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Version 2.0
September 2007
DocuColor 7000AP/8000AP
Decurler
Adjustment

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  • Page 1 Version 2.0 September 2007 DocuColor 7000AP/8000AP Decurler Adjustment...
  • Page 2 While every care has been taken in the preparation of this material, no liability will be accepted by Xerox Corporation arising out of any inaccuracies or omissions.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t Table of Contents Decurler Adjustment Decurler Overview ........1 Decurler Paper Path .
  • Page 4 Tab l e o f Co nt en ts Do c uC ol o r 70 0 0A P / 80 00 A P De c ur l e r A dj u s tm en t...
  • Page 5: Decurler Adjustment

    KEY POINT: While paper curl is caused by many variables, it is important to understand that the preset and custom Decurler profile settings use lookup tables for curl control that are based on the job’s percentage of toner area coverage and the printer’s humidity values, only.
  • Page 6: Decurler Paper Path

    Decurler setting used today may not be the same setting that you would use on another day for the same file. This is especially relevant if the room in which printer is located experiences changes in temperature and humidity. The Decurler has both upper and lower adjustment arms that...
  • Page 7: Decurler Paper Type A - D Settings

    Recommended Materials List (RML) for your digital press: • To determine if Xerox has tested your paper type and weight • View the recommended Decurler Paper Type A - D settings for particular paper types.
  • Page 8: Decurler Paper Type A - D Procedure

    De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t Decurler Paper Type A - D procedure • If Decurler Paper Type C is not correcting curl, select Decurler Paper Type D. • If System Default and Decurler Paper Type A, B, C, and D do not correct curl, you can use the Decurler E Table Settings, See “Decurler E Table Settings”...
  • Page 9 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 2. The Pathway Option screen opens. Select the Tools Pathway button.
  • Page 10 Make a selection from the Paper Weight range menu. d. The default Paper Type is automatically applied by the printer for the Paper Tray, Coating and Paper Weight values you entered. Select an alternate Paper Type from Paper Type A through Paper Type D to change the amount of decurling applied.
  • Page 11 NOTE: Visit the www.xerox.com Recommended Materials List (RML) for your digital press: • To determine if Xerox has tested your paper type and weight • View the recommended Decurler Paper Type A - D settings for particular paper types. D ec u r l er A dj u s tm en t See “Decurler E Table...
  • Page 12: Decurler E Table Settings

    De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t Decurler E Table Settings Percentage of Toner Area Coverage examples Carousel Horses Percentage of Toner Area Coverage per Color Black 30.5% Magenta 28.1% Cyan 23.8% Yellow 29.5% While the system is programmed to correct for curl under most conditions, there may be instances where the pre programmed settings (System Default and Paper Type A - D) may not meet...
  • Page 13 E Table Decurler profile settings use lookup tables for curl control that are based on the job’s toner area coverage and the printer’s humidity values, only. D ec u r l er A dj u s tm en t...
  • Page 14 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t Light, Medium and Heavy curl refer to the 2 mm (Light), 6 mm (Medium) and 10 mm (Heavy) curl selections in the Lower and Upper fields of the Decurler E Table Settings Type E window. KEY POINT: Paper that is curled upwards is adjusted using the Upper values.
  • Page 15: Entering Values In The Decurler E Table Fields

    Entering values in the Decurler E Table fields Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t KEY POINT: It is important to understand that when entering percentage of toner area coverage values within the Decurler E Table Settings Type E window that the maximum allowed entry is 100%.
  • Page 16 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t Within the Decurler E Table Settings Type E window, you must enter Decurler values in ascending or descending order. In the following example, 100% was followed by 80% and 90%, respectively.
  • Page 17 D ec u r l er A dj u s tm en t Values entered incorrectly: 0%, 0%, 0%, 90%, 80%, 100% Values entered correctly: 0%, 0%, 0%, 80%, 90%, 100%. Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t...
  • Page 18: Creating A Decurler E Table Setting

    De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t Creating a Decurler E Table Setting To program a Decurler E Table Setting, perform the following: 1. At the controller, logon to the Tools menu as Administrator. a.
  • Page 19 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 2. The Pathway Option screen opens. Select the Tools Pathway button.
  • Page 20 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 4. Curl remains after you have tried the System Default and the Decurler Paper Type A-D Settings. A - D Settings” on page 3. As a result, you need to program the Decurler to use the downward Decurler path to remove the downward (bridged) curl.
  • Page 21 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 5. Within the Decurler E Table Settings screen, select the following options for the job: a.
  • Page 22 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 6. In the Decurler E Table Settings Type E window: a. Enter the following values in the fields by pressing the arrow buttons: – Since your job shows downward curl, you do not want to use the Upward Decurler.
  • Page 23 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t b. To save your Decurler E Table Setting, press Close. The Decurler E Table Setting Type E window closes and the Decurler E Table Setting window opens.
  • Page 24 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 9. From the Decurler Setup window you need to enter job information for the Decurler E Table Setting you just programmed. Press the following buttons: a. Select the job’s Paper Tray. b.
  • Page 25 Decurler E Table Setting Type E window until you achieve acceptable output prints. c. If curl remains after trying various value entries in the Decurler E Table Setting window, call your Xerox service representative. NOTE: To review additional Decurler E Table Settings examples, See “Additional Decurler E Table Settings examples”...
  • Page 26: Additional Decurler E Table Settings Examples

    De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t Additional Decurler E Table Settings examples Decurler E Table Settings example 1 The following Decurler E Table Settings examples are designed to give you a better understanding of the Decurler E Table Settings procedure, which was described previously in this document.
  • Page 27 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 2. The Pathway Option screen opens. Select the Tools Pathway button.
  • Page 28 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 4. Curl remains after you have tried the System Default and the Decurler Paper Type A-D Settings. A - D Settings” on page 3. As a result, you need to program the Decurler to use downward pressure (or the lower roller) to remove the downward (bridged) curl.
  • Page 29 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 5. Within the Decurler E Table Settings screen: a. Select the job’s Paper Type. For this example we are using Single Paper Weight.
  • Page 30 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 6. In the Decurler E Table Settings Type E window: a. Enter the following values in the fields by pressing the arrow buttons: – In the Lower 10 mm (Heavy curl) field, enter 100%. This means that all pages with 11% -100% and more maximum toner area coverage will be sent to the 10 mm downward pressure Decurler.
  • Page 31 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 7. Press the Close button to exit the Decurler E Table Setting window and return to the Machine Defaults 2 screen.
  • Page 32 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 9. From the Decurler Setup window you need to enter job information for the Decurler E Table Setting you just programmed. Press the following buttons: a. Select the job’s Paper Tray. b.
  • Page 33 If curl remains after trying various value entries in the Decurler E Table Setting window, call your Xerox service representative. D ec u r l er A dj u s tm en t...
  • Page 34: Decurler E Table Settings Example 2

    De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t Decurler E Table Settings example 2 1. At the controller, logon to the Tools menu as Administrator. a. Press the Access button. b. Enter the Administrator password. c.
  • Page 35 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 2. The Pathway Option screen opens. Select the Tools Pathway button.
  • Page 36 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 4. Curl remains after you have tried the System Default and the Decurler Paper Type A-D Settings. A - D Settings” on page 3. As a result, you need to program the Decurler to use upward pressure (or the upper roller) to remove the upward (cupped) curl.
  • Page 37 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 5. Within the Decurler E Table Settings screen, select the following options for the job: a.
  • Page 38 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 6. In the Decurler E Table Settings Type E window: a. Enter the following values in the fields by pressing the arrow buttons: – Since your job does not require the Downward Decurler, enter 0% in each of the Lower fields.
  • Page 39 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 7. Press the Close button to exit the Decurler E Table Setting window and return to the Machine Defaults 2 screen.
  • Page 40 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 9. From the Decurler Setup window you need to enter job information for the Decurler E Table Setting you just programmed. Press the following buttons: a. Select the job’s Paper Tray. b.
  • Page 41 If curl remains after trying various value entries in the Decurler E Table Setting window, call your Xerox service representative. D ec u r l er A dj u s tm en t...
  • Page 42: Decurler E Table Settings Example 3

    De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t Decurler E Table Settings example 3 1. At the controller, logon to the Tools menu as Administrator. a. Press the Access button. b. Enter the Administrator password. c.
  • Page 43 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 2. The Pathway Option screen opens. Select the Tools Pathway button.
  • Page 44 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t Carousel Horses Percentage of Toner Area Coverage per Color Black Magenta Cyan Yellow 4. Curl remains after you have tried the System Default and the Decurler Paper Type A-D Settings. A - D Settings”...
  • Page 45 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 5. Within the Decurler E Table Settings screen, select the following options for the job: a.
  • Page 46 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 6. In the Decurler E Table Settings Type E window: a. Enter the following values in the fields by pressing the arrow buttons: – Since your job does not require the Downward Decurler, enter 0% in each of the Lower fields.
  • Page 47 Do c u Co lo r 70 0 0A P /8 0 00 A P D ec u r l e r A d ju s t me n t 7. Press the Close button to exit the Decurler E Table Setting window and return to the Machine Defaults 2 screen.
  • Page 48 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t 9. From the Decurler Setup window you need to enter job information for the Decurler E Table Setting you just programmed. Press the following buttons: a. Select the job’s Paper Tray. b.
  • Page 49 If curl remains after trying various value entries in the Decurler E Table Setting window, call your Xerox service representative. D ec u r l er A dj u s tm en t...
  • Page 50 De c u r le r Ad j u s tm en t Do c uC ol o r 70 0 0A P / 80 00 A P De c ur l e r A dj u s tm en t...

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