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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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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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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Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Many people expect to plug in a new copy machine and never have to worry about it again. Unfortunately, it is not quite that simple. Copiers are expensive, complex machines that require regular maintenance and preventative measures. The good news is that this maintenance is quick and straightforward. Once you get in the habit of caring for your copy machine on a regular basis, you will have a lot less issues. However, inevitably there will still be the occasional problem. Familiarize yourself with the most common problems so that you know how to take care of them on your own when they do arise.

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Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Is your copier making an odd noise? It can be both scary and frustrating when your office copier is making an unfamiliar noise, especially when you’re up against a tight deadline or working on a large job. The good news is that the copier probably is not broken, and there are a couple simple troubleshooting techniques you can try yourself.

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Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Do you have copier pages that are coming out too dark? While this is a frustrating issue, the good news is that there are a number of simple solutions that can take care of the paper quality problem. With just a little bit of time and effort, you will have your copier up and running again with clear, evenly colored pages in no time.

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

A copier is a complex machine with multiple systems. Every modern copier contains a combination of electrical, mechanical, digital, and chemical systems. While it is amazing to have a single machine with so many different functions, regular maintenance is required to keep everything in full working order. In order to keep your office or business copier working well, you must complete routine cleaning and tune ups and take care of issues that do arise in a timely fashion. Follow these 5 tips for cleaning, repairing, and servicing your copier to help keep it in good shape.

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