Markem-Imaje® Thermal Transfer Coder Model 8018

Entry level model suitable for regular shape containers in uniform size application, e.g. bottle water, dairy and milk products.

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High-performance printing 

Cost reduction 

Unmatched reliability 


Operation optimization 

We have many years of experience in the manufacturing and sales of handheld industrial coding machine. Our industrial date coding machine is directly supplied by the factory, manufactured by the original factory, and the quality is guaranteed. A variety of printing content, a wide range of use, automatic coding machine is suitable for use in a variety of industries. Please leave your contact information as soon as possible. We will provide you with more detailed information about our lcd handheld automatic industrial expiry date coding machine.


Print Features

Print Speed 

    Intermittent model 100 mm/s, 150 mm/s, 200 mm/s, 225 mm/s 

    Continuous model up to 450 mm/s 

Print area 

    32 mm x 40 mm 

    Resolution 8 dots/mm 

    1 mm gap between prints 

Ribbon saving techniques including radial ribbon saving

Printing of real time clock (hours/minutes), dates, and auto updating best before dates

User entered alphanumeric data (lot number, line ID, etc.)

Multiple variable user input fields

Automatic shift code roll over

Automatic serial number

Logos, fixed barcodes, and other imported bitmap images (with optional CoLOS® Create Pro software)

True type font printing


Dockable LCD handheld user interface

CoLOS® Create image design software included in package, using a USB memory stick for image downloading

USB database function; allowing the image to be selected from a database of up to 1,000 from the USB stick

Menu languages; Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Display of ribbon remaining

Diagnostics and password protection

Low ribbon warning, and fault when the ribbon runs out

Hardware Interface 

    Inputs - "Print Go" (24 V DC) 

    Outputs - Fault and Warning (volt free contacts)

Other Characteristics 


    Thermal transfer ribbon available in a variety of grades and colors, including 3901 high resin ribbon

    Maximum ribbon length up to 550 m (3901 and 3821) depending on grade

    Minimum ribbon width: 22 mm 

    Maximum ribbon width: 33 mm 


    Temperature: 4° to 40° C 

    Relative humidity: 20-90% non-condensing. 

    Dry (no IP rating), non wash down


    Voltage 90 V – 260 V, 47 Hz – 63 Hz 

    Current consumption 1A @230 V – 2 A @100 V


    Printer 8.5 kgs 

    Power supply 2 kgs 

    User interface 0.5 kg 

    Bracket 10 kgs



Established in 1985, Shenzhou Packing Machine Co., Ltd. started business with a 3-staff store selling consumable packaging material such as Adhesive Tapes & PP Strap Belt. After 35 years, we have grown into a 80-staff team running a 1,200 square meters factory with annual revenue 1.2 million US dollars.

Shenzhou Packing Machine Co., Ltd. is well recognized both in China and international markets as a reputable manufacturer supplying quality Air Convection Shrink Tunnel, Steam Shrink Tunnel and Automatic Shrink Wrap Packaging System. 

In addition, being an authorized distributor, we introduce top quality Made-in-China packing machines to buyers & users in the world wide who look for Automatic Cartoning System, Automatic Cellophane Overwrapping Machine, Industrial Coding Machine and Pallet Stretch Wrapper.

With Shenzhou, you have a large choice in packing machines that meet your requirements. Giving your trust, we return our affordable packaging solution, trouble-free machine, professional service and trustworthy partnership.

Confused by thousands of packing machines look similar? Lost in millions of choices without knowing the best to your project? Worry about international trade risk? You can always rely on Shenzhou, a partner when you need packaging solution.


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