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PNEUMATIC TONER CONVEYING SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023096D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27
Document File: 2 page(s) / 148K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A supply of toner is stored in a flexible container remote from the developer of an electrostatic reproduction machines The flexible container has an inlet opening and an outlet opening, and toner is conveyed to the developer by direct~ ing air through the inlet opening, through the toner, and out the outlet opening, To prevent tunneling, i.e~, the formation of an opening through the supply of toner, the flexible container is periodically compressed by air to compress or collapse the supply of toner.

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~XD~SCLOSUREJOURNAL

PNEUMATIC TONER CONVEYING Proposed Classification
SYSTEM U~S~CL 302/53
Daniel J. Harmon Into CL B65g 53/40

A supply of toner is stored in a flexible container remote
from the developer of an electrostatic reproduction machines
The flexible container has an inlet opening and an outlet
opening, and toner is conveyed to the developer by direct~
ing air through the inlet opening, through the toner, and
out the outlet opening, To prevent tunneling, i.e~, the
formation of an opening through the supply of toner, the
flexible container is periodically compressed by air to
compress or collapse the supply of toner.

Volume 1 Number 8 August 1976 47

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48 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

Volume 1 Number S August 1976

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