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SOLID STATE RELEASE AGENT SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025811D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 63K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A solid state release agent system is disclosed. Instead of using conventional release agent oil contained in a sump, solid oil granules are employed. The granules like the liquid oil are contained in a sump. A conveyor belt is rovided for moving the granules into contact with either a donor roll or a !user roll. The belt surface is provided with a porous, high tem erature

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CEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

SOLID STATE RELEASE AGENT SYSTEM Edward F. Bowler, Jr. Robert G. Baker
Paul A. Canham
William J. Cheslock Robert P. Grippo
Penny Lu Hutchinson Donald E. Johnson
Eke J. Okeke
Kenneth R. Rasch
Reid J. Stava

Proposed Classification

U.S. C1.355/3FU

Int. Cl. G03g 15/00

A solid state release agent system is disclosed. Instead of using conventional release agent oil contained in a sump, solid oil granules are employed. The granules like the liquid oil are contained in a sump. A conveyor belt is rovided for moving the granules into contact with either a donor roll or a !user roll. The belt surface is provided with a porous, high tem erature

surface of the donor roll or fuser roll the solid granules are liquefied thereby effecting application of a thin coating of release agent material to the roll surface. The obvious advanta es of using solid release agent material are the

occur only solid granules are spilled which does not present the c eanup problem associated with silicone oil spillage.

material such as Velcro (Trademark of Velcro Inc.). Upon contact wit K the hot

prevention of spillage of liqui % release agent material. Also, if spilla e does

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