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CLEANER BLADE TIP STABILIZER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027432D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 53K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Proposed is a tip stabilizer for cleaner blades used in electrophotographic printing machines. The tip stabilizer ensures that an adequate force is uniformly applied to the cleaning blade tip and prevents blade set or planing. As shown in the accompanying figure, cleaner blade 10 includes a blade holder 12 having a blade 14 attached thereto. A stabilizer 16 is also attached to the holder 12. The stabilizer 16 consists of a thin steel

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

CLEANER BLADE TIP STABILIZER

Samuel P. Mordenga

Proposed Classification
U. S. C1.355/299 Int. C1. G03g 21/00

Proposed is a tip stabilizer for cleaner blades used in electrophotographic printing machines. The tip stabilizer ensures that an adequate force is uniformly applied to the cleaning blade tip and prevents blade set or planing. As shown in the accompanying figure, cleaner blade 10 includes a blade holder 12 having a blade 14 attached thereto. A stabilizer 16 is also attached to the holder 12. The stabilizer 16 consists of a thin steel

XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vol. 21, No. 6 NovembedDecember 1996 369

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CLEANER BLADE TIP STABILIZER (CONT'D)

spring or other material placed over the blade 14 and separated from blade 14 by a thin sheet of vibration damping material 18.

RELATED REFERENCES

U.S. Patent No. 3,848,993 to Hasiotis; U.S. Patent No. 4,527,887 to Vineski; US. Patent No. 4,498,760 to Sugiyama, U.S. Patent No. 4,779,119 to Kaieda; and U.S. Patent No. 4,989,047 to Jugle et al.

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