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INK REFILL MAINTENANCE SUBSYSTEM CAP

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027514D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Proposed is an ink refill system for scanning or indexing printheads in thermal ink jet printers. Ink from a static reservoir f a a printhead mounted manifold at a maintenance cap station. Figure 1 schematically illustrates the layout for a single printhead. Color printing duplicates Figure 1 for each color printed.