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THROWAWAY COROTRON WIRE ASSEMBLY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024840D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 60K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

This disclosure relates to a throwaway corotron wire assembly. As shown in a top plan view (Figure 1) and a cross-sectional view (Figure 21, the corotron wire assembly comprises a conventional thin wire 10, a tensioning spring 12 and a snap-in plug 14. The foregoing members form part of a corotron assembly 16 which further comprises a conductive shield 18, and outsert molded end blocks 20 and 22. An insert molded terminal 24 embedded in the end block 20 includes an upstanding hook portion 26 to which the tension spring 12 is secured. One end of the wire 10 is attached to the spring 12 while its other end is attached to the snap-in plug 14 which snaps into a recess 28 formed in the end block 22. As shown, the wire when assembled passes through openings in the end blocks 20 and 22 and is supported by one wall delineating the openings. An integral hinged flip-over cover 30 is provided at each end of the corotron assembly.

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'EROX L DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

THROWAWAY COROTRON WIRE ASSEMBLY Proposed Richard A. Noujaim Classification

                               U.S. Cl. 355/3 CH Mitchell M. Tseng Int. C1. G03g 15/00

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This disclosure relates to a throwaway corotron wire assembly. As shown in a top plan view (Figure 1) and a cross-sectional view (Figure 21, the corotron wire assembly comprises a conventional thin wire 10, a tensioning spring 12 and a snap- in plug 14. The foregoing members form part of a corotron assembly 16 which further comprises a conductive shield 18, and outsert molded end blocks 20 and 22. An insert molded terminal 24 embedded in the end block 20 includes an upstanding hook portion 26 to which the tension spring 12 is secured. One end of the wire 10 is attached to the spring 12 while its other end is attached to the snap-in plug 14 which snaps into a recess 28 formed in the end block 22. As shown, the wire when assembled passes through openings in the end blocks 20 and 22 and is supported by one wall delineating the openings. An integral hinged flip-over cover 30 is provided at each end of the corotron assembly.

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 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL Volume 7 Number 3 May/June 1982

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