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INTEGRAL CARRIER STORAGE-DEVELOPER HOUSING

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025007D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

The developer housing illustrated in the figure provides a clean, quick way to gather and store developer material in a confined space in a xerographic machine as it is being moved from place to place such as, for example, by a salesman calling on prospective customers and demonstrating the machine. The developer housing illustrated is used in a copying machine having a clam shell configuration wherein a top portion is pivotally mounted to a bottom portion with developer housing being totally contained within the top pivotal portion. The developer housing 10 contains a developer sump 12 in which the developer roll 14 rotates to present a layer of toner to the photoreceptor (not shown) at opening 16. The level of the developer