Large character printer IJ4000

The reliable workhorse when it comes to product labeling. The IJ4000 printer impresses with its robust design, central ink supply and a character height of up to 100 mm.

IJ4000 - Great results

Simply good large character printing

The IJ4000 is a large character printer for industrial product marking. The specialist for porous surfaces of packaging or load carriers impresses with easy handling and flexibility. Print images are managed either manually, directly on the device, or via your company network. This way you always have your labeling in view. The printing system consists of three main components: Printer, Controller and Display. It is flexibly expandable and can accommodate 1 - 4 print heads - depending on the requirements your printing solution has to meet.

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Diagraph IJ4000 front side
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IJ4000 front view

Operation from anywhere.

Operate your IJ4000 via the IJ4000 control panel or opt for one of the many variants. Diagraph's customized solutions also provide centralized operating options via your host computer or the Windows 10-based TouchPro control panel.

Talk to us about the possibilities in your application. Many special solutions for your customized project are also possible with the IJ4000 large character coder.

IJ4000 printheads

The most robust printhead in the industry.

The robust print heads in 50 mm and 100 mm versions form the basis for your large character printing. After installation, run on demand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Variants of the horizontal heads for inclined conveyors and vertical printing are available. There are no limits to the application here.

Talk to us about the best printhead combination for you.

Product advantages

Large character printer IJ4000

Print height up to 100 mm

Printing with a gap of up to 12 mm

Central ink system (refill remotely)

Flexible printer combinations

Robust printhead

Network connection via Nicelabel

Ink cartridges up to 1 liter

Cost advantage over labels

Printing examples large character printer IJ4000

In industry, large character printers are often used in packaging marking. You can see some examples here:

Possible applications from practice

We make product labeling vivid. Find yourself labeling with large character printers:

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Replace branding iron and print pallets

In the marking of EPAL pallets, speed and maximum precision are essential in an environment that is not suitable for most conventional printers.

The IJ4000 masters this task to perfection.

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Cartons printing

Printing on cartons is the standard application of the IJ4000. This is where it can make full use of its advantages. It marks cartons with product data, codes and logos in the highest quality and at high speed.

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This is what convinced premium sauce maker Jürgen Langbein of the IJ4000 large character printer

  • The print data comes directly from the merchandise management system
  • Direct printing is cheaper than labeling
  • High print image quality
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Printing pulp bales

Print big logos on even bigger bales of pulp? No problem for the IJ4000.

Here, too, you will find tough conditions in practice, which Diagraph's large character printer masters with flying colors.

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The advantages of the IJ4000 large character coder

  • High-resolution print images up to 100 mm high
  • Simple operation
  • Printhead distance to the product up to 12 mm
  • Spring-back support to protect the printhead
  • Automatic cleaning system

Frequently Asked Questions about the IJ4000 Large Character Printer

Do you have further questions? Here you can find more details.

With the IJ4000, the first requirement for successful use is the material you want to print on: it should be porous/absorbent.

The IJ4000 is ideally suited for printing large fonts, codes and logos in high resolution (up to 300 dpi) up to a print height of 100 mm.

Examples include prints on typical secondary/tertiary packaging such as cardboard or wood.

Technical data

Daten Druckkopf IJ384E Druckkopf IJ768E
Pressure altitudeup to 51 mm (2")up to 102 mm (4")
TechnologyPiezoelectric pressure module (Trident)Piezoelectric pressure module (Trident)
Print speedup to 90 m/minup to 90 m/min
Print resolution (horizontal)up to 300 dpi (selectable)up to 300 dpi (selectable)
Print resolution (vertical)192 dpi192 dpi
Max. Printhead distance to product12 mm12 mm
Dead space lower edge - nozzle row22 mm22 mm
Dimensions (H x W x D)117 x 67 x 280 mm161 x 71 x 338 mm
Number of printheads per controller (Smart IDS)up to 4up to 2
IP protection classIP65IP54
Printer orientation (default)Horizontal print on product sideHorizontal print on product side
Printer orientation (special models)Vertical printing on top of product*Vertical printing on top of product*
Environmental conditions (operation)10 - 40 °C / 10 - 80 % RH10 - 40 °C / 10 - 80 % RH
Smart IDS Controller
Smart IDS
Control and setup (HMI)IJ4000 HMI (Diagraph) / Touch-Pro HMI (Diagraph) / PC
Control softwareIJRemote PC software (Diagraph) / Nicelabel
Hardware upgradesI/O board / control boards for additional print heads
Standard print functionsBarcodes (UPC, GTIN, Code 128 etc. Datamatrix, QR-Code), logos, time, date, user variables
InksScanTrue II (Black, Blue, Red)


All information at a glance.


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