How To Produce High-quality Copies Every Time You Use Your Copier-rainism

Business Have you ever noticed that the copy machines at your local copy center always make the BEST copies? If you’re wondering why your own office’s copier never makes copies of such high quality just read on for some tricks of the trade and learn how to produce high-quality copies every time you use your copy machine. Paper Choosing paper for your copies isn’t just about using the highest-quality paper, but it’s also about picking the correct paper for the job. Multi-purpose paper is ok and may work in several types of machines, but for the best copies (which is what you want), you need to use laser paper for laser copiers and inkjet paper for inkjet copiers. 20lb paper is sufficient for general copies (such as rough drafts or documents for personal use), but 24 lb paper should be used when making copies of more professional documents. Brightness numbers of white paper generally range from 84 to 100+. For the brightest white paper, choose the highest number possible. Once you have picked the correct paper for your copies, make sure to keep the paper stored in a location where it will not be vulnerable to dust or humidity (dirt and moisture can make your copy machine jam or stop working). Additionally, keep your paper stacked neatly to avoid bent corners and wrinkles in your copies. Ink Just as important as the paper you use is the ink you use in your copier. Always check the copy machine owner’s manual to ensure you’re using the correct toner and ink in your machine. While it may not seem like a big deal, using the wrong ink or toner can cause some significant long-term damage to your copier. Making Copies Once you have picked out your ink, toner, and paper, it’s time to actually make your copies! But first, have you calibrated your copy machine? Calibrating your copy machine allows you to ensure everything is properly aligned, and will allow for the highest-quality copies possible. It’s essential that you read your owner’s manual in order to make sure you’re using the correct paper tray for the correct type of paper. Most copy machines require that heavy weight paper, transparencies, card stock, glossy paper, and other specialty paper be fed through the side feeder tray. Putting these types of paper in bottom paper trays will inevitably cause a paper jam. If you do encounter a paper jam with your copy machine, be sure to fix it immediately. The best way to clear up a paper jam is by removing all visible paper fragments first and then using compressed air to remove the rest of the paper. Last but not least, remember that your copies will only be as good as the original document you are making a copy from. If your original document is in good shape, then your copies will look good too. If your original is already bad quality, you won’t be able to improve on it with the copy machine. For the best results, make sure your original document is on a light-colored paper and white out any specks or spots with correction fluid prior to making your copies. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: