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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. 11/29/2012 > 23 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120299988 - Control device, method and program for manufacturing transfer medium: A control device is adapted to control a recording device provided with a nozzle for discharging a color ink and a nozzle for discharging an adhesive fluid. The control device is configured to generate color image data representing a color image made up from color dots formed by the color... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120299989 - Measuring system in a fluid circuit of a continuous inkjet printer, related fluid circuit and block designed to implement said measuring system: The invention concerns a measuring system in a fluid circuit of a continuous inkjet printer. According to the invention, a system for measuring the quantity of ink is realized using a continuous sensor (15) equipping a measuring tank (12), which is first emptied then connected by communicating vessel with an... Agent:
20120299990 - Printing control method and printing apparatus: For each of a plurality of areas in at least one of a sheet width direction and a sheet conveying direction included in a sheet trailing edge area during printing on a first surface, information regarding an ink application amount to the area is acquired. According to a combination of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299991 - Liquid ejecting apparatus and liquid ejecting method: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes: a transport roller that transports a medium in a transport direction; a head that moves in a direction orthogonal to the transport direction, and ejects liquid to the medium; a cutter that moves in the transport direction and the orthogonal direction and cuts a part... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120299992 - Printing apparatus and printing method: In a transport for reversing a front and a back of a paper so as to print the back of a printing paper after printing the front of the printing paper, an attachment amount of ink to the front of the printing paper is determined for each region of the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120299993 - Printer cleaning method: A method of cleaning a print head assembly comprising a print head and a cover includes removing the cover from the print head assembly. A cleaning unit includes a fluid chamber, a fluid intake port, and a fluid exit port. The cleaning unit is attached to the print head such... Agent:
20120299995 - Device for servicing an inkjet print head on a hand held printer: A hand-held printer that includes an inkjet array having a plurality of inkjets is disclosed. The hand-held printer may include an inkjet cap sized to cooperatively engage the inkjet array, wherein the inkjet cap is movable between and open position and a closed position, and a plurality of wipers carried... Agent: Marvell International, Ltd.
20120299994 - Ink jet printer wiper blade: An ink jet printer wiper blade includes a base, and a blade plate extending from the base. The blade plate includes a support portion and a lead edge portion proximate to the support portion, the lead edge portion is configured for scraping waste ink. The blade plate comprises a plurality... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120299996 - Ink jet printing apparatus: An ink jet printing apparatus is disclosed that can more appropriately clean the nozzle faces of line-type print heads. The apparatus includes: a print head having nozzle chips, each having nozzle arrays arrayed on a common chip mounting face of the print head; a first cleaning unit configured to wipe... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299997 - Liquid ejecting head and liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting head includes a flow path formation substrate on which individual flow paths communicating with nozzle openings for ejecting liquid are provided, a first member which is provided at one surface side of the flow path formation substrate and has pressure generation units for generating pressure change in... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120299999 - Ejecting liquid using drop charge and mass: A liquid jet is modulated using a drop formation device to selectively cause portions of the liquid jet to break off into drop pairs and third drops traveling along a path. The third drop is larger than the drops of the drop pair. A charging device and the drop formation... Agent:
20120300001 - Liquid ejection method using drop velocity modulation: A method of ejecting liquid drops includes providing liquid under pressure sufficient to eject a liquid jet through a nozzle of a liquid chamber. The liquid jet is modulated to cause portions of the liquid jet to break off into a series of drop pairs traveling along a path using... Agent:
20120300000 - Liquid ejection system including drop velocity modulation: A continuous liquid ejection system includes a liquid chamber in fluidic communication with a nozzle. The liquid chamber contains liquid under pressure sufficient to eject a liquid jet through the nozzle. A drop formation device is associated with the liquid jet and is actuatable to produce a modulation in the... Agent:
20120299998 - Liquid ejection using drop charge and mass: A continuous liquid ejection system includes a liquid chamber in fluidic communication with a nozzle. The liquid chamber contains liquid under pressure sufficient to eject a liquid jet through the nozzle. A drop formation device is associated with the liquid jet. The drop forming device is actuatable to produce a... Agent:
20120300002 - Method for producing closures for vessels: A method of producing closures for vessels comprises the steps of providing a prismatic element (2) having at least one side wall (3) and one top wall (4) defining an inner cavity (5), laying printing ink (6) only on some portions of the side wall (3) and/or the top wall... Agent: Tapematic S.p.a.
20120300003 - Tank and printer including tank: The invention is to prevent positional deviation of a sealing valve, improve bubble releasability during atmosphere introduction, and stably supply ink to a recording head. The configuration is provided with an opening 270 on an upper portion of a cylindrical regulating body 165 of a joint base 140 in a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300004 - Image forming apparatus capable of forming images on both sides of recording media: An image forming apparatus includes a body, a conveyance belt, an image forming device, a refeeding unit, a reverse passage, a charging unit, an openable cover, and a unit-interlocked moving device. The charging unit forms part of the reverse passage and includes a charger between an inner side of the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120300005 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus includes: an ink ejection head having ink ejection openings; a conveyance mechanism which is disposed below the ink ejection head and conveys a recording medium facing the ink ejection openings; a recording medium feeder which is disposed below the conveyance mechanism, is capable of stocking therein... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300006 - Handheld mobile printing device capable of real-time in-line tagging of print surfaces: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method that includes moving a handheld device over a print medium, depositing a tagging substance with the handheld device in a tagging pattern on the print medium, further moving the handheld device over the print medium such that at least one sensor of... Agent:
20120300009 - Color image forming apparatus: Provided is a color image forming apparatus which has photosensitive members and a light irradiation unit irradiating at least one of the photosensitive members, the color image forming apparatus including: a laser driving unit causing the light irradiation unit to emit light of a light amount at a first emission... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300007 - Optical writer and image forming apparatus including same: An optical writer includes a housing, a light source, a deflector, and a plurality of optical elements. The housing includes a plurality of surfaces, one of which includes a substantially flat portion having an opening formed therein and a curved portion curved in the shape of an arc of a... Agent:
20120300008 - Optical writer and image forming apparatus including same: An optical writer includes a light source, an optical part, a housing, and an elastically deformable retainer. The light source projects light against a target. The optical part is disposed on a light path between the light source and the target. The housing houses the light source and the optical... Agent:
20120300010 - Optical writing device, image forming apparatus, optical writing method, and computer-readable recording medium: An optical writing device stores pieces of dithering information indicating dithering patterns whose densities are different, each piece of dithering information including pieces of identification information associated with pixels of the corresponding dithering pattern, and stores pieces of pixel setting information in which pieces of colored/colorless information indicating each of... Agent:11/22/2012 > 24 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120293573 - Print head hydration system: A printer is disclosed. The printer includes an ink jet print head having a plurality of nozzles to mark a printable recording medium with ink and an ink system to provide ink to the nozzles. The ink system includes a print head capping system to cap the nozzles whenever the... Agent:
20120293575 - Image recording apparatus and image recording method: An image recording apparatus causes the repeated alternating execution of an ejection operation, in which light-curable ink is ejected from a head while the head and a light irradiation unit are moved in a predetermined direction by a movement mechanism, and a transport operation, in which a medium is moved... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120293574 - Method of printing images: A method of printing an image includes co-dispensing a compensation vehicle and an ink from an ink set to sites on a printing medium to form a printed image. A combined amount of the ink and the compensation vehicle dispensed to each site is at least substantially equal to a... Agent:
20120293576 - Device and method for managing piezo inkjet head: A device and a method for managing a piezo inkjet head. The device includes: a piezo actuator connected to an inkjet head to generate pressure; a driver that controls driving of the piezo actuator; a sensing resistor connected between the driver and the piezo actuator, a signal amplifier connected across... Agent:
20120293577 - Liquid ejection apparatus and ejection control method for same, and inkjet apparatus: A liquid ejection apparatus includes: a circuit control device including switches of which first ends are connected to pressure generating elements; a voltage waveform generating device configured to generate a voltage waveform to be supplied to second ends of the switches; and a switch control device which causes the switches... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120293580 - Determining positioning of a handheld image translation device using multiple sensors: Systems, apparatuses, and methods for a handheld image translation device are described herein. The handheld image translation device may include a position module to determine positioning information including both translation and rotation information based at least in part on captured navigational measurements. A print module of the handheld image translation... Agent:
20120293578 - Ink set for ink jet recording, recording apparatus, and recorded matter: An ink set for ink jet recording is provided, the ink set including a first ink containing first resin particles and not substantially containing a colorant; and a second ink containing titanium oxide particles and containing the first resin particles in an amount less than 6 weight %, the second... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120293579 - Recording apparatus, method for adjusting deviation of print position for recording apparatus, and computer program product: A recording apparatus includes: a recording unit; an adjustment-chart output unit that outputs an adjustment chart for adjusting deviation of a print position between a first dot and a second dot that are formed for images on a recording medium at different timings with a print head; and an ejection-position... Agent:
20120293581 - Method for printing non-aqueous ink and printing substrate for non-aqueous ink: A method for printing a non-aqueous ink onto a printing substrate, using a non-aqueous ink comprising a coloring material and a non-aqueous solvent is provided, wherein the non-aqueous ink has a total surface free energy, calculated from the Kaelble-Uy theoretical formula, of 25 to 30 mN/m, and a dispersive component... Agent: Riso Kagaku Corporation
20120293582 - Pigment dispersion, recording ink, ink cartridge, ink-jet recording method and ink-jet recording apparatus: A recording ink containing a pigment dispersion, a surfactant, a water-dispersible resin, a humectant and water. The pigment dispersion contains a pigment dispersant, which is an anionic surfactant or a nonionic surfactant having an HLB value of 10 to 20. The pigment dispersion also contains a polymer dispersion stabilizer, which... Agent:
20120293583 - Image forming apparatus with carriage mounting recording head for ejecting liquid droplets: An image forming apparatus includes a main body and a printing assembly. The printing assembly includes a carriage, an encoder scale, an encoder sensor, and a flexible cable. The carriage has a head mounting part and a board mounting part arranged along a direction perpendicular to the main scanning direction.... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120293584 - Fluid ejection devices and methods for fabricating fluid ejection devices: Disclosed is a fluid ejection device for an inkjet printer that includes a substrate having at least one fluid flow channel configured within a bottom portion of the substrate. Each fluid flow channel of the at least one fluid flow channel is configured by etching the bottom portion. The substrate... Agent:
20120293585 - Liquid ejecting head and liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting head includes: a main head unit that ejects ink; a first flow channel member and a second flow channel member that include first and second flow channels, respectively, through which ink to be supplied to the main head unit flows; and a ring-shaped sealing member pinched by... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120293586 - Enhancing superoleophobicity and reducing adhesion through multi-scale roughness by ald/cvd technique in inkjet application: Various embodiments provide a device having a multi-scale superoleophobic surface and methods for forming and using the device, wherein a particulate composite layer including metal-containing particulates is formed on a textured micron-/sub-micron surface of a semiconductor layer to provide device with multi-scale rough surface.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120293587 - Thermal ink jet printhead: A thermal inkjet printhead may include a substrate and a resistive layer. A thermal resistor may be formed in the resistive layer. A first metal layer may be between the substrate and a resistive layer having a thickness to form a power bus. A dielectric layer may be between the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
20120293588 - Flow passage assembly and method for manufacturing flow passage assembly, inkjet recording head, and recording apparatus: A method for manufacturing a flow passage assembly includes forming a first flow passage in a first joint interface formed by welding a first surface of a first flow passage forming member to a first surface of a second flow passage forming member using an ultrasonic welding process, and forming,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293591 - Liquid container: A liquid container detachably mountable to first and second locking portions of a mounting portion of an apparatus. The liquid container includes a casing for containing liquid and a supply port for supplying the liquid to an ink jet head. At respective first and second sides of the casing, first... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293590 - Liquid container and liquid ejecting apparatus including liquid container: A liquid chamber for a liquid ejecting apparatus includes a prism disposed on a bottom portion of the liquid chamber. The prism includes a first reflection surface having a first reflection region by which light incident on the prism from a light emitting element is reflected when liquid does not... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120293589 - Optically polymerizable ink jet ink, ink cartridge, and printer: An optically polymerizable inkjet ink including an optically polymerizable monomer having a Stimulation Index (SI) of less than 3 in a skin sensitization test as measured by Local Lymph Node Assay (LLNA), a molecule cleavage type optical polymerization initiator, a hydrogen-extracting type optical polymerization initiator, and an amine compound serving... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120293592 - Ink distribution system having gas venting: An ink distribution system for a printhead, the system having a first ink container having an ink outlet, a second ink container having an ink inlet, an ink line interconnecting the outlet of the first container and the inlet of the second container and a gas vent on the ink... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20120293593 - Printing apparatus and printing method: A printing apparatus includes a head section which discharges a first ink which is cured due to the irradiation of light and a second ink which is a clear ink which is cured due to the irradiation of light and an irradiation section which irradiates the light, wherein a first... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120293594 - Image recording apparatus: An image recording apparatus includes a recording head connected to a plurality of laser emitters provided in a line; a linear motor displacing the recording head in a secondary scanning direction; and an apparatus controller controlling the emission of laser light from the recording head and displacement of the recording... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120293595 - Thermal printer, thermal printer control method, and printing system: A thermal printer and control method for a thermal printer is provided. The thermal printer includes a print head and a paper feed mechanism for conveying a print medium past the print head at a controlled print speed based on predetermined print speed control factors. Operations include determining the print... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120293596 - Multiple beam ros with adjustable swath width and spacing using adjustable optical device: Multiple beam raster output scanners (ROSs) and printing systems are presented in which an adjustable mirror or lens is provided in the optical beam path upstream of the ROS polygon mirror to allow automated electronic adjustment of line-to-line and swath-to-swath spacing at runtime.... Agent: Xerox Corporation11/15/2012 > 34 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120287183 - Nail printing device and printing control method thereof: A nail printing device includes a printing unit including a printing head which applies ink on a print target surface, and a control unit which controls the printing unit and sets a printing mode to a nail printing mode or a printing medium printing mode. In the nail printing mode,... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120287184 - Image forming device and method of image forming: An image forming device which includes a first nozzle group, a second nozzle group, and are arranged by being deviated from the first nozzle group to one side in a predetermined direction, a light irradiation unit which is extended at least in the predetermined direction, a control unit which repeats... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287185 - Image forming device and method of image forming: An image forming device includes, the first head which ejects the first ink, the second head which ejects the second ink, a movement mechanism which moves a relative position of the first head and the second head in a predetermined direction, and a control unit which causes an ejection operation... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287186 - Fluid discharge device, nozzle inspection method, and medium on which nozzle inspection program is recorded: To reduce the number of nozzles in an unstable state after a nozzle inspection, a fluid discharge device includes a discharge head capable of discharging a fluid from nozzle, a nozzle inspection process for inspecting a state of discharging of the fluid from the nozzle, and a controller for subjecting... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287187 - Liquid ejection device and liquid ejection printer: A liquid ejection device includes: a drive waveform generator generating a drive waveform signal; a modulator performing pulse modulation on a signal from the drive waveform generator to provide a modulated signal; a digital power amplifier performing power amplification on the modulated signal to provide an amplified digital signal; a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287188 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus provided with a first mode in which one nozzle row group is positioned so as to be shifted to the downstream side of the medium transport direction with respect to another nozzle row group, ink forming a main image is filled into the first nozzle row... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287190 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes: a first nozzle group forming a main image; a second nozzle group ejecting auxiliary ink and lined up with the first nozzle group in a moving direction of the nozzle group; and a third nozzle group ejecting the auxiliary ink and positioned on a downstream... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287189 - Image forming device and image forming method: An image forming device in which one nozzle row group is positioned out of line to one side in a medium transport direction with respect to other nozzle row groups, including a first mode in which a main image that is formed using either nozzle row group out of the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287191 - Image processing method and image processor: Provided are an inkjet printing apparatus and inkjet printing method that can, regardless of an ejection frequency of a print head, stabilize density of an image expressed on a print medium. For this purpose, an ink concentration integrated value is obtained according to the ejection history of each nozzle so... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287192 - Nail printing device including printing head that performs printing on fingernail, and printing control method: A nail printing device includes: a printing head which implements printing for a nail of a finger; a fingernail image obtaining unit which picks up a region containing the nail, and obtains a nail region image from a picked-up image; a nail tip region extraction unit which extracts a nail... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120287194 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Adequate correction processing is performed on image data based on the degree of ink concentration that occurs even. An image processing apparatus having: acquisition unit for acquiring multi-value image data and a first parameter related to the degree of concentration of ink; first generation unit for generating corrected data by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287193 - Printing device and printing method: A printing device using a print head ejecting ink from a plurality of nozzles to print ink dots of a plurality of dot diameters, includes a print-characteristic acquisition unit obtaining print characteristic information on dot diameters of ink dots to be printed per each predetermined portion of the plurality of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287196 - Dynamic dryer control in printing: Embodiments described herein provide variable heat control for a printer. One system includes a dryer operable to dry ink applied to a print medium. The system also includes a controller communicatively coupled to the dryer and operable to filter a bitmap to provide variable heat control from the dryer to... Agent:
20120287195 - Lamp configuration and controller for a radiant dryer unit of an inkjet printer: Systems and methods for a dryer unit of a printer. In one embodiment, a dryer unit includes a light source having a plurality of lamps. The dryer unit further includes a controller that associates a target output power with each of the lamps of the light source. When in operation,... Agent:
20120287197 - Printing apparatus and the method of acquiring correction value of conveying error: While a conveying error of a roller depends on the eccentricity of the roller, the amount and the state of the eccentricity sometimes makes the roller have different conveying errors from one point in the longitudinal direction of the roller to another. There is provided a construction for obtaining a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287198 - Imaging jetted ink: In general, in an aspect, a laser produces a coherent beam to illuminate ink jetted from an orifice of an inkjet, for use in imaging the jetted ink, and a device is used to reduce an effect of speckle caused by the coherent beam in the imaging of the jetted... Agent: Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc.
20120287199 - High reactivity curable paste ink compositions: A radiation curable paste ink composition including at least one curable wax that is curable by free radical polymerization; at least one curable liquid component that is a liquid at a temperature of from about 20 to about 25° C., present in an amount of less than about 20 percent... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120287200 - Ink jet recording method, recorded material, and ink set: An ink set is used in one or more recording media selected from a non-ink-absorbing or low ink-absorbing medium, a medium having an arithmetic surface roughness Ra of 20 μm or more, fabric, and plain paper. The ink set contains a glitter ink which is recorded by an ink jet... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287201 - Process for preparing a dispersion of a particulate solid: A process for preparing a dispersion of a particulate solid is described, which comprises dispersing a particulate solid with a dispersant and a liquid medium, wherein the dispersant is a random copolymer obtained from the copolymerisation of a composition comprising: i) optionally one or more monoethylenically unsaturated hydrophilic monomers, ii)... Agent:
20120287202 - Image forming apparatus including recording head for ejecting liquid droplets: An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, head tanks, replaceable main tanks, liquid feed pumps, a first driving source, and a drive switching assembly. The feed pumps feed liquids from the main tanks to the head tanks and in reverse from the head tanks to the main tanks. The... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120287203 - Ink jet printing apparatus and ink jet printing method: Even if colors are printed in the same order for each band, time difference unevenness is suppressed which results from a difference in duration from the end of the first scan until the beginning of the second scan. An ink jet printing apparatus completely prints a scan area with a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287204 - Ink ejection nozzle employing volume varying ink ejecting means: A nozzle arrangement for ejecting ink includes a substrate defining an ink supply passage; a first endless wall extending from the substrate and bounding the ink supply passage; an elongate actuator anchored at a fixed end to the substrate, the actuator configured to bend towards and away from the substrate;... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20120287205 - Ink jet print head and method of manufacturing the same: A method of manufacturing an ink jet print head capable of bonding the printing element substrate to the support surface with high precision in a reduced period of time is provided. For this purpose, raised flat portions are formed in the support surface of the supporting member to provide in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287206 - Inkjet printer having printhead and ink for minimizing corrosion of exposed corrodible structures within printhead: An inkjet printer includes: an inkjet printhead having an exposed corrodible structure containing silicon nitride, borophosphosilicate glass (BPSG) or silicon oxide; and an ink reservoir containing said ink which is in fluid communication with said printhead. The ink includes: water; a dye; and a metal additive for minimizing corrosion of... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20120287207 - Inkjet printer having printhead and ink for minimizing corrosion of exposed corrodible structures within printhead: An inkjet printer includes: an inkjet printhead having an exposed corrodible structure containing silicon nitride, borophosphosilicate glass (BPSG) or silicon oxide; and an ink reservoir containing said ink which is in fluid communication with said printhead. The ink includes: water; a dye; and a metal additive for minimizing corrosion of... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20120287208 - Liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes: a pressure generation unit that is driven by application of a driving signal and causes a change in pressure on a liquid inside a pressure chamber; a liquid ejecting head that ejects the liquid toward a landing target from a nozzle when the pressure generation... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287209 - ink-refilled convection device for introducing ink into an ink cartridge: An ink-refilled convection device for introducing ink into an ink cartridge mainly has an ink-refilled convection unit disposed at the top of taper column of the ink container. When the ink-refilled convection unit is inverted to insert into the ink tank, the drain conduit goes deep into the bottom of... Agent:
20120287210 - Method and system for clog detection and mitigation in delivering solid-ink pellets to an imaging apparatus: Apparatus and methods for maintaining flowability of solid-ink pellets when delivering solid-ink pellets from a container to an image-forming apparatus. The apparatus includes an extraction tube inserted into the container and also connected to a vacuum source. Suction produced by the vacuum source impels pellets into the extraction tube through... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120287211 - Ink jet recording method for recording pattern layer and white overlaying layer on longitudinal sheet: The present invention relates to an ink jet recording method for recording a white overlaying layer and a non-white pattern layer to a recording medium, printed matters obtained by the recording method, and systems for realizing the recording method thereof.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287214 - Image forming apparatus: A nozzle surface (nozzle plate) of a printing head which ejects UV-curable ink from a nozzle is tilted with a predetermined inclination angle θ with respect to the recording surface of a recording sheet so as to face the opposite side to an ultraviolet irradiator. In this manner, it is... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287215 - Reflector structure for a radiant dryer unit of an inkjet printer: Structures for radiant dryer units of a printer. A radiant dryer unit includes a reflector element that reflects light waves from a light source back towards a printable medium to dry ink printed on the medium. The reflector element includes a plurality of modular sections. Each modular section includes a... Agent:
20120287212 - Robust curable solid inks 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
20120287213 - Uv ink jet printing ink composition: d) optionally trifunctional and/or polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomers, and wherein the viscosity of the ink jet printing ink composition is at maximum 30 mPas, measured at 25° C. for 10 minutes with a Brookfield R/S rheometer using a double gap cylinder according to DIN 53453 (German Industrial Standards) at 150 rpm... Agent:
20120287216 - Thermal head: A thermal head wherein abrasion of an insulating protection film of a heating resistor formed on a partial glaze layer can be suppressed. A heating resistor is provided on the partial glaze layer provided on a ceramic substrate in the longitudinal direction, and the entire surface including the heating resistor... Agent: Aoi Electronics Co., Ltd.11/08/2012 > 20 patent applications in 18 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120281034 - Single pass inkjet printing method: A single pass inkjet printing method includes the steps of: a) providing a radiation curable inkjet ink set containing at least a first and a second radiation curable inkjet ink having a dynamic surface tension of no more than 30 mN/m measured by maximum bubble pressure tensiometry at a surface... Agent: Agfa Graphics Nv
20120281035 - Ink delivery system: An ink delivery system includes a first tank including a fill sensor; a second tank including a fill sensor; a pump configured to pump ink from the first tank to the second tank; a third tank including a fill sensor; a print head in fluid communication with the second tank... Agent: Plastipak Packaging, Inc.
20120281036 - Liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a liquid ejecting head that includes a nozzle formation face on which a nozzle that ejects a liquid is formed and a pressure generator that is driven by the application of a driving signal for causing a pressure fluctuation in the liquid within a pressure... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120281038 - Image forming apparatus and methods thereof: A method of calibrating a transport roller includes forming a reference image through nozzles arranged in an array having an array height, moving a substrate a distance along a substrate transport path by the transport roller having a radius and a circumference, and determining an offset value based on an... Agent:
20120281037 - Printing apparatus and control method thereof: A printing apparatus includes: a printing unit that applies a liquid to a printing medium to perform printing; a support member that supports the printing medium; a drying device that dries the liquid applied onto the printing medium in a drying space; and a control device that is connected to... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120281039 - Liquid ejecting apparatus and liquid ejecting method: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a carriage that has a head ejecting liquid cured by receiving the irradiation of light and moves in a movement direction intersecting a transportation direction of a medium; a first irradiation section; a second irradiation section; and a controller that forms the image on the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120281040 - Ink cartridge used for an inkjet printer: This invention relates to an ink cartridge used for an inkjet printer, comprising an ink storage chamber, an ink outlet and an air inlet, and a detection component is designed inside the ink storage chamber for detecting residual ink volume. The ink storage chamber comprises an ink detection chamber and... Agent: Zhuhai Ninestar Management Co., Ltd.
20120281041 - Hard imaging devices and hard imaging device operational methods: Hard imaging devices and hard imaging device operational methods are described. According to one arrangement, a hard imaging device includes a pen adjacent to a first location of a media path and configured to eject a plurality of droplets of a liquid marking agent in a direction towards the media... Agent:
20120281042 - Ink jet printer cleaning solution: An ink jet print head cleaning solution is disclosed. The cleaning solution comprises water and a non-ionic seed oil surfactant.... Agent:
20120281043 - Print carriage: A system and method for depositing a substance onto a continuously moving substrate in first and second transverse swathes, is achieved by providing a print carriage having a first set of inkjet heads and a second set of inkjet heads. The carriage is traversed across the substrate in a forward... Agent: Xennia Holland B.v.
20120281044 - Offset inlets for multicolor printheads: An inkjet array has been developed that enables inlets for one group of inkjet ejectors to be laterally offset from the nozzles of the inkjet ejectors in the group and also enables inlets for another group of inkjet ejectors to be laterally offset from the nozzles of the inkjet ejectors... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120281045 - Latching assembly for a printhead: A latching assembly for mounting a printhead to a plate assembly of a printing machine includes a first elongated actuator and a second elongated actuator defining a bore to slidably receive the first actuator. A first spring is disposed between the heads of the first and second actuators, while a... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120281046 - Piezoelectric film and method of manufacturing the same, ink jet head, method of forming image by the ink jet head, angular velocity sensor, method of measuring angular velocity by the angular velocity sensor, piezoelectric generating element, and method: l
20120281047 - Continuous ink-jet printing device, with improved print quality and autonomy: A continuous ink-jet printer or a print head of such a printer which includes electrical means for compensating for mechanical crosstalk between adjacent stimulation chambers, where these means simultaneously with the transmission, to a stimulated chamber, of a stimulation pulse on a stimulation line send a pulse for compensating for... Agent:
20120281048 - Pattern forming apparatus: To provide a pattern forming apparatus whose operation is restrained in minimum and whose space saving and energy saving can be attained. The printer 10 is provided with an ink jet head 11 for ejecting ink to a medium 20 to perform pattern formation, a UV lamp 15 for irradiating... Agent: Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
20120281049 - Inkjet recording apparatus and image forming method: An inkjet recording apparatus includes: an image forming device; a scanning device; a relative movement device which causes relative movement between the recording medium and the image forming device; a first active light beam irradiation device which radiates an active light beam onto the ink to provisionally cure the ink;... Agent:
20120281051 - Device for holding and carrying along a substrate to be printed on and a printing machine: A device for holding and carrying along a substrate to be printed on, for a printing machine, comprising: a conveyor (3) comprising an endless belt (8) formed by hollow box structures (9) extending transversely and having a flat outer face and comprising means for driving the belt and means (19a)... Agent: Machines Dubuit
20120281050 - Inkjet printer: The invention provides, as an aspect thereof, an inkjet printer that connects a vacuum fan on the printer case side and a vacuum platen on the cover side through a short vacuum path. The platen moves in conjunction with the cover of the roll paper compartment. The platen is a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120281052 - Digital marking using a bipolar imaging member: Various embodiments provide materials and methods for direct digital marking, wherein a surface charge contrast can be formed by oppositely addressing adjacent charge injection pixels of a bipolar imaging member and developed with enhanced image contrast at a reduced voltage of the transistors.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120281053 - Printer, printer feed drive method, and computer program therefor: Provided herein is a printer, including a printing head that executes printing in units of columns of dots; a feed roller that feeds a print medium in synchrony with driving of the printing head; a motor that constitutes a drive source for the feed roller; a memory section that memorizes... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation11/01/2012 > 43 patent applications in 26 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120274681 - Apparatus, image forming apparatus, and articles of manufacture: Apparatus, articles of manufacture, and image forming apparatus for capturing aerosols are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a corona wire, and an excitation source to provide to the corona wire a composite signal having a direct current component and an alternating current component, the alternating current component having a cycle,... Agent:
20120274682 - Integrated printing and display device with replaceable ink cartridge: A printing and display device includes a flat panel display for displaying images from an external computer; a printer having an inkjet printhead; a video socket adapted to engage with a video plug and video cable from the external computer to receive therefrom a video signal; a print data connection... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20120274683 - Print apparatus and print control method: A print apparatus includes a selection unit, a print unit and control unit. The selection unit categorizes a curve-shape of a print target surface into one specific shape pattern among a plurality of shape patterns having shapes whose degrees of curving are different from each other. The print unit has... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120274684 - System and method for measuring fluid drop mass with reference to test pattern image data: A method measures distances between two printed lines on a rotating image receiving member to identify fluid drop mass or fluid drop velocity changes in inkjet ejectors in an inkjet printing system. An initial distance between the two lines is measured at the start of the operational life of the... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120274687 - Image forming apparatus: The present invention teaches and claims an image forming apparatus comprising: an image forming portion including one or more inkjet heads for forming an image on a recording medium by discharging ink from an ink discharge surface of the inkjet head; a recording medium transporting portion having a transport surface... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
20120274686 - Printhead: A print head comprising a nozzle plate having a plurality of nozzles extending therethrough, a piezoelectric bending mode actuator associated with each nozzle and connected with the respective nozzle so as to provide a plurality of independently actuatable nozzles, and a mount for, in use, connecting the nozzle plate to... Agent: The Technology Partnership PLC.
20120274685 - Recirculating fluid printing system and method: A printing system for applying a printing fluid to a substrate, comprising a printing fluid applicator and a recirculating printing fluid supply supplying printing fluid to the applicator, wherein the printing fluid comprises water, colorant, acrylic latex polymer, and a water dispersible polyurethane additive having an acid number greater than... Agent:
20120274690 - Image forming method, image forming apparatus and inkjet head: An image forming method for use in an inkjet head includes a pressure chamber filled with ink, a nozzle which communicates with the pressure chamber and in which a meniscus of the ink is formed, a piezoelectric element which pressurizes the pressure chamber, and a drive circuit which performs an... Agent:
20120274689 - Liquid ejecting apparatus and method of controlling liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting apparatus in which a more efficient micro-vibration of just the right degree is possible, by changing an applied frequency, or a micro-vibration voltage of a micro-vibration pulse with respect to a piezoelectric vibrator in a non-ejection period according to ejection data of one pass, or the length... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120274688 - Liquid ejecting head and liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting head is provided in which a conductive plate is provided between a piezoelectric vibrator and a pressure chamber, and the conductive plate and the piezoelectric vibrator are electrically insulated from each other. By applying a voltage to the conductive plate, the ink ejected from the nozzles is... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120274691 - Method for improving drop morphology of drops ejected from an injet device: A method for improving the morphology of drops ejected from inkjet dispensers results in a more accurate and repeatable process. The method involves shifting the dwell time from one corresponding to the first harmonic of the dispenser to a higher harmonic, for example, the third harmonic.... Agent:
20120274692 - Image forming apparatus and methods thereof: A method of detecting fluid drops ejected from a fluid applicator unit having nozzles. The method includes establishing a detection zone to detect detection fluid drops transmitted therein and ejecting a set of detection fluid drops through a set of nozzles of the fluid applicator unit through the detection zone... Agent:
20120274693 - Image recording apparatus, method for producing test pattern in the same, and nontransitory storage medium storing program: An image recording apparatus, including: a first head for ejecting first liquid for recording; a second head for ejecting second liquid; and a controller. The controller selects, based on the image data, one of waveforms for ejecting the first liquid for each pixel and supplies, to the first-liquid ejection head,... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274695 - Apparatuses for printing on generally cylindrical objects and related methods: An ink jet printer for printing on an at least partially cylindrical objects comprises one or more printheads positioned above a line of travel and a carriage assembly configured to hold an at least partially cylindrical object axially aligned along the line of travel and to position said object relative... Agent: Inx International Ink Company
20120274697 - Fluid ejecting apparatus, and fluid ejecting method: A fluid ejecting apparatus includes a drum that rotates while holding a medium on its outer periphery, a head that ejects a fluid on to the medium held on the periphery of the drum, a fixing section that fixes the fluid ejected on to the medium by the head, a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120274696 - Image recording apparatus: An image recording apparatus includes a conveyance roller which conveys the recording medium, a drive source for rotating the conveyance roller, a print head and a carriage mounted with the print head. The carriage includes an abutment portion. The image recording apparatus further includes a carriage position detector which detects... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274694 - Printing multi-channel image on web receiver: A multi-channel image is printed on a web receiver by a plurality of printing modules. The receiver is entrained around a take-up roll on a movable transport. During printing, the transport moves past the printing modules while the take-up roll holds the receiver in position with respect to the transport,... Agent:
20120274698 - Phase change ink: wherein R1 and R2 can be the same or different, and wherein R1 and R2 each, independently of the other, is (i) an alkyl group, (ii) an arylalkyl group, (iii) an alkylaryl group, or (iv) an aromatic group, provided that at least one of R1 and R2 is an aromatic... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120274699 - Solid ink compositions comprising crystalline-amorphous mixtures: A solid ink composition comprising an amorphous component, a crystalline material, and optionally, a colorant, which are suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates. In embodiments, the solid ink formulation comprises a blend of an amorphous and crystalline components which provides a solid ink with excellent... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120274700 - Solid ink compositions comprising crystalline-amorphous mixtures: A solid ink composition comprising an amorphous component, a crystalline material, and optionally, a colorant, which are suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates. In embodiments, the solid ink formulation comprises a blend of amorphous and crystalline components which provides a solid ink with excellent rheological... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120274701 - Assisted maintenance for printhead faceplate surface: An ink jet printhead maintenance system, which can be part of an ink jet printer, for removing ink residue from a printhead faceplate. The printhead maintenance system can include a supply of liquid which can be applied to the ink residue on the printhead faceplate using various techniques, such as... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120274702 - Angled scraper: A cleaning system for an inkjet printhead is disclosed. The cleaning system has a wiper and a scraper. The wiper has a wiper blade that has a top edge that is scraped by the bottom edge of the scraper when the wiper moves past the scraper. The top edge of... Agent:
20120274703 - Liquid ejection head and liquid ejecting apparatus: The liquid ejection head capable of securing a high performance of supplying liquid through supply ports while reducing the size of the substrate is provided. The liquid ejecting apparatus using such a liquid ejection head are also provided. The third supply ports situated between the first ejection port array and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274704 - Pagewidth inkjet printer for printing cartridge-fed sheets: A pagewidth inkjet printer includes a chassis; a pagewidth inkjet printhead mounted on the chassis; a cover assembly mounted on the chassis to accommodate a printing cartridge storing sheets of media and an ink supply; a printed circuit board mounted on the chassis and connected to the printhead to control... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20120274705 - Printhead assembly: An apparatus is provided, the apparatus including a printhead die, a base coupled to the printhead die, a flexible circuit mounted on the base and electrically connected to the printhead, and an adhesive sandwiched between the base and the flexible circuit. The base defines a trench with a sidewall having... Agent:
20120274707 - Ejection devices for inkjet printers and method for fabricating ejection devices: Disclosed is an ejection device for an inkjet printer that includes an ejection chip having a substrate and at least one fluid ejecting element. The ejection device further includes a fluidic structure configured over the ejection chip. The fluidic structure includes a nozzle plate composed of an organic material and... Agent:
20120274706 - Patterned metallization on polyimide aperture plate for laser-ablated nozzel: An aperture plate for a print head of a printer can include a first layer having a first emissivity which is covered by a second layer having a second emissivity which is less than the first emissivity. In an embodiment, the second layer can be etched at nozzle locations to... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120274708 - High density electrical interconnect for printing devices using flex circuits and dielectric underfill: A method for forming an ink jet print head can include attaching a plurality of piezoelectric elements to a diaphragm of a jet stack subassembly, electrically attaching a flex circuit to the plurality of piezoelectric elements, then dispensing an dielectric underfill between the flex circuit and the jet stack subassembly.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120274709 - Ink tank having grooves to prevent leakage from the air communication hole: The present invention provides an ink tank in which ink is unlikely to leak from an air communication hole even with variation in the internal pressure of the ink tank or an external impact on the ink tank. Specifically, ink attached to a rib or trapped in a groove may... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274710 - Ink compositions incorporating substituted oxazoline compounds or substituted oxazoline derivatives: An ink composition including one or more oxazoline compounds or oxazoline derivatives having either crystalline, amorphous or even semi-crystalline properties for use in a particular printing application, such as in a direct-to-paper print process.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120274712 - Air extraction method for inkjet printhead: A method of extracting air from an inkjet printhead includes using an air extraction chamber connected to the printhead. The air extraction chamber comprises an air chamber, a one-way relief valve having open and closed positions used in venting of the air chamber. A piston in the form of a... Agent:
20120274711 - Air extraction piston device for inkjet printhead: An inkjet printhead assembly comprising an array of nozzles fed by a corresponding ink inlet. An ink chamber corresponding to the array of nozzles is fluidly connected to the ink inlet. An air extraction chamber includes an air chamber, a one-way relief valve having an open position that allows venting... Agent:
20120274713 - Phase separation ink: A phase separation ink including at least one crystallizable component that crystallizes as it cools from a first ink jetting temperature to a second lower temperature; at least one amorphous component comprising a material that remains amorphous at the second temperature; an optional colorant; wherein the at least one crystallizable... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120274715 - Ink set, ink container, inkjet recording method, recording device, and recorded matter: An ink set, comprising: an oil based ink composition containing a metallic pigment; and at least one or more oil based ink compositions selected from a group consisting of a chromatic color ink composition containing chromatic color pigment, a black ink composition containing black pigment, and a white ink composition... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120274714 - Phase separation ink: b) an average thickness h50 of 15 to 150 nm determined by counting from SEM images, c) an x-ray diffractogram measured on said aluminium effect pigments in essentially plane-parallel alignment showing main peaks which are not - or -reflections. Furthermore, the disclosure relates to an ink jet printing ink and... Agent: Eckart Gmbh
20120274718 - Image forming method and image forming apparatus: An image forming method includes the steps of: depositing an ink containing 10% or more and less than 30% of a water-soluble high-boiling-point organic solvent having an SP value of 28 or lower, onto a recording medium in accordance with an image signal, the ink having a viscosity of 10... Agent:
20120274717 - Photocurable ink composition, recording method, recording apparatus, photocurable ink jet recording ink composition, and ink jet recording method: (wherein, R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R2 represents a divalent organic residue having 2 to 20 carbon atoms; and R3 represents a hydrogen atom or a monovalent organic residue having 1 to 11 carbon atoms), dipropylene glycol di(meth)acrylate, and monofunctional (meth)acrylate having an aromatic ring skeleton.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120274716 - Print process for phase separation ink: A process including disposing at least one phase separation ink in an imagewise fashion onto a final image receiving substrate to form an ink image, wherein disposing is at a first temperature at which the at least one phase separation ink is in a molten, unseparated state; cooling the ink... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120274719 - Duplex thermal dye receiver elements and imaging methods: A duplex thermal dye transfer element has a substrate, a non-voided compliant layer and a thermal dye image receiving layer. These imaging elements can be imaged on either or both sides in combination with one or more thermal dye donor elements in a thermal dye transfer process. Imaging can form... Agent:
20120274720 - Thermal printer and printing device: According to an aspect of the present invention, a thermal printer includes a housing in which a space is formed, printing means disposed in the housing, a cover disposed in the housing and which comes into contact with and separates from the housing when rotated, thereby opening and closing the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274721 - System for quick coupling of reels to a rotating shaft, and device and reel implementing the system: The invention relates to a system for the quick coupling of reels (1, 2) to a rotating shaft (3) especially suitable for the unwinding or winding in reels of a consumable of thermal transfer printing or direct thermal printing machines, which consists of a rotating shaft (3) provided with a... Agent: Girnet Internacional, S.l.
20120274722 - Thermal printer and printing device: According to an aspect of the present invention, a thermal printer includes a housing in which a space is formed, printing means disposed in the housing, a cover disposed in the housing and which comes into contact with and separates from the housing when rotated, thereby opening and closing the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274723 - Thermal printer and printing device: According to an aspect of the present invention, a thermal printer includes a housing in which a space is formed, printing means disposed in the housing, a cover disposed in the housing and which comes into contact with and separates from the housing when rotated, thereby opening and closing the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki KaishaPrevious industry: Recorders
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