Not DEC related but still hoping for some help: Problems w/ LJ 4+ Printer
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Tue Apr 2 20:13:37 CDT 2019
On 4/2/19 4:57 PM, Guy Dunphy via cctalk wrote:
> One other tip that might be useful. Very commonly with old photocopiers
> and laser printers the rubber pick-up and paper feed rollers lose their
> 'tack' and slip on the paper. I found that briefly soaking them in
> teatree oil restores the 'tack' quite well. It soaks in and seems to
> have the right spread of rubber-soluble oils to keep the surface a
> little tacky.
> Anyone else found other solvent/oils with similar effect?
I've never considered oil / solvents. I'd worry about transference to
I have taken the rubber parts off and boiled them. Or at least put them
in water as hot as I could get it. (You can only do so much when you
put water in a blank CD spindle lid in the low wattage microwave at work.)
This helps remove the accumulated acid from the paper. In doing so, the
rubber becomes more tacky again.
I found one boil cycle to yield good results. Two cycles slightly
better. More than that and the RoI drops through the floor.
Grant. . . .
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