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RADIANT FUSER FOR FIXING TONER IMAGES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023344D
Original Publication Date: 1977-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-30
Document File: 2 page(s) / 220K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Apparatus for heat fixing toner images electrostatically adhered to copy paper. The apparatus is characterized by the provision of a radiant energy source 12 together with a para-bolic reflector 14 and lens structure 18 for focusing the energy onto the toner images 28. The lens structure in the preferred embodiment comprises a Fresnel lens which is fabri-cated in the form of a belt entrained about the reflector and energy source which belt is adapted to be moved relative to the reflector and the heat source.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

RADIANT FUSER FOR FIXING TONER

IMAGES
John F0 Biter

Proposed

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Classi fication

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Volume 2 Number 3 May/June 1977 37

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RADIANT FUSER FOR FIXING TONER IMAGES (Cont~d)

Apparatus for heat fixing toner images electrostatically
adhered to copy paper. The apparatus is characterized by the
provision of a radiant energy source 12 together with a para~
bolic reflector 14 and lens structure 18 for focusing the
energy onto the toner images 28. The lens structure in the
preferred embodiment comprises a Fresnel lens which is fabri~
cated in the form of a belt entrained about the reflector and
energy source which belt is adapted to be moved relative to
the reflector and the heat source.

                 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL
38 Volume 2 Number 3 May/June 1977

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