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CARTRIDGE DEPLUGGER Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027485D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal


A process for removing the plastic plug used to cap a toner cartridge is proposed. The process requires a special tool. As shown in the accompanying figure, a plug removing tool 10 comprises a T-handle 16 having a self-tapping screw 20 and pry bar 22 mounted thereto. A retaining clip 18 holds tool 10 together. To remove cap 14 from a toner