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Happy Holidays from Mimaki Australia

22/12/2015

Mimaki Australia would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Have a safe and relaxing break.

Please note that the office will be closed on public holidays which is December 25th and 28th. For urgent queries please call 02 8036 4500 or order.au@mimakieng.com. Scroll below for shut down procedures for Mimaki inkjet equipment.



PREPARING YOUR MIMAKI FOR AN EXTENDED BREAK

With most companies expecting to shut down for an extended break over Christmas, Mimaki Australia is keen to ensure your machines are properly prepared, so that come January, they don't present technical problems as a result of incorrect procedures being carried out. This information is current as of December 2015.

Solvent machines:

Perform one normal clean and check test draw, repeat cleaning if necessary. Perform daily maintenance, replace wiper if necessary. Make sure the ink cartridges and cleaning cartridge have a sufficient amount in them. Perform custody wash, following the instructions in the operation manual. When prompted for ‘leaving time’, select the default of 1 minute.

At the end of the custody wash power off at the mains. If using white and it’s been off for over 2 weeks, perform white maintenance level 1.

JV400 Latex / SUV:

Empty waste tank reset counter, carry out daily maintenance with extra care to wiper, ensure sufficient ink and expiry date, check maintenance cart is full, turn off at front button, leave mains power supply on.


Mimaki JFX200 / JFX500:

Perform daily care (clean wiper area, replace wiper, clean metal plate, carriage, replace filter etc), ensure no direct sunlight in room, set room heating to 22 - 24°C, empty waste tank, ensure sufficient ink supplies. Printer settings (inkset CMYKW): Refresh level 3, auto cleaning off, auto maintenance - refresh level 1, cleaning level 1, firmware JFX500 - 2.20, JFX200 - 1.51


Mimaki UJF-3042 / UJF-6042:

Perform one normal clean and check test draw, repeat cleaning if necessary. Perform all daily cleaning including 10 minute nozzle wash, switch off at front switch, leave main power switch on.


Mimaki JFX / JFXplus Series:

Perform one normal clean and check test draw, repeat cleaning if necessary. Perform all daily cleaning, switch off at front switch, leave main power switch on.

NB: For all UV machines using white - perform white maintenance upon restart if machine has been switched off for over two weeks.


Water based / dye sub machines:

Perform one normal clean and check test draw, repeat cleaning if necessary. Perform daily maintenance, power off at main switch.

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