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IMPROVED TONER RECLAIMING SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022956D
Original Publication Date: 1976-May-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27
Document File: 2 page(s) / 143K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Residual toner removed from the photoreceptor of a repro~ duction machine with a brush~-vacuumsystem is deposited in a reclaim bottle, The bottle has two openings~ one filtered and one unfiltered. During operation of the machine, toner enters the bottle through the unfiltered opening1 the filtered opening being closed during this time, When the bottle is fulls it is disconnected from the remainder of the brush~vacuum system1 the unfiltered opening is closed, and the filtered opening is opened so that the reclaimed toner can be poured through the latter opening back into a developer.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

IMPROVED TONER RECLAIMING Proposed Classification SYSTEM U.S. Cl. 355/15
George E. Bell mt. Cl, G03g 21/00

Residual toner removed from the photoreceptor of a repro~
duction machine with a brush~-vacuumsystem is deposited
in a reclaim bottle, The bottle has two openings~ one
filtered and one unfiltered. During operation of the
machine, toner enters the bottle through the unfiltered
opening
1 the filtered opening being closed during this
time, When the bottle is fulls it is disconnected from
the remainder of the brush~vacuum system

                               1 the unfiltered
opening is closed, and the filtered opening is opened so
that the reclaimed toner can be poured through the latter
opening back into a developer.

Volume 1 Number 5 May 1976 91

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92 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

Volume 1 Number 5 May 1976

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