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What is a remanufactured toner cartridge?

The truth about using remanufactured toner cartridges instead of spending more on new toner cartridges. 

Tired of wasting money on expensive, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) toner cartridges? Been thinking about buying one of those "aftermarket, off-brand, re-manufactured toner cartridges but worried about ruining your printer or voiding your warranty? Fear not, here is a quick guide to re-manufactured toner and why using them can save you a bundle on your print expenses.

Let's start with a definition

Wikipedia defines a Remanufactured toner cartridges as "a printer consumable for use with a laser printer It contains the toner powder and a photo-sensitive drum that partners with the printer to produce the desired printout. It is usually produced by a third party manufacturer that recycles used original toner cartridges."

Common misconceptions about remanufactured toner cartridges

Some people (print cartridge manufacturers) would have you believe that using a remanufactured toner cartridge is bad because it does not go through the quality control that their original equipment does or that the product is some how inferior because it does not have a national name brand on it. Here are a few common Toner Myths: Myth: Remanufactured cartridges deliver a lower yield. Many people think remanufactured cartridges get lower yield than name brand toner cartridges. Truth: Rite Technology toner cartridges meet and exceed manufacturer specifications. We can even customize your cartridges to maximize your print yield. Myth: Remanufactured cartridges will explode in my machine Truth: Although some companies will “drill and fill” their toner cartridges, Rite Technology rebuilds each toner cartridge to manufacturer specification replacing all internal components leaving you with a like new toner cartridge. Myth: Remanufactured Toner Cartridges will void my manufacturers warranty Truth: Rite Technology is an authorized HP Elite Business Partner and stand by all of our remanufactured cartridges. If one of our Rite Technologys toner cartridges ever damage your machine we will fix or replace the damage.

The Truth About Remanufactured Toner

The whole truth is that remanufactured toner cartridges are every bit as good as the original equipment. Companies like Rite Technology spend a lot of time and money making sure of that and also stand behind our product. We take pride in our products just like any of the toner manufacturers themselves do. The only difference between a Rite Technology remanufactured toner cartridge is that we recycle the core components of previously used toner cartridges as opposed to manufacturing them new. I would venture to guess we follow a similar manufacturing process as all of the major manufacturers (on a smaller scale of course) and that if you dug further you would find that they import or buy their plastic cartridges from a supplier and then assemble the components much like we would here at Rite Technology. The truth is that they just don't like us because we save you money and we hurt their bottom line. Don't be fooled, buying a remanufactured toner cartridge is just as safe for your printer and even safer for your wallet. Don't believe me? Try it for yourself! Have you used a Rite Technology remanufactured toner cartridge? How was your experience? Let us know in the comments section.