Continuous and Thermal Inkjet Printers - Techniques

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Continuous and Thermal Inkjet Printers - Techniques

As trusted suppliers of industrial coding and marking solutions including CIJ and thermal inkjet printers, we understand that with any technology, there can be defects in printing generally caused by users. While the quality of equipment you choose is vital to the results you experience, there are a few mistakes you can avoid in order to prevent unwanted consequences. Below, we'll talk briefly about continuous and thermal inkjet printers. Continuous inkjet printing is one of the oldest technologies used, and is still as popular today as ever in industries where substrates include glass, wood, flexible film, PET, or even plastic. Because this type of printing does allow manufacturers to enjoy freedom from a clogged nozzle because of the continuous use, this is a printing method often employed for its many benefits, most notably the high speed. What are the potential problems with CIJ? Skewed codes may be the result when the setup or line speed is wrong. Missing dots or overlapping/gaps between dots may be attributed to the distance of the print head, or a dirty print head. continuous and thermal inkjet printers Thermal inkjet printing is popular for manufacturers who print on cartons, medical paper, flexible film, and other substrates. The biggest benefits of this method of printing are low operating costs and high speed. Compared to other inkjet technologies, thermal is for the most part less costly, and works by utilizing disposable print cartridges. While the print quality is usually exceptional, manufacturers may experience the similar issues as with the CIJ. Blank or missing lines/dots may be caused by the distance of the print head, or the fact that it is dirty. Skewed codes typically result due to wrong setup or line speed. Even the most trusted marking and coding systems can result in less than desirable results because of issues that are easily corrected. At Markem-Imaje, we want users of our equipment or those who are considering our products to be informed and educated! Contact us today for all of your industrial printing equipment needs.

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