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Ink Balance Control for an Ink Jet Printer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036256D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Pimbley, WT Schaffer, RR [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for controlling the physical properties of the ink in a pressure ink jet printer. This method controls the metering of a make-up fluid into the ink reservoir system of an ink jet printer so as to maintain the volume fraction of nonvolatiles in the ink.