What are remanufactured ink cartridges? Here's a quick guide to how they are manufactured, the advantages and disadvantages, and important things to bear in mind about remanufactured printer cartridges.
What does Remanufactured mean? Ink cartridges that have been remanufactured are basically ink cartridges that have been recycled & reprocessed by the professionals of the industry. Empty printer cartridges are: Collected Thoroughly Cleaned Refilled with professional grade ink Repackaged Resold
What are the Advantages of Remanufactured Cartridges? More Affordable The companies that specialise in remanufacturing ink cartridges are free to set their own prices away from the influence of the original big manufacturers like HP, Epson & Lexmark. There’s some significant savings to be made by using remanufactured printer cartridges. Better for the Environment Landfills across the world are full of discarded ink cartridges - plastic that can be used again & again. By using remanufactured ink you are supporting a recycling scheme that really makes a difference! Get More Prints Often printer cartridges are not fully filled with ink when you buy them from the original manufacturers – forcing you to buy more when they run out. Many remanufacturers fill them to maximum capacity with professional quality ink, sometimes doubling the pages you can print.
Things to Bear in Mind Not all companies remanufacture ink cartridges to the same high standards. Here’s some tips on how to avoid getting stung with dodgy cartridges… Friends & Family One of the best way to find the brands to trust is to listen to your friends’ recommendations based on their experiences. Of course this means one of you will have to take the plunge first! The Price Tag You often get what you pay for – don’t expect super quality from £5 cartridges that usually cost £25. Saying this however, it may be worth giving it a chance if it doesn’t break the bank. Challenge your Retailer Buy from one of the retailers that offer no-quibbles returns and guarantee satisfaction. If a company is confident about the cartridges they sell, they should have no problem putting their money where their mouth is.