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Incremental printing of symbolic information June invention type 06/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 06/28/2012 > 50 patent applications in 31 patent subcategories. invention type
20120162295 - Liquid ejection apparatus and storage medium storing program: A liquid ejection apparatus including: a liquid-ejection head for ejecting image recording liquid; a sealing mechanism for sealing an ejection space; a humid-air supply mechanism storing humidification liquid; and a liquid-discharge portion for discharging the image recording liquid, wherein a controller controls the humid-air supply mechanism to supply an air... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162296 - Recording apparatus: A recording apparatus includes a carriage carrying a recording head and being movably supported, the recording head being configured to eject liquid onto a recording medium, a plurality of driven units to be driven by a drive source that generates a driving force, a transmission-switching mechanism configured to switch between... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162297 - Two pass print mode method and apparatus for limiting wind-related print defects: A two pass print mode method and apparatus limits wind-related print defects produced during printing, utilizing a reciprocating carrier of a printer carrying a printhead having an array of columns of actuator-fired fluid-jetting nozzles along a bi-directional scanning path. Due to instructions from a controller, printing proceeds along an initial... Agent:
20120162298 - Multiple iteration substrate printing: A system and a method for printing a desired pattern on a substrate, the method may include: receiving or generating printing instructions for printing multiple patterns during multiple printing iterations, wherein at least two different printing iterations are expected to be executed by different sets of nozzles of an array... Agent: Camtek Ltd.
20120162299 - Control system to minimize inadvertent ink jetting: A printer includes a web transport that is configured to transport a web of media along a transport path through the printer. Printheads in the printer are associated with web detectors that detect the presence or absence of the web opposite the printheads. A controller in the printer is operatively... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120162301 - Image recording apparatus and tray: An image recording apparatus includes a tray including a loading portion for holding a recording medium. The tray has first and second openings. A recording portion is positioned in spaced relation to a platen supporting member having a platen and defining a transportation path therebetween. A transportation portion transports the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162302 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording device includes a tray receives a recording medium. A tray guide is movable between a first position and a second position. A first sensor outputs a first signal indicative of the position of the tray guide. A recording portion records an image on the recording medium. A... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162300 - Method of dealing with curl, droplet ejecting apparatus, and storage medium for computer-readably storing program for dealing with curl: A method of reducing a curl of a recording medium caused by ejection of a liquid by a droplet ejecting apparatus to the medium including steps of calculating an ejected-liquid amount ejected onto an evaluation region defined on the medium and an ejected-liquid associated quantity which is an ejected-liquid-droplet number... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162303 - Recording apparatus: A recording apparatus includes: a recording head that ejects liquid onto a recording medium; a transporting device that transports the recording medium along a supporting surface; and a preheating device that preheats the recording medium to the upstream side of the recording head in a transporting direction of the recording... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120162304 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An apparatus and method which can suppress the occurrence of set off when recording media are stacked on a discharge unit. Ink droplets are ejected to a sheet by inkjet heads in a drawing section, and an image is fixed to the sheet by heating in a fixing section. After... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120162308 - Ink composition, inkjet recording method, and printed material: An ink composition is provided that includes (Component A) at least one compound selected from the group consisting of bis(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phenylphosphine oxide and 2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyldiphenylphosphine oxide, (Component B) at least one compound selected from the group consisting of 2-methyl-1-(4-methylthiophenyl)-2-morpholinopropan-1-one, 2-(dimethylamino)-2-[(4-methylphenyl)methyl]-1-[4-(4-morpholinyl)phenyl]-1-butanone, and 2-benzyl-2-dimethylamino-1-(4-morpholinophenyl)-1-butanone, (Component C) a thioxanthone compound, (Component D) a polymerization inhibitor,... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120162306 - Phase change magnetic ink and process for preparing same: An in situ process for preparing a phase change magnetic ink including combining a phase change ink composition with a reducing agent; wherein the phase change ink composition comprises a carrier, an optional colorant, and an optional dispersant, and wherein the reducing agent has at least one alcohol functionality; heating... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120162307 - Pigment ink, ink jet recording apparatus, and ink jet recording method: A pigment ink includes an acetylene glycol or 2-ethyl-1,3-hexanediol, and an unsaturated fatty acid, an amino acid, an alkali metal hydroxide and an amine.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120162305 - Print head for use in fused deposition modeling system: A print head for use in a fused deposition modeling system, the print head includes a cartridge assembly and a liquefier pump assembly retained by the cartridge assembly.... Agent: Stratasys, Inc.
20120162309 - Particle removal device for ink jet printer: A particle removal device for an ink jet printer is discussed. The particle removal device includes a first separator comprising an arrangement of obstacles including at least two rows of obstacles that extend laterally with respect to a flow path of ink in the first separator. The rows of obstacles... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20120162310 - Liquid ejecting apparatus: When an ink film between an outer cap and a nozzle face is broken, an ink film formed between an inner cap and the nozzle face is not broken for the following reason. That is, when the ink film between the outer cap and the nozzle face is broken, a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120162311 - Liquid ejection apparatus: A liquid ejection apparatus including: a liquid ejection head that ejects ink through liquid ejection openings in a liquid ejection surface of the head, a cap device that establishes a sealing state, such that an ejection space opposed to the liquid ejection surface is sealed from an exterior space by... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162312 - Coating for an ink jet printhead front face: A coating for an ink jet printhead front face, wherein the coating comprises a low adhesion coating, wherein when the low adhesion coating is disposed on an ink jet printhead front face surface, jetted drops of ultra-violet gel ink or jetted drops of solid ink exhibit a low sliding angle... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120162313 - Recording apparatus and conveyance member used therefor: A recording apparatus including: a recording portion configured to record an image on a recording medium; an annular conveyance member having a face opposed to the recording portion, the face being capable of moving in a circumferential direction of the annular conveyance member while supporting the recording medium to convey... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162315 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus is disclosed, including a carriage which moves and scans, the carriage being provided with a recording head which ejects liquid droplets; and a sheet-shaped receiving face member which forms a receiving face which receives non-contributing liquid droplets which do not contribute to image forming, the non-contributing... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120162314 - Print head assembly for use in fused deposition modeling system: A print head assembly that includes a print head carriage and multiple, replaceable print heads that are configured to be removably retained in receptacles of the print head carriage.... Agent: Stratasys, Inc.
20120162316 - Nozzle layout for fluid droplet ejecting: A fluid ejection apparatus includes a printhead having a substrate. The substrate includes a nozzle face having a width direction and a length direction. The nozzle face includes a set of four columns of nozzles oriented in a column direction substantially along the width direction of the nozzle face, and... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120162317 - Printing element substrate, printhead, and printhead manufacturing method: A printhead manufacturing method comprises preparing a printing element substrate including a receiver including a first terminal and second terminal, a first input pad connected to the first terminal, a second input pad connected to the second terminal, and a plurality of selection pads connected to the second terminal via... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162318 - Liquid discharge head: A liquid discharge head includes first and second element substrates including: a discharge port array; energy generating elements; and electric contacts electrically connected to the energy generating elements and including first and second electric contacts disposed linearly along one end and the other end. The first and second element substrates... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162320 - Piezoelectric element, liquid ejecting head, and liquid ejecting apparatus: A piezoelectric element comprises a piezoelectric layer and an electrode provided to the piezoelectric layer. The piezoelectric layer is made of complex oxide having a Perovskite-type structure containing bismuth and iron, and the complex oxide includes at least one kind of a first doping element selected from the group consisting... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120162321 - Piezoelectric element, liquid ejecting head, liquid ejecting apparatus: A piezoelectric element comprises a piezoelectric layer and an electrode provided to the piezoelectric layer. The piezoelectric layer has a Perovskite-type structure containing bismuth and iron, and includes nitrogen in an oxygen site of the Perovskite-type structure.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120162322 - Liquid supplying mechanism and liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid supplying mechanism includes a flow channel forming member that has a base having a plate-like shape on which an upstream portion of a plurality of liquid supplying flow channels are formed so as to supply ink to each of a plurality of liquid ejection heads that are assembled... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120162323 - Automatic vacuum ink container and its ink supply device and vacuum piston device: An automatic vacuum ink container and its ink supply valve device and vacuum piston device. The ink container comprises a container cylinder, an ink supply valve mounted at one end of the container cylinder for opening and closing the passage of the ink, and a vacuum piston, mounted at the... Agent: North America Wales Group International Ltd.
20120162324 - Combination ink status and key arrangement for ink supply: A removable ink supply comprises an ink container including a coupler configured to removably engage a receiver of an ink supply station of an image forming apparatus. The coupler includes an end portion including an array of key holes with each key hole configured to removably receive a respective one... Agent:
20120162327 - Ink cartridge: An ink cartridge includes an ink bag that is configured to store ink inside, a spout that is provided on the ink bag and includes a hollow portion that leads from a first opening to a second opening, and a case that houses the ink bag, an end portion of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162328 - Ink cartridge: An ink cartridge includes an ink bag that is configured to store ink inside, a spout that is provided on the ink bag and that includes a hollow portion that leads from a first opening to a second opening, and a case that houses the ink bag, an end portion... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162329 - Ink cartridge: An ink cartridge includes an ink bag that is configured to store ink inside, a spout that is provided on the ink bag and that includes a hollow portion that leads from a first opening to a second opening, and a case that houses the ink bag, an end portion... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162326 - Ink cartridge and ink bag unit: An ink cartridge includes an ink bag that is configured to store ink inside, a spout that is provided on the ink bag and that includes a hollow portion leading from a first opening to a second opening, and a case that houses the ink bag and that includes an... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162325 - Ink cartridge and ink supply device: An ink cartridge includes a case, an ink supply opening, and a light transmissive member positioned in the case and facing the ink supply opening. The light transmissive member is configured to allow light entering via the ink supply opening to pass therethrough. The light transmissive member includes a reflective... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162330 - Phase change magnetic ink and process for preparing same: An in situ process for preparing a phase change magnetic ink including heating a phase change ink composition to a first temperature sufficient to provide a melt composition; wherein the phase change ink composition comprises a carrier, an optional colorant, and an optional dispersant; placing the melt composition under inert... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120162331 - Liquid circulating apparatus, computer-readable medium, and liquid discharging apparatus: A liquid circulating apparatus includes a liquid discharging unit for having a nozzle, a supply path, a recovery path, first and second pressure adjusting units, an opening/closing valve and a circulation controlling unit. The circulation controlling unit controls the first and second pressure adjusting units and the opening/closing valve to... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20120162332 - Sublimation inks for thermal inkjet printers using thermally stable dye particles: Thermal inkjet printer sublimation inks are provided having high melting point suspended particles such that the ink does not clog thermal ink jet print heads. Low-cost thermal ink jet printers are used to create thermal transfer images from the inks which are used in conventional thermal transfer processes. An ink... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited
20120162333 - Infrared-absorbing radiation-curable inks: Disclosed is an ink composition comprising: (a) a phase change ink carrier which comprises at least one curable monomer, oligomer, or prepolymer; (b) an initiator; (c) an infrared-absorbing taggant; and (d) an optional colorant, the ink being curable upon exposure to radiation, the ink absorbing radiation in the infrared region.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120162337 - Method and composition for ink jet printing on a nonabsorbent substrate: Ink jet printing on a non-absorbent substrate involves a wet primer having a primer viscosity. The wet primer is applied on the non-absorbent substrate. An ink jet ink having an ink jet viscosity lower than the primer viscosity is jetted over the wet primer while the primer is still wet.... Agent:
20120162334 - Recording apparatus: A recording medium includes: a recording head ejecting fluid onto a recording medium; a transporting device transporting the recording medium along a supporting surface; and a heating device heating the recording medium on the supporting surface, in which a control device that protrudes the supporting surface upward toward the center... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120162335 - Recording apparatus: A recording apparatus includes: a recording head that ejects fluid onto a recording medium; a supporting member that supports the recording medium; and a heating device that heats the supporting member, in which a supporting surface that supports the recording medium in the supporting member has a surface treatment layer... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120162336 - Recording apparatus: A recording apparatus including a conveyor which conveys a recording medium in a conveyance direction; a recording head which ejects recording liquid curable by irradiation of ultraviolet light; a plurality of pretreatment heads which ejects pretreatment liquid curable by irradiation of ultraviolet light, the pretreatment heads including a downstream pretreatment... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162338 - Recording devices: A recording device includes a feed tray for storing sheets, a first conveying path, an arm having one end attached to a pivot, and a roller attached to the other end of the arm. The roller feeds the sheet to the first conveying path. A recording unit is positioned in... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162339 - Ink medium holding member and printer: An ink medium holding member includes a holding unit and an indicating unit. The holding unit is configured to hold an elongated ink medium for supplying a temperature-sensitive ink whose color changes depending on temperature. The indicating unit is configured to indicate a changed color that the temperature-sensitive ink which... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162340 - Image forming apparatus: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including a laser unit that has a function to emit a laser light to heat a thermal rewritable recording medium to write a drawing on the thermal rewritable recording medium and to erase a drawing written on the thermal rewritable recording medium by heating... Agent:
20120162341 - Thermal marking system: One or more arrays of heating elements are configured with insulating regions to prevent the dissipation of heat to unintended regions of a thermochromic substrate. Methods include printing and arranging impressions on a two-sided substrate avoiding bleeding and other problems more-commonly associated with traditional two-sided thermal printing techniques. A simple... Agent:
20120162342 - Printer: A printer comprises a conveying unit configured to convey a medium. The printer includes an image forming unit provided in a conveyance path of the medium, the image forming unit being configured to form an image with a temperature-sensitive ink, whose color is changed depending on a temperature, on the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162343 - Image forming apparatus: A light receiving sensor receives laser light scanned by a light deflector and generates a detection signal. A pseudo-signal generating section generates a pseudo signal having a cycle that has the same length as a generation cycle of the detection signal. A lighting control section controls lighting start timing at... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120162344 - System and method for forming an image on a substrate: A scanning laser having a wavelength compatible with a coating binder so as to cure it as the laser scans and irradiates the coating on a moving web. A system and method for curing flakes by providing a scanning laser which scans across a moving coated substrate in a magnetic... Agent:06/21/2012 > 38 patent applications in 24 patent subcategories. invention type
20120154470 - Image forming apparatus, control method thereof, and computer readable information recording medium: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming part configured to form images on both sides of a recording medium based on image data using developers; a storing part configured to store developer using amount information for obtaining using amounts of the developers not causing bleed-through of the developers when... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120154468 - Inkjet printing device and inkjet printing method: An inkjet printing device having a print head that ejects a plurality of types of inks has: an ejection unit configured to, on the basis of ejection data that scans the print head a plurality of times to eject the inks from the print head to a predetermined area of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120154469 - Inkjet recording apparatus and inkjet recording method: An inkjet recording apparatus recording image data by causing a recording head to scan in the going-and-returning directions of a certain direction includes a record unit that finishes recording with a first scan involving a discharge of ink and a second scan involving the ink discharge in the returning direction,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120154471 - Alternate imaging order for improved duplex throughput in a continuous print transfer printer: A method/printer prints images on an “A” side of a first sheet of media and on an “A” side of a second sheet of media in a single full transfer rotation of a drum. The method then prints images on the B side of the first sheet and on an... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120154472 - Inkjet printing apparatus and ink discharge control method: In an inkjet printing apparatus, a printing medium is conveyed in a conveying direction by causing the printing medium to adsorb to the surface of the endless belt by electrostatic force. When print, the surface potential of the printing medium directly below the printing head is acquired. The discharge speed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120154473 - Inkjet printer with controlled oxygen levels: An in-line printing apparatus with an inerting station that delivers an atmosphere having an optimal composition to inert a layer of ink such that LED radiation adequately cures the ink. A process for configuring a printing environment for delivering an atmosphere having an optimal composition to inert a layer of... Agent:
20120154474 - Liquid ejection apparatus and storage medium storing program: A liquid ejection apparatus including: a liquid-ejection head having ejection openings to eject liquid to record an image on a recording medium; a sealing mechanism configured to selectively establish a sealed state and an unsealed state; a humid-air supply mechanism which supplies a humid air into the ejection space; and... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120154475 - Printing apparatus and temperature detection method: This invention relates to precisely obtaining a head temperature free from influence of a signal transferred to a printhead, without slowing down the printing speed. In a printing apparatus which includes a printhead including a plurality of printing elements and a temperature sensor, and divides the plurality of printing elements... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120154476 - Suction-based recovery control method and ink jet printing apparatus: The amount of ink wastage is reduced, even in a case wherein a predetermined amount of air bubbles has grown in a print head at a specific internal temperature and the growth has been settled, and thereafter the temperature in the print head is increased. A suction-based recovery control method,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120154477 - Defective recording element detecting apparatus, defective recording element detecting method, and image forming apparatus: A defective recording element detecting apparatus includes: an image signal acquiring device which acquires read image signals obtained by reading, a linear test pattern recorded by an image recording apparatus having: a recording head and a medium conveying device which causes relative movement between a recording medium and the recording... Agent:
20120154478 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus is an apparatus that performs color printing using an inkjet system, and includes a scanning mechanism by which a printing medium is moved in a scanning direction, and an ejection unit that ejects minute ink droplets toward the printing medium that is being conveyed by the scanning... Agent:
20120154481 - Ink jet ink, ink cartridge, and ink jet recording method: An ink jet ink includes a pigment and a polyurethane polymer having units derived from a polyisocyanate, a polyol, and a diol having an acid group, and in the ink jet ink described above, an acid value of the polyurethane polymer is 20 mgKOH/g or more and 100 mgKOH/g or... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120154480 - Oil-based ink jet inks: The present disclosure is drawn to an oil-based ink jet ink comprising a non-aqueous, oil-based liquid vehicle having a conductivity of less than less than 50 pS/cm; from 3 wt % to 12 wt % of a pigment; from 0.5 wt % to 6 wt % of a dispersant; and... Agent:
20120154479 - Solid inks containing ketone waxes and branched amides: A solid ink includes an ink vehicle that is solid at room temperature, including a ketone wax and at least one resin selected from a branched amide resin, a branched urea resin, and a branched urethane resin, a colorant, and optional additives.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120154482 - Print head maintenance manifold system: A print head maintenance manifold assembly is disclosed. The maintenance manifold assembly includes a multitude of hoses and a manifold coupled to the hoses via fittings. The manifold includes a first set of fittings and small diameter hoses coupled to print heads at a first section of the manifold and... Agent:
20120154483 - Liquid droplet ejection head, image forming apparatus including same, and method for cleaning same: A liquid droplet ejection head including a common liquid chamber, multiple individual liquid chambers communicating with the common liquid chamber, to which a liquid is supplied via the common liquid chamber, a nozzle plate containing multiple nozzles communicating with the multiple individual liquid chambers to eject the liquid, a filter... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120154484 - Capping device and liquid ejecting apparatus: There is provided a capping device having a bottomed box-shaped cap having an opening at one of ends of short side walls and long side walls formed in a ring shape and a bottom portion on the other side, the bottom portion is formed with a waste liquid disposal port... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120154485 - Recording apparatus and controller used in recording apparatus: A recording apparatus comprises a conveyor, a head including an ejection surface, a UV irradiator positioned downstream of the head in a conveyance direction, a wiper, a first shading member, and first and second controllers. The first shading member is movable in a cross direction crossing the ejection surface, and... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120154486 - Micro-fluid ejection head: A micro-fluid ejection head for a printer is disclosed. The micro-fluid ejection head comprises a plurality of printhead modules. Each of the plurality of printhead modules comprises an ejection chip for ejecting fluid. The micro-fluid ejection head further comprises a support frame to mount the plurality of printhead modules for... Agent:
20120154487 - Low adhesion sol gel coatings with high thermal stability for easy clean, self cleaning printhead front face applications: Various embodiments provide oleophobic, low adhesion coatings with high thermal stability and methods of forming and using them in an ink jet printhead, wherein the oleophobic, low adhesion coatings can include a sol-gel cross-linked coating by a self-condensation process of at least a silane-functionalized perfluoropolyether based polymer precursor.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120154488 - Piezoelectric actuator device and printer: There is provided a piezoelectric actuator device including a piezoelectric actuator which includes a plurality of piezoelectric elements, each of which has a piezoelectric layer sandwiched between two types of electrodes; and a plurality of driver ICs which drive the piezoelectric elements, wherein a part of the piezoelectric elements are... Agent:
20120154489 - Head unit, printing device, and printing method: To carry out temperature control of ink in an appropriate manner, the invention includes a head having nozzles; driving elements for carrying out an operation to eject ink from the nozzles on the basis of a drive signal; transistors for generating the drive signal, the transistors emitting heat when the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120154490 - Injection head manufacturing method and injection head: A flow path regulating member for regulating an ink flow path leading into the channels is formed on the rear side of the head chip by exposure and development through lamination of the photo masks having an opening of a predetermined pattern, after a photosensitive resin film has been bonded... Agent: Konica Minolta Ij Technologies, Inc.
20120154491 - Biased wall ink tank with capillary breather: An ink tank including a reservoir for holding ink, the reservoir including a flexible wall for adjusting an internal volume of the reservoir; a biasing element for applying a force to the flexible wall that tends to increase the internal volume of the reservoir; an ink supply port for delivering... Agent:
20120154492 - Inkjet recording ink and ink cartridge: An inkjet recording ink including a pigment dispersion liquid containing at least a first carbon black and a dispersant, a second carbon black, a penetrant, a wetting agent and water, wherein the first carbon black has an average particle diameter D50 of 70 nm to 180 nm as measured by... Agent:
20120154493 - Method and system for delivering solid-ink pellets: The present disclosure provides apparatus and method for maintaining the flowability of solid-ink pellets in a system for delivering the pellets to an image-forming device. The apparatus includes a container storing the solid-ink pellets, and an extraction assembly for extracting the solid-ink pellets. The extraction assembly includes a tubular housing,... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120154494 - Conductor pattern printing ink: There is provided an ink for printing a conductor pattern on a substrate, including platinum particles, wherein 70% or more of the platinum particles have a particle size of 0.05 to 0.5 μm. Even when the viscosity of the printing ink is controlled to a relatively low level for use... Agent: Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd
20120154497 - Coating apparatus and image forming apparatus: A coating apparatus includes a movable body, a particle feeding portion, a liquid feeding portion, a stimulus giving portion, and a nip portion. The movable body includes a circumferential face capable of rotating. The particle feeding portion feeds solid particles transparent to visible light to the circumferential face of the... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20120154499 - Conductor forming method: There is provided a method for forming a conductor, including a first printing step of printing a contour part of the conductor with a first printing ink, a drying step of drying the printed contour part, and a second printing step of printing a remaining part of the conductor with... Agent: Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.
20120154496 - Curable solid inks for raised print applications and methods for using the same: Curable solid inks and low shrinkage curable solid inks which are solid at room temperature and molten at an elevated temperature at which the molten ink is applied to a substrate. In particular, the solid inks of the present embodiments retain the advantages of handling, safety, and print quality usually... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120154498 - Image formation device and image formation method: An image formation device includes an inkjet head that ejects ink onto a sheet, IR heaters that dry the ink ejected on the sheet, and warm air heaters between the IR heaters. At the IR heaters, a peak wavelength of infrared rays is set to be less than or equal... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120154495 - Oxygen inhibition for print-head reliability: Systems and methods of applying a gaseous inhibitor into a printing region to hinder the curing process of ink on the print heads caused by the presence of stray light in the printing environment.... Agent:
20120154500 - Image recording apparatus: A plurality of through holes are provided between upstream ejection ports and downstream ejection ports. Thereby, when a rear end portion and therearound of a paper sheet is opposed to the downstream ejection ports, gas sucked to suction holes exposed at an upstream side of the paper sheet can be... Agent: Dainippon Screen Mfg Co., Ltd.
20120154501 - Tape printing apparatus: A printing apparatus that receives a supply of an image receiving medium and includes a platen arranged to feed the image receiving medium selectively in one of a forward and reverse direction. A print head arranged to print an image on the image receiving medium while the medium is fed... Agent: Dymo
20120154502 - Recording medium for inkjet printing: An inkjet recording medium and a coating composition for forming an inkjet recording medium. In accordance with one aspect of the present invention, an inkjet recording medium is disclosed comprising an inkjet-receptive coating on a paper substrate. The inkjet-receptive coating contains a synergistic combination of pigments, binder and a multivalent... Agent:
20120154503 - Method of fabricating a card with piezo-powered indicator by printed electronics processes: An interactive card or the like employs a piezoelectric charge generator (piezo-strip) for temporarily driving an indicator. The piezo-strip may be displaced (bent) in order to generate charge to drive the indicator. Printed electronic processes are utilized to produce the indicator and/or the piezoelectric charge generator The need for a... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20120154504 - Thermal printer head and manufacturing method thereof: A thermal printer head that is highly efficient to manufacture is provided, which includes: a first substrate (11), including a first main surface (110), a first inclined surface (111) that is inclined relative to the first main surface (110), and a second inclined surface (112) that is inclined relative to... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.
20120154505 - Thermal printer and overcoat printing method: A thermal printer which transfers ink to a printing medium to print an image, comprises a transfer unit configured to transfer dye ink to the printing medium to print an image, and transfer an overcoat onto the entire image to protect the image; and a control unit configured to control... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha06/14/2012 > 50 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories. invention type
20120147071 - Modular printing apparatus with a removable, box-shaped module: A modular printing apparatus has a printing device with a movable print carriage with at least one inkjet print head, a control unit, a locking mechanism, a mechanical connection element that is integrally molded on a housing wall of a box-shaped module. In an operating mode, the box-shaped module is... Agent:
20120147072 - Method of printing marks on an optical article: A method of printing comprising, placing a plurality of optically detectable marks on an optical article using a ink-jet printing method, wherein a mark of the plurality of marks has a thickness of less than or equal to about 1 micrometer, and wherein the plurality of optically detectable marks have... Agent: Nbcuniversal Media, LLC
20120147073 - Method for printing in a printer having an inoperable ink reservoir: A method for operating a printer includes supplying liquid ink from two ink reservoirs to a printhead to enable the printhead to eject ink drops onto an image receiving substrate. A substrate transport moves the substrate past the printhead at a first speed. In response to detecting an interruption in... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120147074 - Droplet discharge device and droplet discharge method: A printer comprises: a vacuum table for supporting a jig which holds a medium; a printer head for discharging droplets; and a relative movement means for moving the printer head relative to the medium; a registration mark detection unit and barcode detection unit for acquiring holding platform information and support... Agent: Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
20120147075 - Liquid ejection apparatus, drive circuit thereof, and drive method thereof: According to one embodiment, a direct current voltage which has positive and negative potentials relative to a ground potential interposed therebetween is used as a drive voltage for electric charging/discharging to/from an actuator.... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20120147076 - Liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a liquid ejecting head unit including a plurality of liquid ejecting heads in a parallel arrangement. Each liquid ejecting head ejects a liquid from nozzles formed in a nozzle face toward an ejection target object in accordance with a drive signal from a controller. Each... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147077 - Fluid ejecting apparatus and fluid ejecting method: A fluid ejecting apparatus repeats an ejecting operation which ejects a fluid from nozzles while a first nozzle row and a second nozzle row move in a movement direction with respect to a medium and a relative movement operation in which the first nozzle row, the second nozzle row and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147078 - Image forming apparatus and computer program product: An ink-jet image forming apparatus for scanning a recording medium in a main scanning direction by an ink-jet head, and conveying the recording medium in a sub scanning direction so that a printing area formed at every scan by the recording head overlaps with an adjacent printing area at their... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20120147079 - Image recording device and image recording method: An image recording device includes a first detecting unit, a recording unit, and a control unit. The first detecting unit detects a position of a perforation pre-formed in a recording sheet. The recording unit records an image on the recording sheet based on printing data. The control unit is configured... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120147080 - Inkjet printer: Disclosed is an inkjet printer. The inkjet printer comprises a carriage that has a print head that discharges ink; a carriage-moving mechanism that moves the carriage relatively along the surface to be printed of the printing medium that is supported by a platen; a print heater that heats the platen... Agent: Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
20120147081 - Foreign object detection device, foreign object detection method, droplet discharging device, and droplet discharging method: According to one embodiment, a foreign object detection device includes a signal generator, a transmitter, a receiver, a storage section, and a detection section. A signal generator configured to generate an electrical signal. A transmitter configured to convert the electrical signal from the signal generator and to generate a pressure... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120147082 - Image forming apparatus, method of processing image, and computer-readable recording medium: An image forming apparatus includes a joint head in which a plurality of heads, each having a plurality of nozzles, are arranged in a nozzle arranging direction, and end portions of the heads adjacent to each other overlap, an overlap processing unit that distributes recording dot pattern data used for... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20120147084 - Ink compostion, recording method using the same and recorded material: Disclosed are an ink composition at least containing a porphyrazine compound or a salt thereof and an aromatic compound having a carboxy group and/or a salt thereof, an ink jet recording method using the ink composition and a recorded material recorded by the recording method.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147085 - Ink jet recording method and record: An ink jet recording method includes forming a first image by applying by an ink jet method a glitter ink in which a glitter pigment is dispersed to a first region of a recording medium in which the glitter first image is to be formed, and forming a second image... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147083 - Synthesis method for self-dispersible pigment, self-dispersible pigment, ink jet ink, ink cartridge, and ink jet recording method: Provided is a synthesis method for a self-dispersible pigment, including performing ring-opening addition of a lactone-based compound to an acidic group bonded to a surface of a pigment particle directly or via another atomic group to bond a functional group including an ester group to the surface of the pigment... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120147087 - Thermal ink jet ink composition: A thermal ink jet ink composition includes one or more volatile organic solvents, one or more humectants, one or more binder resins, one or more dyes, and one or both of a surfactant and a plasticizer. The one or more volatile organic solvents are selected from C1-C4 alcohols, C3-C6 ketones,... Agent:
20120147088 - Inkjet device and sealing method for the inkjet device: According to one embodiment, an inkjet device includes: an inkjet head; an armor section configured to surround the periphery of the inkjet head; a first gap formed over the entire periphery in the peripheral direction in a plurality of the armor sections; and a seal body for forming a surface... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20120147089 - Cap device, maintenance device, and liquid ejecting apparatus: In a clutch mechanism 310, in a state where a suction cap 350 reaches a contact position being in contact with a liquid ejecting head, only the rotation of a third gear 300 in one direction is transmitted to a third rotation shaft J3. During at least one of a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147090 - Cap device and liquid ejecting apparatus: A cam roller is engaged with a first engaged surface facing downward in a lifting and lowering direction of a cap and moves so as to follow the rotation trajectory about a shaft in the upward direction approaching a liquid ejecting head and in the downward direction separating from the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147091 - Inkjet head maintenance device: An inkjet head maintenance device includes a power gear and a sliding seat. The sliding seat includes a rack, a first one-way gear and a second one-way gear. The first one-way gear and the second one-way gear are arranged at two ends of the rack, respectively. The power gear is... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.
20120147092 - Print group for an inkjet printing apparatus: In a print group for an inkjet printing apparatus a printing unit is provided comprising a housing with print bars having print heads. A transport unit is provided for a printing substrate. Drive and guidance units are arranged per print bar which move the print bars independently of one another... Agent:
20120147093 - Liquid ejecting head unit, liquid ejecting apparatus, and method of producing liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting head unit includes a liquid ejecting head having a nozzle forming surface provided with nozzle rows consisting of several rows of nozzles for ejecting liquid; and a head fixing member to which the liquid ejecting head is fixed with an intermediate member therebetween. The liquid ejecting head... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147094 - Liquid ejecting head unit and manufacturing method thereof: A sub-carriage includes a first head mounting portion and a second head mounting portion. The second head mounting portion includes at least a portion of constitution members of an adjustment mechanism which adjusts a position of the second head, a first recording head of one side of the same set... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147095 - Ink composition for ultraviolet curable ink jets, ink jet recording apparatus using the same, ink jet recording method using the same, and ink set: (in the formula, ‘R1’ represents a hydrogen atom or methyl group, ‘R2’ represents a divalent organic residue having a carbon number of 2 to 20, and ‘R3’ represents a hydrogen atom or a monovalent organic residue having a carbon number of 1 to 11), and a photopolymerization initiator containing an... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147096 - Inkjet head: An inkjet head includes: an ink ejecting section including an ink chamber to which ink is supplied, a driving element provided in the ink chamber, a nozzle opened to the ink chamber, and a wire connected to the driving element, the ink ejecting section being configured to eject the ink... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20120147101 - Liquid ejecting head, liquid ejecting apparatus, and piezoelectric element: A piezoelectric element comprises a silicon oxide layer, an intermediate layer provided above the silicon oxide layer, a first electrode provided above the intermediate layer, a piezoelectric layer provided above the intermediate layer, and a second electrode provided above the piezoelectric layer. The piezoelectric layer is configured of a complex... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147100 - Liquid ejecting head, liquid ejecting apparatus, piezoelectric element, and piezoelectric ceramic: A liquid ejecting head includes a pressure generating chamber communicating with a nozzle aperture, and a piezoelectric element including a piezoelectric layer and electrodes that apply a voltage to the piezoelectric layer. The piezoelectric layer is made of a complex oxide having a perovskite structure. The piezoelectric layer contains bismuth,... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147097 - Micro-ejector and method of manufacturing the same: There are provided a micro-ejector and a method of manufacturing the same. The micro-ejector includes an upper substrate including an inlet into which a fluid is drawn from the outside and a chamber groove; a lower substrate including a reservoir groove to provide a reservoir storing the fluid drawn through... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20120147098 - Piezoelectric element, liquid ejecting head, and liquid ejecting apparatus: A piezoelectric element has a first electrode containing platinum, a piezoelectric layer formed above the first electrode, and a second electrode formed on the piezoelectric layer. The piezoelectric layer is composed of an oxide containing potassium, sodium, niobium, bismuth, and iron.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147099 - Piezoelectric element, liquid ejecting head, and liquid ejecting apparatus: A piezoelectric element includes a piezoelectric layer, and an electrode provided to the piezoelectric layer. The piezoelectric layer is configured of a complex oxide having a perovskite structure containing potassium, sodium, and bismuth, niobium, iron, and chromium.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147102 - Cartridge and method for manufacturing the same: A cartridge includes: a liquid container adapted to contain a liquid; a filler port provided to fill the liquid into the liquid container; a supply port connected with a liquid supply tube provided in the printing device; a connection port provided to communicate with the liquid container; a liquid detection... Agent:
20120147104 - Cartridge for inkjet printer: A cartridge for inkjet printer includes housing and an ink storage tank defined inside the housing. An ink outlet is defined in the bottom portion of the housing, while an air inlet and ink inlet are formed on the top portion of the housing. All of the ink outlet, air... Agent:
20120147103 - Ultraviolet crosslinking inkjet ink, ink cartridge containing same, and image forming method and apparatus using same: An ultraviolet crosslinking inkjet ink including a radically polymerizable monomer including a methacrylate and no acrylate; and a photoradical generator. An ink cartridge including the ultraviolet crosslinking inkjet ink and a container containing the ultraviolet crosslinking inkjet ink therein. An image forming method including ejecting droplets of the ultraviolet crosslinking... Agent:
20120147105 - Inductive heater for a solid ink reservoir: A container for storing phase-change ink includes a housing that is comprised primarily of a thermally insulating material and an inductive heater element positioned within the housing. The inductive heater element is formed in a manner that increases the surface area of the heater and enables frozen ink in the... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120147106 - Ink-jet printing method: The present invention relates to  an ink-jet printing method including the steps of applying an ink (A) having a static surface tension of from 23 to 70 mN/m and containing a poly(N-acylalkylene imine)-modified silicone and a cationic polymer onto a recording medium, and then applying by ink-jet printing, a... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120147107 - Nail print apparatus: Disclosed is a nail print apparatus including: a nail print apparatus including: a print finger inserting section to insert a finger with a nail to be printed as a print finger; a non-print finger inserting section to insert a finger on which printing is not performed as a non-print finger;... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120147110 - Ink jet recording medium with lenticular lenses: Disclosed is a recording medium with a lenticular lens for ink jet recording. The recording medium includes: a lenticular lens layer having a convex part surface, on which a plurality of semicylindrical or arcuate and elongated convexes are arranged in parallel, and a backside surface; and an ink absorptive layer... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120147108 - Ink-jet ink printing system and method: An ink-jet ink printing method and associated system can comprise a printer including an ink-jet ink. The ink comprises an aqueous liquid vehicle, 1 wt % to 5 wt % pigment, 1 wt % to 5 wt % acrylic polymer particles, 0.3 wt % to 3 wt % urethane polymer... Agent:
20120147109 - Inkjet printer and inkjet printing method: Disclosed is a printing method whereby a glossy image free of running can be printed by an inkjet printer. An inkjet head (14) is caused to scan in the Y direction to print outline portions (32 and 33) on a medium (31). Next, immediately after the printing of the outline... Agent: Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
20120147111 - Pressure and transfix rollers for a solid ink jet printing apparatus: A printing machine for transferring a phase change ink onto a print medium includes a component for applying a phase change ink in an image, an imaging member for accepting the image and transferring the image from the imaging member to the print medium and a pressure member positioned in... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120147112 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus including an image forming device to form an ink image on a recording sheet, a discharger to discharge the sheet bearing the ink image in a face-down manner, and a stacker to stack the discharged sheet thereon. The stacker includes a first surface to deform a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120147113 - Nail print apparatus: Disclosed is a nail print apparatus including a printing finger fixation section which fixes a printing finger and a printing section, and the printing finger fixation section includes at least on finger insertion member which is provided so as to slide along a finger inserting direction according to a length... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120147115 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus including; an exposure section provided with, a light emitting element, a polygon mirror to receive light beams from the light emitting element, and to expose an image carrier using light beam via the polygon minor based on image data; an image processing section to adjust image... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120147114 - Light emission control device, light emission control method, and image forming apparatus: A light emission control device images an electrostatic latent image on a photosensitive element by a plurality of light emitting elements corresponding to a line in a second direction perpendicular to a first direction which is a rotational direction the photosensitive element. The light emission control device includes: a detecting... Agent:
20120147116 - Light source control circuit, image forming apparatus, and method of controlling the light source control circuit: An optical writing device forms an electrostatic latent image on a photosensitive element by a connected light source controlled by a light source control circuit that includes: a pixel data output unit; a pixel data correcting unit that corrects a skew between main scanning line of electrostatic latent image and... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20120147117 - Detecting print line loss: Printers and methods of printer operation are disclosed for detecting print line loss. Embodiments include at least one stable frame element and a print head that is moveable with respect to the stable frame element; and at least two optical elements mounted on one or more of the stable frame... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120147118 - Thermal print head: A thermal print head includes a substrate, an electrode layer supported on the substrate and provided with a plurality of mutually spaced-apart portions, a resistor layer provided with a plurality of heating portions arranged along a primary scanning direction, the heating portions lying across the spaced-apart portions, and a protective... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.
20120147119 - Color image forming apparatus: A controller which causes a light emitting element to continuously perform minute emission for a plurality of dots in a level in which toner is not attached to a non-image section on an image bearing member is provided. The controller controls a first driving current for an image section and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120147120 - Laser-markable compositions: A laser-markable composition comprises a pigment, a solvent and a conductive polymer that absorbs IR radiation. This can be used to mark a substrate, using a low-energy laser.... Agent:06/07/2012 > 36 patent applications in 25 patent subcategories. invention type
20120139979 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a head tank, a main tank, a pump, and a first control unit, so that when pressure in the head tank is not restored to a predetermined pressure while liquid is supplied from the main tank to the head tank, it is determined that the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120139980 - Printing device and printing method: To suppress nozzle clogging without reducing printing speed, a printing device of the invention includes a plurality of nozzles for discharging ink while moving in a movement direction; a conveying unit for conveying a medium in a conveying direction; and a controller for repeating a dot-forming action for discharging ink... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120139981 - Thermal inkjet printhead and method: Methods of controllably ejecting liquid from a thermal inkjet printhead. A first pulse set sufficient to form a bubble to eject a drop of a liquid having a polymer phase dispersed in a colloidal suspension is applied to a firing resistor. The first pulse set forms a polymer residue on... Agent:
20120139982 - Image forming apparatus and defective nozzle detecting method: An image forming apparatus that forms an image on a recording sheet by discharging ink droplets from nozzles provided in a print head on the recording sheet includes: a light emitting unit that generates detection light intersecting a discharge path of the ink droplets; a discharge signal output unit that... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20120139983 - Liquid ejecting apparatus, computer system, and liquid ejection method: A liquid ejecting apparatus and method creates no blank space on a medium. Such apparatus has: a movable ejection head for ejecting a liquid; a feed mechanism for feeding a medium; and detecting means for detecting a position of an edge of the medium; wherein the apparatus repeats an operation... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120139984 - System and method for inkjet printing with a differential halftoned protective overcoat with gloss compensation: A method for operating an inkjet imaging system includes generating a coverage area map that identifies areas of an image that have different coverage area densities. Color inkjet ejectors form an image on an image receiving member, and clear inkjet ejectors eject halftone patterns on the image receiving member and... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120139988 - Image forming apparatus and control method of the image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming section configured to form an image on a recording medium; a paper discharge path through which the recording medium subjected to the image formation by the image forming section is conveyed; plural paper discharge sections provided in the paper discharge path and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120139987 - Image forming apparatus including sheet cutting device: An image forming apparatus includes a sheet feed device to feed a sheet along a sheet feed path, a sheet cutting device including a cutter and a cutter holder to cut the sheet to a desired length, a controller to control the sheet feed device and the cutter holder. The... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120139986 - Method for determining paper type in printers: A method for determining a type of paper and for determining printing parameters based on the type of paper, the method includes the steps of (a) illuminating a paper sequentially with an short wavelength radiation and a long wavelength radiation; detecting a fluorescence signal resulting from the short wavelength radiation... Agent:
20120139985 - Printer for determining paper type using transmittance: A printer that determines paper type includes one or more light sources sequentially outputting a short wavelength radiation and a long wavelength radiation onto a paper that transmits the long wavelength radiation and the short wavelength radiation is absorbed by a fluorescent compound in the paper resulting in the emission... Agent:
20120139989 - Ink jet recording apparatus: An ink jet recording apparatus includes a storage part to store a recording medium, an image forming part that forms an image by ejecting an aqueous ink to the recording medium conveyed from the storage part, a separation part that includes a slit to allow the recording medium to pass... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120139992 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a head tank and a main tank that sends liquid to the head tank. When the remaining ink amount in the main tank is less than or equal to a predetermined amount (near empty), the liquid sending amount to be sent from the main tank... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120139994 - Naphthalocyanine dye and ink containing the same: The present disclosure includes naphthalocyanine dyes or fused naphthalocyanine dyes represented by one of the general structures I to XV; inkjet ink formulations including the naphthalocyanine dyes; and a detection system (300) including the dyes.... Agent:
20120139990 - Print head vacuum relief mechanism: A method is disclosed. The method includes monitoring a sensor for measured vacuum pressure within a print head, determining if the vacuum pressure measured at the sensor is less than a predetermined pressure threshold and indicating that the print head is ready to be decoupled from the maintenance station if... Agent:
20120139991 - Printer for determining paper type using reflection: A printer that determines paper type includes one or more short and long wavelength radiation sources sequentially outputting a short wavelength radiation and a long wavelength radiation onto a paper that reflects the long wavelength radiation and the short wavelength radiation is absorbed by a fluorescent compound in the paper... Agent:
20120139993 - Recording apparatus: A recording apparatus including a recording head that discharges UV ink onto a recording material and an ultraviolet light irradiation unit that irradiates ultraviolet light to the discharged UV ink so as to harden the UV ink; further includes a failure diagnostic unit that diagnoses a failure condition of the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120139995 - Printer fluid change manifold: A system is disclosed. The system includes a print engine having one or more ink jet print heads and ink lines coupled to provide ink to each of the print heads. The system also includes a fluid change manifold coupled to the ink lines to remove fluid from the print... Agent:
20120139996 - Print head: A print head includes a fluid cavity and nozzle in fluid communication with the fluid cavity. A stopper is positioned adjacent the nozzle and adapted to control flow of fluid through the nozzle. An arm supports the stopper and is configured to pivotally move the stopper with respect to the... Agent:
20120139997 - Protective coating for print head feed slots: A method of method of making a corrosion resistant print head die comprises creating a self-ionized plasma (SIP) of a coating material; establishing a bias on a print head die comprising a plurality of feed slots (40), each feed slot (40) comprising side wall surfaces (61); and causing the coating... Agent:
20120139998 - Liquid ejection head and method of producing the same: A liquid ejection head including a flow path forming member which forms an ejection orifice which is opened on a front surface and which ejects a liquid, and a liquid flow path which continues to the ejection orifice; and a substrate including a liquid chamber which is opened on a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120139999 - Liquid ejecting head and liquid ejecting apparatus: l
20120140000 - Ink jet recording head: An ink jet recording head capable of maintaining ink supply capability for a long period of time, including a substrate provided with a plurality of energy generating elements and an ink supply port, and a flow path member which has a plurality of discharge ports, a plurality of ink flow... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120140002 - Droplet discharge device and method of manufacturing droplet discharge device: A droplet discharge device including a plurality of vibrators arranged on an upper surface of a substrate. The substrate has a cavity, discharge hole and supply hole, which serve as a liquid flow path, formed inside a plate including flat upper and lower surfaces. A width of the cavity narrows... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.
20120140003 - Inkjet printer to print to a recording material: In an inkjet printer at least one print head is provided via which ink droplets are ejected onto a recording material. An intermediate ink container supplies ink for the print head. A pumping device pumps ink which is then supplied into the intermediate ink container at an ink inlet from... Agent:
20120140004 - Bubble removal for ink jet printing: Approaches to remove bubbles from ink in an ink jet printer are described. Bubble removal may be implemented using one or more separator elements configured to separate bubbles of a vapor from ink. Each separator element includes wicking features having dimensions sufficient to allow capillary movement of the ink in... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20120140005 - Inkjet printing methods and inkjet ink sets: An inkjet printing method including, in order, the steps of: a) providing at least two or more color inkjet inks of the same color and color density but having a different composition to an inkjet printer; b) mixing the two or more color inkjet inks in a controlled amount; and... Agent: Agfa Graphics Nv
20120140006 - Damping device, liquid supplying apparatus, and droplet discharging apparatus: A damping device includes an elastic membrane that serves as a wall of a part of a supply channel between a reservoir unit that contains liquid and a droplet discharging unit that discharges the liquid in the form of a droplet; a wall portion provided outside of the supply channel... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20120140008 - Ink-jet inks including inter-crosslinkable latex particles: The present disclosure includes compositions, methods, and systems having an ink-jet ink comprising a liquid vehicle, a colorant dispersed or dissolved in the liquid vehicle, inter-crosslinkable latex particles dispersed in the liquid vehicle, and an inter-particle crosslinker. The inter-crosslinkable latex particles can comprise at least one hydrophobic monomer; at least... Agent:
20120140007 - Inkjet printers with dual paper sensors: A printer that determines paper type includes a first short and long wavelength radiation source located on a first side of paper which first radiation source sequentially outputs a short wavelength radiation and a long wavelength radiation onto the first side of the paper that reflects the long wavelength radiation... Agent:
20120140009 - Transfer type inkjet recording method: A transfer type inkjet recording method uses an aggregation liquid, in which the aggregation liquid contains a polymer compound having either one of a polysaccharide having an amino group or a polysaccharide salt having an amino group.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120140010 - Image forming apparatus including sheet cutting device: An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a head holder, a cutter, and a cutter holder. The recording head ejects ink onto a sheet of recording media fed along a sheet feed path to record an image on the sheet. The head holder holds the recording head. The cutter... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120140011 - Sheet cutting device and image forming apparatus including the sheet cutting device: A sheet cutting device includes a cutter including opposed blades to cut a sheet fed along a sheet feed path to the device, a cutter holder holding the cutter and reciprocally movable in a width direction of the sheet perpendicular to a sheet feed direction in which the sheet is... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120140012 - Transporting roller and recording apparatus: A transporting roller is formed of a metal plate formed into a cylindrical shape so that a pair of end surfaces oppose each other and having a joint line extending in the axial direction formed by the pair of the end surfaces including: a high friction layer formed on a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120140013 - Light source control circuit, image forming apparatus, and light source control method: A light source control circuit of an optical writing device, admitting connection of light sources and forming an electrostatic latent image on a photosensitive element by controlling a connected light source, includes: a skew correction unit that corrects a skew of a main scanning line of an electrostatic latent image... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20120140014 - Device and method for extending light emitting diode printbar life or improving image quality: A device including: a photoreceptor; an LED printbar; and a computer processor for: determining how long LEDs on the printbar are energized while the device is operated to generate an image output; determining that a first plurality of LEDs has been energized less than a second plurality of LEDs; energizing... Agent: Xerox CorporationPrevious industry: Recorders
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