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tna intelli-date-5

smart, high-performance date coder

tna intelli-date-5

The tna intelli-date® 5 is a smart thermal transfer overprint (TTO) date coder, designed to improve uptime and productivity through the reduction of waste and rejects. The system features innovative technology, including an airless all-electronic system, integrated code defect detection and easy-to-change ribbon drive.

  • Improve performance using intelligent motion technology to increase throughput by 25%.

  • Enhance operational efficiency with accurate electronic print heads, compact system design and simple operator interface.

  • Achieve faster ROI by automatically detecting common print defects with iAssure technology, preventing unwanted waste and re-worked product.

  • Simplify maintenance with on-board cleaning and maintenance self-help videos, improved print-head life and parts that require minimal servicing.

  • Maximise uptime with quick-change print-head, higher ribbon capacity, simple cassette design and complete integration with the tna robag® series.

  • Promote sustainability with the system’s unique airless design that significantly reduces errors to minimise waste.

standard features

  • software to fully integrate into tna’s robag® VFFS packaging systems
  • retrofit kit for installing on tna robag®
  • on-board videos that guide operators through printhead cleaning and replacement
tna intelli-date® 5
print specifications printhead 53mm, 300dpi (12dot/mm)
print area mm (in) Continuous printing mode: 53mm (2.1”) wide x 300mm (11.8”) long
minimum print speed mm/sec (in/sec)* Continuous mode: 1mm/sec (0.04”/sec)
maximum print speed mm/sec (in/sec)* Continuous mode: 1,000mm/sec (39.4”/sec)
* speed specifications are application dependent


fully downloadable font support using TrueType® fonts (including multiple languages and Unicode support); fixed, variable and merged text fields; flexible date/time formats; flexible shift code formats; auto best before date calculations and concession management; calendar rules; auto incrementing decrementing text, counters and bar codes; multiple graphic formats supported (up to maximum print area); link fields to databases; scalable text and text blocks
ribbon specifications ribbon range Full assortment of wax/resin and resin ribbons
maximum ribbon length Lengths up to 1,200 meters (3,937ft)
ribbon width inch mm (in) 20mm (0.8”) min., 55mm (2.2”) max.
nominal gaps between successive prints mm (in) 0.5mm (0.02”)
electrical and operational specifications electrical power supply 100 – 240VAC
operating temperature 0-40°C (32-104°F)
all above specifications are subject to change and may differ according to product, please confirm when placing your order.
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