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FUSER FOR COPIERS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022853D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Mar-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Fuser for copiers with cooperating pressure (1) and fusing (2) rolls between the nip of which the copy sheet (7) to be fused passes0 A heat lamp pair (3) provide the source of heat to the fusing roll with a reflective housing (4) adjacent thereto to focus heat onto the fusing roll periphery0 The reflective material comprises a flexible foil such as aluminum supported upon supply (5) and take up (6) rolls to permit the reflective material to be changed when dirty by rolling the dirty material up onto the take up roll while dispensing fresh material from the supply roll.