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METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AUGERS FOR TRANSPORTING TONER MATERIAL

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025836D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A method of manufacturing augers for transporting developer and toner materials is disclosed. A cylinder of polytetrafluoroethylene is prepared by drilling, turning or molding to the desired inside and outside diameters. The resulting cylinder is placed in a turning lathe capable of cutting a thread or a coarse feed. If the auger is to be relatively long, a support is used. The support can be a hole through any material clamped to the carriage with the cutting tool close to the support.