Konica Minolta Printheads

High quality, compact inkjet printheads from Konica Minolta

Industrial Inkjet Ltd is the sales and technical support centre for Konica Minolta inkjet outside Asia. We were formed in agreement with, but are independent from, Konica Minolta.
Our independence enables us to offer objective inkjet application advice. We choose to exclusively use Konica Minolta printheads in our products.
“IIJ uses Konica Minolta printheads because we’ve found them to be the most reliable and precise in the world. They’re the only printheads that deliver the performance IIJ demands.”
Paddy O’Hara, Director of Business Development


Konica Minolta inkjet printheads

Konica Minolta printheads deliver high quality and flexibility for industrial printing applications. Konica Minolta have a well-deserved reputation for offering innovative printhead designs that employ precision Japanese processing and material technologies to offer superb performance and reliability. Konica Minolta offer a range of Drop on Demand printheads to enable a reliable solution for a variety of industrial printing applications:

  • Additive manufacturing
  • Ceramic applications
  • Coding and marking
  • Label printing
  • Packaging applications
  • Plastic card decoration
  • Printed electronics
  • Security applications
  • Sign and graphic applications
  • Textile

Konica Minolta’s printhead range can handle a wide range of inks; water-based, UV, solvent, oil or ‘functional’ inks such as conductive ink to produce excellent quality results on a range of substrates.

Why use Konica Minolta printheads?
  • Excellent jetting reliability, accuracy and long life
  • Straightforward to integrate
  • Tough and reliable with good fluid compatibility.
  • Available in different native drop sizes for each printhead series
  • Different heads in each range are physically interchangeable allowing maximum product flexibility
 
  • All print in both binary and greyscale modes
  • Chemically tough and can handle a wide range of inks; water-based, UV, solvent, oil or ‘functional’ inks such as conductive
  • IIJ provides full training and technical support on the use of Konica Minolta printheads.
  • Drive electronics are widely commercially available.

KM1800i

Simple to integrate, tough and reliable with good fluid compatibility. Primarily designed for UV inks it can also be used with higher viscosity water-based inks or hot melt inks. A fast and reliable solution for applications requiring high quality:
Coding and marking
Packaging applications
Plastic card decoration
Security applications
Printed electronics

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KM1024i Series

High speed, high productivity printheads with ‘independent’ firing technology – not limited by the low speeds of older ‘shared wall’ technology.
Proven in a wide range of single-pass systems, providing print up to 80 metres per minute from a single row of heads.

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KM1024 Series

Used in a wide range of single-pass and common wide-format systems. They are simple to integrate, tough and reliable with good fluid compatibility. These heads may be operated in a wide range of different orientations and are suitable for use with recirculating ink systems. Printheads can be used in binary or greyscale (3bit) modes.

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KM512 Series

Simple, low-cost 360dpi units with good accuracy.
Available for solvent oil, UV and water-based inks. These heads are easily operated in different orientations and can be used with recirculating ink systems. Printheads can be used in binary or greyscale (2bit) modes.

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Customer Story

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