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Prevention of Metal Silicate Deposits with NA5-ATMP

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051788D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Evans, JF [+details]

Abstract

In a jet ink solution, pentasodium aminotri (methylene phosphonic acid) (NA5-ATMP), can be twice as effective as tetrasodium ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid (NA4-EDTA) in the prevention of insoluble metal silicate deposits such as may occur around the nozzle of an ink jet printer.