TONER AGITATOR FOR SINGLE COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT
Original Publication Date: 1991-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-05
Xerox Disclosure Journal
A combination holey tube toner agitator and a compliant brush donor roll cleaner for use in single component development xerography is disclosed. As illustrated in Figure lA, a single component developer housing 1 is comprised of an electrically biased toner moving tube 2 having machined holes of either circular or elliptical geometry 3, hence the name "holey" tube as shown in side view section of Figure lB, a charge rod 4, and a donor roll 5 .