EasyPrint MLP Apex

Multiple Lane Thermal Transfer Printing for all flexible packaging applications

The EasyPrint MLP Apex is designed for versatility. The EasyPrint MLP is the ideal machine for in-line printing of batch codes, graphics, logos, sell-by dates, bar codes and other variable information. The thermal transfer technology prints directly onto packaging substrates such as poly films, foil, Tyvek®, medical paper, cartons and labels. The EasyPrint MLP Apex provides solutions for multiple package coding and printing on Multivac, GEM, Rapidpak, Repak, Ulma, Fargo Automation and all horizontal form, fill, seal, packaging machines.

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Multi Lane - Traversing Printer

Single Lane Printing
EasyPrint MLP Apex Printer

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Multi Lane - Multi Row - Traversing Printer

Split Platen Printing
EasyPrint MLP Apex Printing with Split Platen

Print multiple lanes with a single sweep of the head.

Features

  • Ribbon saving feature reduces ribbon waste up to 50%.
  • Low air pressure detection maximizes print quality for critical applications.
  • Carriage home position is located at operator side for easy ribbon changes.
  • Floating print head provides perfect alignment to substrate for high quality printing.
  • Available with 2", 5". and now 8.3" print heads.
  • Modular circuit boards makes service and maintenance a breeze.
  • Advanced IP67 rated design includes sealed electrical bay and watertight connectors.
  • Category 3 safety standards with fail safe circuitry.

Harsh Environment HMI / Control Box

EasyPrint MLP Apex HMI Control Box
  • 10.4" IP67 rated touch screen with built-in label creation software and updated user interface
  • PC control system with solid state drive
  • Ethernet, RS232, or discrete I/O to connect to packaging line
  • Save optional traversing settings with label
  • Full (VDP) Variable Data Printing capable
  • Remote support, training, and software updates are a standard feature, requiring only an internet connection
  • Multiple customized password levels
  • Full data logging support tied to individual users
  • Interactive help system and how to videos
  • Mil-spec water-tight connectors
  • Hygienic design
  • C.E. marked
EasyPrint MLP Apex Screen

System Monitoring

EasyPrint MLP Apex Screen

Label Creation

EasyPrint MLP Apex Screen

Label Selection

EasyPrint MLP Apex Screen

How To Videos

EasyPrint mlp WAS

EasyPrint mlp WAS Web Path

Web Advance System

Attaches directly to an EasyPrint mlp and allows for multiple rows of printing on Horizontal Form/Fill/Seal machines, without the need for additional print stations.

EasyPrint mlp WAS

Benefits of EasyPrint Thermal Transfer Printing

Saves Time and Money

Thermal transfer eliminates costly setup and downtime of changing metal or rubber type on hot stamp and competitive coders. No messy ink jet cleanup or downtime. The EasyPrint MLP Apex is an easy alternative to labels and pre-printed films.

More Prints Per Ribbon

Over 51,181 (19.05mm) prints per ribbon. The EasyPrint MLP Apex has an automatic, highly accurate, ribbon advance system that minimizes ribbon usage and delivers more prints per ribbon.

High Speed

Unique electronic design enables printing at speeds up to 600mm/sec. across a web.

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Specifications

Technology

Direct Thermal Transfer

Print Area

Up to 8.3 x 23.62in (213 x 630mm)

Print Speed

From 25mm/sec up to 600mm/sec

Print Density

300 DPI (12dots/mm)

Print Head Size

2in, 5in, or 8.3in

# of Lanes to Print

Up to 99

Graphic Logos

BMP, DXF, PCX, TIF, WMF, GIF

Bar Codes

EAN 13, EAN 8, Code 39, 2/5 Interleave, UPC A, UPC E, Code 128, EAN 128, HIBC LIC 128, PZN, EAN add-on, Date Code, Data Matrix

Time/Date

Yes

Memory Storage

On Board USB x2 or PC

Ribbon Length

3,198 ft. (975m)

Communication

RS232, USB, Ethernet

Display

Color Touch Screen

Temperature

41°F - 104°F (5°C - 40°C)

Humidity

10 - 80% without condensation

Electrical

115/230 VAC, 50/60Hz, 400VA

Remote Training & Support

BELL-MARK printers include remote training & support at no additional costs, only requiring an internet connection.