Toner in Laser Printers
Get to know more about role of toner in laser printers
Laser toner cartridges are also called toners. Toners find application in laser printers, fax machines and several photocopiers. In laser printer the role and need of toners is to provide the dry powder or liquid substance to the laser printer machine. While you use the dry powder in your laser printer, the fuser melts the toner with heat and the toner gets bind onto the paper. This process forms images and text on the paper. The difference between Inkjet cartridges and toner cartridges is that the toner cartridges are heavy and larger than the other one. Similarity between both is that both could be reused by refilling the cartridges. You could buy wide variety of toner cartridges from market. You could easily use dry toners in your home and office printers. Dry toners are made of sensitive plastic powders which are the combination of materials called acrylic and styrene. To get different colors pigments are added. Carriers are included to fix the particles at correct place in paper. Carriers are the materials which makes it possible to place the particles at correct place. Liquid toner is the combination of dye and acrylic resin particles.
Following is information about toner cartridge in laser printers:
- Need of Refilling
- Refilling Tips
Need of Refilling
Refilling is the process of filling the toner cartridges. Empty toner could be identified by the symptoms such as word missing, line missing, faint printing etc. If you get any of the above symptoms you need to refill the toner soon. If the cartridges get empty, don't go for further printing as this could damage the internal parts of toner. Laser toners are advanced with chip based technology. So you could get an indication before it gets empty.
Cartridge can be easily refilled up to 3 to 4 times and this makes the toner usable for a long time. But before you try to refill the toner of your laser printer, you need to clean the toner well. Remove the remains of old powder completely from the toner. This could make the internal and external parts of toner clean so that you could refill using best quality powder. Also while you refill the toner, make sure that you are using compatible powder for the printer.
Reconditioning is the process that could be adopted to fill the toner even after 3 to 4 refilling. In this process complete disassembly, cleaning and replacement of worn parts takes place. Reconditioning is a complicated process with many steps. Reconditioning process could deliver top quality toners.
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