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Hewlett-Packard Disposable Cartridge

Maintenance Manual

(Applicable to the Following Cartridges: HP51626A, HP51638A,
HP51633M, HPC6117A, HP51640(A,C,M,Y), HP51641A, HPC6105A,
HPC1823A, HPC6116A, HP51645A, HPC6104A, HPC6168A,
HPC6169A, and HPC6170A.)
Rev
:X3
11/11/99

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  • Page 1: Maintenance Manual

    Hewlett-Packard Disposable Cartridge Maintenance Manual (Applicable to the Following Cartridges: HP51626A, HP51638A, HP51633M, HPC6117A, HP51640(A,C,M,Y), HP51641A, HPC6105A, HPC1823A, HPC6116A, HP51645A, HPC6104A, HPC6168A, HPC6169A, and HPC6170A.) 11/11/99...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1. INTRODUCTION ... 3 1.1. TIJ Background ... 3 2. PEN CARE... 4 2.1. Set-up... 4 2.2. Storage... 4 2.3. Disposal... 4 3. PRINTHEAD AND INTERCONNECT CARE ... 5 3.1. Inserting and Removing the Print Cartidge ... 5 3.2. Wiping ...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    This document acts as a guide for the maintenance and care of Hewlett-Packard disposable print cartidge products including the HP51626A, HP51638A, HP51633M, HPC6117A, HP51640(A,C,M,Y), HP51641A, HPC6105A, HPC1823A, HPC6116A, HP51645A, HPC6168A, HPC6169A, HPC6170A, and HPC6104A. Each pen consists of a printhead and a pressurized ink source.
  • Page 4: Pen Care

    If the printing system does not have a capping station: Leave the cartridges in the machine for a short period of time The next time that the printer is used, the printhead will have to be cleaned as instructed in the Printhead Maintenance section...
  • Page 5: Printhead And Interconnect Care

    3. PRINTHEAD AND INTERCONNECT CARE 3.1 Inserting and Removing the Print Cartridge The print cartridge should stay in the carriage at all times except when the operator is Replacing it Cleaning it Storing it The print cartridge should never be: Shaken Dropped Watch Out!
  • Page 6: Figure 2. Wiping Directions

    Never use the following to wipe the printhead: Industrial paper towels (These cloths usually contain a high recycle content and are abrasive.) Toilet paper (These cloths are usually not fiberless.) Watch Out! Sponge (Particles from the sponge can be left behind on the nozzle plate.) The cloth must be soft so that it does not scratch the printhead.
  • Page 7: Figure 3. Wiping Directions

    The following cartridges should be wiped against the row of nozzles to perform optimally (see Figure 3 & 4): HP51626A, HP51638A Don’t Forget HP51633M, HPC6117A Figure 3: Direction of Wiping for the HP51626A, HP51638A, the HP51633M, and the HPC6117A HP51640(A,C,M,Y)
  • Page 8: Purging The Nozzles

    Figure 4: Direction of Wiping for the HP51640(A,C,M,Y) In all three wiping configurations the printhead should be pointing down while it is being wiped. This position will prevent the nozzles from pulling little bubbles into the firing chambers. Applying heavy pressure is not necessary to clean the particles off of the printhead.
  • Page 9 When the cartridge is removed from the carriage, it is important to hold the cartridge by the black side covers of the cartridge. The print cartridge should never be shaken, dropped, or hit against a hand or any hard surface. Never use industrial paper towels, toilet paper or sponge to wipe the printhead.
  • Page 10: Pen Failure Analysis

    4. PEN FAILURE ANALYSIS 4.1 Trouble Shooting Guide There are several things that can be done to recover damaged cartridges. The following list acts to troubleshoot any problems that may appear. Problem Cartridge will not print White streaks in text or graphics Example “Sheet is blank even after it...
  • Page 11: Supplies Ordering Information

    Black streaks around text or streaks the same color of the ink in the cartridge 5. SUPPLIES ORDERING INFORMATION 5.1 The following process will work for ordering the suggested TexWipes. The company TexWipe only sells their products through distributors, but partners/customers can contact TexWipe directly to obtain information about a distributor near them.
  • Page 12: Tex Wipes

    If outside of the US -- Call the TexWipe International Customer Service and Technical Support Line at 1-201-327-9100 (ext 325 or 254). The TexWipe customer service representative will then determine a local distributor for the TexWipe Products. The International Customer Service Representatives can also be reached at intercs@texwipe.com.