HP Toner Cartridges TipsJune 25, 2013 No Comments
Buying hp toners can be pricey especially when your a big fan of OEM hp toners, being aware that their price sometimes even cost more than a single unit of inkjet printer. That’s why some users ought to buy in numbers and stock hp toners, buying them while the prices are low or there is a sale in the market–a very prudent thing to do if you want to save a lot of bucks. However, in stocking your hp toners, you should keep in mind how to properly take care of them and store them in the right place and temperature. That’s why for today’s article, we’re going to name some few tips on how you can take care of your hp toner cartridges so they won’t be damage or go defunct once you install them.
First, keep your HP toner cartridges sealed and store at room temperature 60 to 78 degrees Fahrenheit or 15 to 26 degrees Celsius. Heat is the number one killer of toner; if left near a heat register, the toner will fuse within the cartridges and will cause blots when used. There’s a greater possibility that it might not work too. Excessive cold or humidity can damage your HP toner cartridges too. Also keep in mind that to stay them away from the exposure of sunlight. These laser toner cartridges contain light-sensitive components which may be damaged by direct or excessive sunlight.
It is also wise for you to take note of your HP toner cartridges shelf life. Though many printer users say that HP toner cartridges can last for a year or two being stored, we definitely recommend them to be used over 18 months. HP toner cartridges have a life expectancy of 24 months, 18 months for its shelf life and 6 months for its install life.
Second, do not touch your HP toner cartridges’ electric components. As it was said earlier, your HP toner cartridges contain sensitive components that can easily be damage if not handled properly. And lastly, when replacing them, never try to force your HP toner cartridges in or out of your HP printer. The compatible HP toner cartridge will perfectly fit and work on your HP printer.
Just follow these tips and I’m sure that your laser toner cartridges will work perfectly even if you stock them for a couple of months.