What is a Remanufactured Ink Cartridge?
Totalpost has been remanufacturing franking machine ink consumables in bulk to the highest quality, for more than six years to leading markets worldwide.
“Cartridge remanufacturing is the industrial process whereby spent inkjet or toner cartridges are disassembled and cleaned, refilled, then engineered to become ‘as new’, and then are re-marketed” – Bruce Lenton, Production & Compliance Manager at Totalpost.
Five years of remanufacturing ink cartridges has given us a wealth of experience, and extensive knowledge of the ink cartridge remanufacturing industry. Which has led to our experts knowing the industry inside and out. Which has provided Totalpost with an excellent and respected reputation, within the cartridge remanufacturing industry.
Most recently Totalpost has purchased the business assets of Cartridge Remanufacturing Technology Ltd (CRT). Which means we are now, able to offer a diverse range of products and services related to all aspects of the ink cartridge remanufacturing industry, whether it be for general print, or postal application.
What is a Remanufactured ink cartridge?
Remanufactured, or recycled printer cartridges are sent to a manufacturer who will restock the ink and replace or repair any parts that are damaged or not working correctly. Once the cartridge has been restored back to its original form a quality test is performed on each cartridge.
What does it mean when an ink cartridge is chipped?
Some cartridges have a chip on them which is reset or replaced by the third-party ink manufacturer. If the printer doesn’t recognise the chip, it may refuse to print with the cartridge. You’ll see a message on the printer’s screen and won’t get any prints from it.
What does OEM mean for printer ink?
In inkjet printing, an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) cartridge refers to the ink cartridge that comes with an inkjet printer, or replacement cartridges that are manufactured by the original manufacturer of your printer.