CLEANING OF A XEROGRAPHIC PLATE WITH HELICAL CLEANING ELEMENT
Original Publication Date: 1976-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27
Xerox Disclosure Journal
Strips I of foam rubber are helically wound about a cylin~' drical core 2 to provide a foam roll cleaning member for an electrostatographic reproducing machine. The strips 1 of foam rubber are spaced apart from one another to provide in addition to the cleaning action of the foam material a blade cleaning action caused by the edge 3 of the foam strip, Optimum cleaning should be obtained with a 45° helical winding. In operation the cleaning element is rotated.