PET

PET laser marking

The most common polymer of the family, PET is primarily a colourless resin, and can be semi-rigid to rigid depending on how it is processed. It is lightweight and also very strong, being very impact-resistant. These properties make it ideal for liquid and food containers such as plastic bottles, it’s most common application. Below, we will explain more about its use and PET laser marking.

PET can be aluminised by evaporating a thin film of metal onto it, which reduces its permeability and makes it reflective and opaque. The qualities make it ideal for applications such as flexible food packaging.

A crystallised PET can be used to make packaging trays and blister packs, ideal for pre-cooked frozen meals as they can withstand both extremely cold (for freezing) and hot (for oven baking) temperatures.

Laser marking with CO2 is ideal for transparent plastic bottles. PET laser marking on opaque materials such as flexible film can be achieved with a wide range of lasers, including Fibre, Green and UV. Print&Apply systems can be used too with minimal fuss.



Solutions for the PET sector

Continuous Inkjet

  • CIJ IP 55

    CIJ IP 55

    Entry level printer at excellent value

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  • CIJ 3 lines

    CIJ 3 lines

    Intermediate printer, designed for all non-pigment ink types

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  • CIJ small character – High speed

    CIJ small character – High speed

    Advanced high performance printer with enhanced connectivity features such as ciLink and capability to print up to 5 lines of text, graphics and bar codes at high speeds.

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  • CIJ IP65

    CIJ IP65

    Harsh environment IP65 printer with positive air pressurised enclosure and printhead for extreme dust or washdown environments.

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Label Application

  • Intrex 100+

    Intrex 100+

    Versatile and convenient solution for low and medium capacity production lines.

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  • Intrex 200+

    Intrex 200+

    Designed for high precision labelling and is the ideal solution for demanding, fast production lines.

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  • Intrex 300+

    Intrex 300+

    Designed for high speed and high precision label applications.

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  • Intrex SET 1001

    Intrex SET 1001

    Designed to apply partial or full wrap-around labels on cylindrical products such as bottles or cans. Labelling capacity exceeds 60 pcs/min.

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  • Intrex SET 1101

    Intrex SET 1101

    Labelling system based on a 3-roll module; designed for precision labelling of cylindrical products like bottles or cans.

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  • Intrex SET 1201

    Intrex SET 1201

    Designed for labelling buckets and other heavy, conical shaped products

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  • Intrex SET 1501

    Intrex SET 1501

    Compact design and ease of use make it an ideal solution for automatic and semi-automatic lines, handling flat packages.

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  • Intrex SET 1801

    Intrex SET 1801

    A great labelling solution for cylindrical products and small cartons.

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  • Intrex SET 2161

    Intrex SET 2161

    Designed specifically for shallow and flat products such as trays and blisters.

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  • Intrex SET 2202

    Intrex SET 2202

    Compact design with ease of use, making it the ideal solution for automatic and semi-automatic lines when labelling sides of flat packages.

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  • Intrex SET 2702

    Intrex SET 2702

    Designed to apply labels to both sides of a flattened bottle or container

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