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Secondary Coders & Labellers

With the use of secondary coders and labellers, you’ll be able to code on secondary packaging to maximise production uptime.

Large Character ValveJet 4500

RUN IT WITH THE TIP OF YOUR FINGER The new 4500’s highly responsive colour touch screen makes daily operations immediate and simple. Straightforward operation Easy operation at your fingertips and in your local language thanks to its simple, intuitive, WYSIWYG 5.7 inch touch screen user interface. More uptime in daily use Clean plug and play consumable changeover in less than 30 seconds, with no daily maintenance required. Using intuitive icons Operate and design codes in your local language with Latin, Arabic, Cyrillic, Chinese, Greek, Hebrew, Thai, etc. characters. Extended connectivity for enhanced ease of use Download or back up production data via USB stick. Avoid non-coded boxes with embedded conveyor stop output.

 

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Description

Simple Installation & Integration

  • Fits on any line
  • Compactness and head positioning options make it ideal for hard to access production lines, variety of package sizes and environments.
  • Out of the box and directly on your line
  • No need for special training or plant air to install. Start printing 30 minutes after you open the box.
  • Smart consumable system. No set-up required.
  • Consumable management is automatic, clean, and fully secure.
  • Ideal for seasonal use
  • Can be easily stored for weeks and restarted immediately (up to 3 months and without flushing).
  • Unmatched Value
  • Prevent product recalls and waste through consistent quality print
  • Latest printhead generation ensures text and logos are legible from a distance thus simplifying internal logistics.
  • Production uptime through its enhanced drop control system:
  • More than 39,000 cartons* with one 1L ink bottle. The bottle can be replaced quickly for maximum uptime. 0.5L bottle is also available.
  • Choice of coloured inks
  • Choose between black or red for your porous packaging (cardboard, paper). The code will remain readable even in the toughest storage conditions.

Print Features

  • 2 water-based ink colours – black and red – for porous substrates
  • 0.5 or 1L ink bottle, with ink level alarm. Indication of remaining ink on the screen
  • 7 nozzle print heads to print 1 line of 13 mm or 24 mm
  • 16 nozzle print heads to print 1 line of 29 or 56 mm or 2 lines of 13 or 24 mm each
  • Prints text, time, date, expiration dates, shift code, counters, images (png or BMP)
  • Calendar feature for custom date formats
  • 200 messages minimum of 100 characters each
  • Character width adjustment
  • The print delay for message placement
  • Top and side printing
  • 2-20 mm print distance between the printhead and the object
  •  Print direction from the right or left
  • Print speed up to 60 m/min
  • Ink circuit:
  • Internally regulated
    • No adjustments needed.
    • No need for plant air.
  • Character sets Unicode capability. Latin, Arabic, Cyrillic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Thai, etc.
  • Support for TrueType and BDF-font format
    • Font matrix:
      •  7N: 5×5, 7×5
      • 16N: 5×5, 5×7, 12×10, 16×10

Operations

  • One button only, to activate/deactivate print
  • Operator interface: intuitive icon-based WYSIWYG 5.7” (144.8 mm) touch screen
  • Interface available in 32 languages: Arabic, Brazilian, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Farsi, French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Taiwanese, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese
  • 3 user levels (Operator, Advanced Operator, and Administrator)
  • Full message editor included
  • Instructions can be given in one language while messages can be printed in another language and/or character set
  • Import/export jobs and printer settings through USB
  • Direct purge button function on the controller for convenient cleaning
  • Supplied as a complete functional system ‘out-of-the-box’

Other Characteristics

  • Manual set or built-in print speed detection
  • Object detection by integrated photocells
  • Conveyor stoppage output on printer error
  • Optional external signal beacon
  • Gregorian, Julian and Hijri calendars
  • Operating temperature: 5° to 45° C (41° to 113° F)
  • Weight: approx. 4.5 kg (9,92 lbs) without ink bottle
  • Humidity: from 10 to 90% without condensation
  • Protection class: IP54
  • Power supply: 100/240 VAC, 50/60 Hz. External AC/DC power pack. 24 V (DC): 1.5 A
  • Included: printer, brackets, power supply, cable, DVD-Rom with instruction and user manuals