Edible printers became necessity today in many bakeries , not only new toy affordable to few cake decorators . Simplicity of use and improvements made with edible papers allowed every cake decorator to respond on customers growing demand for photo cakes .
Let's point on few details how to prolong edible printer life performing in many cases mandatory maintenance
- What is edible printer life expectancy ?
With today prices for edible printer kits less than $ 200.00 every decorator can certainly afford new machine . If you can't it's time to revise how much you charge your customers for services
If you print only one edible image per day with average price of $ 10.00 per sheet , funds you spent on edible printer is back in your pocket after month . It's hard to find better return on investment in today economy ....so , stay on safe side and get new one . Keep your customers safe and happy.
- I got my edible printer , is it cleaning necessary and how often do I need to clean it ?
- How do I clean it ?
- How often should I use cleaning cartridges ?
- How to use cleaning cartridges ?
Few tips :
- Never turn machine off , let it go to sleep mode and save ink avoiding initiation and processing every time machine is turned on
- Don't remove cartridges from printer except for replacement or cleaning
- Printing in high quality resolution can slow printer down . If saturated image is not goal than print in standard quality
- Don't mix edible inks in your machine . Edible inks are not same , quality differ from brand to brand and you can get some unwanted issues.
- Never buy edible inks on Ebay or Amazon unless product coming from know USA brand in retail packaging. After testing 80% of edible inks sold on market places were contaminated and toxic , probably hand refilled in garages or sweat shops without any FDA certification . Stay safe.
- Clean icing sheet path and edible paper tray after every print . Simple air can will do job in 10 seconds.
- Run roller cleaning every time after printing large , dark and saturated images or pass 20 blank office paper sheet thru machine
- Have fun , getting mad and frustrated will get you nowhere if you have problem ...call for help and calm down , people respond same way you address them .....