How to maintain a good bar code printers, bar code printer maintenance tips _ printing equipment problems
for a barcode printer, the print head is its key components, it is made on ceramic substrate, surface coated with a layer of special protective film, due to its structure, so in daily operations, it is strictly prohibited contact with the surface of the print head at any time, any hard objects. Each print out a roll of carbon belt or a roll of thermal label, should be the print head and the roller clean. So that we can keep the print quality and prolong the service life of the print head.
note: before maintenance, please ensure that clear own electrostatic electrostatic accumulation will damage the print head too much. Using the environment to conform to the requirements of the product brand, Specific can consult you to buy the product instruction manual or CD) 。
the print head cleaning
turn off the power of the bar code printer, the print head turns up, remove the foil, paper label, with a little print head cleaning fluid (with dip Can be substituted for 75% of medical alcohol) Cotton swabs ( Or cotton) And gently wipe clean the print head until, then gently wipe with a clean cotton print head. Please don't use metal objects ( Like a knife, screwdriver, etc. ) Collision the print head, also do not touch the print head.
after cleaning the print head, with 75% alcohol cotton swabs dipped with a little ( Or cotton) Cleaning roller. Method is the roll by hand, while scrubbing, after being a clean, dry. The above two steps of cleaning intervals are generally three days, if the printers use frequently, best once a day.
the transmission system and clean inside the case
because of general paper labels for the adhesive, the adhesive is easy to stick on the drive shaft and channels, plus there are dust, directly affect the printing effect, it needs to clean frequently. Generally two times a week, method is to use dip with alcohol swabs ( Or cotton) Scrub each drive shaft, channels, and surface and dust inside the case, after the clean, dry.
the cleanness of sensors and other considerations
1, brands include ribbon sensor and the sensor tag sensors ( Its location see your manual) , generally cleaned once a month to three months, the method is to use blower unit ( Bulb) Blow the dust and foreign bodies on sensor.
2, power supply ground wire: in case by static overload, abnormal voltage fluctuations damage to print head and machine main board.
3, the printer can't charged plug, hot plug is easy to burn out the printer motherboard. Turn off the power supply plug cable before you.
4, the daily maintenance of the printer is directly related to the service life of the print head, such as bad maintenance is easy to shorten the service life of the print head, even damage the print head and machine main board.