In line with its ambitious growth strategy, Allen Coding Systems  manufacturer of high performance thermal transfer, hot foil and laser coding & marking equipment, is delighted to announce that it is now supplying and supporting the Hitachi RX-S Small Character Continuous Ink Jet Printer.

Ideally suited to the food, beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical and personal care / cosmetic industries, the RX-S continuous ink jet printer is specially designed for accurate reproduction of a wide range of fonts in multiple languages, as well as bar codes and 2D DataMatrix codes, logos and graphics directly onto uneven or flexible substrates including glass, plastics, metal and rubber.

Developed for today’s exceptionally fast and challenging production environments, the RX-S provides high speed printing, as well as superior print head technology for stable drop placement and print quality.

Allen Coding’s RX-S is specially designed to be exceptionally user friendly, reliable and easy to operate. It features a 10.4 inch touch-screen control panel with full colour display making set up and reprogramming both simple and intuitive. The controls are housed in an ergonomically designed stainless steel cabinet which is sealed to IP55 standards and capable of handling harsh industrial environments and deep cleaning regimes.

Depending on content, data memory can be expanded up to 2000 message types and all print data can be backed up using a standard USB interface. The RX-S is capable of printing up to four lines of text and a maximum of 1,000 print characters. Remote connectivity with external equipment via a network function is also possible.

Steve Ryan, UK Sales & Marketing Manager at Allen Coding comments: “We are delighted to welcome the Hitachi RX-S continuous ink jet printer to the Allen portfolio. It is a good fit with our existing coding & marking equipment and offers a wide range of options so that specification can be easily matched to the application requirements.

He concludes: “Whether it is higher speeds, longer messages or 2D barcodes, the RX-S has everything to meet a wide and varied range of user requirements.”

Fully RoHS compliant, the RX-S incorporates an economical and ecological ink delivery system that minimises vapour exposure and solvent loss to the atmosphere and is easily accessed for quick and easy service and maintenance. Daily cleaning is not required with print heads being automatically cleaned at the end of each cycle for reliable start/stop performance.

One of Europe’s leading suppliers of thermal transfer, hot foil, ink jet and laser coding and marking equipment, Allen Coding is part of the ITW Coding & Marking Division which also comprises Allen Coding Spain, Norwood, Diagraph, Trident and AC Codiergeraete.

Allen Coding Systems

Steve Ryan

Tel: 01438 347 770

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