Linx 7900BC
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Linx 7900 BC CIJ Printer
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Key Benefits

  • Purpose designed for reliable inkjet coding onto bottles
  • Unique air knife and printhead system ensures the bottle is dried prior to printing, for good ink adhesion 
  • Inks provide good adhesion to glass, PET and PLA, and for caustic wash removal
  • Unique curved stainless steel case with IP55 washdown rating is the easiest to keep clean
  • Automatic code setup features built-in - for quicker, error-free coding
  • Prints up to 5 lines of text, graphics, logos and Data Matrix 2D codes
  • Remote printer monitoring and control with Linx Insight® remote web interface, for mistake-free coding

The Linx 7900BC - Bottle Printing

The Linx 7900BC Bottle Printer is a total continuous ink jet coding and beverage marking solution for the bottling industry.

Reduce code errors and increase your productivity, with a range of automated features:

QuickSwitch® Plus

  • Automated code setup using a barcode scanner, or data from a PC or PLC.
  • Automatically sets print parameters such as print orientation, height and width, and position on pack.
  • Sets date offset.
  • Reduce your coding errors and speed up product changeovers.

PrintSync® automated print format selection

  • Automatically selects the best message type according to the line speed – for optimum print quality
  • Simplifies code setup

Print History log

  • Records number of codes printed and stoppages
  • Accurate record of line output – no more manual logging
  • Measure line performance against your targets; accurately meet customer order volumes
  • Up to 400 separate print sessions can be logged

This small character coder combines the features of the printer with a unique integrated printhead and air knife system which ensures that the bottle is dried prior to bottle printing.

Printing on bottles is made easy as codes are applied exactly where you want them using Linx Black bottling ink 1058. This ink penetrates condensation and provides good print quality and permanence right up to the point of removal in caustic bottle washers. The bottle printing solution comes with everything you expect as standard.

This advanced continuous ink jet bottle printing solution offers up to 3 lines of text, graphics and logos as standard, with up to 5 lines available if required.

Take more control of your production line with Linx Insight®. This remote web interface allows you to monitor your Linx 7900 from a smart phone, plus download or upload messages from a PC. And Linx Insight is included with the printer at no extra cost. All you need is internet access on your PC or smart phone, and an ethernet connection to the printer.

Quick and simple code setup and control

  • Remote printer monitor and control with Linx Insight 
  • Quick code setup using QuickSwitch® Plus software and PrintSync automatic print format selection
  • Easy transfer of messages between printers with a standard USB port or using Linx Insight

Lowest running costs 

  • Long service intervals of up to 9000 hours or 18 months 
  • 18 month warranty 
  • Minimal parts changed at scheduled services – no expensive ink system assemblies to replace, so no hidden costs

Increased production uptime 

  • Automatic and thorough cleaning of the printhead and conduit at every shutdown. Linx’s unique FullFlush® system ensures reliable startups 
  • Fast mistake proof refills with the SureFill® system
  • Sealed robust printhead, with no exposed critical parts, is the easiest to maintain

Extra features – as standard 

  • Ethernet port 
  • 3 line printing 
  • Data Matrix 2D codes 
  • RS232 connectivity 
  • External single stage alarm output 
  • Connectivity for product detectors and shaft encoders

Linx CIJ printers can print in any orientation – downwards, sideways, even upside down with no compromise on print quality or printer reliability.

Technical Specification

Printing capability

  • Up to 5 lines of text, graphics, logos, barcodes
  • 3 lines as standard
  • Maximum print speed of 6.28m/s (for single line of code)
  • Print heights from 1.8mm to 12mm
  • Data Matrix 2D codes
  • Dynamic reverse/invert printing for traversing lines

Programming facilities

  • Linx Insight remote printer control and status view
  • Simple menu-driven WYSIWYG message creation and editing
  • QuickSwitch® Plus message selection and editing using a barcode scanner
  • PrintSync automated print format selection
  • Print History log
  • USB port for copy and back-up of message and printer settings, and for easy transfer of messages between printers

Physical characteristics

  • Curved stainless steel casing with minimal dirt traps
  • IP55 (washdown) as standard and IP65 (dust proof) as optional
  • Weighs only 21kg
  • No factory air required
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