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IDENTIFICATION OF WASTE TONER RECLAIM SOURCES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027705D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is a means for identifying toner taken from an electrophotographic printer or copier for reclaiming purposes. The means includes marking a toner bottle with detectable marks identlfylng the toner manufacturer or mixture contained therein. The marks actuate an apparatus for stamping reclaim bottles with information about the used toner transferred thereto.