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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027669D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal


Disclosed is a procedure for generating instant developers for color printing by electrophotographic printing machines. The process uses a developer housing agitation system to provide the necessary energy to obtain favorable developer properties. When a color change is required, a pre-weighed bottle of carrier is dumped into the developer housing and the correct amount of toner is added. Blending is allowed to occur using the machine's developer housing auger.