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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023254D
Original Publication Date: 1977-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-29

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Xerox Disclosure Journal


A method Of forming peimanent toner images oft substrates such as cloth, wood, plastic sheets or leather 1,S disclosed • The process begins.by. providing a silicone coated Sheet which is overcoated with •a subbing layer onto which toner is trans-ferred in a copying machine, the toner image Qfl the subbing layer may then be.transferred by heat and pressUre to form with the subbing layer a permanent image on cloth • The term 'subbing layer' iS used herein to include a layer of material whith promotes transfer and adherence of toner to cloth under heat and pressure but forms a surface at ordinary tempera-tures so as to allow the use of a sheet having the subbing layer in a xerographic reproduction machine, the method further encompasses wherein the toner resting on said coated paper is overcoated with another material which further as-sists in the transfer and permanent adherence of the toner to cloth material.