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MAGNETIC SEALS FOR MAGNETIC TONERS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027110D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Proposed is the use of a seal comprising a high flux density magnet covered with flocking or a foam surface so as to prevent toner leakage from a developer housing. The seal functions as a self-building magnetic seal to close undesired openings. Sealin is achieved with magnetic attraction that packs toner into