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A PHOTOCONDUCTOR INCREMENTING APPARATUS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023646D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-31

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

An electrophotographic printing machine frequently employs a drum having a replenishable photoreceptor, The photoreceptor drum employs a take-up spool 18 and a take-up gear 62 mounted on one end of the support shaft thereof. Take-up gear 62 meshes with drive gear 64. Rotation of drive gear 64 in the direction of arrow 68. Rotation of gear 62 in the direction of arrow 68 rotates take-up spool 18 also in the direction of arrow 68 so as to advance the used portion of photoconductive belt 14 thereon and to advance the unused portion of photocon-ductive belt 14 from supply spool 16 about the exterior surface of drum 10, Arm 70 is connected to gear 64. Rotation