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Re: Labels -- Fusing of laser printer toner



Thanks for your advise.  It works - I independently figures out it was a
good way to get extra heat and pressure.

R*

> Reply:
> A number of years ago, I experienced some of the same difficulties with
> flaking of toner from my laser printer. I was trying to use papers that were
> not smooth enough. I tried various of methods of heat, as well as spray
> fixatives. These were successful sometimes, but no always.
> Then I spoke with a copier salesman and he suggested the following: After
> laser printing, the paper is then sent through a standard photocopier as if
> copying a blank sheet of paper. The toner setting is at the MINIMUM to insure
> no toner from even a speck of dust. After doing this two, three or more
> times, the toner is much more solidly attached. This is due to NOT ONLY the
> heat but also the pressure from the fusion rollers. It seems to work on
> almost any type of paper. In fact, I even used this technique to secure toner
> to a piece of unbleached cotton muslin.
>
> I hope this technique works for you.
> Bill Minter
> William Minter Bookinding & Conservation, Inc.
> 4364 Woodbury Pike
> Woodbury, PA   16695
> 814-793-4020
> fax 814-793-4045
>
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Professor                               (but, his wife's a distant cousin)
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