Multiple X1 Jet printers on flow wrapper- tray sealer- multiple heads wirelessly connected


An entry-level thermal inkjet printer, ideal for auto codes. A powerful, single unit that is extremely compact and cost-effective.

With the controller and printer combined in one powerful, single unit, the X1Jet thermal inkjet printer is extremely compact and cost-effective. Used either standalone for autodates and fixed print requirements or connected to an Ethernet network or PC for centralised control. It can also be fitted with our Vivid HMI display for easy adjustment and feedback, from wherever suits the process.

Using tried and tested HP printing technology, the Rotech HP X1Jet offers excellent print quality and it’s compatibility with both water and solvent based inks make it suitable for printing variable data onto a wide variety of substrates.

A Wi-Fi version is also available, allowing for multiple head integration with connectivity between the units.

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High Resolution

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  • High resolution print using clean, cartridge-based, system.
  • High-speed capability 90 m/min
  • Capable of printing auto date/time codes, graphics, and bar codes, including 2D/QR Codes
  • Range of ink colours including black, white, red, blue, green, yellow and UV.

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  • Network connection as standard
  • Compact TIJ printer with a small footprint on the production line
  • Integral photocell for product detection
  • Optional external trigger / encoder for greater integration
  • Free format design software that can also remotely control the printer
  • Washdown version available

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Easy to Use

  • Controller and printhead all-in-one
  • Variable control via interface
  • Patented Click’n Print cartridge holder for fast, straightforward cartridge replacement
  • Extremely simple to use – no training necessary

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  • Low overall lifetime value – no service contracts or hidden costs
  • Maintenance-free coding system with increased uptime in comparison to TTO and CIJ technologies
  • Reduces labour requirement for coding, allowing the workforce to be more productive


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Full UK Support

  • Installation and training can be provided UK-wide
  • Almost 200 combined years of industry knowledge
  • Our friendly and knowledgeable support team are always on hand to offer you assistance when needed, whether that be with a service visit or a quick call over the phone
  • 12-month warranty

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Technical specifications

Max print height

12.7 mm

Max layout length

4 meters

Production speed

For varying and constant speeds, max 90m/min

Max print quality

600 dpi

Printhead dimensions (L x W x H)

118 x 75 x 95 mm


0.6 kg

IP rating


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Success stories

  • Thermal Inkjet print on a oil bottle label

    MacPhilips Foods Ltd is a UK distributor of African Foods which they supply to wholesalers and retailers across the UK and Europe. Their quality products include seasonings and spices, palm oils, flours, maize, starch, beans and a range of tinned produce

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  • Thermal Inkjet (TIJ) X1 Jet printer on flow wrap machine thermoformer

    In the first UK installation of its kind, Rotech has supplied Molls Bacon with a five head, centrally-controlled TIJ (thermal ink jet) coding solution. The capital cost was a third less than the thermal transfer systems that are usually specified for these on-therm...

    Molls Bacon

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  • Post saver product with printed date and size using thermal inkjet

    The purchase of three Rotech X1Jet TIJ coders has put Postsaver Europe in pole position to take advantage of growth in demand for its pioneering wood preserving products.

    Postsaver Europe

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  • Paragon labelled bottles printed with thermal inkjet technology

    A thermal inkjet coder from Rotech has proved to be a flexible, reliable and economical alternative to continuous inkjet coding at Paragon PE, a fast-growing Cheshire manufacturer of sanitisation products. The versatile coder is being shared between two filling lin...

    Paragon Ltd

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