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Not all toner cartridges were made for refilling. Most, however, can easily be adapted for the refilling process with toner refill kits. Some toner refill kits come with the tools that you need to refill any toner cartridge, often including a hole making tool.
The reason for the hole making tool is simple; if your cartridge or drum is not built for refilling, you will need an access hole in which to add toner. These hole making tools are easy to use. They are simply pushed into the cartridge to give you an access that is the perfect size for the injector that came with your toner refill kit. If toner refill kits come with a hole making tool, they will also come with a seal to close the new hole with.
Make sure that you get a toner refill kit that comes with a tightly fitted seal. Too often, a seal fits improperly and leads to leaks inside the machine. If you want to use toner refill kits but your machine isn't made for refills, look for a toner refill kit that has an adapter and the right tools for the job.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|