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What is a MICR Toner Cartridge?

​If you’ve dealt with checks, you’re probably familiar with the term “MICR toner”. MICR is short for magnetic ink character recognition. MICR toner cartridges are specialty toners that the banking industry use for check processing. A MICR toner is a toner that is first magnetized and then translated into characters by a machine specialized for this process. These […]

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Why Do Printer Cartridges Cost So Much?

If you’re going to stick to the old-school way of printing documents, you’re probably going to suffer from the expensive cost of buying ink cartridges for inkjet printers and toner cartridges for laser printers. For around the same price of a gallon of ink you can get around 2,250 gallons of regular gas, 2.3 bottles of […]

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PLA vs ABS: What’s the difference?

PLA and ABS are the 2 most common FDM desktop printing materials. Both are thermoplastics, which means that they turn into a soft, moldable state when they’re heated and become solid when they’re cooled down. Through the FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) process, both are melted then extruded from a nozzle to create a final print layer by […]

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