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CLEANER BLADE TIP STABILIZER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027432D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Proposed is a tip stabilizer for cleaner blades used in electrophotographic printing machines. The tip stabilizer ensures that an adequate force is uniformly applied to the cleaning blade tip and prevents blade set or planing. As shown in the accompanying figure, cleaner blade 10 includes a blade holder 12 having a blade 14 attached thereto. A stabilizer 16 is also attached to the holder 12. The stabilizer 16 consists of a thin steel