Inkjet Printheads

Inkjet Printheads

News Releases
2015-11-05 KYOCERA Launches Highly Robust Printhead for Digital Textile Printing
2015-10-06 KYOCERA Announces Ultra-Wide Printhead Offering Simultaneous Four-Color Output for Industrial Inkjet Printing, from Textiles to Billboards
2015-09-17 KYOCERA Develops one of the World's Fastest 360dpi Recirculating Inkjet Printheads*
*The world's fastest speed for an inkjet printhead at a print resolution of 360dpi (based on research by Kyocera; as of September 17, 2015).


Taking advantage of Kyocera’s long history and technical expertise in fine ceramics, we offer high performance products utilizing our in-house piezo actuator.

Features of Kyocera Inkjet Printheads

Wide print width: 108mm – wider printing coverage with fewer printheads

High-speed, high resolution and grayscale printing – available simultaneously

Reliability in continuous printing – unique ink channel design provides stable ink supply to all 2,656 nozzles


Kyocera Inkjet Printheads – KJ4 Series

KJ4A Series KJ4B Series KJ4C Series
Image: KJ4A Series
The KJ4A Series is designed for UV-curable inks or other high viscosity inks. It is optimal for Label/Packaging, Sign Graphics, Offset Surprint and others.
  Image: KJ4B Series
The KJ4B Series is designed for high speed printing of water-based inks. It is optimal for Transaction Printing, Document Printing, Textile, MICR Printing and others.
  Image: KJ4C Series
The KJ4C Series is designed for high viscosity oil-based inks with Ink Circulation feature. It is optimal for Ceramic Tile printing which requires large drop volume.

Kyocera Inkjet Printheads – Product Lineup

600dpi Standard Models – KJ4A-TA, KJ4A-AA, KJ4B-QA

Applications for KJ4A: Offset Surprint, Sign Graphics and Labels
Applications for KJ4B: Transaction, Textile, Document Printing and MICR Printing

Features: High-speed, high-resolution printhead. Standard Model KJ4A/KJ4B Series are compatible.


Model Ink Width
× Depth
× Height
[mm]
Weight
[g]
Number of
Nozzles
(In Effective
Print Width)
Standard
Resolution
[dpi]
Effective
Print
Width
[mm]
Max.
Drive
Frequency
[kHz]
Max.
Print
Speed
[m/min]
Drop
Volume
[pL]
Optimum
Ink
Viscosity
[mPa*s]
KJ4A-TA
KJ4A-TA
UV 200
×25
×59.3
420 2,656
(2,558)
600
×
600
108.25 20 50 6
7
11
14
6.0 - 7.0
KJ4A-AA
KJ4A-AA
3
6
13
6.0 - 6.5
KJ4B-QA
KJ4B-QA
AQ 30 75 5
7
12
18*1
5.0 - 6.0
*1: 18pL is only available under no more than 20kHz Drive Frequency.

600dpi High Speed Models – KJ4A-RH, KJ4B-YH

Applications for KJ4A: Offset Surprint, Sign Graphics and Labels
Applications for KJ4B: Transaction, Document Printing and MICR Printing

Features: Higher speed, high-resolution printhead. High Speed Model KJ4A/KJ4B Series are compatible.


Model Ink Width
× Depth
× Height
[mm]
Weight
[g]
Number of
Nozzles
(In Effective
Print Width)
Standard
Resolution
[dpi]
Effective
Print
Width
[mm]
Max.
Drive
Frequency
[kHz]
Max.
Print
Speed
[m/min]
Drop
Volume
[pL]
Optimum
Ink
Viscosity
[mPa*s]
KJ4A-RH
KJ4A-RH
UV 200
×30
×61.2
438 2,656
(2,558)
600
×
600
108.25 30 75 3
7
11
14
6.0 - 7.0
KJ4B-YH
KJ4B-YH
AQ 200
×30
×60.9
40 100 5
7
12
5.0 - 6.0

1200dpi High Resolution Model – KJ4B-1200

Applications for KJ4B-1200: Graphic Printing

Features: High-speed, higher-resolution printhead. Suitable for high resolution applications.


Model Ink Width
× Depth
× Height
[mm]
Weight
[g]
Number of
Nozzles
(In Effective
Print Width)
Standard
Resolution
[dpi]
Effective
Print
Width
[mm]
Max.
Drive
Frequency
[kHz]
Max.
Print
Speed
[m/min]
Drop
Volume
[pL]
Optimum
Ink
Viscosity
[mPa*s]
KJ4B-1200
KJ4B-1200
AQ 200
×45
×71.6
760 5,312
(5,312)
1200
×
1200
112.44 64 80 1.5
3
5
5.5 - 6.0

360dpi Model with Ink Recirculation System – KJ4C-0360

Applications for KJ4C-0360: Ceramic Tile

Features: Ink Recirculation System structured for using high viscosity oil based inks with large drop volume.


Model Ink Width
× Depth
× Height
[mm]
Weight
[g]
Number of
Nozzles
(In Effective
Print Width)
Standard
Resolution
[dpi]
Effective
Print
Width
[mm]
Max.
Drive
Frequency
[kHz]
Max.
Print
Speed
[m/min]
Drop
Volume
[pL]
Optimum
Ink
Viscosity
[mPa*s]
KJ4C-0360
KJ4C-0360
Oil 200
×39
×54
407 1,568
(1,568)
360
×
360
109 12 50 15-84 10 - 18

300dpi Two-color Models – KJ4A-0300, KJ4B-0300

Applications for KJ4A: Sign Graphics
Applications for KJ4B: Textile

Features:

High-speed, two-color printhead. Suitable for multi-pass printing.
300dpi Two-color Model KJ4A/KJ4B Series are compatible.


Model Ink Width
× Depth
× Height
[mm]
Weight
[g]
Number of
Nozzles
(In Effective
Print Width)
Standard
Resolution
[dpi]
Effective
Print
Width
[mm]
Max.
Drive
Frequency
[kHz]
Max.
Print
Speed
[m/min]
Drop
Volume
[pL]
Optimum
Ink
Viscosity
[mPa*s]
KJ4A-0300
KJ4A-0300
UV 200
×36
×61.4
540 1,328
×
2 Channels
(1,328×2)
300
×
300
112.35 30 152 4
6
10
14
7.0 - 7.5
KJ4B-0300
KJ4B-0300
AQ 200
×36
×61.1
5
7
12
18*1
5.0 - 6.0
*1: 18pL is only available under no more than 20kHz Drive Frequency.

150dpi Four-color Model – KJ4B-0150

Applications for KJ4B-0150: Sublimation Textile Printing

Features: High-speed, four-color printhead. Suitable for multi-pass printing.


Model Ink Width
× Depth
× Height
[mm]
Weight
[g]
Number of
Nozzles
(In Effective
Print Width)
Standard
Resolution
[dpi]
Effective
Print
Width
[mm]
Max.
Drive
Frequency
[kHz]
Max.
Print
Speed
[m/min]
Drop
Volume
[pL]
Optimum
Ink
Viscosity
[mPa*s]
KJ4B-0150
KJ4B-0150
AQ 200
×45
×66.8
640 664
×
4 Channels(664×4)
150
×
150
112.35 30 152 5
7
12
18*1
5.0 - 6.0
*1: 18pL is only available under no more than 20kHz Drive Frequency.

Kyocera Inkjet Printheads – Recovery Fluid for KJ4B Series Printheads.

Recovery Fluid for KJ4B Series Printheads

Applications:

Designed to resolve nozzle clogging for KJ4B Series Printheads.
Available in 1L units.

Features: Dissolve aqueous ink which dried/cured in the nozzles of the printhead.


Recovery Fluid
KRX-AQ-200
PN: KRX-AQ-200
KRX-AQ-200


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