LC-16 Industrial Ink-Jet Printing System for Marking the Most Challenging Materials in Harsh Conditions

Dec. 27, 2007
HSAUSA, a leading supplier of customized industrial marking, coding and product handling solutions for the packaging industry, introduces the LC-16 Industrial Ink-Jet Printing System, designed to mark a variety of challenging substrates including pipes, bags, insulation sleeves, fabrics, and extruded packing. The LC-16 System is also designed to perform effectively in harsh conditions and is highly resistant to dust, humidity, vibrations, large variations in temperature, and aggressive substances.Using the electromagnetic drop-on-demand (DOD) technology, the LC-16 has a performance record of overcoming a variety of obstacles in industrial and packaging coding applications.  All LC-16 series print-heads are suitable for a wide range of inks, such as water-based, MEK-based, alcohol-based and pigmented. Ken Darrow, the President of HSAUSA, says, “The LC-16 Industrial Ink-Jet Printing System is designed to mark almost any kind of material in even the most difficult of conditions. If the job requires printing on a material that is usually not printed on, in conditions that would seem to make such printing impossible, the LC-16 is the printer to choose.”HSAUSA provides the packaging industry with cost-effective, customized industrial marking, coding and product handling solutions that are designed for years of reliable service and engineered for maximum precision. From controllers, software and printers to barcode scanners, transport bases and industrial inks, HSAUSA utilizes the most advanced technologies and a worldwide distribution network in order to meet the ever-changing needs of the industrial packaging marketplace.  In addition to providing its products with the flexibility of Windows-based software, HSAUSA is the only company to offer both HP (Hewlett Packard) and Xaar printing technologies.• Number of dots (nozzles) or maximum print height : 7 x 2 or 16 x 1: Stand Version 16 x 2 or 32 x 1: 32 Dots Version only • Print height (without rotation) : 14.4 mm or 21 mm with 7 Dots printhead; 32 mm or 50 mm with 16 Dots printhead; 100 mm with 32 Dots printhead • Distance between Dots in vertical direction: 2.4 or 3.33 mm (without rotation); 45º and 30° slant available • Maximum print rate or line speed: Up to 600 dots /s each nozzle or 60 m/min • Distance between the print-head and an object: from 1 to 20 mm • Ink type: Water, Alcohol or MEK Based.