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Re: Printers, Copiers and Papers
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- Subject: Re: Printers, Copiers and Papers
- From: Jennifer Vignone <opus@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 29 Aug 1997 21:21:34 -0400
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PaperDirect sells this heat roller thing that one usually uses for their
foil papers, but it seems that this would also do the trick for the extra
application of heat. It costs $34.95.
By the way, does anyone know how durable those foil papers are???
>Since there has been quite a discussion about paper for printers and copiers,
>I thought I could add something that might be of interest.
>I have experienced a problem with printing on a paper that was not designed
>for laser printing or photocopying. The paper was actually a text paper and
>the same color was not available in a laser/photocopy finish. Unfortunately,
>I had not conducted a thorough test of the bond of the toner. After minimal
>handling, the toner started to rub off. I asked a photocopy sales rep about
>this situation, and he suggested running the paper through a photocopier a
>number of times (copying a blank paper with the machine set at the lightest
>setting). I have found that 3 or 4 times is usually suffiecient to increase
>the bond of the toner to most papers. The trick is the additional heat with
>the pressure from the fusion rollers. Heat from a hair dryer, etc. is not
>enough. The pressure is also needed.
>Good Luck, Bill Minter