Sumimark Machine
SumiMark IV PLUS Marking System Video 

Sumitomo Electric

SumiMark IV PLUS
High Performance
Thermal Transfer Printer

Product Overview:

The SumiMark IV PLUS thermal transfer printer is manufactured for industrial applications requiring consistent accuracy, print quality and reliability. It is designed to print on SumiMark continuous and Sumitag formatted heat shrink tubing products.


Product Features & Benefits:

  • Integrated cutter for full or partial cutting to customer lengths for maximum cost savings.
  • Prints on material diameters from 1/16” to 2”, providing greatest flexibility of material widths.
  • Prints on 2:1, 3:1 and 4:1 shrink ratios.
  • Prints on all colors, including clear and adhesive lined products.
  • Ethernet and USB communication for networking capabilities.

Technical Specifications:

  • Print Resolution
  • Print Speed
  • Print Width
  • Print Length
  • 300 Dots Per Inch
  • Up to 12 Inches per Second
  • 4" Maximum
  • 14" Maximum

Recommendation Ribbon:

Ribbon - SM3 Black & White 2" & 3.25" Width, SM3 Super Black

Print Performance:

Adherence - SAE - AS5942
Full Resistance - MIL-STD-202G, Method 215J

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Large Markers


SumiMark lV Advanced Software is designed to be compatible with Windows® 95, 98, 2000, NT 4.0, XP and Windows 7. The software recognizes all TrueType fonts and black and white bitmap images, and can create code 39 type barcodes.

Small Markers


The SumiMark lV communicates through either an Ethernet 10baseT connection or an RS-232 9-pin serial connection. The Ethernet 10baseT interface allows access to data from various networked sources, including the Internet and intra-company networks.

Sumimark CablesCapabilities

The SumiMark lV nominal processing speed is a 1-inch marker per second for either continuous output or cut pieces output. Markers and labels can be programmed to be from 0.5 inches to 18 inches long in 0.1 inch increments, with no restrictions as to content. Alphanumeric, graphic, or bar-coded content may be mixed throughout the entire length.

The SumiMark lV System incorporates a built-in network card, allowing multlple printers to be connected to a single computer. This provides the capability of high-speed printing for projects that require a variety of tubing sizes and colors.