DOD Inkjet Printer

The VIAjet™  V-Series is the ideal inkjet marking and coding solution for challenging industrial environments.

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VIAjet V-Series DOD Inkjet Printers

A large and small character drop-on-demand (DOD) valve marking system specifically designed for challenging industrial applications.

Drop on demand V-Series inkjet printing system from Matthews Marking SystemsThe VIAjet V-Series marking system gives you reliable drop-on-demand (DOD) valve technology to mark porous and non-porous substrates including metal, paper and pulp, wood, concrete, rubber, and plastic. Considered the fastest and most reliable in the industry, our DOD printers allow your production to meet critical deadlines with precision jewels set in the stainless steel printhead faceplate to reduce ink consumption for a lower cost-per-mark.

The V-Series is ideal for both large character and small character, low-resolution marking with the capability to stack printheads for very large logos and graphics. Flexible mounting over, under, or beside the production line allows for seamless integration into your production line. These features, combined with its rugged design, make the V-Series ideal to meet the demands of extreme environments such as building products, steel, lumber, tire, and other challenging industries.

Features include:

  • 9 billion cycles before tuning, outlasting the competition
  • Runs up to 780 ft/min (240 m/min) for high-speed productions
  • Handles pigmented ink marking without typical clogging issues
  • Excellent performance with inks formulated with aggressive fast-dry solvents
  • Fast start-up without purging, and easy color changeover
  • High-performance inks engineered for your application
  • Flushing valve system for easy maintenance

Value

The V-Series gives you the longest lasting, toughest large character marking in the industry. Known for incredible longevity in the harshest industrial environments, our Drop-on-Demand (DOD) printers mean increased uptime on your production line. This improved uptime delivers real dollars to your bottom line, increases production efficiency, and contributes to your Overall Equipment Effectiveness goals. A choice of 7, 16, or 32 valves with mini, midi, and maxi nozzle options for each, the V-Series is the ideal choice for your large character marking needs.

Effectiveness

Your large character marking needs on metal, paper and pulp, wood, concrete, plastic, and many other substrates are handily met at the speed your production line requires with the V-Series. Offering the longest lasting printheads in the industry with over 9-billion firings per printhead and speeds up to 780 ft/min (240 m/min), our V-Series gives you unparalleled performance. Native printing ranges from 1/4″ (6.35mm) to 5″ (127mm) while resolution can altered by tilting the printhead. If you need really large marking, printheads can be stacked to achieve branding on 72″ (1828mm) stacks of plywood and more.

Flexibility

You get unmatched flexibility with a choice of three different valve and nozzle options for each printhead, this gives you exactly what you need to print the mark required on your substrate. Advanced nozzle design delivers precise marking while enhanced nozzle activation reduces ink consumption and yields an open time advantage during non-printing periods. The V-Series can be mounted over, under, or beside your production line, giving you ultimate control without changing your line.

Reliability

The V-Series is engineered to give you years of performance in your industrial environment. Whether you need to print lot codes on bags of cement on an overly dusty conveyor, point-of-sale data on stick lumber with sawdust in the air, thickness measurements on hot stainless steel as it comes out of processing, or regulatory data on tires, our V-Series printheads are up for the challenge. Precision machined faceplate nozzles decrease the risk of ink drying during idle times, easy maintenance with built-in and automatic cleaning and flushing valves, and over 9-billion firings per printhead all deliver the utmost in reliability.

Easy to Use

Ease of use is built in. The V-Series delivers high-quality drop-on-demand inkjet printing in user-friendly hardware. Ink supply systems can be varied to meeting your cost requirements as well as your production runtime needs. Cleaning is much easier with the automatic built-in flushing valve system. Printheads can be added to your line as needed with the power of MPERIA, you can seamlessly scale for production growth or adapt to line changes as needed.

Industrial marking

V-Series industrial printers are ideally suited for your challenging industrial environments. Whether you need to mark regulatory information on steel, retail branding on plywood, traceability data on metal parts, and anything in-between, our DOD printers give you the robust reliability you need for years of production.

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Low maintenance.

With our 8000+ printheads’ flushing valve system, cleaning and maintenance of our equipment is a breeze, even in dusty environments.

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Seamless integration.

Easily integrates with existing or new production lines. Pairing with MPERIA® ensures total line control across all print platforms and technologies.

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A complete solution.

Systems can be stand-alone or networked, providing a flexible, scalable solution for any size application.

8000+  Printheads

8000+ Printheads

Our Drop-on-Demand (DOD) systems feature the longest life and most reliable printhead in the industry. The exclusive micro-valve technology dramatically lowers ink consumption while maintaining impressive quality and speed. Our robust 8000+ series printheads produce a high-resolution mark by overlapping a series of smaller dots.

+  7, 16, and 32 valve printhead options
+  9 billion firings per head
+  The most robust and reliable in the industry

V-Link

V-Link

Our enclosed module featuring an internal power supply and printhead driver board, enables communication between the DOD printhead technology and the MPERIA® controller through an Ethernet connection. V-Links can be stacked and networked through MPERIA®, providing a flexible and scalable system for small or very large applications.

+  Mounting options: wall mount, bookshelf, DIN rail
+  Controls 1-4 printheads (32 valves max)
+  Controls up to 2 triggers and 2 encoders

MPERIA®

MPERIA®

The MPERIA® marking and coding automation platform centralizes control of your marking technology, regardless of equipment technology or vendor.

+  Available in 7, 12 and 15 inch models
+  IP ratings include: IP42, IP54, Ip40, IP54, IP65
+  Integrates with any ERP system or database
+  Control third party devices and printing technologies

Drop-on-Demand Ink Supply Systems

Drop-on-Demand Ink Supply Systems

Our ink supply systems are designed to reliably deliver our ink formulations and cleaners to ensure optimal performance. With our advanced ink circulation technology and our bulk ink options reduce waste and cost-per-mark, letting you do more for less.

Application Brief

Application Brief: OSB Manufacturer Improves Product Branding in Harsh Environments

Learn how a large manufacturer of OSB panels and sheathing improved their branding on their products by including their logo, product type, APA regulatory marking, and value-added marking such as nail lines.

OSB branding application brief

Brochure

V-Series Brochure

MPERIA® VIAjet V-Series™ drop-on-demand valve jet printheads offer incredible print quality in flexible configurations and feature one of the fastest speeds in the industry. And because we feature the longest life printheads, your production lines continue to run at the highest efficiency.

Read more: V-Series product brochure

Package Marking with VIAjet™️ V-Series Drop-on-Demand Valve Jet from Matthews Marking Systems

Support Documents

Product Data Sheet

VIAjet™ V-Series

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Ink Data Sheets

Drop-on-Demand Valve Jet

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Safety Data Sheets

Drop-on-Demand Valve Jet

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Application Brief

Aluminum Processor Upgrades to MPERIA® to Meet Customer Requirements

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