Firstly, to test if the Epson-XP600 Printer Head is still working and firing its Nozzles, Switch on and let printer ‘Initialize’. Firstly, move the Print-Head to the Left service Station on the Printer and use 1 UV Wipe from AM.CO.ZA also manually wipe the ‘WIPER & the F-INK/CAP/XP600’.
Press Exit for the Print-Head to return to the INK CAP STATION. After it Cap’s, Press the right arrow Key labelled ‘Maintenance,’ scroll down to Manual Pump and run for 10 seconds not more, press ‘EXIT’, scroll down for ‘Wipe Nozzle’ and press ‘OK’. Run 2xNozzle Cleans and then press ‘Exit’ press Left Arrow Key ’Start POS’ to move Print-Head towards Left Service Station and use the Reflective Mirror Panel + UV/WIPE to wipe under the Print-head Surface again. Press EXIT when done.
Press Maintenance, Nozzle Test. My Nozzle Test was 90% Black<K>, 30% Yellow<Y>, 70%Cyan <C> & 20% Magenta<M> In this case magenta and yellow was fading out during print and being caused by tired and worn-out dampers, INKS Flooding in the right electrical terminal of the Print-Head.
Now Switch off and Disconnect Dampers from Print head and seal the end of the Ink Dampers with a Gas Toilet tissue paper and masking tape to avoid Ink Spills. Now remove the Print head and pull-out all Cables but make sure all cable harnesses are loosened. Move Print-head to the left service station and follow video on ‘how to safely flush out all INKS from Print-Head’ or http://sortit.co.za/video/202498579 When done, remove Print-head, clean Print-Head (follow VIDEO). Now thoroughly clean Print-Head hoister.
The process of cleaning the Print head must be done swiftly for daylight uv radiation may also print head to crystalize the inks inside it, in this case the Print head right side belt was swimming in inks and prohibiting data signal flow going to the Print head. After cleaning carefully change the Epson-xp600 data belts and mouth the printhead to hoister. Fit new dampers and pull your ink through with a syringe.
Remove the F-INK/CAP/XP600 from the Ink Station and separate it from the Pump at Y-Connector join. Pour UV/CLEAN Solution into Tupperware container and dunk the cap inside, fit syringe at the Y-Connector Joint. Now push and pull the solution through the syringe to full wash the cap. THEREAFTER Dip the F-INK/CAP/XP600 Into a bucket with soapy water to wash-out the dirty inks. Once cap is clean. Fit a syringe full of uv/clean on the pipe of the F-INK/PUMP and push through the solution to flush empty all UV INKS Inside the Ink pump. Now you can fit back you cap.
When done Replace, fit Print-Head<Epson-xp600> and use new Epson-xp600/cables ( https://youtu.be/6v9GaVza5v8 ), fit New F-ink/dampers/UV, NOW Pour your new Inks <F2-UV/INKS> into your new Ink bottles or thoroughly cleaned containers. <Follow video>. Pull though your Inks on the Dampers to eliminate all Air Spaces inside the Ink Pipes. More information on How the Inking systems works: https://cncu.co.za/FastCOLOUR-Printer/How%20Inking%20System%20Works.pdf
Now proceed to close the Ink Bottles, Switch ON the Printer and let the Printer Initialize and for the Print-Head Station to return to Ink Capping Station. If printer not capping right, please follow video: https://youtu.be/HlSak9u6uks
Now Firstly run Inking [found in maintenance options], once Inks start to reach the waste bottle press EXIT, Run Manual Pump 5-10 seconds followed by Wipe Nozzle and Run 2x Nozzle Cleans, manually wipe under Print Head, Cap & WIPER using UV/WIPE.
Run a Nozzle Test, Mine 99% good but if you get a Nozzle Test above 50% good either re-run Maintenance tasks but do not over clean or flush the Print-Head, rather print away the Badness on Standard Speed and using a file ripped using a Low Pass.
For further Information and needed requirements on UV inks Type Conversion please proceed to: https://uvinks.co.za/conversion
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