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REMOVAL OF AEROSOLS FROM MACHINE AIR INTAKE STREAMS USING AN ELECTROSTATIC PRECIPITATOR

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026887D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-06

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A current problem existing with xerographic copiers deployed in an environment where graphic paste up operations are used is the deposition of airborne particles containing adhesives onto the photoreceptor. Even the slightest deposition of particles cause toner and paper debris to accumulate on the photoreceptor surface. While various cleaning and filtering operations are employed to purify a machine environment, the adhesive bearing particles still penetrate the rotective system. It is therefore roposed that