Correct cleaning cartridge for BN20 to substitute in the metallic or white ink slot

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Correct cleaning cartridge for BN20 to substitute in the metallic or white ink slot

Post by dh0 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:50 pm

We have a Roland BN20 configured with CYMK Mt cartridges (i.e. the metallic ink cartridge).

We have been told we can use a cleaning cartridge instead of the metallic ink cartridge. However, there seems to be two options. The SL-CL, which is the normal cleaning cartridge for the BN20 and listed on Roland DG's page as a consumable for the BN20.

Some users on other forums, for other Roland DG printers, are saying that SL-CL fluid should only be in the machine for 48hrs. And the correct cleaning fluid to use when substituting the White or Metallic ink is the ESL4-CL cleaning cartridge; which is a milder fluid.

Does anyone know which one we should be using in the BN20? Also, since we have already had a SL-CL cartridge in the metallic ink slot for a few weeks, if we should swap it to the ESL4-CL or continue with a new SL-CL cartridge at this stage?

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Re: Correct cleaning cartridge for BN20 to substitute in the metallic or white ink slot

Post by Kai Perry » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:40 am

Which inktype are you running?
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Re: Correct cleaning cartridge for BN20 to substitute in the metallic or white ink slot

Post by dh0 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:05 pm

Hi, thanks for the response. The ink cartridges we have in are eco-sol max (esl3-4mg) - We're using 440ml cartridges although it's a bn20.

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Re: Correct cleaning cartridge for BN20 to substitute in the metallic or white ink slot

Post by Kai Perry » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:56 am

You should be using the SL-CL cartidge in this case, the other version isn't suitable for your ink type.
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