Manual Date & Batch Coding Machine - Sri Lanka
The manual date and Batch coding machine is one of the fastest selling batch and date coding machine in Sri Lanka. This machine is primarily used for coding on packets and labels before the product is packaged.
This machine works similar to a sealer and operates using heat. The heated up block which contains the letters then presses onto a hot foil ribbon which makes the imprint. The Manual Coding Machine is technically known as the DY8 Coding machine and comes with the capacity to print 3, 4 or 5 lines.
Manual Coding Machine Features
Works on Hot foil Ribbon
Can print up to 4 Lines
Printing Speed - 10 - 30 pieces per minute
Gross Weight - 3 kg
Working Voltage - 230V
Coding Foil Width - 23 mm / 30 mm / 35 mm
Operating temperature - 0-200 degree Celsius
Preheat Time - 10 Minutes
Wattage - 100W - 240W
Main Components of the Manual Coding Machine
1. Letters and Housing
The DY-8 Manual date printing machine has separate letter blocks. these letters need to be configured into a housing, depending on the machine the housing can have space for 3, 4 or 5 lines. 3 Line housing will have bigger letter compared to the 4 line housing and the 5 line housing will have the smallest letters of all.
These letter and the letter housing are made out of brass. The machine comes with 1 set of selected English letters and enough numerals. Any additional letters that is required could be purchased separately.
2. Heat Panel
DY-8 is a Ribbon coding machine and therefore depends on heat press to emboss the print on the substrate. This is achieved by a separate controllable heat panel. Most Dy-8 machines have a heat gauge from 1-5 or 1-10 which can be altered as required,
Depending on the surface of the substrate that is printed on the heat need can be altered.
The heat panel also comes along with a fuse for the machine's protection, in most machines an additional fuse comes along with the original packaging for replacement.
Hot Foil ribbon or also called as the hot stamping ribbon is the printing consumables used by the DY-8 manual Date printing machine. The DY-8 Machine supports Hot foil ribbons width of 25mm, 30mm and 35mm. The length of the ribbon should be 100 meters or below.
There are many different types of hot foil ribbons such as
SCF-900 Hot stamping Ribbon
FC3 Hot foil ribbon
Basic Hot foil ribbon
A 100 m ribbon will cost Rs 425 and each ribbon can print up-to 5000 prints thus given an excellent per print cost