Inkjet printers have been developing 20 years in China. Now the printers price decreased to RMB50,000-70,000 per unit from RMB200,000-300,000 when they came to our eyes. They are becoming an ordinary equipment that you may see in any solid products processing factory. The capacity had reached to 18,000-24,000 units in 2007, they are widely used on food, beverage, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, electronics, construction materials and etc.
Although inkjet printing takes up a very small parts in the whole production process, it does play an important role on improving enterprise production efficiency, saving labor costs, saving product circulation time, tracking product quality and etc. The printing equipment mainly used on Aluminum cans of Coca Cola, Pepsi Cola and high end beer bottles, their production lines are quite fast, this means the printing equipment must be with high speed to match the lines. The printing requirements increased based on various factors, and this cased the springing up of inkjet printer suppliers.
Inkjet printer users doubt
Inkjet printing technology solved a lot of problems in the past twenty years. It brings totally different experience to customers with high speed and accurate features. However, inkjet printers are also trouble makers that absorb enterprises energy for its highly consumption.
No.1 Compared with other equipment, inkjet printers are with high fault rate, it needs more maintenance.
No.2 The consumptions, spare parts and using cost is high.
No.3 The volatilization of solvent caused a large amount of waste, meanwhile, it brings negative effect to the air and employees health.
The cleaning and maintenance
In the maintenance process, manual cleaning to the print head takes up the majority of work. Inkjet printer needs being cleaned when continuous working for more than 10 days and the frequent on and off. There are some errors when enterprises use the printers. Some printers declare that they are auto cleaning, but this does not mean they do not need manual cleaning. As the so called auto cleaning function could only wash the inside of pipe, while manual cleaning is to clean the outside of print head. Auto cleaning and manual cleaning are two different concepts, no matter the inner pipe blocking or the nozzle blocking, they both cause the failure of printers.