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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023133D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

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Xerox Disclosure Journal


A release agent metering structure or system 40 for meter- ing a quantity of release agent 32 applied to a heated fuser roll structure 16 which structure is utilized for fusing toner images to substrate material 22 as part of a xerographic reproduction process. The metering sys- tern is characterized by the provision of a blade holder 44, 46 and metering or doctor blade structure 48 readily removable from the blade holder and further characterized by means 52 forming an integral part of the blade holder which supports the blade in a can- tilevered fashion in a manner sufficient to supply the degree of pressure required to maintain uniform contact between the blade and the fuser roll structure.