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PREWRAP FUSER FOR FIXING TONER IMAGES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026099D
Original Publication Date: 1990-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-05

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

To maximize the fixing capability of a short (10 ms), high pressure (50 - 100 psi.) fuser roll/pressure roll nip the image is preheated. The image preheating is accomplished by lightly pressing the copy against the fuser roll prior to the fuser roll/pressure roll nip for approximately 1/2 inch.