Have you ever wondered where color comes from? In items like cosmetics, textiles, paints and medicine, there is a complex chemistry that makes up the colorants we use in almost everything. From the consistency of printing ink to dyes derived from natural resources, tap into your inner scientist and learn just how the colorful world around us is made possible. Continue reading “The Chemistry of Color” »
Replacing ink cartridges is usually a pretty simple and clean process, but once in a great while, disaster happens! You remove the old cartridge and printer ink leaks onto your hands, your skin, and possibly everything else in the room. Cleaning printer ink off your hands and skin can be particularly tough, so we’ve gathered a number of different methods you can try. Start with the simple methods, then move onto the advanced methods if the stain is particularly stubborn.
If you’ve used a color printer or programs like Photoshop, you’ve probably seen or heard the term CMYK, but what does it stand for? Why should you care? In this article, we’ll explore the CMYK color model, as well as how it differs from other color models like RGB.
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If you print web pages on a regular basis, you understand the problem: web pages often contain numerous extra elements that don’t need to be printed, such as ads, backgrounds, images, and more. Sure, you can copy and paste the text into a document, but by utilizing some free tools on the web, you print only the parts of a web page that you actually need, and save on ink or toner at the same time. While there are numerous tools available on the web, here is a roundup of some of the best:
Finally putting to rest which printer myths are true and which are false.
Many people often think about owning a printer in the same way that they would about owning a car. In order to get the best performance and longest life out of your model, you have to put in high-quality materials and replace the gas (or inkjet cartridges) often in order to keep things running smoothly. If you try and cut corners or opt for the easy and cheap way of doing things, your performance will begin to show it.
We supply remanufactured ink cartridges at Ink Technologies. Using remanufactured ink cartridges is a way to recycle and reuse old cartridges to both lower the cost of ink cartridges, as well as helping protect the environment in a positive way. The primary difference between a remanufactured cartridge and one from an original manufacturer is that remanufactured ink cartridges are much more affordable. Ink Technologies supplies both types of inkjet cartridges to provide the best equipment, supplies, and services to our clients.
Inkjet printers are mainly designed for home use, which means that when problems arise, you don’t have a technical support team at your beck and call. In many cases, you can contact the manufacturer for support, but there are a number of common troubleshooting steps you can try first to see if you can resolve the issue on your own. Most problems fall into a number of common categories, and often a few simple steps can get you back up and running. Here are some troubleshooting steps to try before you contact support for further help: