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METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AUGERS FOR TRANSPORTING TONER MATERIAL

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025808D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 64K

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Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

materials is disclosed. A cylinder of polytetra R uoroethylene is prepared by A method of manufacturing augers for trans orting developer and toner drilling, turning or molding to the desired inside and outside diameters, The resulting cylinder is placed in a turning lathe capable of cutting a thread or a coarse feed. If the auger is to be relatively long, a support is used. The support can be a hole through any material clamped to the carriage with the cutting tool close to the support.

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CEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING Proposed Classification AUGERS FOR TRANSPORTING
TONER MATERIAL
Vincent E. Sadwick

U.S. C1.35513 DD Int. C1. G03g 15/00

A method of manufacturing augers for trans orting developer and toner

drilling, turning or molding to the desired inside and outside diameters, The resulting cylinder is placed in a turning lathe capable of cutting a thread or a coarse feed. If the auger is to be relatively long, a support is used. The support can be a hole through any material clamped to the carriage with the cutting tool close to the support.

materials is disclosed. A cylinder of polytetra R uoroethylene is prepared by

The threads per inch for an auger blade thickness of 0.050 inch is equal to 1000/50 or 20 threads per inch.

The revolutions are determined by the length of the auger needed, i.e, 37.5 inches of auger needed with a length of 4 turns per inch (4 X 37.5 X 150 = 150 revolutions) length ofmaterial is 0.05 X 150 = 7.5 inches of material turned with 20 threads per inch lead. After the turns are formed the material can be stretched to the desired length on the auger shaft and fastened to the shaft with glue or heat.

An auger manufactured by this process can be varied to any lead desired - left, right, progressive or inclusive.

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