How can a laser code on PET?
Printing on pet bottles provides a range of manufacturing challenges if the solution is unspecified. Depending on the application and specifics of the manufacturing facility in question, Domino can draw on its vast knowledge and experience built over years designing and installing plastic bottle coding equipment at global beverage sites.
Within the Beverage industry, Domino's laser marking solutions have emerged as a viable solution for PET and plastic bottle marking. The D-Series is capable of scribing high-quality, highly-legible frosted codes onto a wide range of PET products and bottles.
Built for real-world production environments
Featuring IP65-rating, Domino's D-Series laser marker is specifically engineered for the Beverage sector's uniquely harsh environments including temperature shifts, high condensation that can affect ink-based coding, and where sugary syrup necessitates regular washdowns. Meanwhile, in order to make quotas, plastic bottle coding and marking uptime is absolutely key.
Furthermore, lasers offer flexible positioning using the beverage beam delivery for the smallest footprint on both Conveyor and Bottle table applications. Exceptional wavelength capabilities, flexible i-Tech scanhead and unique mirror beam control underpins performance. Modular design enables simple integration into some of the most challenging PET production lines and the patented i-Tech RapidScan maximizes time to code.
Meeting the need for the lowest total cost of ownership, specialized Domino coders supply best before dates and date of manufacture to the neck, shoulder, foot, or behind the main label of a wide range of PET products. Should a continuous ink jet printer be preferred, then Domino's Ax-Series range of printers offer service-free ink system changes, high quality codes via its unique printhead design, as well as the option of remote diagnostics via the Domino Cloud. This Industry 4.0 inspired product allows beverage plant, operations, engineering and production managers to be proactive - versus reactive - to any potential issues facing their PET packaging and processing lines, which is what makes our machines ideal for plastic bottle marking.
Scale your operation with Industry 4.0 Tactics
Domino's user-friendly, scalable software and service products are easy to integrate with existing coding and labeling technologies in your factory. Our QuickDesign suite of label design software is fully-featured and free to use right out of the box, giving your company everything from a powerful Label Editor to an entire range of automation modules.
Stay in control of your package messaging, from product to pallet, remotely or right from the factory floor with QuickDesign from Domino North America. Fully scalable to suit the specific needs of your production line, this software will allow you to remain compliant and manage your data with a simple touchscreen PC interface. With QuickDesign, you can create accurate labels from our built-in product table and choose the perfect label for your needs to eliminate mistakes and eliminate recalls.
QuickDesign Lite is our free-to-download, easy-to-use label production software to get you going in mere minutes. From complex labels, including ingredients and allergen information, to large batches of date messages, start creating simple coding at the touch of a button and get your production line up and running.
Whether it’s plug and play integration and automated interfacing, or order management from the factory floor, our fully scalable automation models come with a range of features developed for the real-world challenges you face. From single coders to site-wide solutions.
Want to learn more about QuickDesign and Coding Automation? Contact the experts at Domino North America.