HARD ALLOY FUSER ROLL COATING
Original Publication Date: 1978-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-31
Xerox Disclosure Journal
This disclosure is directed to a fuser member having a hard, abrasion-resistant bare metal alloy surface for fuser assem-blies in office copier machines. The alloys which are desirable for providing the hard abrasion-resistant surfaces for fuser members include alloys of cobalt, molybdenum and silicon; alloys of cobalt, molybdenum, silicon and chromium; alloys of nickel, molybdenum, silicon and chromium; alloys of cobalt, molybdenum, chromium, silicon and nickel; and alloys of cobalt, molybdenum, chromium, silicon, nickel and copper. Exemplary of the alloys which may be used in accordance with this disclosure are those alloys having the trade designation "Tribaloy" and blends of "Tribaloy" and copper. These include Tribaloy 100, Tribaloy 400, Tribaloy 700 and Tribaloy 800. Tribaloy is a E.I. duPont trademark.