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Continuous Ink Jet - Linx 8840


Low total cost of ownership

Solvent consumption as low as 3.5ml* per hour to save on fluid costs

Single part ink and filter change minimising service costs

Printhead cleaning interval up to three months to reduce downtime and fluids consumption

Built-in reliability for increased productivity

Unique sealed printhead design protects critical components from physical damage

8 hour reserve print capacity to reduce line stoppages from fluid running empty

Linx PrinterNetTM enabled IoT solution gives you better control of your production line and fast remote fault resolution to improve uptime

Consistent error-free codes and ease of use

Customisable touch-screen with your product images to provide error-free code setup without language barriers

Fast one-touch access to frequently used functions and step by step guides for right first time set up

Simple, one-touch, fluid cartridge refills during printing no mess, no tools, no mistakes

Message Printing Facilities

  Text, symbols and numbers

  Prompted fields for one-step message editing with customisable on-screen prompts

  Height, width and delay functions for easy code sizing and positioning

  Automatic formats for printing dates, times and date rounding (using the printer’s internal clock)

  Custom date and time editor to create different date formats as required

  Automatic date forward function. Add number of seconds, minutes, hours to the current time, or number of days, weeks or months to the current date

  Automatic time adjustment option for daylight savings time

  Sequential numbering, forward and backward counting, variable intervals

  One-touch sequential number reset option from the printer screen, and reset using external trigger

  Number of messages stored: up to 1000 using internal printer memory (depending on message content), more can be stored using a USB storage device

  Bold character printing (up to 9 times)

  Variable character spacing for improved vision system recognition

  Rotated character (tower) printing

  Shift coding (message content changes automatically at defined times)

  Graphics and logos can be imported into the printer as bitmap files using the USB port

  Reverse and inverted printing

  Barcodes (ITF 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 128, EAN 13, EAN 8, UPCA, Pharmacode, Data Matrix, QR Code)

Software Features

  Single-press start print, pause print and jet shutdown

  Auto power-off after jet shutdown

  Simple message creation and editing with drag-and-drop field positioning, zoom function and insert mode for long messages

  Total print count, message count and batch count

  Message selection using product images

  Password-protected functions, with customisable user profiles

  Message creation/editing while printing

  On-screen output rate measurement and production stoppage log. Downloadable onto USB device

  On-screen fluid level indicators, 12 hour running from fluid refill warning to printer stop in most applications

  On-screen help and diagnostics information

  QuickSwitch® message selection and editing using bar code scanner

  PrintSync® automatic font and message format selection, based on message style selected and production line speed

  Multiple operator languages (user selectable) with on-screen keyboards, secondary keyboard for multi-language printing

  Simple line speed and shaft encoder setup wizard, for installation on new production lines

  Message store and printer settings backup, copy and restore using USB storage device

  Simple Communications Protocol (YAML based scripts) and Linx Remote Communications Interface for connection to PCs or PLCs using Ethernet port

Hardware Features

  Easi-Change® Service Module, change interval: up to 18 months (13,000 hours) – dye-based inks, up to 12 months (6,000 hours) – soft pigmented inks* Only 0.5L of ink changed

  Unique automatic printhead flushing: typical cleaning interval 3 months (100 starts and stops) – dye-based inks, up to 1 month – soft pigmented inks

  Printhead jet-speed control and temperature sensing for consistent printing in changing ambient temperatures

  Mistake-proof, mess-free ink and solvent refilling while printing (0.5 litre ink cartridge, 1 litre solvent cartridge)

  7-inch full colour touch screen with tough, solvent-resistant polymer cover

  Durable ink pump with no scheduled changes required

  Extended shutdowns (up to 3 months) without printer flushing or draining

  Robust, flexible dual-tube conduit for static and moving printhead applications