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Remanufacturing the Samsung SCX-5935 Toner Cartridge

by Imaging Solution Bureau

First released in September 2009, the Samsung SCX-5935 printers are based on a 33ppm, 600dpi engine (4,800 x 4,800 Enhanced). The first page out is rated at under 8.5 seconds, and the monthly duty cycle is up to 80,000 pages. These printers can Print, copy, scan, and fax. They come standard with 4Mb of memory which is upgradeable by adding in a backup hard disk. Duplexing also comes standard.

 

 

These cartridges do not have a drum cover, and come new with a piece of heavy paper with foam glued to it taped around the cartridge.

They also now come with a shipping lock that holds the PCR off the drum preventing flat spots on the PCR. (See Figures B & C) New PCR holders now fit through the shell of the cartridge so that the shipping lock can fit into them.

There are both LY (4,000 pages) and HY (10,000 pages) cartridges available. Each version of cartridge has its own specific chip. The LY can easily be converted to a HY by adding the correct amount of toner and using the correct chip. The chip covers are held in place by plastic rivets. To replace the chip, the rivets need to be cut off, holes carefully drilled, (not too deep or the cartridge will leak), and screws installed.

The printers as well as the cartridges are listed below.

MLT-D206S (4,000 pages)
MLT-D206L (10,000 pages)

At the time of this writing, only one machine has been released that uses this cartridge
Samsung SCX-5935FN

Required Tools

1) Toner approved vacuum.
2) A small Common screw driver 3) A Phillips head screwdriver
4) Needle nose pliers

Required Supplies

Toner for use in the Samsung SCX-5935 Toner
Replacement chip
Replacement drum
Replacement Wiper Blade
Replacement Doctor Blade
Conductive Grease
Drum lubricating powder

1) Place the cartridge with the handle/supply chamber facing you. Remove the 3 screws on the right end cap.

2) Gently pry off plastic drum axle bushing. Keep this bushing with the appropriate end cap when removed. Each side is different.

3) On the top edge of the end cap, there is a plastic tab. Press in on the tab and remove the right end cap.

4) On the opposite side of the cartridge, remove the three screws on the left end cap.

5) Gently pry off plastic drum axle bushing. Keep this bushing with the appropriate end cap when removed.
6) On the top edge of the end cap, there is a plastic tab. Press in on the tab and remove the left end cap.

7) Lift off the roller cover.

8) Carefully pry up the side plastic tab to release the waste chamber.

9) Remove the waste chamber.

10) On the supply hopper, remove the fill plug and dump out any remaining toner.

11) Remove the developer roller drive gear; put a strip of tape across the remaining gears. They do not need to be removed the tape will help keep them in place .

12) On the fill plug side, press in on the plastic tab and remove the spring/plastic bushing assembly.

13) Remove the developer roller.

14) Remove the two screws on the doctor blade.

16) Carefully pry up the doctor blade. This blade has a very tight fit, work it off carefully.

17) Clean out any remaining toner from the hopper.

18) Clean the doctor blade and foam seals.

19) Replace the doctor blade and 2 screws.

20) Clean and install the developer roller, long shaft side to gear side first. See Figure 22

21) Snap the spring/plastic bushing assembly in place. Make sure the tail of the spring is set properly.

23) Install the drive gear on the developer roller.

24) Fill the hopper with toner for use in the SCX-5935. Check for leaks.

25) On the waste hopper, remove the E-ring from the drum axle.

26) Slide the drum axle out from the side opposite the E-ring (large gear side).

27) Remove the OPC drum.

28) Slide the PCR to the non contact side. Remove the PCR.

29) Remove the two screws and the wiper blade.

30) Clean out all the toner from the hopper.

It is interesting to note that on new cartridges, some toner is in the waste hopper. Apparently these cartridges are being tested before they are shipped, or the drum was lubricated with toner.

31) Coat the new wiper blade with your preferred lubricant. Install the new wiper blade and two screws. The tail of the wiper blade should face up.

32) Clean the PCR with your preferred PCR cleaner.

WARNING: Do not clean the OEM PCR with alcohol, as this will remove the conductive coating from the roller. If the PCR is an aftermarket, follow the cleaning methods recommended by the manufacturer. If the PCR is an OEM, we recommend it be cleaned with your standard PCR cleaner.

33) Clean the old conductive grease off the PCR shaft and contact. Replace with new.

34) Install the PCR by sliding the long shaft side through the non-contact side. Bring it back to fit into the contact side.

35) Coat the OPC drum with your preferred lubricant and install the drum.

36) Install the drum axle small drum gear side first. Make sure that the E-ring groove ends up on the small drum gear side.

37) Install the E-ring.

38) Install the waste hopper on to the supply chamber. Make sure that the tabs lock into place on the side wall.

39) Install the roller cover assembly.

40) Install the right side end cap and three screws. Make sure the top rear tab locks in place.

41) Press the drum axle bushing in place. Set it so the small tab is at the end of the groove; make sure it is fully seated. The two small bushings are different. Make sure you have the correct bushing for this side.

42) Remove the tape from the gears, and install the left side end cap and three screws. Make sure the top rear tab locks in place.

43) Press the drum axle bushing in place. Set it so the small tab is at the end of the groove; make sure it is fully seated. The two small bushings are different. Make sure you have the correct bushing for this side.

44) The chip is held in place by plastic rivets. It must be replaced for the cartridge to work. It can be replaced by cutting the plastic rivets, drilling two holes, and setting two self tapping screws in place. 

Printing Test Pages:

As these machines are copiers, the easiest way is to just make a copy of a suitable test page.

Repetitive Defect Chart

Fuser pressure roller 101.3mm
Fuser heat roller 88.9mm
OPC Drum 75.5mm
Supply roller 53.2mm
Transfer Roller 47.1mm
PCR 37.7mm
Developer Roller 39.2mm

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