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METHOD FOR EVACUATING, FILLING AND PRIMING THERMAL INK JET PRINTHEADS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027350D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed are two methods for use in manufacturing thermal ink jet printheads which enable removal of air fiom within a thermal ink jet printhead during the filling of the cartridge. The methods are: (1) evacuate through the fiont face and subsequently fill with ink, and (2) evacuate the entire unit by placing in a vacuum chamber and then fill with ink.