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Air Supply for Aspirated Ink Jet Printers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052738D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Hendriks, F Kruspe, HR Sturm, GV Twardeck, TG [+details]

Abstract

Described is a small, self-contained air supply system suitable for aspirated ink jet printers. The system comprises a blower, compliant plenum, flow sensor and smoothing screens, is designed to supply a regulated source of air at a predetermined flow rate and at a predetermined pressure. Volumetric regulation from a nominal flow rate may be easily supplied by way of digital control.