How do I change the drum on my Xerox printer?

To Replace the Drum Cartridge:

  1. Open the front cover.
  2. Pull the toner cartridge out and place it on a clean flat surface.
  3. Pull the drum cartridge out slowly.
  4. Remove the new drum cartridge from the packaging.
  5. Hold the drum cartridge by the handle and insert it into the printer until it locks into place.

How long does a Xerox drum cartridge last?

The toner cartridge contains colored or black powder that the drum unit transfers onto paper during printing. Over time, the drum unit deteriorates and eventually needs to be replaced. Drum units typically last for 10,000 to 50,000 printed pages, depending on the quality of the printer and unit.

What is the difference between toner and drum?

What’s the difference between a drum unit and toner cartridge? The toner cartridge is the container that holds the toner powder. The drum unit is an electrically charged cylinder that fuses that toner powder onto paper to create text and images. Both of these components are essential for producing a print.

Can you clean a printer drum?

After you have removed the chunks of toner, dip a cotton swab in rubbing alcohol. Carefully wipe off any dirty areas visible on the drum. If the drum unit is dirty, apply some rubbing alcohol onto your lint-free cloth and carefully wipe the body of the drum unit.

How do you clean Xerox drum cartridges?

Perform the Drum Cartridge Cleaning Procedure

  1. Load the Bypass Tray with Tabloid/Ledger size paper (279 x 432 mm / 11 x 17 in.).
  2. Press the Machine Status button.
  3. Select the Supplies tab.
  4. Select Drum Cartridge.
  5. Select Drum Cleaning to start the drum cleaning process.

What is Xerox drum cartridge?

This genuine Xerox drum cartridge is designed specifically for your Xerox B205/B210/B215 to keep it operating efficiently and delivering high quality results. Xerox drum units are long-lasting and easy to replace. Don’t settle for cheap imitations.

When should I replace my drums?

You should replace it when your image quality declines and does not improve even after changing your toner. Or simply replace your drum when your printer notifies you to do so. When the replace drum light or message comes on, your printer might stop working without much notice.