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DISPOSABLE BAG FOR WASTE TONER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027488D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08
Document File: 2 page(s) / 46K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Proposed is a disposable bag for use in a Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) to improve the process of removing waste toner. The accompanying figure shows a disposable bag 10 for receiving waste toner particles 16. The disposable bag is installed inside a sump 14. A pair of sealing devices 12 located at the top of bag 10 are manually closed when the CRU

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

DISPOSABLE BAG FOR WASTE TONER

3991262 C1. S. U. Proposed Robert A. Cieslak Classification

Int. C1. G03g 15/06

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Proposed is a disposable bag for use in a Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) to improve the process of removing waste toner. The accompanying figure shows a disposable bag 10 for receiving waste toner particles 16. The disposable bag is installed inside a sump 14. A pair of sealing devices 12 located at the top of bag 10 are manually closed when the CRU

XEROX DISCLSOURE JOURNAL - Vol. 22, NO. 2 MarchlAprill997 97

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DISPOSABLE BAG FOR WASTE TONER (CONT'D)

is removed from a printing machine. The disposable bag eliminates the need for the sump to be sealed by alternatives means such as welds or adhesives. The bag prevents wasted toner from contaminating the rest of the machine.

DP 5543

98 XEROX DISCLSOURE JOURNAL - Vol. 22, NO. 2 M~~WApril1997

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