Matthews 8000 Series Inkjet Printhead Systems
The DOD 8400 is Matthews’ new small and large character ink-jet printer, perfect for in-line marking of one to five lines, at speeds up to 780 fpm. Designed to achieve more uniform, higher-quality marks at faster speeds, the 8400 is certain to be our most reliable system to date.
Available with a wide selection of printheads, the 8400 offers flexible & simple operation. All 8000 series printheads are enhanced with a revolutionary, slim-line enclosure that facilitates easier installation and a higher industrial protection rating. Our proven Drop-on-Demand™ technology has achieved reliable operation, even during extended down time, while providing exceptional performance.
Recommended for both porous and non-porous substrates, the DOD 8400 provides high quality, reliable printing on many materials including plastics, metals, packaging, wood, building materials and galvanized steel, with dye or pigmented ink formulations.
Automated marking on glass products
Automotive message printing on glass
Barcoding plastic pipe and other plastics
Dates and other codes on glass bottles
End grain lumber marking
Galvanized steel marking
Grade marking engineered wood products
Grade marking on floor and tiles
ID/thickness/coating and strength info on steel frames
Ink jet printing on plastic pipe
Instructional ID for parts and products
Large character coding on shrink wrap, tray packs, kraft bags, corrugated
Marking bldg. codes/structual rating/stress grade results, species id, and assoc. logos
Marking dates/logos/mfg. info on vinyl siding
Marking dates/quality info for tracking purposes on fab. pipes and blocks
Marking mfg. info on doors and windows
Marking on clay, stone, and cement based products
Mfg. and product ID marking on metal, plastics, and small parts
Permanently marking batch codes, part num., serial, logos, time/date on metal
Printing assoc. logos/mfg. info on masonry products
Printing color styles on vinyl siding
Printing of variable info and barcodes on plastic
Printing on extruded plastic products
Printing variable info on I-Joist, OSB, LVL, and plywood
Readable bar codes for corrugated shipping cartons
Reliable, small character package coding
stacked lumber logo printing
Traceability marks for the automotive industry
Variable info for marking metal parts and galvanized steel
Baud Rate: 1200-19200, Xon/Xoff, CTS/RTS
Code: 7 or 8 bit with 1 or 2 stop bits; ISO 8859-1; ISO 8859-2; UTF-8
Interface Logic: MATTCOM serial interface programming language for adapting the serial protocol to various equipment.
Serial Interface: RS232
Cabinet: Universal user interface for small & large character printing systems. Available with or without built-in keyboard. IP Class 42 or 54.
Dimensions: 12.8″”L x 13.4″”W x 8.5″” H (325 L x 340 W x 217 H mm)
Display: 1/4 size VGA 320 x 240 pixel graphical display, monochrome with backlit display.
Electrical: 115/230 VAC, 50-60 Hz available.
Message Storage: Dynamic memory, up to 400 characters per line of text, up to 200 messages. Maximum 200 kb.
Weight: 16.5 lb (7.5 kg)
Applicable Models: Low pressure 2X1 liter ink module, High pressure 2X1 liter ink module, FPS (Fluid pump system), LCIS (large capacity ink supply), FLowjet pigmented ink supply.
Types: 1/4 USG (1 liter), 1 USG (4 liter), 5 USG (19 liter) and 55 USG (208 liter).
Display: 1/4 VGA 320 x 240 pixel graphical display, monochrome with back-lit display.
Humidity: 10-95% non-condensing
Temperature: 32-113 Degrees F (0-45 Degrees C)
Print formats (built-in functions): Graphics, variable text position, bold, light, inverse, standard Julian date formats, realtime clock, automatic daylight savings time, delay function, repeat print, up/down counters, alphanumeric and shift codes, upper and lower case characters, industrial barcodes.
Print Speed: Up to 780 fpm (240 m/min)
Print Distance: Up to 1 inch (25 mm) depending on print speed
Number of Lines: 1-5 lines of print
7 valves: 0.2-1.1 inches (5-28 mm), 1 line
16 valves: 0.2-2.5 inches (5-64 mm), 1-2 lines
32 valves: 0.2-5.0 inches (5-128 mm), 1-5 lines
Types: 7, 16, or 32 valve 8000 Series print heads.
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