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INK ADDITIVES FOR PREVENTING KOGATION IN THE OPERATION OF THERMAL INK JET PRINTHEADS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026974D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A problem encountered in the operation of thermal ink jet printers is the formation of deposits on the surfaces of the heaters located in channels as they are pulsed. Sometimes the deposits are heavy enough to impede bubble nucleation thereby creating unacceptably low drop volumes of ink.