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CLEANING OF A XEROGRAPHIC PLATE WITH HELICAL CLEANING ELEMENT

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023072D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

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.