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Article | May 31, 1998
The 5000 Series case coder from Markem (Keene, NH) is a large-character ink-jet system that prints high-resolution images and bar codes directly onto cases, eliminating the need for preprinted inventory or labels.
The system uses 256 ink jets to print 100% verifiable codes says the company with printing comparable to that of a preprinted box.
Can print characters up to 2.8" H as well as date codes logo and a range of bar codes including UCC/EAN 128 codes at speeds to 150'/min. Uses Touch Dry® ink Markem's quick-dry nontoxic ink. Print head changeovers are as quick as 10 min requiring only an Allen wrench.
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