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Sublimation Print Sheet Production

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036769D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Eardley, RA Keenan, BJ Mills, HT Lawson, IA [+details]

Abstract

A Sheet for thermal printing carrying characters formed with sublimation ink is conventionally manufactured by screen or lithographic printing. An alternative method is disclosed using powder ink with sublimation properties transferred to the sheet by an electrostatic process.