corona wire


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corona wire

[kə′rō·nə ‚wīr]
(graphic arts)
An electrically charged wire in a laser printer that pulls toner from the drum onto the paper.

corona wire

A charged wire in a laser printer that draws the toner off the drum onto the paper. It must be cleaned when the toner cartridge is replaced.
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Another corona wire is visible when the printer is open.
When told that you need a new drum, ask if the price includes replacing the corona wire, wiper and any other worn parts," Harvey advises.
OmniVac is an internal air treatment system that removes toner dust from corona wires, collecting it into a central filter.