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Article | July 31, 2003
Trident, An ITW Company: Ink-jet printer
Trident offers the SolidJet printing system specially designed to deliver high-quality ink-jet printing on primary packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and personal care applications.
System consists of a Trident-powered SolidJet printhead and SolidMark ink. System uses a crayon-like wax-based solid ink. Ink is melted into a liquid state in the heated ink-jet reservoir and is then jetted onto packaging by the printhead. Ink solidifies in less than 1 sec. Printhead can print bar codes and up to 4 lines of alphanumeric text.
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