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Barcode Printer Ribbon Cleaning Tools

Protex Smart Technologies Co.,Ltd | Updated: Jun 21, 2017

To regularly clean the print head, cleaning tools can be used with cotton swab and alcohol. Turn off the bar code printer, and keep the print head in the same direction (to avoid dirt residue when wiping back and forth), remove the print head, remove the ribbon, label paper, cotton swab (or cotton) with the printhead cleaning solution, , Wipe the print head until it is clean. Then wipe the print head with a clean cotton swab. Keep the print head clean one can get a good print effect, the most important thing is to extend the printhead life.

To regularly clean the bar code printer sticks with cotton swabs and alcohol, keep the sticks clean, but also to get good print results, and extend the life of the print head in the printing process label paper will stay in the stick on a lot of powder, if Not timely cleaning, it will hurt the print head;

To regularly clean the bar code printer sticks with cotton swabs and alcohol, keep the sticks clean, but also to get good print results, and extend the life of the print head in the printing process label paper will stay in the stick on a lot of powder, if Not timely cleaning, it will hurt the print head;

To keep the sensor clean, no paper error or ribbon error occurs. The sensor includes a ribbon sensor and a tag sensor, as shown in the instruction manual, by scrubbing the sensor head with a cotton swab with alcohol, and wiping it dry.

Once you have finished printing a roll of ribbon, you should clean the bar code printheads so that you can maintain print quality, reduce the number of bar code printer repairs, Barcode Printer Ribbon and extend the life of the bar code printheads.

(1) bar code print head cleaning

  Turn off the bar code printer power, turn the bar code print head up, remove the ribbon, label the paper, with a little bit of bar code printing head cleaning liquid cotton swab (or cotton), light rub bar print head until clean. Then wipe the bar print head with a clean cotton swab.

(2) clean the drum

  After cleaning the bar code printhead, wash the drum with a cotton swab (or cotton) with a little 75% alcohol. Method is to turn the drum by hand, while scrubbing, to be clean, dry. The cleaning interval of the above two steps is generally three days, if the bar code printer is used frequently, preferably once a day.

(3) cleaning of the drive system and cleaning inside the chassis

  Because the general label paper for the stickers, the glue is easy to stick in the drive shaft and channel, coupled with dust, a direct impact on the print results, it is often clean. Usually once a week, by using a cotton swab (or cotton) soaked in the drive of the various shafts, Barcode Printer Ribbon the surface of the channel and the dust inside the chassis, clean, dry.

(4) sensor cleaning

  Sensors include ribbon sensors and label sensors, the location see the instructions, usually one month to three months cleaning time, by blowing the device (suction can be) to blow the dust on the sensor. ;