Why the Epson DX5 Print Head Get Blocked?

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Why the Epson DX5 Print Head Get Blocked?

   Epson DX5 print head is widely used in different inkjet printers, and it has a high quality. But no matter what kind of print head you use, blocking is the forever problem. Then, what will lead to the block of Epson DX5 print head?

DX5 print head

   The soft block are generally caused by the quality of the ink or the print head is too dry. For this kind of block, just washing the print head automatically or with hand, then the print head will work again.

   Compared with soft block, the hard block is more complicated. If the ink is too acidic, it will reacts with the plastic shell and produce the solidification and crystal, then block the print head. If you met this problem, you can use the special washer fluid, or take the nozzles out and put them into the alcohol or hot water.

printer with DX5 print head

   Next time when your Epson DX5 print head gets blocked, try to check the reasons first, and then you can follow the tips i told you.



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EPS 3200, The Print Head Will Leading The Digital Printing Market’s Future

Epson 4720 print head (we also call it EPS 3200) has been put on the market recently. This print head will replace the Epson 5113 print head in the near future. In other words, the 5113 print head will stop production from now on.

Epson 4720(we called Epson 3200)

Nozzle: 3200(8*400)5113 print head

Place of Origin: Japan

Types available: Locked

Speed: Faster 15% than dx5

Ink type: Water-based ink, oil-based ink, solvent ink, UV ink, sublimation ink, and pigment ink etc.

EPS 3200 has the same shape as 5113 print head, and they also have the same amount of the nozzles. So this 2 kind of print heads have the same print speed, they are both suitable for large-scale use in digital printing.The why EPS 3200 can replace the 5113 print head?

The first reason is that EPS 3200 has a wider applications than 5113 print head. As we all know that 5113 print head only suitable for pigment ink and disperse dye ink. But EPS 3200 has a strong corrosion resistance, and suitable for nearly all kinds of ink such as UV ink, water-based ink, oil ink, solvent ink and so on.

EPS3200 print head

The second reason is that EPS 3200 has a cheaper price with 5113 print head. As we all know that 5113 print head is very cheap compared with DX5, TFP and DX7 print head. So EPS 3200 has a big advantage in price.

Low price with wide application, now you know why the manufacture stop production of the 5113 print head.

We have tested this head more than 8 months, and improved its performance on our printer. So far, it shows very good quality on our printer.
This special head can be used kinds of ink, which will change many machine types in the future.

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