1800a Label Printer and Applicator


CTM Labeling System’s 1800a Label Printer Applicator is a thermal transfer labeler. Perfect as an economical, entry-level print and apply solution, this print and apply label applicator provides thermal transffering with the SATO print engine provided on the unit.

Key Features:

  • Efficient Features At An Entry-Level Price
  • User-Friendly Features To Enhance Ease-Of-Use
  • Made From Heavy Duty Construction Material

Efficient Features At An Entry Level Price

The print and apply label applicator is the perfect fusion between function and pricing. CTM’s 1800a Label Printer Applicator comes with many excellent features as standard.

A SATO LT408 print engine is integrated into this print and apply label applicator to form a self-contained unit that prints variable data.

The labeler is built for multiple conveyor setups. Each label applicator can be assembled with right or left hand configurations, and the applicator can be mounted in various positions to apply labels to the tops, sides or bottoms of a multitude of products with its proven tamp-blow application.

This printer applicator can print and apply small and large labels up to 4.5″ wide. The label size range for the included SATO print engine is 1.12″ wide x 0.6″ long (minimum) to 4.5″ wide x 10″ long (maximum).

The 1800a provides a 203 DPI print resolution to ensure clear labeling for your packages. Built-in bar codes including 2-D and alpha-numeric fonts come as standard. Label print speeds ranging from 2″ to 6″ per second (depending on the workload required) ensure that your facility is operating at peak efficiency

User-Friendly Interface For Facilities Of Any Size

Economical solutions don’t need to be cumbersome or unintuitive. At CTM Labeling Systems, we recognize the needs of a variety of businesses and facilities, both small and large.

The PLC control on the 1800a Printer Applicator comes with a user-friendly display interface that offers quick access to set-up selection for application operating parameters. This feature can also be accessed by remote input for increased ease-of-use.

Various onboard I/O signals are pre-wired to an external connector. Optional features may be added in the field with minimum investment.

This print and apply label applicator is capable of printing fonts of various sizes and styles with independent height and width expansion, such as OCR A/B. Linear Bar Codes include EAN 8/13, Code 39, Code 93, UPC A/E (with extensions), Code 128, 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, QR codes and more.

The “”Graphics”” feature supports user-defined fonts and graphics, including custom logos, and labeling speed is dependent upon label size, print speed and application type.

Optional Features:

Optional Features of the 1800a Printer Applicator include:

  • Low Label/Low Ribbon
  • Out of Label/Out of Ribbon
  • End of Web
  • Red, Amber and Green “Ready” Stack Lights.

The 1800a Label Printer Applicator is the ideal entry-point for any small facility that needs to print and apply labels to a variety of standard package sizes and dimensions. With user-friendly features built in as standard, CTM’s print and apply labeling solution is an excellent unit.

Contact us at CTM Labeling Systems to request a quote for your facility today.



Label Roll O.D

12 in


31.5 in


27.5 in


23.5 in

Approx. Weight

110 lbs


108-132 VAC


5 amps


50/60 Hz




90 psi
3-5 cfm

Printing Methods

Thermal Transfer & Direct Thermal


High Speed RS 232, IEEE 1284 Parallel Options available: Enhanced Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b
Label Sizes

Min. Sato (W x L)

1.12 x 0.6 in

Max. Sato (W x L)

4.5 x 10 in

Environmental (Operating)

(5ºC to 40ºC)
41ºF to 104ºF

Environmental (Storage)

(-20ºC to 40ºC)
-4ºF to 104ºF


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