Advanced research inkjet printer

The PiXDRO LP50 is a desktop R&D inkjet printer for functional printing applications. It is designed for research and development of inkjet processes and applications, as well as evaluation and development of inkjet materials. The LP50 platform is an open, accurate, flexible and easy to use system that will allow you to work at the frontiers of inkjet printing technology. The LP50 is designed for a wide range of applications such as semiconductor packaging, PCB, printed electronics, photo voltaic, display and bio-medical.

Key advantages

  • High accuracy motion systems
  • Fast and accurate exchange of printheads and inks
  • Open architecture enables user defined and application specific functionalities
  • Automated printhead maintenance (capping, purging, spitting, wiping)
  • Easy transfer of process recipes to PiXDRO production printers

Main Features and Options

  • Compatible with solvent based, aqueous, hot melt and UV-curable inks
  • Advanced Drop Analysis (ADA) for drop analysis and optimization
  • Integrated vision systems for droplet inspection, substrate alignment and print inspection
  • Substrate chuck heating and cooling
  • Recirculating ink supply for nanoparticle inks
  • Integrated UV curing
  • Single and dual printheads
  • Glovebox integration for inert environment
  • Printhead storage station, with jetting function to avoid nozzle clogging
  • Cabinet for storage and sturdy printer support

Choice of Industrial Printheads

  • Fujifilm Dimatix S-class, SE3/SX3, Sapphire, Emerald, Samba G3L, DMC
  • Konica Minolta KM512, KM1024i
  • XAAR 1003 series
  • OCE CrystalPoint C29

Technical Data

Maximum substrate size 227 x 327 mm
Max. substrate thickness 25 mm
Substrate chuck Vacuum clamping
Substrate temperature control Heating up to 90 °C (optional cooling down to 4 °C)
Stage accuracy +/- 20 µm (3σ)
Stage precision +/- 5 µm (3σ)
Motion X, Y, Z, Rotation of substrate table and printhead
Print speed Up to 500 mm/s
Printheads 16 – 2048 nozzles; 1 – 80 pL dropsize
Printhead exchange time < 2 minutes, kinematic calibration
Printhead maintenance Purging, spitting, capping, wiping
Vision systems Drop view and print image view
Operation Intuitive HMI; open source recipe scripting
Image formats Bitmap, Gerber, postscript, PDF
Ink types Solvent based, nanoparticle, aqueous, hotmelt, UV-curable
Ink viscosity 2 – 20 cP
Ink supply 15 mL header tank
Advanced drop analysis (optional) Automatic calculation of drop volume, speed and angle
Integrated post processing (optional) UV pinning or curing
Footprint (w x d x h) Approx. 770 x 620 x 410 mm (excl. PC and monitor)
Weight Approx. 90 kg