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Joined: 20 Feb 2005 Posts: 170 Location: Wisconsin
Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 11:18 am Post subject: KIP 2160 glass keeps getting scratched very fast???
This is our in house scanner....and they are doing a ton of scanning mylars. Our people know not to put staples thru the machine but the OEM glass is getting scratched in a matter of days.
I have cleaned the planten roller and increased the spacing by placing some "tape shims" under the spacing rollers on both ends. I just tried making the gap a little larger.............
What else could be causing this??? _________________ PPCPete
mark in vegas doctor
Joined: 20 Oct 2010 Posts: 1705 Location: Las Vegas, NV
Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 1:10 pm Post subject:
Probably dust on the mylars, our production people use a Swiffer on the mylars before they feed them. Try Brillantize on the glass. Mylars generally carry a static charge which attracts dirt and ? _________________ Regards,
“You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word.” Professor Erwin Corey
Joined: 24 Feb 2006 Posts: 225 Location: Northern California
Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 3:07 pm Post subject:
There are several Technical Bulletins on this issue including new spacing disks for the upper roller. See TB-K75-020, 024 & 028. If you don't have these let me know and I will send them 2 you. As most everyone here should agree, the KIP 2000 series scanner was one of the best BW scanners built!
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