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WIDE FRICTION BELT DUST PREVENTION WITH GLASS BEAD MOLDING

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026984D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

There is a problem of belt debris or belt wear dust contaminating the glass document platen, from wear of the belt surface texture of the rubber frictional belts used for document over-platen transports in copiers or scanners. This problem is reduced by using a more rounded texture belt surface, which has a reduced tendency for projections on the belt surface to fatigue and break off.