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CLEANING OF INKED SURFACES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022893D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

An apparatus and method for cleaning liquid developer from reusable surfaces used for carrying latent electro~ static images is described~ Dual elements comprising a wiper blade and a rotatable absorbent roller or belt in contact with either a reusable photoconductor or a reusable interposition surface remove residual liquid developer and solid matter including lint, dust and paper fibers from the surface so that the surface can be reused without inter~ ference from streaks or residual layers of developer remaining from previous cycles. Means are provided for