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US20080181649 Method for analyzing print/copy job  
A method for analyzing a print/copy job is disclosed. In this method, an actual page count of a print/copy job is recorded, and a total toner coverage for the print/copy job is compiled. Then, a...
US20090184157 USE OF SILANE PROMOTER TO MODIFY PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE FOR USE IN PRESSURE SEAL MAILERS PRINTED ON IGEN3  
Exemplary embodiments provide a pressure-seal cohesive and method for making and using the pressure-seal cohesive to form mailer type business forms. The disclosed pressure-seal cohesive can...
US20060115300 Waste developer dealing device of image forming apparatus and dealing method  
A waste developer dealing device and a method of dealing with the waste developer is provided. The waste developer dealing device includes a developing unit forming an image using a developer...
US20070201924 Apparatus for decurling an advancing sheet, and a printing device containing such an apparatus  
An apparatus for decurling an advancing sheet, which contains an endless carrying belt, and multiple rollers for guiding said carrying belt, said rollers including a decurling roller, wherein the...
US20090311021 TAB SHEET SETTING APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM STORED WITH TAB SHEET SETTING PROGRAM  
A tab sheet setting apparatus displays sheet images which correspond to sheets for consecutive two or more pages among a plurality of pages and a tab ear icon that functions as a tab image which...
US20140341626 FIXING DEVICE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND FIXING METHOD  
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator heated by a heater and a pressing rotator to press against the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween. A heating span adjuster, interposed...
US20100135680 PAPER WRINKLE SIGN MONITORING DEVICE, PAPER WRINKLE SIGN MONITORING METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM  
A paper wrinkle sign monitoring device includes: at least one timing detecting unit that is set on a transport path of a printing medium, and that detects transport timing of the printing medium;...
US20090304419 ACTIVE ROTATION OF AIR KNIFE FOR INCREASED PERFORMANCE  
According to aspects of the embodiments, there is provided a method of optimizing an electro-photographic reproduction machine having a fusing subsystem and an air knife. The methods acquire at...
US20070127962 Image Scanning Device  
In an image scanning device, an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) frame accommodating an ADF is provided openable and closable on an upper surface of a device main body via a hinge member. In the...
US20060039730 Paper-size index device used with an image-forming apparatus  
A paper-size index device and a paper-supplying cassette used with an image-forming apparatus. A paper regulator is installed to be movably set depending on sizes of sheets of paper loaded in the...
US20100092219 FUSER APPARATUS HAVING FUSER CLEANER WEB AND CORRESPONDING METHODS  
Disclosed are methods of controlling a speed of a fuser cleaner web in a fuser apparatus, and the corresponding fuser apparatus. The method utilizes a fuser cleaner web for cleaning a fuser roll...
US20090016744 ABNORMAL USAGE DETECTION  
A method and system compare actual consumable usage (e.g., toner usage) with expected consumable usage in a xerographic machine, such as a printer or copier. Expected toner usage may be predicted...
US20080175626 DEVELOPING DEVICE, PROCESS UNIT, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A developing device that prevents the formation of agglomerated masses of developing agent in the bottom of the developing agent housing chamber near the developing roller and the supply roller,...
US20100061781 AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER AND SCANNER HAVING THE SAME  
An automatic document feeder and a scanner having the same are provided. The automatic document feeder can include a transport unit configured to transport a document to a scanning unit, an...
US20060045549 Image forming apparatus and storage thereof  
An image forming apparatus manages information regarding the lifetimes of a plurality of photosensitive media or developing units using a single storage. The image forming apparatus includes a...
US20080152394 DEVELOPING UNIT AND DEVELOPER STIRRING/TRANSPORTING METHOD  
A developing unit and a developer stirring and transporting method are provided that enable smooth discharge of a developer in the developing unit without being affected by the inclination of the...
US20060222427 Paper feeding cassette for preventing double-feed of paper and image forming apparatus with the same  
A paper feeding cassette and an image forming apparatus with the same are provided. The paper feeding cassette includes a stacking portion for stacking sheets of paper thereon, an inclined wall...
US20070134008 Media jam and bent corner detector  
This invention relates to a media jam and media bent corner detector, comprising: a carriage; a transducer operatively connected to or adjacent to the carriage; and a piezoelectric film beam...
US20070041760 Laser printer and perfume device thereof  
A laser printer comprises a supporting roller, a fusing roller, and a solid perfume. The fusing roller is disposed opposite the supporting roller. The supporting roller and the fusing roller are...
US20080205927 XEROGRAPHIC CUSTOMER REPLACEMENT UNIT KIT  
A customer replaceable unit kit contains a customer replaceable unit having a xerographic component customer replaceable unit already loaded with toner and/or waste bottles and one or more...
US20120014722 DEVELOPER SUPPLY CONTAINER AND DEVELOPER SUPPLYING SYSTEM  
Conventionally, the developer in the developer supply container is discharged by an air-supply pump and a suction pump which are provided in the main assembly side of the image forming apparatus,...
US20110044733 Backup Roll with Capacitive Coating and an Imaging Device Transfer Station Employing the Backup Roll  
A toner transfer station of an electrophotographic imaging device employs a backup roll having an inner electrically grounded cylindrical metal base core and an outer surface layer disposed about...
US20110081168 POWDER CONVEYANCE DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS USING SAME  
A powder conveyance device includes a powder container, a conveyance pipe extending downward and including first, second, and third conveyance portions disposed in that order, a first bent portion...
US20070065198 Document restraint arrangement for reproduction apparatus and method of using  
One or more strips along the platen of a scanner, copier, or the like include a clip portion that holds documents in place for reproduction. Embodiments include indicia on the clip portion to...
US20060291924 Fusing unit and fusing apparatus using the same  
A fusing unit and a fusing apparatus using the fusing unit are provided. The fusing unit includes a pipe-shaped fusing roller, an internal pipe inserted into an inner portion of the fusing roller,...
US20120039628 Imaging Cartridge Having a Displaceable Body  
Provided is a printer cartridge having a resilient pliable body. The resilient pliable body of the printer cartridge conforms to obstructions located in different positions inside the printer...
US20130071144 MULTIFUNCTIONAL CARBON POWDER FILLING DEVICE FOR REGENERATION OF CARBON POWDER CARTRIDGE  
A multifunctional ink powder filling device for a regenerated powder cartridge box, which includes a bottle body, a powder-leakage prevention bottle plug, a powder filling nozzle and a bottle...
US20060093403 Color image developing device  
A full color image developing device for a color printer is disclosed, in which a black developing unit employs a magnetic one-component developing system, and color developing units (except for...
US20080145106 IMAGE DEVELOPING UNIT AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME  
An image developing unit and an image forming apparatus having the same. The image forming apparatus includes a body, an image developing unit including a frame having a developer supply part into...
US20100092217 TRANSFERRING UNIT AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME  
Disclosed are a transfer unit and an image forming apparatus having the same. The apparatus can include multiple members configured to carry developer associated with color images. The transfer...
US20090257774 Methods for increasing printer cartridge compatibility  
A method of making an aftermarket printer cartridge, the aftermarket printer cartridge substantially resembling an original market printer cartridge, the original market printer cartridge...
US20110158715 Fixing Device  
A fixing device for thermally fixing a developing agent image to a sheet includes a tubular flexible fusing member, a nip plate, a heater, a reflection plate, and a backup member. The tubular...
US20050249530 Intermediate transfer blanket for use in electrophotographic printing  
An intermediate transfer blanket for use in an electrophotographic imaging apparatus is provided which includes an inner body portion having at least one reinforcing layer, and an outer body...
US20090285590 Closed-Loop Printing Registration Systems, Devices, Components and Methods  
Closed-loop printing registration systems (e.g., printers), devices, components and methods are provided. In one embodiment, a printer reproduces continuously and sequentially on a sheet of paper...
US20100086337 WASTE TONER CARTRIDGE PROCESSING EQUIPMENT  
In a waste toner cartridge processing equipment (100) including a crushing means (303) for crushing a waste toner cartridge (101) and extracting various materials (106 to 108) constituting the...
US20080145097 Activation Mechanism for a Shutter  
An activation mechanism for a shutter (12) of a process cartridge has a spacer arm (18) with a contact projection (34); a lever arm (20) with a contact tab (38); biasing means (26) for biasing the...
US20090208254 DEVELOPING UNIT, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND FLOATING DEVELOPER COLLECTING METHOD FOR DEVELOPING UNIT  
A suction duct that sucks air is provided downstream from a magnet roller that applies a developer to a photoconductor while rotating, in a direction of rotation of the photoconductor, and...
US20090074470 WASTE DEVELOPER COLLECTING METHOD FOR IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes a horizontal carrying mechanism that collects a waste developer in the horizontal direction, relay carrying mechanisms that carry the waste developer collected...
US20120076523 PRINTER  
A printer having operational modes including a sleep mode, includes, an operation display unit, a sleep-mode setting-value table in which a warm-up time from the sleep mode and an estimated amount...
US20100067966 RECONFIGURABLE SHEET TRANSPORT MODULE  
A tightly integrated parallel printer includes a reconfigurable media path module that has a baffle that accepts sheets from above at a 12 o'clock position when in a first configuration and...
US20090232554 Methods To Control Transitions Between Color Printing And Black-Only Printing In An Image Forming Device  
The present application is directed to methods for transitioning between color printing and black-only printing in an image forming device. A cartridge is moved between a first position in which...
US20130034370 CARBON POWDER SUPPLY CARTRIDGE  
Disclosed is a toner cartridge, which comprises a case, a toner outlet and a gate that can slide to close the toner outlet. The inside of the gate has a bump which can be resisted by the opening...
US20120076517 EFFECTIVELY USING A CONSUMABLE IN TWO PRINTERS  
In a multi-printer system with two marking engines, the jobs printed are monitored and the remaining lives of consumables in replaceable units (RUs) in the engines are estimated. A decision unit...
US20090060592 CAMMING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING COLOR DEVELOPERS  
A developer camming apparatus connected to a developer unit, including a slide, a motor, and an encoder, wherein the encoder determines a distance a developer unit is from the photoreceptor,...
US20080279587 DIGITAL MULTI-COLOR PRINTING MACHINE  
A printing unit for a digital multi-color printing machine, in particular for an electrophotographically operating, preferably sheet-printing printing machine, said printing unit comprising at...
US20050117945 Waste toner transferring apparatus and electrophotographic printer adopting the same  
Provided is a waste toner transferring apparatus, which includes elastic brushes which are installed so as to be placed within grooves between spiral wings of an auger. As the auger rotates, the...
US20070275311 FLAT PANEL DISPLAY MANUFACTURING  
A method includes exposing a photo-resist layer using a first exposure machine that has a first resolution to cause the photo-resist layer to have an exposed portion and an un-exposed portion. The...
US20090074490 AUTOMATIC SCANNING APPARATUS  
According to an embodiment of the invention, a reverse path for double-side scanning of an original and a paper discharge path for reversing the original after completion of double-side scanning...
US20080044193 Image-Forming Device Preventing Adverse Effects on Image Formation and on Detection of Optional Sensor  
An image-forming device includes a photosensitive drum, a conveying unit, a transferring roller, an optical sensor, a ground connector. The photosensitive drum carries a developer image. The...
US20090263147 Waste toner collector, image forming apparatus, and waste toner collection container  
An image forming apparatus, including an image former forming a toner image on an image bearer; a transferer transferring the toner image onto a recoding medium; a cleaner collecting a waste toner...