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REDUCTION OF RESIDUAL TONER FILM CONDUCTIVITY IN LIQUID-DEVELOPMENT XEROGRAPHY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023731D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-31
Document File: 2 page(s) / 234K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

In a liquid development xerographic apparatus, image quality may be improved by the addition of an extra treatment station 1 following the cleaning station 2. The extra station in-eludes an applicator 3 for applying to the imaging surface a cleaning liquid of lower electrical conductivity than the developer liquid and a device 4 following this applicator for substantially removing liquid from the surface, This arrangeS-ment reduces lateral charge conduction on the imaging surface between the exposure and development operations (as compared with when the extra station is not used) , thereby improving image quality. The applicator is typically an applicator roller, and the device for substantially removing liquid is typically a blade-cleaning device.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

REDUCTION OF RESIDUAL TONER FILM
~UCTIVITYINLIQUID~DE~LOpMENT
XEROGRAPHY
Kenneth W. Smith

Proposed Classification
U.S.
Cl, 96/1

mt. Cl. G03g

In a liquid development xerographic apparatus, image quality
may be improved by the addition of an extra treatment station
1 following the cleaning station 2. The extra station in~
eludes an applicator 3 for applying to the imaging surface a
cleaning liquid of lower electrical conductivity than the
developer liquid and a device 4 following this applicator for
substantially removing liquid from the surface, This arrangeS-
ment reduces lateral charge conduction on the imaging surface
between the exposure and development operations (as compared
with when the extra station is not used) , thereby improving
image quality. The applicator is typically an applicator
roller, and the device for substantially removing liquid is
typically a blade-cleaning device.

Volume 3 Number 6 November/December 1978 379

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