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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022740D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Jan-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-26

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Xerox Disclosure Journal


A problem encountered with offset printing is that the blanket roller must be cleaned after each new master is employed because a substantial amount of ink remains on the blanket roller after the image is transferred to a receiver sheet. If this ink were not removed, it would degrade the subsequent image to be transferred.