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Bead and Debris Control by Open Mesh Screen

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054568D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Fortin, JK [+details]

Abstract

A Present Problem associated with belt-type electrophotographic machines is that carrier beads from the developer and general debris become trapped between the photoconductor and rollers, platen, etc. The contaminants cause stress concentrations at that point, thus damaging the photoconductor.