Printer Cartridges & Printer Information

A B Cartridges Business update 17/04/2020

Posted by Adrian Rigby on

Hi Everyone, This is to let you all know that during these trying times we are doing our best to provide as normal a service as we can. The couriers and royal mail are being brilliant. They have reduced staff and are i think doing a great job of keeping things moving. Some next day orders are taking 48 hrs, but in these current times i reckon that is good going. We are still supplying printer cartridges nationwide to anyone who needs them, if you call 01522 683460 and the phone is not answered straight away. I am in here...

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A B Cartridges Ltd Open as normalish!

Posted by Adrian Rigby on

          Hi Everybody, Just to let you know, A B Cartridges Ltd in Lincoln is trading normally and open for business. That’s as normally as we can in the current times. We are doing our best to carry on and do what we can. So if you need any printer cartridges/toners, drum units please contact us on 01522 683460 or e-mail sales@abcartridges.co.uk. We do carry quite a bit of stock and have only hit 1 shortage so far. Our couriers seem to be delivering and Royal mail & Parcel Force are also working ok. I wish...

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A B Cartridges Ltd What We Do

Posted by Adrian Rigby on

We regularly post with regards to printer/cartridge issues and advice on which printer to buy. But I thought it would be worthwhile to put a post about what we actually do as a business since 1999.We supply printer cartridges, drum units, ribbons, fax films & copier toners nationwide to customers ranging from  business of all sizes, hospitals, prisons, banks, schools, councils, and home users. In fact anyone looking for cost effective quality printer cartridges, backed up with reliable delivery. Having been around since 1999 we have amassed a good knowledge of cost effective ways of printing and we get a...

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When Your Printer Says there is ink or toner left and it will not print!

Posted by Adrian Rigby on

It’s frustrating when you want to print something, you press the button, the printer goes into action, and the paper comes out of the printer with feint or non-existent print on it. You check your ink or toner levels and they say you have ink or toner. I had a customer call me about this the other day; I asked what they had been printing. A 20 page contract with full A4 sheets of print. The printer says we still have toner/ink to print with but it is very feint. I then explained that the printer has no way of...

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Why You cannot hear ink when you shake an ink cartridge.

Posted by Adrian Rigby on

A customer told me the other day he knew his ink cartridges were empty because he had shaken them and could not hear the ink sloshing around inside. Even though his printer told him there was ink in the cartridges (I will go into this in another post). The reason you cannot hear ink sloshing around in an ink cartridge is because it has sponges inside to hold the ink. The sponge (1 for each colour) is saturated with ink to a specific density/dampness. The ink then flows through gravity into the print head at the bottom of the cartridge....

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