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FOAM BELT TONER DISPENSER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022745D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Jan-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-26
Document File: 2 page(s) / 181K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

flat belt is used, the belt having a flexible substrate which is covered on one side with a foam material. The belt runs between the reservoir and the developer, and expander blocks are used to open the pockets of the foam material to accept and release the toner. In the developer particularly, the expander block should be shaped so as to flex the belt so that toner will be dis~ tributed as desired acĀ±~ossthe developer.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

FOAM BELT TONER DISPENSER
Donald T. Levy

Proposed Classification

U.S. Cl, 222/DIG, 1

Int, Cl, B67d

      To carry toner from a reservoir to a developer, a
flat belt is used, the belt having a flexible substrate
which is covered on one side with a foam material. The
belt runs between the reservoir and the developer, and
expander blocks are used to open the pockets of the foam
material to accept and release the toner. In the
developer particularly, the expander block should be
shaped so as to flex the belt so that toner will be dis~
tributed as desired ac±~ossthe developer.

TONER RESEVO~R

REMOTE TONER SYSTEM

CLAD

-FOAM EXPANDER

BLOCK

TONER

DEVELOPER HOUSING

Volume 1 Number 1 January 1976 67

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68 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

Volume 1 Number 1 January 1976

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