Aug 07 2011

What does the fuser do on a laser printer?

Category: Office Supplies


Fuser of a Laser PrinterThe fuser in a laser printer is used to melt the toner to the paper with heat and pressure. It creates a permanent bond between the paper and the images and text that is being printed. The fuser is essentially made up of two rollers; one that creates heat and one that creates pressure. When paper passes between these rollers the toner is melted and pressed into the document. You can usually tell if a document was printed with a laser printer rather than an ink based printer because of the warmth of the sheets after printing. The warmth of the document comes from the fuser.

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