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Version 1.0
April 2007
DocuColor 8000/7000
Decurler
Adjustment

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  • Page 1 Version 1.0 April 2007 DocuColor 8000/7000 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

    Ta b le o f Co n te nts Table of Contents Decurler Adjustment 1 Decurler Overview ........1 Decurler Paper Path .
  • Page 4 Tab l e o f Co nt en ts D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 5: Decurler Adjustment

    Decurler Adjustment Decurler Overview KEY POINT: Please read all the Decurler information before using the Decurler E Table Settings (E1 - E6) procedure. When paper is exposed to heat, the paper loses moisture and curls toward the heat source. High toner coverage jobs tend to curl more than low toner coverage jobs.
  • Page 6: Decurler Paper Path

    1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t With some print jobs, the output prints still may be curled more than you desire even after using the Decurler Paper Type A-D settings. In those cases, use the Decurler E Table Settings feature to compensate for paper curl in your prints.
  • 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 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t • 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: Decurler Paper Type A - D Procedure

    1. De c u r l er A dj u s tm en t Decurler Paper Type A - D procedure If after using the System Default setting paper curl is still unacceptable, select an alternate Decurler Paper Type A - D setting: 1.
  • Page 10 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t 2. The Pathway Option screen opens. Select the Tools Pathway button. 3. From the Tools Mode window, press: a. Machine Defaults 2 tab. b. Decurler Setup button. 1- 6 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 11 1. De c u r l er A dj u s tm en t 4. The Decurler Setup screen opens. a. From the Paper Tray menu, select the tray that contains the paper you are using on the job. The default selection is Tray 1.
  • Page 12: Decurler E Table 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 13: Decurler E Table Settings

    1. De c u r l er A dj u s tm en t Decurler E Table Settings 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 your curl requirements.
  • Page 14 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t Percentage of Toner Area Coverage examples (continued) Upholstery by Morris Alpine Nursery Tulips Percentage of Toner Area Percentage of Toner Area Percentage of Toner Area Coverage per Color Coverage per Color Coverage per Color...
  • Page 15 1. De c u r l er A dj 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 16: Entering Values In The Decurler E Table Fields

    1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t Entering values in the Decurler E Table fields 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 17 1. De c u r l er A dj 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 18 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t Values entered incorrectly: 0%, 0%, 0%, 90%, 80%, 100% Values entered correctly: 0%, 0%, 0%, 80%, 90%, 100%. 1- 1 4 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 19: Creating A Decurler E Table Setting

    1. De c u r l er A dj 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 20 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t 2. The Pathway Option screen opens. Select the Tools Pathway button. 3. From the Tools Mode window, press: a. Machine Defaults 2 tab. b. Decurler E Table Settings button. 1- 1 6 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 21 1. De c u r l er A dj u s tm en t 4. Curl remains after you have tried the System Default and the Decurler Paper Type A-D Settings. See “Decurler Paper Type 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 22 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t 5. Within the Decurler E Table Settings screen, select the following options for the job: a. The job’s Paper Type. For this exercise we are using Single Paper Weight.
  • Page 23 1. De c u r l er A dj 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 24 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us 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. 7.
  • Page 25 1. De c u r l er A dj 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 26 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 27: Additional Decurler E Table Settings Examples

    1. De c u r l er A dj u s tm en t Additional Decurler E Table Settings examples 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 28 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t 2. The Pathway Option screen opens. Select the Tools Pathway button. 3. From the Tools Mode window, press: a. Machine Defaults 2 tab. b. Decurler E Table Settings button. 1- 2 4 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 29 1. De c u r l er A dj u s tm en t 4. Curl remains after you have tried the System Default and the Decurler Paper Type A-D Settings. See “Decurler Paper Type 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 30 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us 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. b. Select the E Table that you will use to enter Decurler values.
  • Page 31 1. De c u r l er A dj 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 32 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us 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. 8. To use the newly created Decurler E Table Setting, you need to activate it.
  • Page 33 1. De c u r l er A dj 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 34 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. 1- 3 0...
  • Page 35: Decurler E Table Settings Example 2

    1. De c u r l er A dj 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 36 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t 2. The Pathway Option screen opens. Select the Tools Pathway button. 3. From the Tools Mode window, press: a. Machine Defaults 2 tab. b. Decurler E Table Settings button. 1- 3 2 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 37 1. De c u r l er A dj u s tm en t 4. Curl remains after you have tried the System Default and the Decurler Paper Type A-D Settings. See “Decurler Paper Type 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 38 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t 5. Within the Decurler E Table Settings screen, select the following options for the job: a. The job’s Paper Type. For this exercise we are using Single Paper Weight.
  • Page 39 1. De c u r l er A dj 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 40 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us 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. 8. To use the newly created Decurler E Table Setting, you need to activate it.
  • Page 41 1. De c u r l er A dj 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 42 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. 1- 3 8...
  • Page 43: Decurler E Table Settings Example 3

    1. De c u r l er A dj 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 44 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t 2. The Pathway Option screen opens. Select the Tools Pathway button. 3. From the Tools Mode window, press: a. Machine Defaults 2 tab. a. Decurler E Table Settings button. 1- 4 0 D oc u Co l or 8 00 0/ 7 00 0 S y s te m A d mi n i s tr a ti o n G ui d e...
  • Page 45 1. De c u r l er A dj u s tm en t 4. Curl remains after you have tried the System Default and the Decurler Paper Type A-D Settings. See “Decurler Paper Type 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 46 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us t me n t 5. Within the Decurler E Table Settings screen, select the following options for the job: a. The job’s Paper Type. For this exercise we are using Mixed Paper Weight.
  • Page 47 1. De c u r l er A dj 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 48 1. D ec u r l e r A d j us 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. 8. To use the newly created Decurler E Table Setting, you need to activate it.
  • Page 49 1. De c u r l er A dj 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 50 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. 1- 4 6...

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