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CLEANING APPARATUS FOR A CORONA DISCHARGE DEVICE WHICH UTILIZES PINS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025716D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A cleaning tool 10 for removing contaminants from the pins 12 of a corona discharge device 14. The cleaning device comprises a roller structure 16 fabricated from an open-celled foam material. This material allows pin tip penetration without denting of the relatively thin and fragile pins. This material has a maximum tear strength and does not have membranes to ru ture. Additionally, the open-celled foam acts as a reservoir to absorb and