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US20120251202 APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS INCLUDING BELT-ROLL FUSER STRIPPING SHOE WITH ROBUST COMPLIANT TIP  
A belt-roll fuser stripping system has a stripping shoe and a stripping shim. The shim is support by a support member. The support member supports the shim to maintain a desired nip pressure...
US20140356037 FIXING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator, a first heat generator and a second heat generator that heat the fixing rotator, and a support disposed inside the fixing rotator. A reflector,...
US20110217096 FIXING DEVICE  
A fixing device includes a fixing belt comprising a first metal heat generating layer, a pressurizing unit which faces an outer circumference of the fixing belt, an induced current generating coil...
US20110222931 FIXING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS INCORPORATING SAME  
A fixing device includes a tubular, stationary metal pipe, a heater, a flexible fuser belt, a rotatable pressure member, a fuser pad, and a tubular pipe cover. The heater is disposed adjacent to...
US20150125194 Fixing Device Having Stably Positioned Nip Plate  
A fixing device for thermally fixing a developing agent image to a sheet includes: a flexible tubular member defining an axis extending in an axial direction; a heater; a nip plate configured to...
US20120275832 FIXING DEVICE HAVING STABLY POSITIONED NIP PLATE  
A fixing device for thermally fixing a developing agent image to a sheet includes: a flexible tubular member defining an axis extending in an axial direction; a heater; a nip plate configured to...
US20150185672 Backup Belt Assembly for a Fusing System  
A backup belt assembly includes an endless belt, at least a pair of nip forming rollers contacting an inner surface of the endless belt and positioned relative to the fuser roller to provide...
US20130051878 FUSER AND IMAGE-FORMING APPARATUS THAT USE ENDLESS BELT  
A fuser is equipped with a heating roller, fixing belt, pressure roller, pad, and spring. The heating roller is located on the downstream side of the fixing belt with respect to the sheet...
US20130084102 REPLACEMENT FIXING BELT AND METHOD OF REPLACING A FIXING BELT  
A replacement fixing belt to be used in a fixing apparatus, the replacement fixing belt including: an endless base layer; a toner releasing layer provided on a surface of the replacement fixing...
US20120301194 HEATING FIXING BELT, FIXING DEVICE AND PROCESS FOR FORMING HEATING FIXING BELT  
Disclosed are a heating fixing belt and a fixing device by which good long-term durability is achieved, and a process for forming the heating fixing belt. The heating fixing belt comprises a...
US20090060549 FUSING SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A fusing system includes: a fusing unit which comprises a fusing belt which rotates around outer surfaces of at least two rollers which are distanced from each other, and a pressing roller which...
US20110158717 Fixing Device  
A fixing device for thermally fixing a developing agent image to a sheet fed in a sheet feeding direction includes a tubular flexible fusing member, a nip plate, a heater, a reflection plate, and...
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...
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...
US20130189006 SELF-STRIPPING BELT-ROLL FUSER APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS  
A belt-roll fuser system includes a belt-roll fuser apparatus wherein a belt is entrained about at least a first internal pressure roll and a second internal pressure roll. The first internal...
US20110045310 FIXING BELT AND FIXING DEVICE  
A fixing belt includes a cylindrical base composed of a metal and a polyimide resin layer formed on the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical base, in which the polyimide resin layer has an...
US20130071159 Fixing Device  
A fixing device may include first and second fixing members arranged to form a nip portion, an urging member that provides an urging force to urge the first fixing member toward the second fixing...
US20140348559 FIXING BELT, FIXING DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FIXING BELT  
A fixing belt includes an inner layer, serving as a sliding layer, in which filler particles having an aspect ratio of 5 or more are oriented substantially in the longitudinal direction of the...
US20140356036 FIXING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A fixing device includes a first heat generator and a second heat generator that heat a fixing rotator. A support is disposed inside the fixing rotator. A reflector is mounted on the support and...
US20120244469 TUNABLE GLOSS USING AEROGEL CERAMIC FILLERS ADDED TO VITON COATINGS FOR FUSING APPLICATIONS  
Exemplary embodiments provide materials, methods, and systems for a fuser member used in electrophotographic devices and processes, wherein the fuser member can include a coating material...
US20110287358 FIXING DEVICE  
A fixing device includes a fixing belt including a metal layer, a pressing member to form a nip between the pressing member and the fixing belt, an induction current generating coil that faces an...
US20060067752 Belt fuser assembly with heated backup roll in an electrophotographic imaging device  
An electrophotographic imaging device includes a print media transport assembly, and a fuser positioned in association with the print media transport assembly. The fuser includes a first heater...
US20150093164 FIXING APPARATUS  
The fixing apparatus includes a first unit configured to be brought into contact with a surface of a fixing roller so as to heat the fixing roller, a second unit configured to form a fixing nip...
US20140169847 FUSER TO PREVENT FLUTTERING OF FIXING BELT  
A fuser includes a fixing belt that is endless and includes a heat generating layer and circulates, an end restraining member that supports an end of the fixing belt, a heat generating source that...
US20120263509 FUSER TO PREVENT FLUTTERING OF FIXING BELT  
A fuser includes a fixing belt that is endless and includes a heat generating layer and circulates, an end restraining member that supports an end of the fixing belt, a heat generating source that...
US20140341627 FIXING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a nip formation assembly contacting an inner circumferential surface of the fixing rotator. An...
US20150063857 Heat Transfer System for a Fuser Assembly  
A fuser assembly for an electrophotographic imaging device which removes excess heat from overheated portions of the fuser assembly and includes a heating member; a backup roll disposed proximate...
US20120012230 STAINLESS-STEEL SEAMLESS BELT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR, FIXING BELT AND HEAT FIXING APPARATUS  
Provided is a stainless-steel seamless belt formed by subjecting a stainless-steel plate to a plastic forming process and having a thickness of 50 μm or less. The seamless belt has a bending...
US20130343790 HEATER AND IMAGE HEATING DEVICE HAVING SAME HEATER  
The present invention is directed to providing a heater in which uniformity of a temperature distribution in a widthwise direction of the heater can be improved while inhibiting a temperature rise...
US20080292375 Pigment-Adhering Apparatus For A Printer Device  
A pigment-adhering apparatus for the printer device is provided. The pigment-adhering apparatus includes a pressing roller having two contacting components and a feeding component between the two...
US20090245840 DIGITAL FUSER CONCEPT USING MICRO HOTPLATE TECHNOLOGY  
In accordance with the invention, there are printing apparatuses and methods of marking and forming an image. The printing apparatus can include one or more digital heating elements disposed in a...
US20090080952 Belt Fuser Assembly Having Feature To Prevent Media Wrapping Of The Fuser Belt  
A belt fuser assembly includes a housing, and a fuser belt rotatably mounted to the housing, with the fuser belt having a direction of rotation. A pivot body has a proximal portion pivotably...
US20120237275 APPARATUS AND METHOD TO CONTROL MEDIA WRINKLING THROUGH ROLL FLARING  
According to aspects of the embodiments, an electrophotographic system utilizing a belt roll fuser mechanism which inhibits or minimizes wrinkling or slipping of printed media through the fuser is...
US20140064755 FIXING DEVICE AND CONTROL DEVICE  
A fixing device includes a fixing device including rollers which form a nip therebetween to fix a toner image on a sheet; a reciprocating mechanism, including a motor, for reciprocating the fixing...
US20090110450 Fuser Belt Assembly  
A fuser belt assembly of a xerographic marking device is provided with an endless fuser belt having an inner side and an outer side, a pressure pad movable between a cammed-in position in which...
US20090245838 FUSER HEATER TEMPERATURE CONTROL  
A fuser assembly is provided comprising: a heat transfer member including a belt and a heater to heat the belt; a backup member adapted to engage the belt so as to define a fusing nip with the...
US20130272756 FIXING APPARATUS  
A fixing apparatus includes a fixing belt configured to fix a toner image on a sheet at a nip portion, a rotating member configured to convey the sheet cooperatively with the fixing belt at the...
US20080013991 FUSER ARRANGED FOR REDUCED PRESSURE MEMBER SPEED, AND AN IMAGE FORMING DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME  
A fuser assembly comprises a fusing member and a pressure member, where the fusing member and the pressure member cooperatively rotate to form a fuser nip. The fuser is arranged so that the...
US20150083706 Hybrid Heater with Dual Function Heating Capability  
A fuser heater member for an electrophotographic imaging device, including a heater member. According to an example embodiment, the heater member includes positive temperature coefficient (PTC)...
US20140294468 FIXING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a heating source and a fixing roller. The fixing belt has a sheet passing part and a non-sheet passing part. The fixing roller includes an elastic layer...
US20120275833 Fixing Device Provided with Heater Having Sealed Portion with Improved Orientation  
A fixing device includes: a tubular member; a heater; a nip member; a stay; and a backup member. The heater including: a glass tube; and a heat source. The nip member confronts the heater in a...
US20140294464 Fixing Device Provided with Stay Having Rigidity Distribution  
A fixing device may include a nip member, an endless belt, a rotating body, and a stay. The endless belt may be in sliding contact with the nip member. The rotating body may nip the endless belt...
US20110236089 FIXING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS INCLUDING SAME  
Disclosed is a fixing device including: a fixing belt provided across a fuser roller and a heating member in a tensioned state, which fixing belt is rotated; and a tension roller applying a load...
US20140064787 FIXING DEVICE AND CONTROL DEVICE  
A fixing device includes a fixing unit including a first roller and a second roller which form a nip to fix a toner image on a sheet, the fixing unit being capable of fixing the toner image on a...
US20140294465 Fixing Device Fixing Transferred Developing Agent Image to Sheet  
The present invention provides a fixing device that may include a nip member, an endless belt, a rotating member and a stay. The stay may have a first supporting face. The first supporting face...
US20080138130 FUSING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS EMPLOYING THE SAME  
A fusing device that is provided on a printing passage of an image forming apparatus and fuses an image transferred to a print medium, the fusing device including: a heating roller; a pressure...
US20120321360 FIXING DEVICE PROVIDED WITH PRESSURE BELT  
A fixing device includes a fixing roller including a heat generating part, an endless belt facing the fixing roller, a first supporter which supports the belt to cause the belt to face the fixing...
US20140219695 Fixing Device Including Fixing Belt with Holes  
A fixing device includes an endless fixing belt, a heating unit, a supporting member, and a pressure roller. The pressure roller sandwiches the fixing belt to form a fixing nip portion between the...
US20150261154 FIXING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A fixing device includes a first roller contacting a fixing belt to generate a rotation friction force therebetween to rotate the fixing belt and a second roller contacting the fixing belt to...
US20100124446 ISO-THERMALIZING GRAPHITE PRINTER STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR USING SAME  
An iso-thermalizing printer structure can be used to provide temperature uniformity across a width of a printer fuser roll or fuser belt. Various embodiments are contemplated, including a solid...