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bubblecatcher
28-Oct-2014, 07:07
Hi, i am flushing my 2 epson 4800 printers with the cleaner/flush from piezography.

One printer is going to be converted piezography BW printing, the other will continue with colour using epson inks.

I have done 2 power cleans on each printer, leaving 24hrs between each one.

The pipes look mostly clear except where the pipes curve the most, here there are a couple sections of pipe that still show the ink colour?

Shall i keep power cleaning till pipes are clear?

thanks

Peter De Smidt
28-Oct-2014, 07:43
When you loaded the cleaner cartridges did you run an initial fill?

bubblecatcher
28-Oct-2014, 07:50
When you loaded the cleaner cartridges did you run an initial fill?

No?

Peter De Smidt
28-Oct-2014, 08:14
Next time, do that first :). It completely replaces the ink in the system.

bubblecatcher
28-Oct-2014, 08:55
Next time, do that first :). It completely replaces the ink in the system.

Ok will do that when put the ink cartridges back in.

Still the question remain, should i keep flushing till the small section of ink in pipes are gone?

They are not complete blocks, just what appears to be ink stuck to inside of tubing!

thanks

neil poulsen
28-Oct-2014, 09:03
How old are these printers? Boy, the money in ink I spent on my 4000 doing cleaning cycles . . .

Whew!

Is this an on-going problem, or a transitional problem?

bubblecatcher
28-Oct-2014, 09:05
How old are these printers? Boy, the money in ink I spent on my 4000 doing cleaning cycles . . .

Whew!

One is old with lot of use and will be used for colour.

The other one is newer and has little use, this is the one for conversion to BW.

thanks

Peter De Smidt
28-Oct-2014, 09:45
I would ask someone at Inkjetmall.

bubblecatcher
29-Oct-2014, 09:29
I would ask someone at Inkjetmall.

Will give them a try.