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EFFECTIVELY NON-REFILLABLE COPIER OR PRINTER CARTRIDGE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026683D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-06

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

The unauthorized third party refurbishment of combined consumable print cartridges (intended for single use) for reuse in copiers and printers (cartridges with a photoreceptor and materials) is a major problem for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) in the electrographic industry.