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Article | February 1, 2009
Citronix LLC: CIJ printing system
The ci580 smart-featured non-contact Continuous Ink Jet (CIJ) printing system, from Citronix, is designed for typical lot/date code printing applications.
The ci580 features the most commonly needed functions and capabilities, and prints 1 or 2 lines of print at high speeds. Text, bar codes and graphics are possible. A selection of MEK, Acetone or Ethanol inks are available for immediate dry times. True WYSIWYG message editing with drag and drop field based structure provide convenient and versatile message formatting. The ci580 system features the proprietary SmartFlush printhead maintenance operation. Makeup solvent is used to clean the printhead, nozzle and gutter at startup and shutdown providing consistent, reliable daily startup. The system is housed in an IP55 (NEMA 4) enclosure for operation in extreme wet or dry applications.
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