Refillable Toners and Inks. Sustainable Savior or Marketing Buzz?

Refillable Toners and Inks. Sustainable Savior or Marketing Buzz?

Did you know, that nearly 375 million* empty ink and toner cartridges are thrown away every year? That’s a staggering number, isn’t it? And what’s even more surprising is that each cartridge can take up to 1,000 years to decompose. Now, imagien if we could reduce that waste by simply refilling our cartridges. Sounds like … Read more

The Art and Science of Printer Ink Density and Saturation

printer ink density

The color density of your printed images can make or break the final look, that’s true! Printer ink density and saturation are like the secret spice in printing process. They control how vibrant and rich the colors appear on paper. In this article, we’ll explore three fascinating aspects of this topic: the sceince behind ink … Read more

The advantages of laser printers over inkjets. Why are laser printers so desireble?

Why choose laser printer over an inkjet?

If you are looking for a printer, you will have the option of choosing between a laser printer and an inkjet printer. The majority of people will suggest choosing the former option. When you think of laser printers, what comes to your mind? This is the technological wonder that can turn any piece of paper … Read more

What is a printer developer?

What is a toner developer on a laser printer?

A laser printer requires three primary parts: the drum assembly; the developer unit; and the toner hopper. All three must work in concert to produce clean, sharp text and graphics. If any one part fails, the entire printer will not function properly. That’s why it is so important to keep all three components in top … Read more

How to Run an Energy-Efficient Office

Energy-efficient offices

Office buildings utilize an obscene amount of power. In fact, an average of 18% of office energy expenditure derives from office equipment alone.  Today’s office buildings have continued to grow in size and complexity for decades without any corresponding increase in energy efficiency. Building energy consumption is an irreversible trend, and it’s not like we … Read more

Polymerized (chemical) toners


Major manufacturers of color laser printers have moved away from the traditional crushed toner over the past few years, to a chemically manufactured or polymerized type of toner. Using the traditional method, the toner is ground in successive processes to smaller and smaller particles, and over a period of time the particle size achieved has … Read more