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COLOR PRINTS WITH UNIFORM GLOSS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026297D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-05

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

An electrophotographic printing apparatus and method for producing color prints having uniform gloss is disclosed. An electrophotographic color printing apparatus containing four developer housings for yellow, magenta, cyan and black toners may be fitted with a fifth housing for developing a transparent (unpigmented) toner composition as a final finishing step. The transparent toner may be selectively applied, if desired, only to background areas, i.e. undeveloped or non-image areas, to afford a uniform gloss appearance over the entire copy sheet. The method of applyin transparent