Large Character Ink Jet Coder

A Large Character Ink Jet Coder is defined a capable of printing a single line from 12 mm (or smaller) height to nearly 4 inches high on a single printhead (nearly 8" when doubled up). Beyond that there are two categories of large character inkjet printing: high resolution and low resolution.

 

High Resolution Large Character Ink Jet Coders

 

With the improvement in inks and inkjet technology it is now possible to print on corrugated and other porous and semi-pourous surfaces with 300 dpi resolution in wide swaths of up to 4" high on a single printhead, and up to 8" with dual printheads.   A great way to eliminate more expensive print and apply labeling systems with their higher initial and operating costs. Print text, graphics, and barcodes (even 2 D codes) with perfect readability! No wonder at 192 dpi vertical and 300 dpi horizontal resolution!

As ink jet printing continues to improve more and more manufacturers are moving away from the relatively high cost of operating print and apply labeling systems to the more environmentally friendly industrial ink jet coders. Consider that the cost of the label is much higher than the cost of the ink to print the same information directly on the carton.  Add to that the cost of thermal transfer ribbons and the fact that ribbons and backing paper for the labels must be disposed of, and ink jet printing only becomes much more attractive both financially and environmentally.  Busch Machinery offers many versions of print and apply, but we urge all customers to at least consider ink jet coding as an alternative.

 

Z-640 High Resolution Ink Jet Coder for Porous and Semi-Porous Surfaces

 

Z640 is an ultra high resolution ink jet printing system which can drive simultaneously up to two printheads in order to customize secondary packaging for the same or different production lines. It is suitable for several applications where the products substrates are absorbent-porous such as cardboard cartons, wooden products, outer case coding, paper bags, cloth and so on.

There are two kinds of printheads: T768 printhead which can print up to 102 mm high (4”), from 1 to 32 lines text and T384 printhead which can print up to 51 mm high (2”), from 1 to 16 lines text (192 x 300 dpi).-

This innovative inkjet printer features an unrivaled 12,1” touch screen panel with SVGA TFT-LCD 800x600 colour display. Z640 system can print real-time high quality logos and other graphics on secondary packaging, in addition to major barcodes and standard variable data (including day/date, batch, etc..) with high contrast patented inks (solvent free).

This new controller is equipped with an enhanced Graphic Interface Software and an advanced hydraulic system wihich doesn’t need factory air.

Printing Features

Drives simultaneously up to 2 printheads either 102mm (4”) type (T768) or 50mm (2”) type (T384)

Line speed capability: up to 90 mt/min (295 ft/min)

Available fonts: all Windows True Type

Bold factor: up to 6 times

High quality graphic images printing

Message storage: up to 3GB on FLASH memory capacity

Automatic date, time, offsets and expiry date multifunctions

Basic shape drawing

Incrementing/decreasing product counters up to 9 digits

Repeat print – message function

Printing in all moving directions

Fixed and variable text field types

 Bar Codes

 2/5 Industrial • UPC-A • CODE 39 • CODE 93 • EAN 13 & EAN 8 • • UCC/EAN-128 • CODE 128 • ITF (A,B,C) • 2D – Data Matrix • Others available on request

Construction characteristics

Stainless Steel structure AISI 304

IP54 rating

Printing head - console distance: up to 5 mt (16,4 ft)

Printhead

Industrial Piezoelectric technology

Horizontal resolution up to 300 Dpi

Vertical resolution up to 192 Dpi

Stainless steel AISI 316 single orifice plate

Serviceable and replaceable nozzle group

Pigmented inks, solvent free

Innovative robust shock and vibration proof system

Innovative purge system (Automatic Maintenance Purge ModuleTM)

Innovative printhead heater system ensures optimum performance in arduous industrial environments

Dual ink feed improves flow rates for high printing speed and smooth ink delivery

Dimensions printhead T768: 215 mm x 60 mm x 150 mm (8,5” x 2,4” x 5,9”)

Dimensions printhead T384: 175 mm x 50 mm x 100 mm (6,9” x 2,0” x 3,9”)

External Connections

Ethernet interface for LAN connection 10/100 Mbit

Optical sensor for product detection

Parallel interface BCD

System Ready output

Shaft encoder input for variable speed production lines

External alarm outputs with traffic light column

Scanner connection for printed bar code validation

N°2 USB port version 2.0

N°2 Serial port RS232

 Environment/Electrical requirements

Temperature: from 5° to 45°C (40°-113°F)

Humidity: 0 - 90% (non-condensing)

Single Phase, 80-240Vac, 50-60Hz, 100VA


 

Z-640 High Resolution Large Character Ink Jet Coder 
Z-640 High Resolution Ink Jet Coder
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T--768 Printhead Dimensions
T384 and T768 Ink Jet Printhead dimensions
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Exemplars of High Resolution Ink Jet Coding


Sample of High Resolution Ink Jet Coder

High Resolution Ink Jet Code with 2 Printheads

High Resolution on Tray

Perfect Barcode Reading on Corrugate

Ink Jet Coders can replace expensive and environmentally unsound Print and Apply Labeling 


Z-640 High Resolution Ink Jet Coder

 

 

ModulPrint - The Versatile Large Character Ink Jet Coding System

Medium High Resolution (64 x 200 DPI) for Porous and Semi-Porous Surfaces

Low Resolution for all Surfaces

Up to 16 Heads can be run on this system! 

 

printing characteristics

Modular management up to 16 heads in high and low definition.

Up to 5 lines of print with high definition head

Up to 6 lines of print with low definition head.

Characters height from 1,5 to 48 mm (0,06"-1,9") with head in high definition.

Characters height from 5 to 190 mm (0,2"-7,5") with head in low definition.

Line speed capability up to 180 mt/min (591 ft/min) 100 messages storage.

Up to 80 characters per message with low definition head.

Up to 240 characters per message with high definition head.

Selectable lines vertical gap

Font matrix with high definition head : 5x5, 7x5, 9x7, 15x10, 16x10, 32x18.

Font matrix with low definition head : 5x5, 7x5, 9x7, 16x10, 32x18, 48x30

Logo editor 26 logos storage.

Automatic date and expiry date multifunction

Incrementing/decrementing product counters up to 9 digits.

Repeat print - message function.

Printing in all moving directions

Tower print function (text rotation of 90°)

bar codes (high definition version)

2/5 Industrial • UPC-A • CODE 39 • EAN 13 • EAN 128 (A,B,C)
• CODE 128 (A,B,C) • ITF (A,B,C)

construction characteristics

Membrane keyboard solvent resistant
Backlit graphics WYSIWYG display
Stainless steel structure AISI 304
Printing head - console distance: up to 10 mt (33 ft)

general features

Ability to store the printing parameters in each message

Report function for executed printing counter

Operator password access

Operator interface with foreign languages

high definition print head

Hight speed piezoelectric technology

Horizontal resolution up to 200 dpi

Vertical resolution up to 64 dpi

Stainless steel unique nozzle plate AISI 316

Serviceable and repair nozzle plates

Pigmented inks solvent free

Innovative shock and vibration proof system

Stainless steel structure AISI 304

Dimensions print head T96: 148 mm x 130 mm x 90 mm (5,8" x 5,1" x 3,5")

Dimensions print head T192: 148 mm x 125 mm x 110 mm (5,8" x 4,9" x 4,3")

Dimensions print head T352: 148 mm x 55 mm x 120 mm (5,8" x 2,1" x 4,7")

low definition print head

High speed solenoid technology Rapid drying solvent based high adhesion Inks Stainless steel nozzle plate AISI 304

Stainless steel structure AISI 304

Dimensions print head 7 dots: 230 mm x 80 mm x 45 mm (9,0" x 3,1" x 1,8")

Dimensions print head 16 dots: 230 mm x 80 mm x 85 mm (9,0'' x 3,1 mm x 3,3'')

Dimensions print head 32 dots: 230 mm x 80 mm x 154 mm (9,0'' x 3,1'' x 6,1'')

Dimensions print head 48 dots: 230 mm x 80 mm x 215 mm (9,0" x 3,1" x 8,5")

external connections

Serial Port: RS232, RS422 e RS485
Optical sensor for product sensing
Parallel interface for BCD input
System Ready output
Encoder connection for variable speed production lines
External alarm outputs with 3 lights column
Scanner connection for bar code verification

environment/electrical requirements

Temperature: from 5° to 45°C (40°-113°F)

Humidity: 0 - 90% (non-condensing)

Single Phase, 85-240Vac, 50-60Hz, 200VA

ModulPrint Large Character Inkjet Coders 
Can Manage up to 16 High or Low Resolution
Ink Jet Printheads at once.


ModulPrint High Resolution Ink Jet Printheads
64 x 200 dpi High Resolution Inkjet Printheads


64 x 200 dpi Ink Jet Coder Exemplar

ModulPrint Print Exemplar on Carton

Print Sample with Barcode


Low Resolution Exemplars

Low Resolution Ink Jet Coder Sample

Print on Carton

Print on Plastic Bucket

Print on plastic Bucket

Large Character on Soda Tray

Print on Beverage Tray


ModulPrint Ink Jet Coder System



Low Cost - High Resolution  Printer

Text - Porous and Semi-Porous Only

EV-1 Low Cost Ink Jet Coder

Prints Single line 1/2" or up to two lines 7/32" Text on porous or semi-porous surfaces - Less than $1,000


Low Resolution Ink Jet Coders


These very affordable Ink Jet Coding Systems are suitable for medium/high line speeds, with the possibility of marking any material whatsoever in medium and low definition; suitable for marking a selection of porous and nonporous substrates including cardboard packing, paper, wood, PE, PVC, metal, tubes, cables, sacking and many more.


NEW! Z-101 Single Line Coder


Z-101 Large Character ink jet Coder 

Compact design for easy set-up and integration on all production lines

Coding on both porous and non-porous substrates

Innovative 5,7” touch screen panel with backlit LCD (320 x 240) display

Single line coding from 7 to 20 mm print height

Robust solenoid printhead technology

Priced under $3,000 


Z-101 Ink Jet Coder



Print Exemplar of Z-101 Inkjet Coder


ZJet-303 Large Character Printer


ZJet-303 Inkjet Coder


printing characteristics

Management of one 16 or two 7 dots print heads
Up to two lines of print
Print height from 5 to 60 mm (0,20" - 2,37")
Line speed capability: up to 180 mt/min (591 ft/min)
Printing rate: up to 267 ct/sec
100 messages storage per head
80 characters for each message
Available font: 5x5, 7x5, 9x7, 16x10
Bold factor: up to 5 times
Logos creation from keyboard
Up to 26 different logos storage
Automatic calendar and expiration date print
Incremental/decreasing products counter up to 9 digits
Repeat print - message function
Printing in all moving directions
Tower print function (text rotation of 90°)
Coding throw distance up to 35 mm (1,37")

construction characteristics

Membrane panel solvent resistant
Backlit alphanumeric display
Stainless steel structure AISI 304
Printing head-console distance: up to 10 mt (33 ft)

general features

Print parameters stored within each message
Report function for executed printing counter
Help button for texts editing
Keypad access with password
Operator selectable foreign language prompts

print head

High speed solenoid technology
Ink options to include: rapid dry Ink and high adhesion on every type of substrate
Stainless nozzle plate AISI 304
Stainless steel structure AISI 304
Dimensions printhead 7 dots: 230 mm x 80 mm x 45 mm
(9,0" x 3,1" x 1,8")
Dimensions printhead 16 dots: 230 mm x 80 mm x 85 mm
(9,0" x 3,1" x 3,3")

external connections

Serial connection: RS232, RS422 or RS485
Sensor management for product detection
Parallel interface BCD
Shaft encoder input for variable speed production lines
External alarm output


environment/electrical requirements

Temperature: 0° - 50°C (32° - 122°F)
Humidity: 0 - 90% (non-condensing)
Single phase, 85 - 240Vac, 50 - 60Hz, 200VA


ZJet-303 PDF



7 Dot Printhead

7 Dot Large Character Ink Jet Printhead



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