MANUFACTURE OF SLEEVED FUSER ROLL
Original Publication Date: 1980-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02
Xerox Disclosure Journal
This disclosure relates to a fuser roll or a pressure roll for a fusing apparatus utilized in fixing toner images to support sheets wherein the roll comprises a rigid core and an outer layer over the rigid core, the outer layer comprising a copolymer of perf luoroalkyl perf luorovinyl ether with tetraf luoroethylene. The outer copolymer layer is placed over the core in the form of a heat-shrinkable sleeve comprising the copolymer material. A pressure roll for a xerographic fusing apparatus having an outer layer of a copolymer of perf luoroalkyl perf luorovinyl ether and tetrdluoroethylene is described in U.S. Patent 3,912,901. The method of this disclosure is also applicable to the bonding of other fluorocarbon sleeve materials onto roll substrates.