What operations can damage the printer head?

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The print head is very important to the printer. The print head is a high-precision component. If it is damaged, there is basically no way to repair it. Therefore, it is necessary to pay attention to maintenance and maintenance in normal use. Many problems with the printhead are caused by incorrect use methods. Micolorprint summarizes some misunderstandings in daily use due to improper maintenance operations. Note that the following things that damage the print head must not be done.

1. Do not use inferior ink and cleaning fluid

Ink is a large number of consumables. Some people use low-quality ink cheaply in order to save costs. They did not choose the manufacturer’s designated ink to cause the head to block and cause irreversible losses. Due to small losses, each manufacturer’s ink composition ratio is different. If there are no special circumstances, do not replace them easily.

2. Do not clean the head frequently and excessively

Some users are worried about head clogging and frequent cleaning of the head is a wrong approach. Not to mention the waste of ink. Frequent cleaning will cause certain damage to the head. The frequency of head cleaning is generally recommended to be cleaned thoroughly once a month. In addition, high pressure should not be used. The air gun is cleaned vigorously. If there is a problem, the manufacturer must be notified to arrange for professional and technical personnel to disassemble and clean it.

3. The head can be cleaned by immersing the nozzle in the cleaning liquid, but it cannot be soaked for a long time, and the whole head can not be soaked

There are many electronic components in the head, and the cleaning fluid is corrosive. Just soak the nozzle part of the head. The time is controlled within 1-2 hours. The power of the machine must be turned off during cleaning to avoid a short circuit.

4. Poor environment, the indoor temperature is too high, low, or humid

The poor operating environment of the UV DTF transfer film flatbed printer has an impact on the service life of the machine parts. Although it is minor, it cannot be ignored, especially for fine parts such as print heads. Therefore, a good production environment must be provided. It can run stably for a long time.

        So in summary, correct use and maintenance measures can improve the service life of the print head. Some customers report that the use time of the print head has not reached the expected time. However, please reflect on whether the machine is used correctly in the production process. If you need to know more about the print head, it is just Please visit Micolorprint’s official website and we will provide you with professional answers.


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