REA Elektronik GmbH

Postfach 1108 , 64355 Mühltal-Waschenbach
Teichwiesenstr. 1 , 64367 Mühltal-Waschenbach
Germany

Telephone +49 6154 638-0
Fax +49 6154 638-195
info@rea-jet.de

Trade fair hall

  • Hall 4 / C60
 Interactive Plan

Hall map

K 2016 hall map (Hall 4): stand C60

Fairground map

K 2016 fairground map: Hall 4

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 02  Semi-finished products,parts and reinforced plastics
  • 02.02  Follow on treatment of plastics products
  • 02.02.003  Printing
  • 02  Semi-finished products,parts and reinforced plastics
  • 02.02  Follow on treatment of plastics products
  • 02.02.004  Type printing
  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.04  Machinery and plant for finishing, decorating, printing and marking
  • 03.04.001  Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products
  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.04  Machinery and plant for finishing, decorating, printing and marking
  • 03.04.002  Marking equipment
  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.09  Measuring and test equipment
  • 03.09.007  Measuring and test equipment for optical properties

Measuring and test equipment for optical properties

Our products

Product category: Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products, Printing, Type printing, Marking equipment

High Resolution Ink Jet Printers (HP)

The REA JET HR high resolution ink jet printers with HP print technology utilize the thermal ink jet technology that is trusted by millions of users of office printers. The robust stainless steel housing, the intuitive operation and well-conceived print head design make this coding and marking system suitable for unlimited industrial-strength applications. Each cartridge can be used for the marking of print heights up to 12.7 mm. If greater print heights are required, several print heads can be cascaded. With its integrated Ethernet interface and full Unicode support, the HR print system is the system of choice for serialization tasks and track & trace projects within the plastics and rubber industry.

Applications:

-protection against counterfeiting and traceability
-ideally suited for serialization and track & trace applications
-optical quality measurement of codes in one process using REA VERIFIER code verification devices
-for absorbent and non-absorbent surfaces
-alphanumeric texts, barcodes, 2D codes, Data Matrix codes and logos
-variable data such as date, time, counter, shift code, database contents
-highest print resolution up to 600 dpi, configurable in 16 levels
-printer for labels, foils, corrugated boxes and blister packages
-high-resulution coding and marking technology for absorbent and non-absorbent surfaces

Advantages:

-simple assembly of the print head and controller through very compact design and universal mounting flange
-sturdy housing designed in stainless steel
-only one version of the unit for all countries due to wide range power supply
-complete True Type Font and Unicode support incl. UTF-8
-printing height up to 50.8 mm
-zero maintenance - you receive a new printing unit with every cartridge replacement
-greatest operating reliability and availability due to:
    -monitoring of cartridge lock
    -permanent storage of cartridge fill levels
    -automatic adjustment of operating parameters for inks used
    -intuitive graphical operator guidance
-integrated webserver and remote-access software
-easy print data acquisition through USB-scanner

For machine builders REA introduces the HR pro series. With its very compact design and smallest dimensions the HR pro is the perfect solution for control cabinets and machine integration. The trend in the printing industry is towards ever smaller batch size and individualised products with variable content. REA JET HR pro thermal inkjet printers facilitate last-minute individualization (late stage customization) and thus raise unit productivity and efficiency.

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Product category: Printing, Type printing, Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products, Marking equipment

Laser Systems (CO2 Laser, Fibre Laser)

Industrial coding and marking using laser systems has a crucial advantage: it is free of consumables and virtually maintenance-free, i. e. subsequent costs are low. Laser systems lend themselves to all types of marking on organic materials and plastics, glass, anodized aluminum, metals and color removal on any surfaces. One of the main reasons for using laser systems is protection against counterfeiting, and traceability of products due to the permanence of the marking.

Advantages of REA JET Laser Systems:

- simplest mechanical integration through compact design and variable connection of print head
- highest printing speeds through digital mirror activation
- integrated pilot laser for simple setup of the system
- user protection by 2-chanel safety query
- full True Type Font and Unicode support incl. UTF-8
- intuitive graphical user interface
- network functionality and interface protocols via Ethernet
- integrated web server and remote maintenance software
- print data transfer using USB scan technology

REA JET CO2-Laser Applications:

- marking of glass, wood, rubber, engraving and color change marking of plastics (automotive, medicine, consumer goods), labels, foils and blister packages
- coding of cardboard boxes and outer packaging (e. g. in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food sectors)
- laser color change marking
- color mirror engraving

REA JET Fiber Laser Applications:

- engraving and color change marking (annealing) of metals
- high-contrast marking of untreated plastics and plastics treated with laser additives
- layer removal: e. g. day and night design
- marking using laser transfer foils
- marking on laminate foils
- colour change marking of plastic components by means of laser-sensitive additives

Industrial coding and marking using laser systems has a crucial advantage: it is free of consumables and virtually maintenance-free, i. e. subsequent costs are low. Laser systems lend themselves to all types of marking on organic materials and plastics, glass, anodized aluminum, metals and color removal on any surfaces. One of the main reasons for using laser systems is protection against counterfeiting, and traceability of products due to the permanence of the marking.

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Product category: Printing, Type printing, Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products, Marking equipment

Large Character Ink Jet Printer (DOD)

The modular coding and marking systems for texts, dates or logos are available in printing heights up to 140 mm for each print head. The resolution meets the requirements of virtually all industrial applications for marking and coding.

These large character systems, with 7-, 16- or 32-nozzles print heads are easy to use, robust and, due to the modular construction of the system components, highly flexible.

Applications of REA Large Character Industrial Printers:

- absorbent and non-absorbent surfaces such as plastic, rubber, foils
- under extreme environmental conditions such as dust, humidity, vibration and temperature fluctuations

Advantages of REA Large Character Industrial Printers:

- REA JET print head technology: robust and reliable sparing use of consumables
- suitable for pigmented and non-pigmented inks
- product speeds up to 300 m/min.
- IP65 protection class
- REA Plug & Print technology (high system availability and process reliability via quickchange system for module components)
- REA Purge & Clean technology (rapid cleaning of the print head at the press of a button)
- REA DSC technology (dot-size control, freely adjustable drop size for economical use of consumables)
- REA Micro-Slanting technology for 32-dot print heads (customizable height- and width-ratio of fonts for print image optimization) cascadable print heads for large area print images
- interface connection to superior software systems to increase production efficiency and safety

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Product category: Printing, Type printing, Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products, Marking equipment

Spray Mark Systems

Color-coded markings are crucially important to many technical areas. In industrial applications, color-coded markings provide information about product quality and condition, regulate processes and determine procedures. Whether dot marking in red, indicating inspected quality in green or colored line marking for pipes, profiles or continuous products – REA spray marking technology has even more to offer: Using spray mark heads as a spray mark block, one can write large texts, up to 700 mm in height. Dot by dot!

Applications:

- absorbent and non-absorbent surfaces
- metallic surfaces up to temperatures of 1000 °C
- dots and solid lines with diameters of between 3 and 30 mm
- large texts with spray mark blocks
- colored line marking for pipes, profiles and continuous products
- multi-colored dot and line marking to differentiate between product types
- welded seam marking in the manufacture of metal profiles
- machine-detectable line markings for edge trimming
- applying location and position markings, as well as “bend here” and “cut here” markings
- two-dimensional application of contrast colors (“color mirror”) as a basis for subsequent processing
- applying primers, adhesives etc.
 

Advantages:

- large selection of media such as inks, paints, lacquers, adhesives, resins, hot mark paints and annealing paints
- integrated flushing facility ensures immediate operational readiness
- quick-change system for module components
- REA Plug & Print technology (high system availability and process reliability)
- exactly reproducible spray results due to precision notch setting

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Product category: Measuring and test equipment for optical properties

Verification devices for barcodes (1D) and data matrix codes (2D)

Nearly all products in today´s world provide coded information. Manufacturer data, product IDs, prices, article numbers and so on are translated into machinereadable barcodes and 2D codes. This information needs to be read at supermarket checkouts and at many places in operational goods logistics in an error-free, fast and reliable manner. 99% of applications in use are covered by fewer than 10 different code types with defined quality criteria. REA‘s code verifying devices, also called verifiers, are the market leaders. Verifying codes in time avoids cost and error risks.

Applications of REA VERIFIER verification devices:

- verification of barcodes (1D) and datamatrix codes (2D) with optical measuring devices (linear codes, QR codes and data matrix codes)
- code quality verifi cation according to international standards and GS1 specifications
- verifying codes to ensure accuracy in terms of content
- spot checks during production, using mobile devices
- incoming and outgoing goods inspection

Advantages of REA VERIFIER verification devices:

- avoidance of rejects due to timely detection of incorrect coding
- low complaint risk
- measurement report with evaluation of the code criteria (e. g. also for ISO certification)
- legal certainty due to compliance with quality standards (ISO/IEC, GS1 etc.)
- fully mobile application

With the new REA VeriCube, REA VERIFIER provides a state-of-the-art matrix and barcode verification device which can be used across all industry sectors. Whether lying, standing or from top to bottom, virtually any test sample can be measured contact-free in the optimum measuring position.

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About us

Company details

REA JET develops and produces industrial marking and coding systems. Its portfolio includes ink jet printers, laser and marking systems, label solutions, as well as inks and consumables. The variable products have been used worldwide across all industries and business segments.

REA JET and manufacturer of code verification systems REA VERIFIER are both divisions of REA Elektronik GmbH based in Mühltal, near Frankfurt am Main. REA Card, another REA Elektronik division, develops and produces cashless payment systems. REA Elektronik was founded in 1982, is owner-operated and employees a staff of 300 (2013). All REA JET products 100 percent made in Germany.

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Company data

Sales volume

20 - 100 Mill. US $

Number of employees

101 - 500

Foundation

1982

Area of business
  • Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • Services for the plastics and rubber industries