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FUSER BLADE HOLDER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022851D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Mar-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A release agent metering structure 40 or system for metering a quantity of release agent applied to a heated fuser roll structure which structure is utilized for fusing toner images to substrate material as part of a xerographic reproduction process. The metering system is characterized by the pro~ vision of a blade holder 42, 44, 46 and metering or doctor blade structure 48 readily removable from the blade holder and further characterized by means 51, 52 forming an integral part of the blade holder which supports the blade in a canti~ levered fashion in a manner sufficient to supply the degree of pressure required to maintain uniform contact between the blade and the fuser roll structure.