Ink-Jet Printer offers 16- or 32-valve printheads.

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Jet-A-Mark® DOD 5400 codes up to 5 lines of text in 3/16 to 5 in. character size. Built-in network can link and control 64 units from one keyboard or from PC, PLC, or mainframe. Printing 1-5 lines can be done at speeds to 780 fpm. Suitable for porous and non-porous surfaces, DOD 5400 provides clean printing on plastics, metals, packaging, wood, building materials, and galvanized steel. It creates high-resolution text and graphics with up to 32 dpi.



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New Large Character Ink-Jet Printer Announced by Matthews International


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 14, 2004 - Offering superior large-character printing capability, the Jet-A-Mark® DOD 5400 is the newest addition to Matthews International Corporation's comprehensive line of marking systems. Coding up to five lines of text in 3/16 to 5" character size, the 5400 offers users a choice of 16 or 32-valve printheads and can print text at variable character heights with greater tilt angles.

Flexibility

The highly flexible ink-jet marking system's built-in network can link and control 64 units from one keyboard or from a PC, PLC or mainframe. Printing 1-5 lines can be done on the 5400 at speeds up to 780 fpm.

Suitable for printing ink on porous and non-porous surfaces, the 5400 provides reliable and clean printing on plastics, metals, packaging, wood, building materials and galvanized steel, among other surfaces. It easily creates high-resolution text and graphics with up to 32 dots per inch. Stacked printheads coupled with software produce "Billboard" style logos.

Capable of operating at temperatures from freezing to 113°F and 10-95% humidities (non-condensing), the DOD 5400 is reliable on production lines that face vibration, dust and other production line challenges.

For information on DOD 5400 contact Matthews International Corp., Marking Products Division, 6515 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Telephone: 412-665-2500. Fax: 412-365-2042. Website: www.matthewsmarking.com.

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