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OIL IMPREGNATED ROLLER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024048D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

In applying heat-activatedlabels which have been addressed using a xerographic process, it is difficult to melt the heat-activatedadhesive without melting and offsetting the toner onto the heating surface. To obviate this, an oil impregnated roller 3 is mounted to rotate freely when in contact with the heated surface 5 of rotatable heat wheel 4. Roller 3 applies a thin film of oil to the heated surface 5 of wheel 4 which prevents offsetting of the melted toner from the labels onto the heat wheel surface.