Date Code Printers

Our range of date code printers makes it possible to print clear retail-quality expiry dates on a wide range of products and packaging, even in the most challenging production environments. We can install printers on your existing conveyors or packaging machinery, or as part of a new production line. We also supply printers on our standalone udaFORMAXX sleeve and carton feeding machine for date code printing on sleeves, cartons and pouches ‘off-line’ ready for packing.


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Continuous Inkjet Date Code PrintersContinuous Inkjet Printers – Fast, Reliable Date Code Printing

alphaJET continuous inkjet printers are designed for high-speed non-contact printing on almost any surface. Their rugged construction means that they run reliably even in the toughest conditions.

  • Rugged IP65 construction
  • Simple, intuitive operation on a large touchscreen display
  • Huge ink range including coloured, food grade and specialist inks
  • Complete range of accessories for easy integration

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Thermal Inkjet Date Code PrintersThermal Inkjet Coders – Cartridge Based Date Code Printers

Thermal inkjet (TIJ) printing, with its cartridge-based system, is alternative option for non-contact printing on packaging and other substrates. With a thermal inkjet printer, you can also print high quality bar codes, 2D codes and simple logos. With a range of ink types available, you can use thermal inkjet on porous and non-porous substrates

  • Fast, consistent printing with excellent code quality
  • Reliable and maintenance free
  • Print height from 12.7mm to 50.8mm
  • Up to 600 dpi

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Thermal Transfer Date Code PrintersThermal Transfer Printers  – High Quality Print for a Large Print Area

Thermal transfer is a ribbon-based print method that is ideal for printing bold text and for large print areas. The printers are ideal for integration with packaging machines and labellers.

  • High resolution bold print
  • Ideal for detailed print messages
  • Prints high quality bar codes
  • Fast print speeds and low downtime

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Sleeve and Carton Feeder for Date Code PrintersudaFORMAXX  – High-speed Sleeve and Carton Date Code Printing

The udaFORMAXX gives manufacturers a high-speed method of date code printing when coding online is not an option. The standalone system can be used with a choice of batch and date code printers, labellers and camera systems for printing date, batch, barcode and other information on flat-form packaging.

  • Average throughput of 250 packs per minute
  • Simple to adjust for different pack sizes
  • Ideal for date and batch code printing on sleeves, cartons, crash lock cartons and some pouches
  • Accurate print placement

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Sample Printing ServiceSample Printing Service

Why not take advantage of our free sample printing service. We will produce print samples on your product or packaging so that you can test feasibility or compare different print technologies and ink types.

We are able to test most inks in our sample workshop her at PrintSafe. For more unusual or specialist inks, we send samples to KBA-Metronic (equipment manufacturer) through their fast turnaround sample service.

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