All of the pages printed from your laser printer smudge and smear when you touch the page. Which part of the laser printing process is most likely to be the cause of this issue?
The answer: A) Fuse
The fusing process heats the toner and permanently bonds the plastic toner powder to the paper. If the toner isn’t properly heating the paper, then parts of the page will smear and smudge when you touch the powdery toner.
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