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Date coding is an essential part of most production processes. In food and beverage applications date codes are integral to consumer safety and complying with industry regulations. In industrial manufacturing, date marking helps provide full traceability and is crucial in the event of a recall or quality compliance issue.

Best Before & Expiry Date Printers

Linx industrial date coding printers have pre-programmed and customizable date and time formats to match every customer need.

Using real time clock functions our coders can automatically calculate and print best before, manufacture or expiry dates; adding a specified number of seconds, hours, days, or months to the current date and time.

If you need expiry dates that are easily readable for your consumers or “closed dating” for meeting regulations on product traceability Linx can meet your specific printing or marking needs.

Expiry date printer

Expiry date printer

Date Coding Machines

Programmed formats, automatic date forward functions, and custom date and time editors for a full range of date coding capabilities

Using simple on screen prompts templates can be easily created and stored in the internal printer memory, enabling you to select the desired format as required. The printer can also be set to variable intervals for forward or back sequential numbering, with models that auto-adjust for daylight savings time.

Continuous Inkjet Printers (CIJ)

Our most customizable option with inks that can be applied to nearly any substrate; even food safe inks for print that comes in direct contact with ingestible products!

Linx CIJ coders are renowned for their flexibility, clean operation, and reliability, ideal for long hours of operation.

Large Character Markers

Linx LCM printers offer an easy to use, cost-effective solution for high-resolution printing. They provide an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-printed boxes or labels.

High adhesion ink for porous surfaces such as cardboard ensure that your print remains legible even after extensive handling.

Laser Coders

One of the most reliable, versatile, and cost-efficient marking methods available. Indelible marks for the even the most highly regulated industries.

With accuracy guaranteed, laser coders are a great option for high speed or permanent date marking.

Talk with an experienced Linx representative today to discuss which date coder is right for you!

Date Coding Applications

Glass bottle printer

Ideal for expiry date printing on the surface of wet and dry glass bottles and jars

Can Date Printing

Reliable date coding and marking even in extreme manufacturing environments

Food Industry Date Printing

High quality, legible dates and codes to meet food grade printing and marking standards

Resources

Powerhaul International Case Study

Powerhaul International Case Study

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