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Offline Chuck in E. TN

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Recycling a laser printer
« on: September 07, 2013, 01:58:43 PM »
 I recently had a couple contract jobs to replace Laser Printers with the requirement to remove the old printer. I swapped parts from the first 2 to make one functional for my shop, and stripped the parts donor. I still have one left whole that I have not checked out, nor removed any parts from.
I have recovered sheet metal, screws, springs, gears (that are the same modulus as my mini lathe), a couple of steppers, the power supply, and the laser.
I know what to do with most of it, but looking to the champion scroungers here for ideas on the rest.
What can the laser be used for? The plastic from the case? The clutches?
Got to get the last one out of the box and check it out.
Chuck
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