Primary Coders

Our range of Thermal and Continuous Inkjet coders, Transfer Overprinters, Handheld coders and Lasers are designed to print on various substrate materials to improve the efficiency of most production lines.

Thermal Transfer SmartDate X40-IP

The SmartDate X40 represents a transparent, advanced coding solution including long-term cost control, planet-conscious design, greater uptime and increased performance on the line.

  • New standard 1100 m ribbon reduces changeovers and improves cost per print.
  • Patented ribbon saving features help to minimize ribbon waste.
  • Excellent availability ratio of up to 99.6%* without assistance due to new standard 1100 m ribbon.
  • IP protection option for harsh environmental conditions and frequent pressurized water cleaning.
  • IP protection kit for installed SmartDate X40.
  • Print speeds up to 600 mm/s.
  • High quality 300 dpi resolution.
  • Up to 50% reduction in power consumption.
  • Up to 20% less ribbon waste with new standard ribbon design.


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Thermal Transfer SmartDate X40-IP

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Print Features

  • Print speed:
    • Intermittent: up to 600 mm/s.
    • Continuous: 10 to 600 mm/s.
  • Print area:
    • Intermittent: 53 mm or 32 mm x 75 mm.
    • Continuous: 53 mm or 32 mm x 100 mm.
  • Print features:
    • Automatic printhead setup.
    • Dead-dot detection.
    • Intermittent and continuous printer.
    • Easily changes from left to right hand with no additional parts.
    • The average gap between prints 0.5 mm.
    • Automatic shift codes and serial numbers.
    • Multiple variable user input fields with alpha-numeric texts.
  • Ribbon saving mode:
    • Radial ribbon saving.
    • Interlaced mode.
    • Multi-print triggers.
    • Negative ribbon advance.
  • Print specifications: Full true type font support, including non-roman characters and symbols. Printing of real-time clock, dates and auto-updating best before dates, barcodes (ITF, Code 39, Code 128, Ean 128, Ean 8, Ean 13, uPC a, uPC E, rSS linear, PDF 417, ID Matrix, Qr and Composite rSS barcodes support).

Other Characteristics

  • Supplies: Thermal transfer ribbon available in a variety of grades and colours.
  • Maximum ribbon length: up to 1100 m.
  • Minimum ribbon width: 20 mm.
  • Maximum ribbon width: 55 mm.