INK DISPOSAL SYSTEM FOR AN INK JET PRINTHEAD
Original Publication Date: 1995-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
Xerox Disclosure Journal
Proposed is an ink disposal system for an ink jet printhead that times a maintenance cycle to coincide with the interdocument zone existing between sheets of the recording medium. Ink droplets impinge a porous roll and are removed to a waste sump by a vacuum or other means.