Printing quality for remanufactured toner cartridges

The purpose of the criterion is to request remanufactured toner cartridges with good printing quality, reducing the number of printouts needing to be reprinted due to insufficient quality.

Criterion ID

11343

Criterion level

Core

Criterion type

Technical specification

Criterion text

Remanufactured toner cartridges in the contract must meet any of the following standards for printing quality. 

  • DIN Technical Report No. 155:2007-091
  • ASTM F:2036 for monochrome printing2
  • DIN 33870-1 for monochrome printing3
  • DIN 33870-2 for colour printing4

1Information technology – Office machines: Requirements for remanufactured print engines with toner – Monochrome/colour
2Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Larger Area Density and Background on Electrophotographic Printers
3Office machines - Requirements and tests for the preparation of refilled toner modules for electrophotographical printers, copiers and facsimile machines - Part 1: Monochrome; with CD-ROM
4Office machines - Requirements and tests for the preparation of refilled toner modules for electrophotographical printers, copiers and facsimile machines - Part 2: 4-Colour-printers; with CD-ROM