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FIREPROOF OZONE FILTERS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025895D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

In electrostatographic printing apparatus, the corona discharge devices produce ozone as an undesirable byproduct to their electrostatic charging functions. In certain machine configurations there is sufficient ozone produced that the machines contain filters to filter out ozone in air contained within the machine or exiting therefrom. These filters are generally of two types, either canister wherein the reactive material is loose and held in shape by a rigid exterior walled structure or a self-supportin foam which has the