Coding and Marking for Wire, Cable & Extrusions
In this highly price sensitive industry, every little cost counts. So it’s extremely important for wire, cable and extrusions manufacturers to invest in reliable and robust coding systems to ensure minimal downtime, lower costs and an improved bottom line.
Ensure minimum downtime on the production line with Matthews’ high quality systems. You can count on our equipment reliability on high-speed wire and cable production lines, where there is little or no chance of rework if any coding errors made, and on extrusions lines, which run continuously for weeks.
Robust, flexible coding solutions
Wire, cable and extrusion codes need to withstand the harshest production environments: hot, wet and dusty. Matthews can help ensure your codes are robust and durable from the rewinding process right through to outdoor storage and end use. You can also be confident they will last on a wide variety of plastics, providing high visibility on various colours.
All our coding and marking solutions are user-friendly for the operator. And because wire, cable and extrusion plants often make a wide variety of products, we will help you implement a system that enables fast and error-free changeovers on your production line.
Right technology for your needs
Matthews can help you choose the right coding and marking technology to best suit your needs. We offer a range of Continuous Inkjet Printers (CIJ), which provide accuracy, high visibility and legibility along with good adhesion properties – even in demanding production environments and with high line speeds. With our high-contrast blue pigment ink, you also gain visibility against dark, light or even blue surfaces.
Drop on Demand (DOD) inkjet printers are also an exceptionally rugged, reliable and durable method for pipes and extrusions. They can use a wide variety of inks to mark many different substrates.
Alternatively, Lasers are a very fast way to print high quality permanent codes onto a vast range of substrates. However, some testing may be required to achieve the right desired result.
Find out which is the best solution for your wire, cable and extrusions production line – talk to our experts today.