Which Is Right For You? DOD Or Continuous Inkjet Printer?

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Which Is Right For You? DOD Or Continuous Inkjet Printer?

Countless industries use coding and marking systems in printing date codes, best-by dates, ingredients, and other information on packaging materials. The type of coder you need often is determined by the type of substrate, and while there are many brands available, the type of coder is generally the most important factor to consider. So, is a DOD or CIJ coder more suited to your needs? Here are a few pointers. Drop on demand or DOD printers are well suited for printing on corrugated boxes, wood, metal, plastic, varnished cartons, and other porous materials that typically need large character coding. DOD benefits include no contact with packages (preventing possible damage), reduced downtime due to fewer moving components, and superior print quality. For manufacturers who run an especially fast production line and print on surfaces that are uneven or curved, or on a wide variety of materials, a continuous inkjet printer is a good choice, particularly for printing of small characters. CIJ printers are the most common choice of manufacturers who do a heavy amount of coding. At Markem-Imaje, our continuous inkjet printing solutions are designed to provide exceptional quality printing to a wide array of industries, including electrical, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, foods, beverages, and more. Top quality, safety, and simple integration are our top priorities. If you aren't certain which coding and marking solution is best suited to your needs, we are happy to help! We provide not only product coding solutions, but solutions for case and pallet coding as well, along with CIJ and DOD inks, ribbons, hot melt inks, and other supplies to keep your production lines flowing effortlessly.

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