The first DOD non-contact inkjet printer was introduced in the 1980s recently it has been used for industrial applications and tends to be used for more demanding industrial applications. However, it is not recommended for most retail packaging due to their lower printing resolution. DOD is the broadest classification of inkjet printing technology and is commonly sub-categorized into: thermal piezo The printing process: Depending on the DOD system type it will either use thermal or piezo technology. In thermal printing technology, drops are formed by heating a resistive element in a small chamber that contains the ink. The temperature rises … Continue reading What is Drop on demand printing?