INK JET ARRAY NOZZLE SEAL UTILIZING OIL FILM
Original Publication Date: 1988-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04
Xerox Disclosure Journal
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.