LEF 200 consumes white and gloss without using these

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Lecram
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LEF 200 consumes white and gloss without using these

Post by Lecram » Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:54 pm

I never use Gloss and barely use white printing. I use CMYK much, much more often.
But, the gloss and white cartridges must be replaced 2-3 times more often than the CMYK colors. That is very strange. Why is that?
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Re: LEF 200 consumes white and gloss without using these

Post by Kai Perry » Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:33 pm

The channels for the White and Gloss with continously be cleaned and primed ready for use, due to the nature of the pigments in those inks.

If you print a small section of each once a day then the cleaning cycles will be less.
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Re: LEF 200 consumes white and gloss without using these

Post by Lecram » Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:59 pm

Kai Perry wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:33 pm
The channels for the White and Gloss with continously be cleaned and primed ready for use, due to the nature of the pigments in those inks.

If you print a small section of each once a day then the cleaning cycles will be less.
Thanks for you answer.
I do not use the LEF 200 every day. Sometimes even not for 2 weeks. I decided to turn off the printer with the knob at the back when I know that I will not use it for a few days or longer, and that works fine.
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Re: LEF 200 consumes white and gloss without using these

Post by Kai Perry » Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:07 pm

Leaving the machine turned means that the daily routines for maintenance will not be performed, this could lead to nozzle deflection or blockages.
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