The Allen MLi-TE is a multiple head thermal transfer print system that utilizes a unified, configurable design that only requires one controller and one consumable for up to 12-lanes of print. Unique, serialized print messages consisting of expiration date, lot, serialized batch and QR codes can be utilized across each individual lane of print. The 12-head system is capable of printing up to 800 messages per minute, allowing for maximum throughput.
The Allen MLi-TE is a more economical and user-friendly alternative to traversing CIJ and TTO machines, pairing seamlessly with form-fill-seal stick pack and sachet machines.


  • Prints up to 800 messages per minute (12-head system) by utilizing multiple thermal printheads and a high speed shuttling carriage
  • Single modular streamlined design with minimal cabling allows for easy integration with other machines
  • Simple, centralized message creation for individual and batch messages across all lanes of print
  • Clean and efficient single consumable for the entire system reduces downtime and complexity
  • Multiple standard configurations allow you to scale the system to the unique application requirements
  • Prints high quality barcodes, text and graphics on porous and non-porous surfaces
  • Print areas up to 2.20” (56 mm) wide and 1.5” (40 mm) or 3.5” (90mm) in length


¹ Tolerances apply | ² approximately

Frame Size
Height275 mm
Depth273 mm
Width620 mm /820 mm /1020 mm
Ribbon Length1000 m max
Ribbon Width60 mm
Ribbon Diameter110 mm Max.
Ribbon TypeExternally Coated
Max. Spool Speed2000 mm/Second
Print AreaSystem Type6208201020
Stroke Area40/90 mm40/90 mm40/90 mm
Max. Print Area420 mm620 mm820 mm
Max. Number of True Edge Printheads81212
True Edge Printheads
Max. Number12
Useable Print Width56 mm
Resolution300 dpi
Print Speed50-70 mm/Second
Min. Thermal Printhead Spacing46 mm
Max. Throughput70 Cycles/Minute
ResistanceIndividual Adjustment
Operational ModeIntermittent
Voltage100-240 VAC
Frequency50-60 Hz
CurrentMax. 20A (100 VAC)
ProtectionESD Protected
Environmental Conditions
Temperature41°F to 104°F (5°C to 40°C)
Humidity40 to 90%, Non-Condensing