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Article: How to clean and disinfect your wireless tattoo machine?

How to clean and disinfect your wireless tattoo machine?

Tattoo as the art of direct contact with the skin, the importance of hygiene and safety is the highest. The tattoo machine as a core tool cannot be replaced by ordinary disposable products. Paired with the emergence of cartridges on the market that are designed with an anti-reflux membrane, the tattoo machine can be used as a cost-effective product for repeated use.

At the same time, in order to ensure the absolute safety of the customer, and therefore must be properly cleaned on a regular basis. And proper cleaning ensures the longevity of the tattoo machine.

Q1:Why is regular maintenance important?

Regular maintenance of your wireless tattoo machine is essential to ensure its performance, safety and longevity. Here are some of the important reasons:

1.Maintain stable performance:

Regular maintenance ensures that the components of the tattoo machine are in good condition and avoids performance degradation due to wear and tear or malfunction of components. This helps to maintain consistent performance of the machine and ensures that it delivers consistent results while working.

2.Extended life:

Regular maintenance helps to extend the life of your wireless tattoo machine. By regularly cleaning, lubricating and replacing worn parts, you can minimize wear and tear and extend the life of your machine.

3.Ensure safety:

Regular maintenance can help identify potential safety hazards or problems and fix them in a timely manner. This is especially important in the tattoo industry, as any equipment malfunction or poor operation can lead to safety incidents.

4.Increase Efficiency:

Keeping a wireless tattoo machine in good condition means it can run efficiently, saving time and energy. A machine that is regularly maintained will usually be able to do its job more effectively and efficiently.

5.Save Costs:

Regular maintenance can help prevent the cost of overhauling or replacing an entire machine. With regular maintenance, problems can be identified and resolved in a timely manner, avoiding additional costs due to equipment damage.

Overall, regular maintenance of your wireless tattoo machine is a preventive measure that helps to ensure smooth operation, extend the life of your equipment, keep it safe, and make it more efficient. Therefore, regular maintenance is essential to keep your wireless tattoo machine running in optimal condition.

Q2:How to perform daily inspection?

1.Check the needle configuration:
Choose cartridges with an anti-reflux membrane design, which prevents ink and body fluids from being sucked back into the machine.
2.Motor and Power Check:
Check the motor for any unusual noise or vibration that may indicate a potential problem.
Check that the power supply voltage is consistent and check for frayed or damaged wires.
3.Clean Handle and Tube:
Periodically remove the handle and tube to clean any residual ink or debris.
Disinfect the handles and tubes using an autoclave or other appropriate disinfection method. Be careful not to spray the machine directly.
4.Keep storage dry:
The wireless tattoo machine should be stored in a dry and ventilated place to avoid humid conditions that may cause the machine to become damp or rusty.

Please note that for complex maintenance and repair work, it is best to leave it to the professionals to avoid damaging the equipment or causing safety hazards. We hope these tips will help you keep your wireless tattoo machine in good condition!

Q3:How should I clean my tattoo machine?

Step 1: Unplug and Remove Needles
If you disassemble and clean the components of your tattoo machine while it is plugged in, you may damage the drive motor. It is recommended to unplug the machine and remove the needles before cleaning begins.Pepax cartridges are designed with an anti-reflux membrane that prevents liquids from entering the wireless machine. The tattoo needles are disposable and need to be replaced as often as parts are disposed of after each tattoo to ensure sterility.
Step 2: Disassemble the machine
Completely disassembling the machine allows for a thorough cleaning. Instructions can be consulted to learn how to disassemble the handle, grip, grip cover and any other removable parts. Placing all components neatly on a clean towel will prevent loss or contamination.
Step 3: Wash off surface dirt
Wipe down all components with a soft cloth moistened with a detergent or sanitizer, which can help remove residual exterior dirt, dried liquids, and surface grime. It's a good idea to take special care to thoroughly clean grooves, crevices, syringe areas, and any other areas where dirt tends to collect. Avoid direct spraying or soaking to prevent moisture from getting into any electronic equipment.
Step 4: Sterilize all parts
Thoroughly wiping down each component with a medical-grade disinfectant wipe, spray, or solution made specifically for tattoo equipment and allowing appropriate contact time according to product instructions will help to thoroughly disinfect the machine. This kills dangerous pathogens such as HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and Staphylococcus, which can otherwise cause serious infections.
Step 5: Dry Completely
After cleaning it is recommended to fully dry each component using a clean, lint-free cloth or paper towel. Disassemble the parts and allow extra drying time if needed to prevent any residual moisture from potentially damaging the electronics when reassembling or harboring microorganisms.
Step 6: Reassemble the machine
Once completely dry, it is recommended that all components be reassembled according to the model instructions, being careful not to over-tighten any screws that could cause a component to break. Referring to the manual will help ensure the correct reassembly sequence.

Q4:How do I store my tattoo machine properly?

Proper storage can help extend the life of your wireless tattoo machine and keep it in good condition. Here are some suggestions to store your wireless tattoo machine:

  1. Clean and dry: Always make sure your wireless tattoo machine is clean and dry before storing it.
  2. Avoid humid environments: Try to store your wireless tattoo machine in a dry and ventilated area and avoid humid environments. Humidity may cause the machine to become damp, rusty or damaged.
  3. Avoid direct sunlight: Avoid exposing your wireless tattoo machine to direct sunlight. Sunlight may damage the machine's casing or internal electronic components.
  4. If you are storing the machine for more than a few days, wrap it in a clean cloth or bag to protect it from dust and dirt.
  5. Do not store the machine near magnets as they may interfere with the delicate electronic components.


After each tattoo, all parts of your wireless tattoo machine need to be thoroughly cleaned, sanitized and ready for the next use after. What's more, you can focus on creating beautiful tattoos without having to worry about cross-contamination.

We hope this article can help you better maintain your tattoo machine, if you encounter complicated maintenance problems, you can contact our professional maintenance staff, click to view the warranty policy.

If you have any questions during the use of the machine you can contact our official email for help.

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