How To Install And Repair MIMAKI Machines? We Can Provide You With The Service

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How To Install And Repair MIMAKI Machines? We Can Provide You With The Service

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Mimaki is a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting machines for the sign/graphics, textile/apparel and industrial markets, and also provides a comprehensive range of supporting products; hardware, software and the associated consumable items, such as inks and cutting blades.

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From outdoor signage & billboards to interior decoration & furnishing, from packaging & labels to promotional gifts & apparel, Mimaki is committed to developing technology that sets new industry standards, producing machines and products that turn the imagination of our customers into breath-taking reality. Please take a look at our high quality Mimaki products. If you have any questions about Mimaki products, please contact us.

How to install a printer?

Installation

Prior to installation, our logistics team will always do their very best to work around your commitments, for those of you already with printers we know your time is hugely valuable so we will work to best suit your needs.

On arrival our engineers are always friendly and professional with plenty of time to give you and your printer the time and attention required. Installs vary from 1-2 days depending on your requirements but we never like to rush a job.

Large Format printer installation

Training

A defining feature of our service is the training we provide. Our engineers are not only qualified with Roland and Mimaki but first and foremost are printers.

Having worked in print rooms, with the Roland and Mimaki technology, they not only offer the technical knowledge and expertise but will also help you get the most from your large format printer in a practical sense, providing advice on how best to get the required result.

Following your training, your engineer is only a phone call away. If this is your first printer there’s a chance you might have a question or two after the engineer leaves, we’ll be at the other end of the phone should this happen and only too happy to help.

Regarding warranty we are also your first port of call should anything go wrong, therefore if it’s an easy fix you won’t have to wait for a response!

[Detail]

[Before start printing]:

1.Before Power ON the printer

[Daily]: Shake White cartridges

Remove the White cartridges and reinsert after shaking them well.

【How to shake it】:Please refer the following document.

『Operation manual 』-[Chapter4]-[Ink cartridge]-[How to shake an ink cartridge]

※ Please use caution when shaking the cartridge. If you shake it aggressively, the internal metal plate may damage the ink pack or the cartridge case. The ink cartridge is heavy, use caution when handling it.

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2. After Power ON the printer

[Weekly]: [White Maintenance]

The white ink precipitates easily compared to other ink colors.

If you leave the printer for over two weeks, the white ink will precipitate. If it precipitates inside the ink line or inkjet nozzle, you will have Ink mist, Nozzle deflection, and Nozzle out issues. It will take time to recover from these issues, and we may have to replace parts, such as the print head or ink tube.

So please perform “White Maintenance” once a week.

【Procedure】:Please see the following document to see more detail.

『Operation manual 』-[Chapter 4]-[Regular maintenance for white ink]

3.After Test Drawing

[Daily]: Operate a Normal cleaning on White color and the color which had nozzle out.

Operate TEST DRAW at least once a day for the white head even if you do not use white ink..

[While production time]:

4.Settings to prevent from nozzle out issue

[Daily]: Interval Wiping set up

Printer will have interval wiping automatically to clean the print head nozzle surface.

【Set up procedure】: Please see the following document to see details.

『Operation manual 』-[Chapter4]-[Cleaning nozzle face automatically]-[Setting of Interval Wiping]

[Daily]: Interval Cleaning set up

Printer will have interval cleaning automatically to clean the print head nozzle surface.

【Set up procedure】: Please see the following document to see details.

『Operation manual 』-[Chapter4]-[Cleaning nozzle face automatically]-[Setting of Interval Cleaning]

[Daily]: Refresh level set up

The Refresh helps to reduce nozzle out issue while printing.

【Set up procedure】: Please see the following document to see details.

『Operation manual 』-[Chapter 3]-[Each setting]-[Other useful functions]

[Daily]: Special ink Refresh set up

The Special Refresh helps to reduce nozzle out issue on White ink.

【Set up procedure】: Please see the following document to see details.

『Operation manual 』-[Chapter 4]-[Prevent the nozzle clogging of special color]

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5.After you finish printing your last job: (Power is still on)

[Daily]: Clean a Head guard plate surface and Head protection arm

If you do not clean the head plate, the contaminants will attract excess ink The collected ink will drop on the media surface. It will also cause nozzle out issues.

【Clean up procedure】: Please see the following document to clean the Head guard plate.

『Operation manual 』-[Chapter 4]-[Avoiding dripping of ink droplet at printing]

【Clean up procedure】: Please see the following pictures to clean the Head protection arm.

[Daily]: Clean the Suction nozzle Assy, Wiper M, and Wiper rubber

If these parts are dirty, print result will also have nozzle out issue or nozzle clogging issue.

So please clean these daily, and replace it if you need.

【Cleaning Procedure】: Please refer to the following document to see detail to clean a Suction nozzle Assy and Wiper M.

『Operation manual 』-[Chapter 4]-[Cleaning of Wiper]

【Cleaning Procedure】: Refer to the following steps to clean a wiper rubber.

 


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