Matthews Marking Systems: Compact thermal ink jet printhead

Matthews Marking Systems announces the VIAjet L1 compact printhead; designed for applications where space is restricted or high speeds are required, the L1 is ideal for primary coding, web applications, and OEM machinery integration.

Compact thermal ink jet printhead
Compact thermal ink jet printhead

A single VIAjet L1 prints a high-resolution, 0.5 in. mark, and multiple L1s can be stitched together for larger messages. Combine the L1 with Matthews’ upcoming Commercial Printing License, and produce marks up to four times as fast as competitors.

The VIAjet L1 connects to an L-Link module, a low profile and fully networkable control board that is separate from the printhead. The L-Link enables communication between MPERIA, Matthews’ universal print controller, and L1 printheads. The L-Link connects up to four L1 printheads, each by a single cable, and mounts up to 6.5 feet (2 m) from the printheads.

Print controller manages messages and settings for multiple printers across one or several production lines or packaging locations. MPERIA seamlessly integrates with ERP/MRP/WMS systems and processes large databases of dynamic data, which simplifies marking and coding information throughout primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging lines.

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