Inconveniences caused by paper jams can lead to a myriad of workflow issues across the office, not to mention frustration and time spent fixing the problem. Continue reading for tips your office can follow to prevent paper from getting stuck in the printer again.
Did you know that increased or decreased humidity can lead to paper jams? When buying paper, consider the location from where it was sourced. If it comes from a mill in your region, the trees and paper are better acclimated to the environment, thus leaving less chance for seasonal changes to affect it.
On top of environmental conditions, where you store your paper matters too. Like a fine wine, if the space is too hot or too cold, it won’t turn out properly. The paper’s texture and weight will change, leaving more opportunity for paper jams. Store your extra reams in a climate-controlled room to maintain a consistent weight and texture.
If you do commonly experience paper jams, don’t get frustrated. Instead, follow these tips to prevent the next one from happening:
Still stuck? If these tips aren’t remedying the problem, call in the experts.
The printer and copier experts at Pacific Office Automation are here to make your office life a little easier. When you’re stuck in a printer jam, or simply need some help with office equipment maintenance, contact us and we’ll give you a hand.← Back
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