A WEAR LIFE ENHANCED CLEANING BLADE DESIGN
Original Publication Date: 1995-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
Xerox Disclosure Journal
The physical and geometrical changes observed in a blade, due to wear, is believed to be one of the drivers that causes the blade to lose it's cleaning efficiency. This poor service life can lead to frequent blade replacements. One approach to increasing cleaning blade life is to improve the blade wear rate.