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REVERSE SINGLE BLADE HYBRID CLEANER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027411D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 103K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is a Reverse Single Blade Hybrid (RSBH) cleaner apparatus having a Single Blade Hybrid (SBH) cleaner wherein the order of the cleaning brush and blade is reversed in configuration. An advantage of this approach is that it allows for a long life for the blade/brush combination. The primary function of the brush is to clean toner streaks left by the blade when localized blade edge defects occur. This allows a blade to run long after the first streak develops.