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Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) coding is ideal when speed and legibility of characters are important for applying variable dates directly at the production line.

In addition to precise printing results, alphaJET systems offer you a very high degree of reliability in everyday production. To meet your individual coding requirements, the Koenig & Bauer Coding portfolio offers you suitable models for all applications.

Get the best performance and gain around +20% productivity.

Coding systems are built according to the latest state of the art with an uptime >99%.

Achieve the lowest consumption on the market, minimum operating costs and absolutely calculable >27% follow-up costs savings.

Technical Specifications

alphaJET5 HS alphaJET5 SP alphaJET5 X
Line speed max (m/min) 1300 1300 800
Line speed at 2.5mm character width (m/min) 600 695 400
Max lines 4 5 5
Print head
Nozzle size (µm) 50 42 62
Active ink flow V V V
Smart start technology V V V
Nozzle closure V V V
Supply hose length (m) 4 4 4 / 6
Standard V V V
High-contrast V V VV
Special V V VV
Touchscreen size (inch) 10.4 10.4 10.4
Camera interface V V V
code-M V V V
Manage services V V V
Special software V V V
Protection class IP 65 IP 65 IP 65
Cooling function V V V
Dimension (H x W x L; mm)
Housing 592 x 320 x 320, 23 kg 592 x 320 x 320, 23 kg 620 x 321 x 320, 23 kg
Print head 190 x 40 x 40, 2 kg 190 x 40 x 40, 2 kg 190 x 40 x 40, 2 kg

Available models

NEW! Koenig & Bauer - Continuous-Inkjet-Systems - alphaJET<sup>5</sup> X

alphaJET5 X for best printing results with a wide variety of  inks including numerous special inks. Integrate the alphaJET5 X into your production process for reliable product marking.

  • Intuitive use like a smartphone
  • Trendsetting and at the same time industry-qualified design
  • Sustainable and cost-efficient in production operation
  • Industrial coding & marking that adapts to your requirement
NEW! Koenig & Bauer - Continuous-Inkjet-Systems - alphaJET<sup>5</sup> HS

The alphaJET5 HS delivers accurate printing results at the highest speeds. Integrate the alphaJET5 into your production process for reliable product marking. Benefit from its performance and save costs!

NEW! Koenig & Bauer - Continuous-Inkjet-Systems - alphaJET<sup>5</sup> SP

The unique strength of the alphaJET5 SP is its high-contrast and precise marking even in the smallest of spaces. A wide range of inks is available for this purpose to ensure the very best marking results.

The integrated Active Ink Flow technology ensures a constantly precise ink jet even at fluctuating ambient temperatures. Benefit from the performance of the alphaJET5 SP and save time & money!

Key Features


Wider ink portfolio for almost every application: high-contrast, sustainable, adhesion properties, special performance, etc.

Smart Start Technology for perfect start-stop performance.

Many state-of-the-art solutions are included as standard.


Easy integration due to compact design and clever accessories.

Interfaces off er smart integration possibilities into machinery and networks.

Easy integration via wizards and On-Screen help


Highest print speeds.

Ultra fast handling and data processing.

Smart Start Technology for perfect start-stop performance.

Improved design makes service even faster and easier.


Promised service life for 20.000 hours on the pump motor - equivalent
to approx. 11 years in single-shift operation.

Extended interval for fi lter change.

Top result in the TCO*-calculation due to favourable prices for consumables, low solvent consumption and lowmaintenance operation.

AlphaJET5 - Performance Ohne Kompromisse

  • Automotive
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Food & Beverage
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Electronics
  • Machinery & Manufacturing
Koenig & Bauer CodingKoenig & Bauer Coding specializes in the development, design, production and marketing of printing, coding and marking technology, the company is a total coding solutions provider and is at the forefront of the latest market developments. Its coding systems many of which are suitable for industrial printing, barcode printing, product marking and product coding can be found in many industrial application fields and are adopted by many global leaders. Excellent product quality and the excellent standard of extensive services make the company a partner which industrial customers can depend on. The entire company has been certified to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000.