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Image Formation

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Image Formation



Apparatus and method for manufacturing thermal transfer print sheet
09/25/14 - 20140286674 - An apparatus for manufacturing a thermal transfer print sheet includes an image forming unit configured to form a film pattern including a first pattern and a second pattern on a releasing sheet, the first and second patterns being arranged to at least partially overlap each other, the first pattern being...

Modified polymer body
09/04/14 - 20140248067 - A modified polymer body 1 has a polymer body 2 composed of a polymer material containing a carbon-carbon double bond and first binding parts 3 and second binding parts 4 bound to the surface of the polymer body 2. The first binding parts 3 are such that an organic group...

Electrographic printing of tactile images
02/27/14 - 20140056616 - A method for forming a tactile printed image on a receiver medium using an electrographic printer, comprising forming a sequence of toner particle images on one or more primary imaging members, the sequence of toner particle images including a plurality of annular shapes having associated inner and outer sizes. The...

Electrographic tactile image printing system
02/27/14 - 20140056617 - An electrographic printing system for forming a tactile printed image on a receiver medium, comprising an image processing path, one or more printing modules and a fixing subsystem. The image processing path provides a sequence of image patterns including a plurality of annular shapes having associated inner and outer sizes,...

Electrophotography-based additive manufacturing system with transfer-medium service loops
10/17/13 - 20130272746 - An additive manufacturing system for printing a three-dimensional part using electrophotography, the additive manufacturing system comprising a rotatable photoconductor component, a development station configured to develop layers of a material on a surface of the rotatable photoconductor component, a rotatable transfer medium configured to receive the developed layers from the...

Electrophotography-based additive manufacturing system with reciprocating operation
03/28/13 - 20130077996 - An additive manufacturing system for printing a three-dimensional part using electrophotography, the additive manufacturing system comprising a rotatable photoconductor component, first and second development stations configured to develop layers of materials on a surface of the rotatable photoconductor component while the rotatable photoconductor component rotates in opposing rotational directions, and...

Electrophotography-based additive manufacturing system with transfer-medium service loops
03/28/13 - 20130077997 - An additive manufacturing system for printing a three-dimensional part using electrophotography, the additive manufacturing system comprising a rotatable photoconductor component, a development station configured to develop layers of a material on a surface of the rotatable photoconductor component, a rotatable transfer medium configured to receive the developed layers from the...

Electrographic printing using fluidic charge dissipation
03/28/13 - 20130077998 - A method of electrographically producing a toner image on paper includes drying a selected region of the paper to a moisture content not to exceed that of the paper equilibrated to 20% RH. Selected portions of the selected region of the paper are wetted within 15 seconds after the completion...

Electrographic printer using fluidic charge dissipation
03/28/13 - 20130077999 - Electrographic printing apparatus for producing a toner image on paper includes a dryer adapted to dry a selected region of the paper to a moisture content not to exceed that of the paper equilibrated to 20% RH. A liquid-deposition unit wets selected portions of the selected region of the paper...

Conductive member for electrophotographic device
11/15/12 - 20120288306 - A conductive member for an electrophotographic device includes a conductive rubber elastic layer. The conductive rubber elastic layer is composed of a cross-linked product of a conductive rubber composition containing (a) a polar rubber, (b) at least one ion-conductive agent selected from diallyldimethylammonium.bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide and diallyldimethylammonium.trifluoromethanesulfonate and (c) a cross-linking agent,...

Toner for electrophotography, developer, and image forming apparatus
11/08/12 - 20120282000 - To provide a toner for electrophotography, which contains a binder resin, a colorant, and an organic-modified layered inorganic mineral, wherein the binder resin contains a crystalline resin in an amount of 50% by mass or greater, and wherein the organic-modified layered inorganic mineral is an organic-modified layered inorganic mineral in...

Electrophotographic ink, liquid toner producing methods, and digital printing methods
05/10/12 - 20120114378 - An ink contains dispersed particles, individually including at least one thermoplastic first resin exhibiting a MFI less than or equal to 100, at least one thermoplastic second resin exhibiting a MFI greater than 100, and a white pigment. A liquid toner producing method includes forming a paste containing the resins,...

Lenticular lens sheet manufacturing apparatus
05/03/12 - 20120107016 - A lenticular lens sheet manufacturing apparatus includes a transparent toner layer forming section and a lens forming section. The transparent toner layer forming section includes a photoreceptor drum, a charging section and a exposure section that form an electrostatic latent image on the photoreceptor drum, a developing section that forms...

Proof printing using recycled marking material
10/20/11 - 20110255903 - Methods and systems supply used marking material to a printing device marking material supply container. The used marking material was previously used in a printing process and was previously removed from one or more photoreceptors. The methods/systems feed the used marking material from the material supply container to a photoreceptor...

Member for image forming device
09/22/11 - 20110229202 - Provided is a member for an image forming device. The member has a base material and a film on the surface of the base material. The film is formed to maintain the surface shape of the base material. The member is provided with the base material composed of rubber of...

System to print raised printing using small toner particles
08/18/11 - 20110200360 - Electrophotographic printing of one or more layers of toner to enable the printing of a wide range of toner mass laydown using electrophotography to produce prints with raised letters. This method encompasses the steps of forming multicolor toner images and fusing the print one or more times to create the...

Electrophotographic image forming method and apparatus
11/04/10 - 20100278558 - The image forming apparatus includes a latent image bearing member; a charging device charging the surface of the latent image bearing member; a latent image forming device forming an electrostatic latent image on the surface of the latent image bearing member; a developing device supplying toner to the electrostatic latent...

Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
09/16/10 - 20100232833 - An optical scanner, including a frame member; a pair of connection members near a coupling end with the frame member; a pair of elastic members connected with the frame member by the connection members; a mirror substrate supported by the pair of elastic members, the mirror substrate having a bending...

Red surface emitting laser element, image forming device, and image display apparatus
10/08/09 - 20090252532 - A red surface emitting laser element includes a first reflector, a second reflector including a p-type semiconductor multilayer film, an active layer between the first reflector and the second reflector, and a p-type semiconductor spacer layer between the active layer and the second reflector, the p-type semiconductor spacer layer having...

Bookbinding method and bookbinding unit, and image-forming system
02/05/09 - 20090035016 - Image-forming system and bookbinding method, for collating and stacking sheets and binding together their spine-portion edges, that allows easy insertion of foldout leaves in the course of the bookbinding processes. Bookbinding-finishing method for collating printed sheets into bundles and binding together the spine-portion edges includes: an image-forming step of sequentially...