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METHOD FOR TREATING ROLLS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024335D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

This invention relates to a method for coating the surface of a roll during its manufacture with a chemical agent. ' For example, a fuser roll may have a metallic core plated with one or more layers of various metals or alloys and a final coating of a release agent. Previously, the metal core plated with layers of metals or alloys is rinsed in a series of water rinse baths and dried before the release agent is applied in a separate bath. According to the present invention, the release agent is incorporated into the final rinse bath.