Copier and printer consumables: toners, imaging units, drum units or fusers cost money too

copier and printer consumables

Mechanical parts vs consumable parts Printers and copy machines have both mechanical parts and consumable parts. Toner is an example of a consumable part. It is a supply that gets consumed when you use the copy machine or printer. Toner needs to be replaced fairly often depending upon your printer and copier usage. On the … 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

Edible paper

Edible paper

If you’re looking for a way to make your next event more memorable, then the edible paper is a great way to do it. Edible paper is a unique alternative to traditional paper because it’s made out of ingredients that are safe to eat. This means that your guests won’t have to throw anything away, … Read more

Eco-friendly printing. It’s amazing to print green

Eco-friendly printer

A strong focus on the environment is a theme in many industries. Manufacturers of printers and printer cartridges are no exception. Directly in their production processes, they focus on several aspects that can reduce their environmental impact and ensure sustainable eco-friendly printing. Printing technologies and the use of recycled materials Companies that manufacture printers are … Read more

Smartphone camera accessories

Smartphone camera accessories

Smartphone cameras are largely responsible for the explosion of photo-sharing services like Flickr, Instagram, and Snapchat and the rise of selfies.And while it’s easy to dismiss smartphone photography as too amateurish – especially given its reputation for poor quality – there are plenty of people who are proud of their smartphone photos. Whether you’re a … 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

Is there a printer that prints and cuts?

Print and cut machines

The printing and cutting processes have traditionally been viewed as two separate components of the production process, with the initial printing taking place on one machine and the jobs then moving on to be cut and finished. Nowadays, if you do a lot of photo printing you will want to get a professional type printer … Read more

The Importance Of Recycling Ink And Toner Cartridges

Ink cartridge recycling

Have you been sending your ink or toner cartridges straight to the garbage bin after use? Well, a lot of people do that. In the United States, more than seven hundred cartridges are being thrown every minute. However, you should know that ink and toner cartridges can be recycled. Sustainable development is the goal of many green advocates and recycling … Read more

Incompatible ink cartridge?

Compatible ink cartridges

Besides buying a remanufactured ink cartridge, your two other options for replacement ink cartridges are OEM or compatible versions. OEM ink cartridges are the ones sold from the manufacturer advertised as being brand new. Compatible cartridges are just that, compatible. These are replacements that duplicate the OEMs for a fraction of the original cost. “Razor … Read more