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INSTANT START FUSING APPARATUS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022752D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Jan-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-26

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Instant starting fusing apparatus for fusing toner images onto paper support material by heat and pressure. A heated fuser roll 103 and a pressure back-up roll 105 define a nip through which the images are passed. The pressure back-up roll includes a cylindrical member 140 covered with an elastomeric layer 142. The fuser roll 103 has a cylindrical member 130 made of quartz or other material which transmits radiant energy from a source 134 located on the interior ~of the cylindrical member. The cylindrical member has a