CN1803457A - Reclamation method of hollow and used ink cartridge of ink-jet printer - Google Patents

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CN1803457A
CN1803457A CN 200510032746 CN200510032746A CN1803457A CN 1803457 A CN1803457 A CN 1803457A CN 200510032746 CN200510032746 CN 200510032746 CN 200510032746 A CN200510032746 A CN 200510032746A CN 1803457 A CN1803457 A CN 1803457A
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The invention discloses an old- regenerating method of print cartridge in the ink-ejecting printer, which adapts high-pressure hot air to blow and wash the old hollow print cartridge through scouring agent. The method improves the utility of old print cartridge greatly, which possesses high effective economical character.

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喷墨打印机用空旧墨盒再生方法 The old cartridge with an empty ink jet printer reproducing method

技术领域 FIELD

本发明涉及喷墨打印机用空旧墨盒再生方法。 The present invention relates to an ink jet printer with an empty old cartridge regeneration process.

背景技术 Background technique

喷墨打印是一种非接触式数字印刷技术,通过墨盒喷口将墨汁喷射至介质表面。 Ink jet printing is a non-contact digital printing technology, the ink cartridge by the ink jet nozzle to the surface of the medium. 它具有打印速度快、操作简便、打印噪音低、输出图像或文字清晰的特点,因此,喷墨打印技术在印刷行业的应用越来越广泛。 It has a fast print speed, simple operation, low noise print output image or text clear characteristics, therefore, the application of inkjet printing technology in the printing industry more widely. 墨盒生产各厂商也不断研究开发出结构各异,性能日渐提高的墨盒产品,以及墨盒用海绵辅材。 Cartridge production manufacturers also continue to research and development of different structures, performance rising cartridge products, and an ink cartridge with a sponge auxiliary.

例如,国内实用新型专利200320118146.3,公开了一种墨盒,包括盒体、盒盖、左把手、右把手、低密度海绵体、高密度海绵体,盒体上设布进气口、导气槽、注墨口和喷墨口,盒体内设有储墨腔和缓冲腔,储墨腔为一整体空腔,低密度海绵体和高密度海绵体紧贴相邻设置于储墨腔内,导气槽设置于盒体后壁外表面,进气口、缓冲腔、储墨腔通过导气槽相连通。 For example, China utility model patent 200320118146.3 discloses a cartridge comprising a cartridge body, cover, the left hand and right hand, low density sponge, high density sponge, cloth intake port is provided on the cartridge body, gas guide groove, ink injection port and the ejection port, the cartridge body is provided with ink chamber and the buffer chamber, the ink reservoir chamber as a whole, disposed in the ink storage chamber, the air guide sponge density and high density sponge to adjacent grooves provided on the outer surface of the box rear wall, the intake port, the buffer chamber, ink chamber communicating through the air guide groove. 国内实用新型专利01273847.6公开了一种喷墨打印机负压储墨均衡供墨墨盒,包括储墨腔、均衡供墨腔、触压式导气阀三部分。 China Utility Model Patent No. 01273847.6 discloses an ink jet printer an ink negative pressure equalization reservoir ink cartridge, comprising an ink reservoir, an ink supply chamber equalization, pressure-contact conductance valve three parts. 触压式导气阀通过导气管与均衡供墨腔相连通。 Contact-pressure chamber through the ink supply valve pilot air duct in communication with the equalizer. 当墨盒装入打印机后,触压式导气阀的小活塞被顶起,均衡供墨腔与大气导通,开始向打印头供墨。 When the ink cartridge into the printer, touch and pressure loaded pilot valve is smaller piston is pushed up, the ink supply chamber and the equalizing atmosphere turned on to start the ink supply to the print head. 定型海绵上疏下密的结构使海绵中的墨水形成一种向下的压力。 Memorial molded foam sponge in the tight structure of the ink to form a downward pressure. 打印头工作时向均衡供墨腔抽取墨水,使墨水液位不断下降。 Extracting ink to the ink supply chamber equalization work print head, the ink level continues to drop. 当墨水液位下降一定位置时,定型海绵上部疏通空气,通过导气槽上部的疏齿间进入储墨腔,储墨腔的墨水通过导气槽下部向均衡供墨腔供墨,定型海绵中墨水液位随之上升,直至定型海绵中的墨水将导气槽重新封住。 When the ink level drops a predetermined position, the upper molded foam clear air, into the ink reservoir through the upper portion of the teeth hydrophobic gas guiding grooves, the ink of the ink reservoir through the lower air guide grooves to the ink chamber of the ink supply equalization, setting sponge ink level rise, until the ink in the sponge seal will be re-shaped air guide groove. 如此循环往复,保证均衡供墨腔均衡地向打印头供应墨水。 So the cycle, to ensure a balanced balanced ink supply chamber to the print head of the ink supply. 发明专利申请CN1469810A公开了一种用于吸墨海绵的聚氨酯泡沫化合物,用该化合物制备的吸墨海绵。 Patent application CN1469810A discloses an invention compound for polyurethane foam ink absorbent sponges, ink absorbing sponge produced by this compound. 聚氨酯泡沫化合物成分主要是多元醇和异氰酸盐脂,并掺入交联剂。 Polyurethane foam compound component is mainly a polyol and an isocyanate resin, and a crosslinking agent incorporated. 聚氨酯泡沫化合物进行发泡、硫化、交联即得吸墨海绵。 Foamed polyurethane foam compound, sulfide, i.e., to obtain crosslinked ink absorbing sponge.

上述喷墨打印机用墨盒的市场需求极大。 The aforementioned inkjet printer with a great demand ink container. 根据LYRA RESEARCH公司统计,2003年,全球喷墨打印机的保有量超过二亿七千五百万台。 LYRA RESEARCH According to company statistics, in 2003, ownership of the world's inkjet printers more than two hundred seventy-five million units. 保守地估计一台打印机年销耗两个墨盒,则全球的年墨盒需求量将超过五亿只。 A conservative estimate of annual sales of printer consumable two cartridges, the cartridge global demand will more than five hundred million years. 另一方面,喷墨打印机用墨盒在使用之后,面临着或者丢弃或者回收两种可能。 On the other hand, the ink jet printer cartridge, after use, or discarded or recycled faces two possibilities. 相当多的用户,苦于生产成本高,缺乏回收技术,以及从业性质所限,无法处理空旧墨盒,多是将其做为垃圾丢弃。 A considerable number of users, suffer from high production costs, lack of recycling technologies, as well as to the nature of practitioners, can not handle the old empty cartridges, which are mostly used as litter. 这不仅造成资源浪费,而且严重污染环境,与国家环保立法宗旨背道而驰。 This is not only a waste of resources and serious pollution of the environment, and national legislation runs counter to the purpose of environmental protection. 为此,部分厂商针对此种现状,出于降低生产成本和用户使用成本的经营目的,开始回收喷墨打印机用空旧墨盒。 For this reason, some manufacturers for this situation, due to lower production costs and user costs of business purposes, started recycling old ink-jet printer with an empty cartridge. 对于喷墨打印机用空旧墨盒的回收而言,现有技术是将其盒体进行拆分,分别清洗各组件中残留的墨汁,之后经过数日晾晒干燥,再组装成再生墨盒,注墨后供应市场。 For the ink jet printer in terms of recycling empty old cartridge, the prior art is to split the cassette, cleaning the components remaining in each ink, a few days after drying was dried, and then assembled into remanufactured cartridges, refilling after supply market. 部分厂商的回收方式则不拆分墨盒盒体,而采用离心脱水技术,脱除经过清洗的整个墨盒盒体内的水份。 Some manufacturers of cartridges cartridge recovery methods are not resolved, while the centrifugal dewatering technology, the entire cartridge removal of water through the cleaning cassette body. 这两种再生技术,前者工艺流程繁杂,耗时费工,后者所用设备成本高昂,处理流程复杂,而且墨盒中水分残留严重。 Both regeneration techniques, the former process is complicated, time-consuming work, the cost of which is expensive equipment, complicated process flow, and the residual moisture in the ink cartridge serious. 尤其是对墨盒中的吸墨海绵而言,在晾晒干燥或离心脱水过程中,限于海绵本身的材质难于经受高温处理,或由于海绵中毛细孔的吸附作用,因此,即使经过长时间的晾晒或离心处理,也难于将其中的清洗用水份驱除净尽,造成应用时打印品质下降。 Especially for absorbing sponge in the ink cartridge, in a centrifugal dehydration drying or drying process, the material is limited to the sponge itself is subjected to high-temperature treatment is difficult, or due to adsorption in the pores of the sponge, and therefore, even after prolonged drying, or centrifugation, which is also difficult to get rid of the net to make washed with water, resulting in a deterioration in print when the application quality. 此外,在拆分墨盒回收方式下,将不可避免地损伤墨盒盒体结构和吸墨海绵。 Further, in the cartridge recycling split mode, the cartridge will inevitably damage the ink container and the ink absorbing sponge structure. 据粗略估算,拆分墨盒回收方式对墨盒结构的损伤率达到10%以上,干燥过程对海绵的损伤率达到15%以上。 According to a rough estimate, split cartridge recycling manner cartridge structure damage rate reached 10% or more, damage rate of the drying process more than 15% of the sponge.

发明内容 SUMMARY

本发明目的在于提供一种流程简便,成本低廉,能有效脱除水分的喷墨打印机用空旧墨盒再生方法。 Object of the present invention to provide a simple process, low cost, effective to remove moisture in the ink jet printer with an empty old cartridge regeneration process.

上述发明目的的喷墨打印机用空旧墨盒再生方法,依次包括下列工艺步骤:①将清洗剂注入墨盒中,洗净残墨,排出清洗剂,②生成30℃~70℃热空气,③提高所述步骤②热空气的气压至1.5~2.0个大气压,④将步骤③所得热空气由注墨口导入墨盒中,将墨盒中气流由喷墨口或注墨口周沿导出。 The above object is an ink jet printer cartridge empty old reproduction method includes the following processes: ① From the cleaning agent into the ink cartridge, washing residual ink, discharges the cleaning agent, ② 30 ℃ ~ 70 ℃ generating hot air, to improve the ③ said step ② hot air pressure range of 1.5 to 2.0 atm, the step ③ ④ resulting hot air is introduced from the ink injection port in the ink cartridge, the ink tank derived from the gas stream along the ink injection port or the discharge port peripheral.

本发明的喷墨打印机用空旧墨盒再生方法,采用导管将高压热空气导入经过清洗的空墨盒中,用热气流吹洗墨盒内腔及墨盒内腔中的海绵体,将含有清洗剂或水分的气流由喷墨口或注墨口周沿引出,因而可有效地脱除墨盒内腔及海绵体中的水分,避免了因含有水分而造成墨液浓度下降或成分发生变化,导致打印质量降低,也简化了现有技术回收流程,具有经济高效快捷的特点。 The inkjet printer of the present invention with an empty old cartridge regeneration method using hot air into the high-pressure conduit empty cartridges cleaned, purged with hot gas cartridge and cartridge lumen lumen sponge, cleaning agents or moisture-containing air drawn along by the inkjet ink injection port or ports weeks, which can effectively remove the water in the cartridge lumen and the sponge is avoided due to the presence of moisture and cause decreased ink density or composition changes, resulting in reduced print quality It also simplifies the art recycling processes, with cost-effective and efficient features. 在清洗回收过程中,由于无需拆分墨盒盒体,因此,对墨盒结构和海绵均无损伤,极大地提高了墨盒和海绵的回收利用效率。 Recycling the washing process, since the ink cartridge without splitting the cartridge, and therefore, no damage to the ink container and the sponge structure, greatly improves the efficiency of recycling the ink cartridge and sponges.

本发明墨盒再生方法,适用于各类喷墨打印机用空旧墨盒的回收。 Regeneration process cartridge of the present invention, an ink jet printer applicable to all types of old recycled empty ink cartridge.

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将清洗剂或水注入墨盒中,经过多次洗涤洗净墨盒中的残墨,排出清洗剂,之后采用金属导管或塑料软管,将温度30℃~70℃压力1.5~2.0个大气压的热空气由注墨口导入墨盒中,将墨盒中含有水分的气流由喷墨口或注墨口周沿导出。 The cleaning agent or water is injected into the ink cartridge, cleaning ink residue washed after several cartridges, the cleaning agent is discharged, after the metal pipe or plastic hose, the temperature was 30 ℃ ~ 70 ℃ pressure of 1.5 to 2.0 atmospheres of hot air introducing the ink injection port in the ink cartridge, the ink cartridge in a gas stream containing water derived from the discharge port along the ink injection port or weeks. 经过数分钟的处理,即可获得清洁干燥的墨盒,注墨后即可使用。 Treated minutes, to obtain a clean and dry the ink cartridge, it can be used after refilling.

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1.喷墨打印机用空旧墨盒再生方法,依次包括下列工艺步骤:①将清洗剂注入墨盒中,洗净残墨,排出清洗剂,②生成30℃~70℃热空气,③提高所述步骤②热空气的气压至1.5~2.0个大气压,④将步骤③所得热空气由注墨口导入墨盒中,将墨盒中气流由喷墨口或注墨口周沿导出。 1. The inkjet printer cartridge empty old reproduction method includes the following processes: ① From the cleaning agent into the ink cartridge, washing residual ink, discharges the cleaning agent, ② 30 ℃ ~ 70 ℃ generating hot air, said step ③ increase ② hot air to a pressure of 1.5 to 2.0 atm, the step ③ ④ resulting hot air is introduced from the ink injection port in the ink cartridge, the ink tank derived from the gas stream along the ink injection port or the discharge port peripheral.
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