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TONER ANTI-BRIDGING DEVICE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026496D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-06
Document File: 2 page(s) / 59K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A baMe in the reclaim chamber of a toner dispenser that prevents dry toner agglomeration and blockage is disclosed. As illustrated in the figure, the baMe 1 lines the inner walls of the reclaim housing 2 and utilizes the motion of the rotating auger 3 to oscillate the toner and prevent toner bridging.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

TONER ANTI-BRIDGING DEVICE Proposed Classification William E. Detwiler U.S. C1.355/251 Robert W. Corbin
Int. Teresa A. Kime C1. G03g 15/09

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vol. 17, No. 3 May/June 1992 149

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TONER ANTI-BRIDGING DEVICE(Cont'd)

A baMe in the reclaim chamber of a toner dispenser that prevents dry toner agglomeration and blockage is disclosed. As illustrated in the figure, the baMe 1 lines the inner walls of the reclaim housing 2 and utilizes the motion of the rotating auger 3 to oscillate the toner and prevent toner bridging.

Related toner dispenser anti-bridging devices have been disclosed in the Xerox Disclosure Journal, Mar/Apr 1991, Vol. 16, p.121, and Nov/Dec 1989, Vol. 14,
p.303 and p. 305.

150 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vol. 17, No. 3 May/June 1992

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