How should the barcode printer printhead be cleaned and maintained?
Bar code printers are an essential printer device in everyday life. The barcode printed by this printer is on other printing papers. When there are inconsistencies in the printing effect of blank spots in the barcode or graphics, it may be that the printing head has dirt that affects the printing effect, and the printer print head needs to be cleaned. But how do you clean and maintain the printer? Which product tools should I use? Shenzhen Meditech Technology Co., Ltd. recommends that you use the printer-specific IPA cleaning pen and IPA squeeze sponge wiper products to properly clean and maintain the printer print head.
The correct way to use a cleaning pen or squeeze swab is:
1. Open the print head to the open position.
2. Remove the ribbon and print media (label) from the printer.
3. Use the printer cleaning special cleaning pen or squeeze swab manufactured by Meditech to wipe all the print points of the print head from head to tail in one direction. Wait for two minutes for the IPA solvent to completely evaporate. The print dot refers to the gray-black layer behind the chrome layer on the printhead and the adjacent roller.
4. Reload the ribbon, close and lock the print head, and if necessary, do the PAUSE button to check the print effect.
After this operation, basically the impurity contaminants on the printer’s print head are cleaned, and the bar code printer’s printing effect can be restored.