How The Remanufactured Ink Cartridge Works

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How do remanufactured ink cartridges work?

How The Remanufactured Ink Cartridge Works

If you're looking for alternatives to the high cost of buying replacement ink, there are cost savings to be had. One option is to buy a remanufactured ink cartridge. The remanufactured ink cartridge is not quite the same as a compatible cartridge, which is typically a new product manufactured by a third party of similar or comparable quality to that of the original manufacturer. Instead, the remanufactured cartridge is an aftermarket solution ink.

Companies known as refillers or remanufacturers will often take an existing empty ink cartridge, drill a hole through it, fill it with ink, seal it and then return it to the customer for use. It's a process that can take just half an hour to do. Once remanufactured, the results vary, but some refillers claim the remanufactured ink cartridge can be refilled up to ten times. There are also kits available on the market that allow you to convert your old cartridges into remanufactured ink cartridges yourself.

   

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