576 Installed Graphics
Warranty: 12 Months - See Terms and Conditions
Weight: 53 lbs
Includes: BBP85 Printer, Documentation CD,Printer Driver CD, Power Cord, USB cord, Quick Start Guide, Cleaning Kit
Patent Numbers: Patent pending
QTY/UOM: 1/Each