Top 10 Tips to Avoid Paper Jams with iAuto Automatic Writing Machine

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Paper Jams with iAuto Automatic Writing Machine


The iAuto automatic writing machine offers efficient and precise writing capabilities, but avoiding paper jams is crucial for optimal performance. Here, we delve into the top 10 tips to ensure a seamless writing experience with the iAuto, enhancing productivity and minimizing disruptions.

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Paper Jams with iAuto Automatic Writing Machine:

1. Manage Weight and Thickness:

Manage Weight and Thickness

Maintain the weight of cards/envelopes between 70g/m² to 250g/m² and ensure a thickness of no more than 1cm. Calculate the capacity of your writing materials accordingly to prevent overloading the machine.

The iAuto automatic writing machine boasts an impressive capacity, capable of handling up to 80 A4 papers in a single operation. However, when it comes to cards and envelopes, the capacity differs significantly. Understanding how to gauge the machine's capacity for your specific writing materials is essential for smooth operation.

Typically, A4 paper weighs around 70g/m² per sheet. Therefore, the maximum weight capacity for the machine is calculated by multiplying 70g/m² by 80 sheets, resulting in 5600g. Additionally, the total thickness should not exceed 1cm.

For instance, let's consider a card weighing 210g/m². To determine the maximum number of cards that can be processed at once, divide the total weight capacity (5600g/m²) by the weight of each card (210g/m²). This yields approximately 26 units as the maximum quantity.

However, it's crucial to also consider the cumulative thickness of the cards. If the total thickness of 26 units exceeds 1cm, it may lead to operational issues such as paper jams. In such cases, reducing the number of cards is necessary to maintain optimal performance.

Moreover, it's important to note that many envelope sellers only display the weight of a single flyer, often neglecting to mention that envelopes consist of double flyers. This means the actual weight of the envelope is doubled. To avoid miscalculations, it's advisable to confirm the weight of envelopes with the seller before making a purchase.

By adhering to these guidelines and accurately assessing the weight and thickness of your writing materials, you can optimize the performance of the iAuto automatic writing machine, ensuring efficient and hassle-free operation.

2. Opt for Smooth Surfaces:

Avoid using materials with matte or pearlescent finishes, as they can increase friction and contribute to paper jams. Opt for smooth, plain white writing papers for optimal performance. iAuto can't recognize the Black Paper/Cards/Invitation/Letters/Envelops, don't use Black writing material.

Opt for Smooth Surfaces

3. Prevent Cutting Edge Residue:

Prior to writing, shake the cards/papers/envelopes to dislodge any residual paper cutting edges, minimizing the risk of jams caused by stuck pieces.

Prevent Cutting Edge Residue

4. Vertical Placement:

For smaller cards/envelopes, place them vertically if they fail to drop properly after printing. Rotating them by 90 degrees can improve gravity and prevent floating.

Vertical Placement

5. Pad the Machine Bottom:

Enhance stability and gravity by padding the bottom of the machine, particularly useful for smaller cards that require additional weight for smooth dropping.

Pad the Machine Bottom

6. Strategic Envelope Placement:

Position envelopes with the flap at the back and downside in the tray to prevent instability and potential dragging of adjacent materials.

Strategic Envelope Placement

7. Test with Multiple Materials:

Test the machine with at least two different sizes and types of writing materials to ensure compatibility and identify any potential issues before full-scale operation.

Test with Multiple Materials

8. Gradual Material Reduction:

If jams persist, gradually reduce the number of writing materials by 5 units at a time to pinpoint the optimal load capacity and alleviate jamming.90% of congestion is caused by an excess of writing materials, surpassing the capacity for writing. The easiest solution to this problem is to decrease the use of cards and envelopes.

Gradual Material Reduction

9. Remove Pen Point Tape:

Eliminate the brown tape below the writing pen point, especially when writing on cards/envelopes, as it can contribute to jamming risks.

Remove Pen Point Tape

10. Check and Secure Screws:

Regularly inspect and tighten screws, especially after long-distance delivery, to maintain machine integrity and prevent structural issues that may lead to jams.


Ensuring smooth operation and minimizing paper jams with the iAuto automatic writing machine is achievable through strategic material management, surface selection, and machine maintenance. By implementing these top 10 tips, users can optimize performance and maximize efficiency in their writing endeavors.

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