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PYRAMIDAL OZONE FILTER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024464D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is an apparatus and a method for neutralizing ozone that may be emitted from various sources, such as electrophotographic copying machines. In one embodiment, there is used a configuration in the form of a pyramid (preferably truncated) as a fixed filter bed for neutralizing ozone produced by the corona charging stations in a-xerographic device. The pyramid device contains an ozone decomposition catalyst such as hopcalite which is a commerically available mate rial.