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PASSIVE COOLING DEVICE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025880D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Copierlprinter machines store used toner cleaned from the machine photoreceptor in a remote sump. This toner is transported there through a system of passages, some of which contain rotating augers. Where a high volume of prints is run, a problem may occur as a result of these passages becoming clogged. Because toner in these passages show signs of blocking, it is suspected that the problem is in part temperature related.