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ROLL FUSER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022919D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Fuser apparatus for fixing toner images 42 to substrates 40 comprising a heated fuser roll 16 structure and a backup roll structure 18 forming a nip through which the substrates pass, with the toner images contacting the heated fuser roll struc~- ture to thereby soften the toner images. The heated fuser roll structure is characterized by the provision of an outer layer 22 of Teflon material to which a liquid release agent such as silicone oil is applied. A cleaning roll structure 50 for removing toner offset to the fuser roll structure is provided and comprises an outer surface 54 having a high affinity for toner offset to the fuser roll structure. The cleaning roll structure comprises a shaft 52 which is stationarily supported relative to the fuser roll structure