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COST-EFFECTIVE, "RETURN TO NOMINAL" TONER DISPENSER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024351D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A toner dispenser control is provided with both nominal dispensing of toner and override dispensing of additional toner. In the nominal dispensing mode, a foam dispensing roll is incrementally advanced by drive tab 10 a distance which is controlled by the movement of nominal adjustment screw 12 whose oscillating motion is interrupted by the nominal dispensing lobe 14 of return to nominal cam 16. In the nominal dispensing mode, the dispensing roll is advanced through a relatively small arc for each increment since the nominal adjustment screw 12 attached to the upper end of cam follower 18 is stopped from contacting the surface of the return to nominal cam 16 and the drive tab is only incremented