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What is this part called on a laser printer?

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January 21, 2013 7:26:19 PM

Hi Everyone,

I was taking apart my HP laserjet color printer today because it started to print this blank white spot in the center of my pages. What I found a sizable tear in this plastic sheet/film. What is this part called, so I can explain it to HP's warranty department?


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January 22, 2013 1:09:42 AM
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That is the transfer belt, it maintains a positive static charge and the paper sticks to it as it passes under the toner cartridges that have a negative charge. Hence without a positive charge in that area of the page it will not pick up any toner.
January 22, 2013 2:49:55 AM

Best answer selected by kevintylernelson.
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