Glossary
XAAR Engine features
What does it mean?
XAAR ELECTRON
Technical Details
XAAR Electron printers
Inkjet
Xaar uses drop-on-demand inkjet technology (see DOD inkjet
technology).
•High speed 7 kHz operation
•185 dpi up to 114 m/min with high speed
head
•27% faster than regular XJ128-80-W
•70 pL drop size available
•Light-weight and compact, 17.5 mm swathe
•On-board electronics including temperature
compensation
•Low replacement cost.
DOD Inkjet
Drop-on-Demand. The printheads can be precisely controlled
to produce ink drops when required to produce high quality,
repeatable images.
Piezo Electric
Mechanical distortion of the material results in the formation
of a charge across the material, or vice versa. The most
common material in general use is PZT, Lead Zirconium
Titanate.
(Drop) Redundancy
This is where a particular area (pixel) can be printed by more
than one nozzle. So if a nozzle is blocked the pixel can be
printed by the other nozzle. This may take place on a different
pass.
XAAR 128 printers
•Prints in any direction
•Ideal for 'sell by' and 'batch-numbering'
applications, form print and small barcode
printing
•Flexible and modular construction, connect 16
single 17.5 mm printers or combine printers in
modules of up to 4 (70 mm print height).
•Maximum print height per controller or
controller board is 280 mm
•185 dpi up to 90 m/min with high speed head
(wetting)
•40 or 80 pL drop size available
Substrate Media
The surface to be printed upon for example paper, textile and
plastic.
Swathe
The band of print produced by one pass of a printhead
TC
Temperature Compensation – the way in which the printhead
compensates for changes in the viscosity of ink due to
temperature.
UV Curable Inks
After printing the ink is cured by exposure to strong UV-light.
The advantage of UV-curable inks is that they "dry" as soon
as they are cured they can be applied to a wide-range of
uncoated substrates.
HSAJET® XAAR Piezo Inkjet
XAAR Piezo Inkjet is the HSA range of industrial piezo
print heads for outer case and product coding.
XAAR 500 printers
•Ideal for form print, addressing and large
contrast-rich barcode & logo printing
•Flexible and modular construction, connect
up to 4 x 70 mm printers for a maximum print
height of 280 mm
•180 dpi up to 34 m/min
•40 pL drop size available
XAAR
HSAJET® products based on XAAR piezo
inkjet technology & accessories
Stitching
This is the strategy for the managing of edge effects between
print swathes. It is often called "Soft-stitching" though this
term actually describes a sub-sets of the various strategies.
Available in a wide range of print heights and
configurations, HSA Systems provides one of the most
flexible product coding solutions for this technology, able
to meet the requirements in a wide range of industries.
HSAJET® XAAR key-features:
Piezo inkjet printers are used in numerous industrial
applications. They eliminate the need for costly additional
labelling, pre-printed stock and can replace old, singlemessage roller coders.
• Robust and reliable printers, almost no maintenance.
Due to the modular construction, HSA Systems can
provide Piezo inkjet printing from 17.5 mm print height
to more than 1000 mm print height from the same
controller.
300-02EN 04/2014
XAAR 500
XAAR 128
Purging
The process of forcing ink out of the nozzles, either by
vacuum or pressure.
Resolution
The amount of detail that can be resolved out of an image,
ie. The number of discrete drops of ink that are fired onto a
controlled size of media (dots per inch (dpi)).
Product Overview
Check our website for latest revision of this datasheet
DistributoR:
With a wide range of controllers to choose from, HSA
Systems can provide a solution tailored to your production
environment, from a simple terminal to fully database
driven automation across the factory.
All printers can be installed either in-line or off-line and
offer great flexibility due to individual controlling of each
head.
HSA Systems (head offices)
Denmark | Skovlunde +45 4494 0222 | Odense +45 6610 3401
HSA Systems (subsidiary offices)
France +33 1 4815 5050 | Germany +49 5257 938 6777
www.hsasystems.com | mail@hsasystems.com
• Low cost per print.
• High uptime - ink change while printing.
• Very simple setup and alignment, up to 1000 mm print
height.
• Up to 70 mm print height without any printhead
alignment.
• A wide range of inks available, from oil based in different
colours to UV solvent based for difficult substrates.
• All HSAJET® XAAR-based printers can be connected to
any HSAJET XAAR Electron, XJ128 or XJ500 controller.
• Non-contact coding. Ideal for rough surfaces like Tyvek,
wood, pallets and cardboard.
• Throw distance approximately 5 mm dependent on ink
and line speed.
• Large ink supply. 0.5 or 1.0 litre ink bottles.
Technical Details
Key features
HSAJET® Xaar Printers
HSAJET® Xaar Printers & Controllers
Xaar Print engines
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
XJ128
17.5 mm
8
140 mm
16
280 mm
32
560 mm
48
840 mm
64
1120 mm
Content can be edited directly form the controller or using the built in
Ethernet/Serial interface for remote communication.
XJ128
35 mm
4
140 mm
8
280 mm
16
560 mm
24
840 mm
32
1120 mm
TIPC15 XAAR Electron / XJ128 / XJ500 Touch Controller
The TIPC15 has a 15" touch interface and handles any kind of print job,
including print from database as well as remote communication via Ethernet
and Serial connection. The jobs are made directly on the unit and controls
any combination of print heads up to 280 mm / 11” print height.
XJ128
52.5 mm
2
105 mm
4
210 mm
8
420 mm
12
630 mm
16
840 mm
XJ128
70 mm
2
140 mm
4
280 mm
8
560 mm
12
840 mm
16
1120 mm
XJ500
70 mm
2
140 mm
4
Prints variable text, counters, date/time, shift codes, graphics, all barcodes.
280 mm
5
10
5
10
8
560 mm
15
20
15
20
Interface
Controller connection (SUB D25)
Daisy chain to next printer (SUB D25)
Print from a wide range of databases, such as SQL, Access, XLS and CSV.
Signals
Low ink signal
Complies to
CE directives
Short-Ref
Controller Type
XAAR
128
XAAR
500
Database
Dim L x W x H (mm)
CU2
Controller Unit
•
•
no
210 x 155 x 90
TIPC15
Touch Industrial Printer Controller
•
•
yes
372 x 303 x 110
OPC
Office style Printer Controller
•
•
yes
420 x 200 x 420
RPC
Rack style Printer Controller
•
•
yes
450 x 439 x 177
See detailed product flyers for more information.
Housing
Stainless steel
40
45
50
55
30
35
40
45
50
55
57,8
A
57.8
57,8
A
A
170
53
B
42
53
42
53
53
C
C
C
D
E
E
D
D
E
E
F
F
F
F
G
Accessories
•Sensor and encoder
•Bridges & Brackets
•Mountings (Inocon 53 mm)
•Controllers (see page overleaf and
separate flyer)
XAAR Electron
70-7.0
17.5 mm
•
•
•
•
17.5 mm High Speed
•
•
•
35.0 mm
•
•
•
35.0 mm High Speed
•
•
•
52.5 mm
•
•
•
•
•
Material
•
•
•
•
•
Standard version
35 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
35 m/min
@
185 x 360 dpi
35 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
57 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
34 m/min
@
180 x 180 dpi
High speed version
70 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
70 m/min
@
185 x 360 dpi
90 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
114 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
N/A
Nozzle plate
non-wetting
non-wetting
wetting
wetting
-
Active nozzles
128
128
128
128
500
Drop volume* (pL)
80
40
80
70
80
Drop velocity (m/s)
5.0
6.0
5.0
5.0
6.0
Max. frequency (kHz)
4.25
8.3
5.5
7.0
4.0
Colour of insulator
Blue
Dark Grey
Purple
Dark Blue
Active nozzles
Number of nozzles that fire a drop.
The XJ128 has 128 active nozzles, the
XJ500 has 500 active nozzles.
Engine
The module (head) that outputs the ink.
Available in different models.
Nozzle plate
The area of the printhead that forms
the ink drop through movement.
Drop velocity (m/s)
The linear speed of ink droplet as it
leaves the printhead.
Max. frequency (kHz)
How many drops per second a print
engine can produce.
Measured in 1000 /second (kHz).
Drop volume (pL)
Size of each ink droplet. Measured in
picoLitre (pL).
Max. speed @ dpi
The maximum possible linear speed at a
specific resolution.
Wetting
A print engine with a coating that
allows the ink to remain on the nozzle
plate, minimizing interference with the
drop formation. Effectively, a higher
speed is thereby possible.
InkSysBox
XJInkSys
®
Initial.
leds
H
Tlf: +45 44 94 02 22
45
www.hsautomatic.com
L:\PRINTER\XJInkSys\SLD\XJInkSys.SLDASM
hsa@hsautomatic.com
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10
15
20
25
30
35
40
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10
15
20
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30
35
40
45
L:\PRINTER\XJInkSys\SLD\XJInkSys.SLDASM
buttons
InkSysBox
jta
Configuration
Date.
Title:
HS Automatic
Tlf: +45 44 94 02 22
www.hsautomatic.com
HS Automatic
hsa@hsautomatic.com
Surface:
Units gram:
Initial.
2337.60
jta
2
1098267.08
04-08-2004
Drawing nr:
Units gram:
XJInkSys
2
Areal Kvmm :
2337.60
Drawing nr:
1098267.08
50
50
25
Last save
04-08-2004
Areal Kvmm :
Date.
XJInkSys
E
21-12-2010
Scale:
1:2
21-12-2010
Last save
Papir:
A2
E
1/1
A2
1:2
55
55
H
Side:
Papir:
Scale:
Side:
1/1
Non-wetting
Coating that is designed to allow ink to
bead away from nozzle plate. This type
generally requires less maintenance.
G
25
XJInkSys
Title:
Projekt:
Material
Surface:
Configuration
Projekt:
Surface:
H
XAAR 500
80-4.0
70.0 mm
G
G
Surface:
Weight
1.8 kg / 4 lbs (without printhead)
XAAR 128
80-5.5
53
C
D
XAAR 128
40-8.3
B
42
31,5
B
53
170
B
31,5
All CB2-based controllers are provided with OBJ InkDraw or Mail InkDraw,
which give you full database connectivity and one of the most versatile
software packages for inkjet printing available in the market.
30
35
31.5
Software
Control panel
Keypad / LED-signal
Purge button
Reset button
30
32
203
30
170 mm / 6.7"
Print distance
0.5-2.0 mm
(nozzle to print surface)
25
32
32 30
203 mm / 8"
1120 mm
254,2
Our flexible solutions are based on our CB2-XJ controller board, delivered
ready to use either as the TIPC15 with one controller board, or installed
in the OPC/RPC cabinet or delivered as an integration kit, which enables
customer adapted solutions with multiple cards for additional print height
(up to 4 CB2).
25
16
254,2
CB2 / OPC / RPC for XAAR Electron / XJ128 / XJ500
A
840 mm
~250 mm / 9.8" (1 ltr bottle)
~200 mm / 7.9" (½ ltr bottle)
Technology
XAAR Piezo drop-on-demand
12
Max speed @ dpi
Max
printheight
You can print counters, date/time, text, graphics, variable barcodes.
XAAR 128
80-4.25
Engines
Max
no of
printers
203
SPECS
RPC
(4xCB)
RPC w(3xCB)
Print Heights
OPC
(2xCB)
Specifications
TIPC15/OPC
(1xCB)
CU2
GLOSSARY
The HSAJET CU2 for HSAJET XAAR printers is a powerful stand-alone
controller with keyboard and LCD display. It can control up to 140 mm print
height in any head configurtion.
Printhead
H
UMBILICAL
Printer
Control
Control
Dimension
Dimension
CU2 XAAR Electron / XJ128 / XJ500 Controller Unit
Tolerancer
Tolerancer
DS/ISODS/ISO
2768-12768-1
midt midt
0.5-6= 0.5-6=
0.1 6-30=
0.1 6-30=
0.2 30-120=
0.2 30-120=
0.3 120-400=
0.3 120-400=
0.5
0.5
0.8 1000-2000=
0.8 1000-2000=
1.2 2000-4000=
1.2 2000-4000=
2
2
400-1000=
400-1000=
FLEXIBLE
CU2
Controllers
Compact.
No umbilical
Straight.
Umbilical in
optional length
Elbow.
Umbilical in
optional length
An umbilical provides extra flexibility
when installing the printer and it is
essential for all applications for top/
down printing.
The connection between the umbilical
and the printhead is available with a
straight connection or with an elbow
connection.
If no umbilical is required, the printers
are available as compact models.
XJ128 & Electron
The umbilical is available in standard
lengths of 10-100 cm.
XJ500
The umbilical is available in lengths of
10-50 cm.
Glossary
XAAR Engine features
What does it mean?
XAAR ELECTRON
Technical Details
XAAR Electron printers
Inkjet
Xaar uses drop-on-demand inkjet technology (see DOD inkjet
technology).
•High speed 7 kHz operation
•185 dpi up to 114 m/min with high speed
head
•27% faster than regular XJ128-80-W
•70 pL drop size available
•Light-weight and compact, 17.5 mm swathe
•On-board electronics including temperature
compensation
•Low replacement cost.
DOD Inkjet
Drop-on-Demand. The printheads can be precisely controlled
to produce ink drops when required to produce high quality,
repeatable images.
Piezo Electric
Mechanical distortion of the material results in the formation
of a charge across the material, or vice versa. The most
common material in general use is PZT, Lead Zirconium
Titanate.
(Drop) Redundancy
This is where a particular area (pixel) can be printed by more
than one nozzle. So if a nozzle is blocked the pixel can be
printed by the other nozzle. This may take place on a different
pass.
XAAR 128 printers
•Prints in any direction
•Ideal for 'sell by' and 'batch-numbering'
applications, form print and small barcode
printing
•Flexible and modular construction, connect 16
single 17.5 mm printers or combine printers in
modules of up to 4 (70 mm print height).
•Maximum print height per controller or
controller board is 280 mm
•185 dpi up to 90 m/min with high speed head
(wetting)
•40 or 80 pL drop size available
Substrate Media
The surface to be printed upon for example paper, textile and
plastic.
Swathe
The band of print produced by one pass of a printhead
TC
Temperature Compensation – the way in which the printhead
compensates for changes in the viscosity of ink due to
temperature.
UV Curable Inks
After printing the ink is cured by exposure to strong UV-light.
The advantage of UV-curable inks is that they "dry" as soon
as they are cured they can be applied to a wide-range of
uncoated substrates.
HSAJET® XAAR Piezo Inkjet
XAAR Piezo Inkjet is the HSA range of industrial piezo
print heads for outer case and product coding.
XAAR 500 printers
•Ideal for form print, addressing and large
contrast-rich barcode & logo printing
•Flexible and modular construction, connect
up to 4 x 70 mm printers for a maximum print
height of 280 mm
•180 dpi up to 34 m/min
•40 pL drop size available
XAAR
HSAJET® products based on XAAR piezo
inkjet technology & accessories
Stitching
This is the strategy for the managing of edge effects between
print swathes. It is often called "Soft-stitching" though this
term actually describes a sub-sets of the various strategies.
Available in a wide range of print heights and
configurations, HSA Systems provides one of the most
flexible product coding solutions for this technology, able
to meet the requirements in a wide range of industries.
HSAJET® XAAR key-features:
Piezo inkjet printers are used in numerous industrial
applications. They eliminate the need for costly additional
labelling, pre-printed stock and can replace old, singlemessage roller coders.
• Robust and reliable printers, almost no maintenance.
Due to the modular construction, HSA Systems can
provide Piezo inkjet printing from 17.5 mm print height
to more than 1000 mm print height from the same
controller.
300-02EN 04/2014
XAAR 500
XAAR 128
Purging
The process of forcing ink out of the nozzles, either by
vacuum or pressure.
Resolution
The amount of detail that can be resolved out of an image,
ie. The number of discrete drops of ink that are fired onto a
controlled size of media (dots per inch (dpi)).
Product Overview
Check our website for latest revision of this datasheet
DistributoR:
With a wide range of controllers to choose from, HSA
Systems can provide a solution tailored to your production
environment, from a simple terminal to fully database
driven automation across the factory.
All printers can be installed either in-line or off-line and
offer great flexibility due to individual controlling of each
head.
HSA Systems (head offices)
Denmark | Skovlunde +45 4494 0222 | Odense +45 6610 3401
HSA Systems (subsidiary offices)
France +33 1 4815 5050 | Germany +49 5257 938 6777
www.hsasystems.com | mail@hsasystems.com
• Low cost per print.
• High uptime - ink change while printing.
• Very simple setup and alignment, up to 1000 mm print
height.
• Up to 70 mm print height without any printhead
alignment.
• A wide range of inks available, from oil based in different
colours to UV solvent based for difficult substrates.
• All HSAJET® XAAR-based printers can be connected to
any HSAJET XAAR Electron, XJ128 or XJ500 controller.
• Non-contact coding. Ideal for rough surfaces like Tyvek,
wood, pallets and cardboard.
• Throw distance approximately 5 mm dependent on ink
and line speed.
• Large ink supply. 0.5 or 1.0 litre ink bottles.
Technical Details
Key features
HSAJET® Xaar Printers
HSAJET® Xaar Printers & Controllers
Xaar Print engines
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
XJ128
17.5 mm
8
140 mm
16
280 mm
32
560 mm
48
840 mm
64
1120 mm
Content can be edited directly form the controller or using the built in
Ethernet/Serial interface for remote communication.
XJ128
35 mm
4
140 mm
8
280 mm
16
560 mm
24
840 mm
32
1120 mm
TIPC15 XAAR Electron / XJ128 / XJ500 Touch Controller
The TIPC15 has a 15" touch interface and handles any kind of print job,
including print from database as well as remote communication via Ethernet
and Serial connection. The jobs are made directly on the unit and controls
any combination of print heads up to 280 mm / 11” print height.
XJ128
52.5 mm
2
105 mm
4
210 mm
8
420 mm
12
630 mm
16
840 mm
XJ128
70 mm
2
140 mm
4
280 mm
8
560 mm
12
840 mm
16
1120 mm
XJ500
70 mm
2
140 mm
4
Prints variable text, counters, date/time, shift codes, graphics, all barcodes.
280 mm
5
10
5
10
8
560 mm
15
20
15
20
Interface
Controller connection (SUB D25)
Daisy chain to next printer (SUB D25)
Print from a wide range of databases, such as SQL, Access, XLS and CSV.
Signals
Low ink signal
Complies to
CE directives
Short-Ref
Controller Type
XAAR
128
XAAR
500
Database
Dim L x W x H (mm)
CU2
Controller Unit
•
•
no
210 x 155 x 90
TIPC15
Touch Industrial Printer Controller
•
•
yes
372 x 303 x 110
OPC
Office style Printer Controller
•
•
yes
420 x 200 x 420
RPC
Rack style Printer Controller
•
•
yes
450 x 439 x 177
See detailed product flyers for more information.
Housing
Stainless steel
40
45
50
55
30
35
40
45
50
55
57,8
A
57.8
57,8
A
A
170
53
B
42
53
42
53
53
C
C
C
D
E
E
D
D
E
E
F
F
F
F
G
Accessories
•Sensor and encoder
•Bridges & Brackets
•Mountings (Inocon 53 mm)
•Controllers (see page overleaf and
separate flyer)
XAAR Electron
70-7.0
17.5 mm
•
•
•
•
17.5 mm High Speed
•
•
•
35.0 mm
•
•
•
35.0 mm High Speed
•
•
•
52.5 mm
•
•
•
•
•
Material
•
•
•
•
•
Standard version
35 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
35 m/min
@
185 x 360 dpi
35 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
57 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
34 m/min
@
180 x 180 dpi
High speed version
70 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
70 m/min
@
185 x 360 dpi
90 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
114 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
N/A
Nozzle plate
non-wetting
non-wetting
wetting
wetting
-
Active nozzles
128
128
128
128
500
Drop volume* (pL)
80
40
80
70
80
Drop velocity (m/s)
5.0
6.0
5.0
5.0
6.0
Max. frequency (kHz)
4.25
8.3
5.5
7.0
4.0
Colour of insulator
Blue
Dark Grey
Purple
Dark Blue
Active nozzles
Number of nozzles that fire a drop.
The XJ128 has 128 active nozzles, the
XJ500 has 500 active nozzles.
Engine
The module (head) that outputs the ink.
Available in different models.
Nozzle plate
The area of the printhead that forms
the ink drop through movement.
Drop velocity (m/s)
The linear speed of ink droplet as it
leaves the printhead.
Max. frequency (kHz)
How many drops per second a print
engine can produce.
Measured in 1000 /second (kHz).
Drop volume (pL)
Size of each ink droplet. Measured in
picoLitre (pL).
Max. speed @ dpi
The maximum possible linear speed at a
specific resolution.
Wetting
A print engine with a coating that
allows the ink to remain on the nozzle
plate, minimizing interference with the
drop formation. Effectively, a higher
speed is thereby possible.
InkSysBox
XJInkSys
®
Initial.
leds
H
Tlf: +45 44 94 02 22
45
www.hsautomatic.com
L:\PRINTER\XJInkSys\SLD\XJInkSys.SLDASM
hsa@hsautomatic.com
5
10
15
20
25
30
35
40
5
10
15
20
25
30
35
40
45
L:\PRINTER\XJInkSys\SLD\XJInkSys.SLDASM
buttons
InkSysBox
jta
Configuration
Date.
Title:
HS Automatic
Tlf: +45 44 94 02 22
www.hsautomatic.com
HS Automatic
hsa@hsautomatic.com
Surface:
Units gram:
Initial.
2337.60
jta
2
1098267.08
04-08-2004
Drawing nr:
Units gram:
XJInkSys
2
Areal Kvmm :
2337.60
Drawing nr:
1098267.08
50
50
25
Last save
04-08-2004
Areal Kvmm :
Date.
XJInkSys
E
21-12-2010
Scale:
1:2
21-12-2010
Last save
Papir:
A2
E
1/1
A2
1:2
55
55
H
Side:
Papir:
Scale:
Side:
1/1
Non-wetting
Coating that is designed to allow ink to
bead away from nozzle plate. This type
generally requires less maintenance.
G
25
XJInkSys
Title:
Projekt:
Material
Surface:
Configuration
Projekt:
Surface:
H
XAAR 500
80-4.0
70.0 mm
G
G
Surface:
Weight
1.8 kg / 4 lbs (without printhead)
XAAR 128
80-5.5
53
C
D
XAAR 128
40-8.3
B
42
31,5
B
53
170
B
31,5
All CB2-based controllers are provided with OBJ InkDraw or Mail InkDraw,
which give you full database connectivity and one of the most versatile
software packages for inkjet printing available in the market.
30
35
31.5
Software
Control panel
Keypad / LED-signal
Purge button
Reset button
30
32
203
30
170 mm / 6.7"
Print distance
0.5-2.0 mm
(nozzle to print surface)
25
32
32 30
203 mm / 8"
1120 mm
254,2
Our flexible solutions are based on our CB2-XJ controller board, delivered
ready to use either as the TIPC15 with one controller board, or installed
in the OPC/RPC cabinet or delivered as an integration kit, which enables
customer adapted solutions with multiple cards for additional print height
(up to 4 CB2).
25
16
254,2
CB2 / OPC / RPC for XAAR Electron / XJ128 / XJ500
A
840 mm
~250 mm / 9.8" (1 ltr bottle)
~200 mm / 7.9" (½ ltr bottle)
Technology
XAAR Piezo drop-on-demand
12
Max speed @ dpi
Max
printheight
You can print counters, date/time, text, graphics, variable barcodes.
XAAR 128
80-4.25
Engines
Max
no of
printers
203
SPECS
RPC
(4xCB)
RPC w(3xCB)
Print Heights
OPC
(2xCB)
Specifications
TIPC15/OPC
(1xCB)
CU2
GLOSSARY
The HSAJET CU2 for HSAJET XAAR printers is a powerful stand-alone
controller with keyboard and LCD display. It can control up to 140 mm print
height in any head configurtion.
Printhead
H
UMBILICAL
Printer
Control
Control
Dimension
Dimension
CU2 XAAR Electron / XJ128 / XJ500 Controller Unit
Tolerancer
Tolerancer
DS/ISODS/ISO
2768-12768-1
midt midt
0.5-6= 0.5-6=
0.1 6-30=
0.1 6-30=
0.2 30-120=
0.2 30-120=
0.3 120-400=
0.3 120-400=
0.5
0.5
0.8 1000-2000=
0.8 1000-2000=
1.2 2000-4000=
1.2 2000-4000=
2
2
400-1000=
400-1000=
FLEXIBLE
CU2
Controllers
Compact.
No umbilical
Straight.
Umbilical in
optional length
Elbow.
Umbilical in
optional length
An umbilical provides extra flexibility
when installing the printer and it is
essential for all applications for top/
down printing.
The connection between the umbilical
and the printhead is available with a
straight connection or with an elbow
connection.
If no umbilical is required, the printers
are available as compact models.
XJ128 & Electron
The umbilical is available in standard
lengths of 10-100 cm.
XJ500
The umbilical is available in lengths of
10-50 cm.
Technical Details
Key features
HSAJET® Xaar Printers
HSAJET® Xaar Printers & Controllers
Xaar Print engines
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
Max
no of
printers
Max
printheight
XJ128
17.5 mm
8
140 mm
16
280 mm
32
560 mm
48
840 mm
64
1120 mm
Content can be edited directly form the controller or using the built in
Ethernet/Serial interface for remote communication.
XJ128
35 mm
4
140 mm
8
280 mm
16
560 mm
24
840 mm
32
1120 mm
TIPC15 XAAR Electron / XJ128 / XJ500 Touch Controller
The TIPC15 has a 15" touch interface and handles any kind of print job,
including print from database as well as remote communication via Ethernet
and Serial connection. The jobs are made directly on the unit and controls
any combination of print heads up to 280 mm / 11” print height.
XJ128
52.5 mm
2
105 mm
4
210 mm
8
420 mm
12
630 mm
16
840 mm
XJ128
70 mm
2
140 mm
4
280 mm
8
560 mm
12
840 mm
16
1120 mm
XJ500
70 mm
2
140 mm
4
Prints variable text, counters, date/time, shift codes, graphics, all barcodes.
280 mm
5
10
5
10
8
560 mm
15
20
15
20
Interface
Controller connection (SUB D25)
Daisy chain to next printer (SUB D25)
Print from a wide range of databases, such as SQL, Access, XLS and CSV.
Signals
Low ink signal
Complies to
CE directives
Short-Ref
Controller Type
XAAR
128
XAAR
500
Database
Dim L x W x H (mm)
CU2
Controller Unit
•
•
no
210 x 155 x 90
TIPC15
Touch Industrial Printer Controller
•
•
yes
372 x 303 x 110
OPC
Office style Printer Controller
•
•
yes
420 x 200 x 420
RPC
Rack style Printer Controller
•
•
yes
450 x 439 x 177
See detailed product flyers for more information.
Housing
Stainless steel
40
45
50
55
30
35
40
45
50
55
57,8
A
57.8
57,8
A
A
170
53
B
42
53
42
53
53
C
C
C
D
E
E
D
D
E
E
F
F
F
F
G
Accessories
•Sensor and encoder
•Bridges & Brackets
•Mountings (Inocon 53 mm)
•Controllers (see page overleaf and
separate flyer)
XAAR Electron
70-7.0
17.5 mm
•
•
•
•
17.5 mm High Speed
•
•
•
35.0 mm
•
•
•
35.0 mm High Speed
•
•
•
52.5 mm
•
•
•
•
•
Material
•
•
•
•
•
Standard version
35 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
35 m/min
@
185 x 360 dpi
35 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
57 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
34 m/min
@
180 x 180 dpi
High speed version
70 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
70 m/min
@
185 x 360 dpi
90 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
114 m/min
@
185 x 185 dpi
N/A
Nozzle plate
non-wetting
non-wetting
wetting
wetting
-
Active nozzles
128
128
128
128
500
Drop volume* (pL)
80
40
80
70
80
Drop velocity (m/s)
5.0
6.0
5.0
5.0
6.0
Max. frequency (kHz)
4.25
8.3
5.5
7.0
4.0
Colour of insulator
Blue
Dark Grey
Purple
Dark Blue
Active nozzles
Number of nozzles that fire a drop.
The XJ128 has 128 active nozzles, the
XJ500 has 500 active nozzles.
Engine
The module (head) that outputs the ink.
Available in different models.
Nozzle plate
The area of the printhead that forms
the ink drop through movement.
Drop velocity (m/s)
The linear speed of ink droplet as it
leaves the printhead.
Max. frequency (kHz)
How many drops per second a print
engine can produce.
Measured in 1000 /second (kHz).
Drop volume (pL)
Size of each ink droplet. Measured in
picoLitre (pL).
Max. speed @ dpi
The maximum possible linear speed at a
specific resolution.
Wetting
A print engine with a coating that
allows the ink to remain on the nozzle
plate, minimizing interference with the
drop formation. Effectively, a higher
speed is thereby possible.
InkSysBox
XJInkSys
®
Initial.
leds
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Tlf: +45 44 94 02 22
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www.hsautomatic.com
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10
15
20
25
30
35
40
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10
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20
25
30
35
40
45
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Configuration
Date.
Title:
HS Automatic
Tlf: +45 44 94 02 22
www.hsautomatic.com
HS Automatic
hsa@hsautomatic.com
Surface:
Units gram:
Initial.
2337.60
jta
2
1098267.08
04-08-2004
Drawing nr:
Units gram:
XJInkSys
2
Areal Kvmm :
2337.60
Drawing nr:
1098267.08
50
50
25
Last save
04-08-2004
Areal Kvmm :
Date.
XJInkSys
E
21-12-2010
Scale:
1:2
21-12-2010
Last save
Papir:
A2
E
1/1
A2
1:2
55
55
H
Side:
Papir:
Scale:
Side:
1/1
Non-wetting
Coating that is designed to allow ink to
bead away from nozzle plate. This type
generally requires less maintenance.
G
25
XJInkSys
Title:
Projekt:
Material
Surface:
Configuration
Projekt:
Surface:
H
XAAR 500
80-4.0
70.0 mm
G
G
Surface:
Weight
1.8 kg / 4 lbs (without printhead)
XAAR 128
80-5.5
53
C
D
XAAR 128
40-8.3
B
42
31,5
B
53
170
B
31,5
All CB2-based controllers are provided with OBJ InkDraw or Mail InkDraw,
which give you full database connectivity and one of the most versatile
software packages for inkjet printing available in the market.
30
35
31.5
Software
Control panel
Keypad / LED-signal
Purge button
Reset button
30
32
203
30
170 mm / 6.7"
Print distance
0.5-2.0 mm
(nozzle to print surface)
25
32
32 30
203 mm / 8"
1120 mm
254,2
Our flexible solutions are based on our CB2-XJ controller board, delivered
ready to use either as the TIPC15 with one controller board, or installed
in the OPC/RPC cabinet or delivered as an integration kit, which enables
customer adapted solutions with multiple cards for additional print height
(up to 4 CB2).
25
16
254,2
CB2 / OPC / RPC for XAAR Electron / XJ128 / XJ500
A
840 mm
~250 mm / 9.8" (1 ltr bottle)
~200 mm / 7.9" (½ ltr bottle)
Technology
XAAR Piezo drop-on-demand
12
Max speed @ dpi
Max
printheight
You can print counters, date/time, text, graphics, variable barcodes.
XAAR 128
80-4.25
Engines
Max
no of
printers
203
SPECS
RPC
(4xCB)
RPC w(3xCB)
Print Heights
OPC
(2xCB)
Specifications
TIPC15/OPC
(1xCB)
CU2
GLOSSARY
The HSAJET CU2 for HSAJET XAAR printers is a powerful stand-alone
controller with keyboard and LCD display. It can control up to 140 mm print
height in any head configurtion.
Printhead
H
UMBILICAL
Printer
Control
Control
Dimension
Dimension
CU2 XAAR Electron / XJ128 / XJ500 Controller Unit
Tolerancer
Tolerancer
DS/ISODS/ISO
2768-12768-1
midt midt
0.5-6= 0.5-6=
0.1 6-30=
0.1 6-30=
0.2 30-120=
0.2 30-120=
0.3 120-400=
0.3 120-400=
0.5
0.5
0.8 1000-2000=
0.8 1000-2000=
1.2 2000-4000=
1.2 2000-4000=
2
2
400-1000=
400-1000=
FLEXIBLE
CU2
Controllers
Compact.
No umbilical
Straight.
Umbilical in
optional length
Elbow.
Umbilical in
optional length
An umbilical provides extra flexibility
when installing the printer and it is
essential for all applications for top/
down printing.
The connection between the umbilical
and the printhead is available with a
straight connection or with an elbow
connection.
If no umbilical is required, the printers
are available as compact models.
XJ128 & Electron
The umbilical is available in standard
lengths of 10-100 cm.
XJ500
The umbilical is available in lengths of
10-50 cm.
Glossary
XAAR Engine features
What does it mean?
XAAR ELECTRON
Technical Details
XAAR Electron printers
Inkjet
Xaar uses drop-on-demand inkjet technology (see DOD inkjet
technology).
•High speed 7 kHz operation
•185 dpi up to 114 m/min with high speed
head
•27% faster than regular XJ128-80-W
•70 pL drop size available
•Light-weight and compact, 17.5 mm swathe
•On-board electronics including temperature
compensation
•Low replacement cost.
DOD Inkjet
Drop-on-Demand. The printheads can be precisely controlled
to produce ink drops when required to produce high quality,
repeatable images.
Piezo Electric
Mechanical distortion of the material results in the formation
of a charge across the material, or vice versa. The most
common material in general use is PZT, Lead Zirconium
Titanate.
(Drop) Redundancy
This is where a particular area (pixel) can be printed by more
than one nozzle. So if a nozzle is blocked the pixel can be
printed by the other nozzle. This may take place on a different
pass.
XAAR 128 printers
•Prints in any direction
•Ideal for 'sell by' and 'batch-numbering'
applications, form print and small barcode
printing
•Flexible and modular construction, connect 16
single 17.5 mm printers or combine printers in
modules of up to 4 (70 mm print height).
•Maximum print height per controller or
controller board is 280 mm
•185 dpi up to 90 m/min with high speed head
(wetting)
•40 or 80 pL drop size available
Substrate Media
The surface to be printed upon for example paper, textile and
plastic.
Swathe
The band of print produced by one pass of a printhead
TC
Temperature Compensation – the way in which the printhead
compensates for changes in the viscosity of ink due to
temperature.
UV Curable Inks
After printing the ink is cured by exposure to strong UV-light.
The advantage of UV-curable inks is that they "dry" as soon
as they are cured they can be applied to a wide-range of
uncoated substrates.
HSAJET® XAAR Piezo Inkjet
XAAR Piezo Inkjet is the HSA range of industrial piezo
print heads for outer case and product coding.
XAAR 500 printers
•Ideal for form print, addressing and large
contrast-rich barcode & logo printing
•Flexible and modular construction, connect
up to 4 x 70 mm printers for a maximum print
height of 280 mm
•180 dpi up to 34 m/min
•40 pL drop size available
XAAR
HSAJET® products based on XAAR piezo
inkjet technology & accessories
Stitching
This is the strategy for the managing of edge effects between
print swathes. It is often called "Soft-stitching" though this
term actually describes a sub-sets of the various strategies.
Available in a wide range of print heights and
configurations, HSA Systems provides one of the most
flexible product coding solutions for this technology, able
to meet the requirements in a wide range of industries.
HSAJET® XAAR key-features:
Piezo inkjet printers are used in numerous industrial
applications. They eliminate the need for costly additional
labelling, pre-printed stock and can replace old, singlemessage roller coders.
• Robust and reliable printers, almost no maintenance.
Due to the modular construction, HSA Systems can
provide Piezo inkjet printing from 17.5 mm print height
to more than 1000 mm print height from the same
controller.
300-02EN 04/2014
XAAR 500
XAAR 128
Purging
The process of forcing ink out of the nozzles, either by
vacuum or pressure.
Resolution
The amount of detail that can be resolved out of an image,
ie. The number of discrete drops of ink that are fired onto a
controlled size of media (dots per inch (dpi)).
Product Overview
Check our website for latest revision of this datasheet
DistributoR:
With a wide range of controllers to choose from, HSA
Systems can provide a solution tailored to your production
environment, from a simple terminal to fully database
driven automation across the factory.
All printers can be installed either in-line or off-line and
offer great flexibility due to individual controlling of each
head.
HSA Systems (head offices)
Denmark | Skovlunde +45 4494 0222 | Odense +45 6610 3401
HSA Systems (subsidiary offices)
France +33 1 4815 5050 | Germany +49 5257 938 6777
www.hsasystems.com | mail@hsasystems.com
• Low cost per print.
• High uptime - ink change while printing.
• Very simple setup and alignment, up to 1000 mm print
height.
• Up to 70 mm print height without any printhead
alignment.
• A wide range of inks available, from oil based in different
colours to UV solvent based for difficult substrates.
• All HSAJET® XAAR-based printers can be connected to
any HSAJET XAAR Electron, XJ128 or XJ500 controller.
• Non-contact coding. Ideal for rough surfaces like Tyvek,
wood, pallets and cardboard.
• Throw distance approximately 5 mm dependent on ink
and line speed.
• Large ink supply. 0.5 or 1.0 litre ink bottles.