Videojet Technologies is one of the leading companies in the world that manufactures laser marking, printing and coding products, accessories and fluids for the merchandise identification industry.
It has launched the new Videojet 3020 laser coder, which is a basic-level 10 W CO2 laser to mark and code applications in the consumer packaged merchandise and industrial merchandise markets. The coder uses big marking fields and scribing laser technology and provides superior marking quality on plastics, cardboard, paper and many other materials. The concise one-box design allows quick installation, quick starts,uncomplicated operation and fast line changes that ensure high-level versatility and uptime.
The coder is lightweight at 7 kgs (15.4 lbs). The concise design occupies very little space. The laser can be fitted as a stand-alone option using the adjustable stand or straight into the line with mountable brackets. The resilient mounting bracket allows varied marking positions. The Videojet 3020 requires only about 30 min for mechanical installation and 20 min for line changes.
A focus finder, automatic signal detection of the encoder and product detector reduce installation time. An indigenous user interface on a touch-screen tablet has a setup wizard to install the laser on the production line. A straightforward menu and preview window enable setting up print parameters in minutes. With varied lenses, the laser offers a reasonably large mark field area. Scribing technology allows clear, legible marks on stationary and moving merchandise. Marking can be in simple Chinese fonts, alphanumeric text, most European language fonts, varied data (date, time, shift codes, serial numbers, GS1), ID matrix and bar codes, symbols, logos and graphical elements.