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INK JET ARRAY NOZZLE SEAL UTILIZING OIL FILM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025852D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A serious problem with ink jet technologies, of various system types, including bubble jet, is ink drying and clogging of nozzles with disuse (time delays between nozzle actuations). A removable mechanical cover or seal, and aperture purging systems, have been among the proposed solutions.