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LOW COST BLADE CLEANING WASTE SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027433D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Proposed is a replaceable waste toner bottle that mounts directly under a cleaner assembly employed in an electrophotographic printing machine. Typically, waste toner is stored in two different ways for current low and mid-volume products. For low volume blade cleaner applications having a Customer Replaceable unit (CRU), toner is frequently stored in a cleaner sump that is part of the CRU. When the CRU is replaced, a new and empty sump is provided. In mid-volume blade cleaner applications, toner is transported by an