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Advantage of Industrial Continuous Inkjet coder

Industrial Inkjet Printing offers many advantages when compared to other traditional marking methods.

Comparison to stamp

Stamp Industrial inkjet printer
Cost Employment cost will be charged since operation is performed manually. Printing can be perfomed while products are transported, which will minimize manpower.
Productivity Stamps may be rubbed when they are pressed. Quick operation cannot be performed. Quick-Dry ink can be used to ensure that products are efficiently marked.
Quality - Quality may be varied depending on operations.
- There is a possibility that a mistake will be made when printing plates are changed.
- No concern about chipped or rubbed printing since marking is performed in a non-contact mannner.
- Easy to use together with image inspection machines.
Management How dry ink is has to be appropriately adjusted so that there will be no failure in printing. Easy maintenance. Push button wash-down functions make it simple to keep up with.

Comparison to Hot Foil Coder

Hot Foil Coder Industrial inkjet printer
Cost Running costs for plate replacements and ink ribbon replacements is needed. There is no waste such as ink ribbons, which will help reduce running costs.
Productivity - It takes time to warm and cool when plates are replaced.
- When a ribbon is stuck, production may be suspended.
No need for process changeover.
Quality Wear of printing plates, and contact pressure variation can blurr characters. Non-contact printing will help maintain quality of printing.
Management There is a need to manage temperatutre and contact pressure. Easy to do maintenance since just pressing a button will automatically wash the inside of a printer.

Comparison to labeler

labeler Industrial inkjet printer
Cost Labels incur a running cost per part, due to seperate manufacturing of the labels. No need for labels since it is direct marking, which will reduce costs.
Productivity Jamming is a common problem when using labelers. There is no need for a process of sticking labels, so production efficiency will be improved.
Quality Labels regularly peel off, totally removing the mark. Stable quality can be maintained since there is no mistake in sticking labels or labels being peeled off.
Management Constant stock of labels must be kept. There is no need to dispose of separators and to manage stock of labels.

Comparison to marking press

Marking press Industrial inkjet printer
Cost Employment cost will be charged since operation is performed manually. Printing can be performed while products are transported, which needs no employment cost.
Productivity It is troublesome to position workpieces and to perform process changeover. Production efficiency will be improved by being able to support high-speed production lines.
Quality Variation in contact pressure may cause chipped marking and illegible marking. Non-contact printing will help maintain quality of printing.
Management It is troublesome to adjust contact pressure and to manage marking plates. There is no need to suspend production since there is no need for process changeover.

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