If you are use a laser printer in your home or office,you already know that cleaning it is a little bit challenging.Therefore,when it geting dirty,you can choose clean it or buy a new Laser Printer.Certainly,purchase a new printer is too wasted.Deep-cleaning a laser printer is a tough task that needs time,patience,and some useful instruments.While,it will gives you the ability to extend the life of your printer,and saving money as well.
Here are some tools you need to prepare before starting clean the laser printer including latex gloves, cotton swabs, isopropyl alcohol,Besides,you can spread a newspaper on the ground avoid flyblown floor.Get a new paintbrush with soft bristles,And use a standard cloths or paper towels to wipe the loose particles away.The particles float in the air will be sucked into the lungs,so you are require to Wear your gloves and mask on..One more tools you will need is a vacuum,which design with a a filter to keep particles in.
Now Follow the steps as below:
- Step 1 :Turn off and unplug your printer, let it cool down otherwise, the heat fusers will burn your hands.
- Step 2 : Remove the drum unit from the printer. Please follow the manufacturer’s instruction of your printer.And pull out the toner cartridges one by one.then using a cloth to clean up the cartridge and lay it down on the newspaper.
- Step 3 :Use the portable vacuum to suck the toner powder,put the hose in the opened compartment,Remember don’t touch anything with the nozzle,Keep a proper distance loose particles.
- Step 4: The corona wires are very sensitive that located near the drum.you have to use a a cotton swab dampened with isopropyl alcohol to wipe the wires clean.
- Step 5: Install the cartridge,close the lip,and plug the printer,and perform a test print to see if it is working
If your printer getting dirty may lead to usual paper jam, or other printing malfunction,keep checking and cleaning your printers frequently to extend the life of your printer and saving money by use this method.