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Due to the large variety of printers available on the market it is impossible to give a specific manual how to dismantle a printer. Therefore, the dismantling steps for inkjet printers indicated below have to be adapted from case to case. No dismantling times and average weight can be indicated.

  1. Remove  the  ink  cartridges  and  put  them aside. Cartridges can be refilled and reused!
    • Remove the ink cartridges and put them aside. Cartridges can be refilled and reused!

    • In case they are broken, they need to be disposed of as hazardous waste.

  2. Open  the  plastic  casing  by  unscrewing  all screws and removing clips. Clean the casing properly        by  removing  all the foreign  materials in the plastic such as labels, rubber mountains   etc.
    • Open the plastic casing by unscrewing all screws and removing clips. Clean the casing properly by removing all the foreign materials in the plastic such as labels, rubber mountains etc.

    • Make sure the plastic parts are completely free of metal pieces.

  3. Unscrew and remove the PWB.
    • Unscrew and remove the PWB.

  4. Remove  the printer motor.  If  possible, separate the copper coil or the magnets inside the motor.
    • Remove the printer motor. If possible, separate the copper coil or the magnets inside the motor.

    • The magnets should be stored separately .

  5. Separate  the  remaining  materials  according to their type.
    • Separate the remaining materials according to their type.

    • Make sure the plastic parts are completely free of metal pieces.

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