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DEVELOPER MIXER AND TONER DISPENSER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025412D
Original Publication Date: 1985-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

This disclosure relates to the crossmixing and dispensing of toner in an electrophotographic copier/printer. Development assembly 1 is located para1 lel to the axis of rotation of a photoreceptor drum or belt 2. The upper portion of development assembly 1 comprises a toner surnp 3 which contains toner 4. An upper magnetic brush roller 5 is located directly below toner sump 3 and immediately above a lower magnetic brush roller 6 which develops images on the immediately adjacent photoreceptor 2. The rollers and the photoreceptor rotate in the direction indicated by the arrows.