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Contamination Traps for Belt Type Systems

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048309D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-08

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Wilson, CC [+details]

Abstract

Particles between the inner surface of a closed-loop belt and the belt supporting capstan surfaces are removed by grooves in the belt path on its interior side. Contamination removal is augmented by the inclusion of a magnet in the interior of the groove. The arrangement is particularly useful for copier/duplicators employing belt-type photoconductors to remove contamination and magnetic particles from under the belt.