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Checking print quality

Print quality problems are commonly caused by the following:

Check print quality at least once each shift, and also when you do any of the following:

  1. Inspect a sampling of printed output. To print a variety of samples, do the following:
    1. Disable attachments on the Manage Attachments panel.
    2. Select Maintenance -> Print Samples. The Print Samples panel displays.
    3. Select the type and number of samples you wish to print, and then select Print.
  2. Check for the following in the printed output:
    Note:
    Many print quality problems are directly related to the kind of forms being used and the application being processed. If a particular form or application regularly produces unsatisfactory output, refer the application owner to the Forms Design Reference for Continuous Forms Advanced Function Printers. This publication contains detailed information about selecting forms and designing applications for use with continuous-forms printers.
  3. If the output shows any of the problems mentioned above, see Print quality problems, and perform the actions detailed there.