Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Collation is the assembly of written information into a standard order. Many systems of collation are based on numerical order or alphabetical order, or extensions and combinations thereof. Collation is a fundamental element of most office filing systems, library catalogs and reference books.

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Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Copy machines are a necessary part of all businesses, but they can also be rather finicky. Everyone who’s used a copier regularly has probably experienced a copier issue. We’ve collected the three most common copier issues, and how to resolve them, to make your business run just a bit smoother.

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Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

If you work in an office, chances are you use a copy machine every day to make copies of important documents, notes, and memos. Maintaining and taking care of your copy machine means that it should last for years, and provide professional, high-quality copies. However, as with any device, problems may occur with your copy machine and you’’ll need to troubleshoot the issue to get things back in normal working order. One of these common copy issues is seeing lines show up on your copies.

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Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

What Is Slit Glass?

Slit glass has optical properties that resemble those of regular glass, but without some of the less desirable qualities. Slit glass is extremely hard to break, lacks micro cracking and has a refractive index of 1.64. Generally, the glass used for making slit glass has an index of 1.52.

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Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

A copy machine is a big purchase for a company and is integral to daily operations. You want to make sure that you get a high quality machine that suits the needs of your business so that you do not compromise the future of the company. Then you want to do everything that you can to keep the copier running smoothly for as long as possible. Taking a few simple tips will help you maintain the level of productivity that you need for a successful business.

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Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Copy machines one of the most vital components of an office. Most companies cannot run their day to day operations without a working copier, even in a world that is cutting down on paper usage. However, if you do not know how to care for a copier properly, you may end up decreasing its lifespan, which can compromise workplace efficiency and productivity. Failing to clean a copier regularly can also decrease the quality of the copies. You do not want to share documents and other materials with clients that have smudged letters, gray streaks, or inconsistent printing. Take the following maintenance tips to extend the life of your copy machine and to produce the highest quality copies possible.

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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Copy machines use toner cartridges, which contain large amounts of colored powder. Many people assume that copier cartridges are similar to inkjet and laser printer cartridges, but the copier powder is quite different. When someone installs or removes a toner cartridge, there is always a risk of powder leaking, which can result in a big mess. Toner can also spread if it spills in the machine and becomes airborne via a ceiling fan or if the waste compartment fills up and toner backs up in the machine.

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Thursday, April 17th, 2014

A waste toner box or bottle collects waste toner. Whenever there is toner left over from a printing or copying job, it goes into this container. A copier or printer will stop working when the waste toner box is full. When this occurs, you have two options. The first one is to clean it out. This process is very messy and is not guaranteed to work unless you remove every last bit of toner dust. The second one is to replace it with a new box. If you opt to replace it, use the following instructions.

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Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Regular photocopier maintenance and use of the right paper in the proper trays minimizes the occurrence of paper jams. However, it is inevitable that there will be an occasional jam.

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Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

A copier is a vital, but also expensive asset for a business. It is easy to assume that once you get it up and running, you don’t have to worry about it. While it is not quite that easy, copier maintenance is actually very simple. Most common copier issues are problems that you can fix on your own. When you have preventative maintenance measures in place, you ensure that you have minimal repair costs and very little down time in the office due to a malfunctioning machine. Keep in mind that any time you inspect and/or clean components in a copier, it is always best practice to turn it off and unplug it first.

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