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Cartridge

Cartridge patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

09/25/14 - 20140286680 - Powder container and image forming apparatus
A powder container includes a body and a pair of walls that blocks one longitudinal end of the body and the other longitudinal end of the body. Powder is accommodated within the powder container which is mounted to an apparatus using the powder in a posture where a longitudinal direction...

09/18/14 - 20140270855 - Method and apparatus for reducing residual toner in a rotating container
An approach is provided for reducing an amount of residual toner remaining in a rotating container. The approach involves rotating a rotatable vessel configured to contain a toner. The rotatable vessel includes a body section having a substantially round cross-section, a first end at one axial end of the body...

09/18/14 - 20140270856 - Method and apparatus for reducing residual toner in a rotating container
An approach is provided for reducing an amount of residual toner remaining in a rotating container. The approach involves causing a rotatable vessel configured to contain a toner to be rotated by way of a drive train. The rotatable vessel includes a body section having a substantially round cross-section, a...

09/18/14 - 20140270857 - Method and apparatus for reducing residual toner in a rotating container
An approach is provided for reducing an amount of residual toner remaining in a rotating container. The approach involves rotating a rotatable vessel configured to contain a toner. The approach also involves a causing a plurality of beads that include at least one material configured to be attracted to a...

09/18/14 - 20140270858 - Image-forming device having holder unit, in which toner box is detachably mounted
In an image forming device, a holder unit is movable in a moving direction between an accommodated position and a pull-out position. A plurality of toner boxes are detachably attachable to the holder unit in one to one correspondence with the plurality of developing units. Each toner box is detachably...

09/18/14 - 20140270859 - Powder container and image forming apparatus
A powder conveying device includes: a conveying nozzle, provided with a powder receiving opening; an open/close member to open/close the powder receiving opening; a flange provided to the open/close member; a biasing member to bias the open/close member; and a container setting section to which a part of a powder...

08/21/14 - 20140233986 - Developer supply container and developer supplying system
The developer supply container is provided with a drive converting mechanism for converting the rotational force received from the main assembly side to a force for operating a volume changing type pump....

08/14/14 - 20140227009 - Toner container
A toner container installed in an image forming apparatus includes a toner container main body having a predetermined length and in which toner is accommodated, a discharge port through which the toner is discharged from the toner container main body, a shutter which opens and closes the discharge port, a...

07/10/14 - 20140193177 - Heat sealed remanufactured toner cartridge
A remanufactured toner cartridge includes a wall defining a fill hole that is used to refill the cartridge with toner. A patch covers the fill hole, and a heat activated adhesive non-removably attaches the patch to the wall. The fill hole can be formed with a heat knife such that...

06/19/14 - 20140169837 - Toner cartridge
Disclosed is a toner cartridge. The toner cartridge comprises a rotary container body, a toner discharge port, a sealing component, a connection component and a transmission component. The toner discharge port is placed on the rotary container body. The sealing component is placed inside the toner discharge port. The connection...

06/05/14 - 20140153973 - Developing cartridge
A developing cartridge includes: a developing roller that is rotatable about a developing roller axis line, which extends in a predetermined direction; a supply roller, which is rotatable about a supply roller axis line, which extends in the predetermined direction, and which supplies developer to the developing roller; a developing...

06/05/14 - 20140153974 - Developer supply container and developer supplying system
A developer supply container 1 for supplying a developer through a developer receiving portion 11 displaceably provided in a developer receiving apparatus 8 to which said developer supply container 1 is detachably mountable, said developer supply container 1 includes a developer accommodating portion 2c for accommodating a developer; and an...

05/22/14 - 20140140738 - Printer with toner container
In one example, a printer includes a printer housing, a photoconductor to apply toner to a print substrate, a developer to apply toner to the photoconductor, a light source to expose parts of the photoconductor to light, and a toner container to supply toner to the developer. The toner container...

05/15/14 - 20140133890 - Powder container and image forming apparatus
A powder container includes a container body for storing powder, the container body having an introduction port from which the powder is introduced; a transport member having one end provided, in a rotatable manner, on a side wall of the container body, at a position below the introduction port, and...

05/08/14 - 20140126934 - Cap configuration for a toner cartridge
Aspects described herein relate to a cap for a toner cartridge. In one example, the cap may be configured to close a toner supply opening of the toner cartridge. According to one or more aspects, the cap may include a sealing or covering portion configured to cover the toner supply...

05/01/14 - 20140119780 - Toner container, image forming apparatus including same, and connecting structure for connecting toner container and image forming apparatus
A toner container includes a cylindrical container body, a cap having a toner outlet, and a shutter. The cap includes a primary positioning primary positioning hole, formed in a top front surface perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the toner container, extending in the longitudinal direction, to determine an installation...

04/17/14 - 20140105651 - Powder accommodation container, image forming apparatus and manufacturing method of the image forming apparatus
A powder accommodation container includes an accommodation container body, a regulation member, and a transport member. The accommodation container body has a hole portion to outside and accommodates powder. The regulation member is provided in the hole portion to regulate a passage of the powder accommodated in the accommodation container...

04/17/14 - 20140105652 - Powder accommodation container, image forming apparatus and manufacturing method of the image forming apparatus
A powder accommodation container includes an accommodation container body, a regulation member, and a transport member. The accommodation container body has a hole portion to outside and accommodates powder. The regulation member is provided in the hole portion to regulate a passage of the powder accommodated in the accommodation container...

03/20/14 - 20140079438 - Volumetric toner cartridge having driven toner platform
A toner cartridge for an imaging apparatus having a housing including two opposed end walls and an elongated body therebetween and an exit port. An inner surface of the body defines a toner reservoir that is communication with the exit port. A drive shaft is rotatably mounted within the housing....

03/20/14 - 20140079439 - Volumetric toner cartridge having driven detachable toner platform
A toner cartridge for an imaging apparatus having a housing including two opposed end walls and an elongated body therebetween and an exit port. An inner surface of the body defines a toner reservoir that is in communication with the exit port. A drive shaft is rotatably mounted within the...

03/20/14 - 20140079440 - Volumetric toner cartridge having removable exit paddle
A toner cartridge for an electrophotographic device including a housing having a reservoir that is in fluid communication with an exit port. A first end wall has a recess on an inner surface thereof in fluid communication with the reservoir and the exit port. A partially threaded drive shaft has...

03/20/14 - 20140079441 - Volumetric toner cartridge having toner agitators
A toner cartridge for an imaging device having a housing having a toner reservoir and an exit port in fluid communication with the toner reservoir. A drive shaft rotatably mounts within the toner reservoir. A toner platform is movably coupled to the drive shaft and is nonrotatable but slidable relative...

03/13/14 - 20140072346 - Developer accommodating container, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A developer accommodating container for accommodating a developer for image formation, includes a first flexible member having a three-dimensional shape; a second flexible member for forming a space for accommodating the developer by covering a part of the first flexible member; wherein the developer accommodating container is constituted by bonding...

03/13/14 - 20140072347 - Developer accommodating container, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A developer accommodating container for accommodating a developer for image formation, comprising: a first flexible member having a three-dimensional shape; a second flexible member for forming a space for accommodating the developer by covering a part of the first flexible member; wherein the developer accommodating container is constituted by bonding...

03/06/14 - 20140064794 - Developer container, developer replenishing device, developing device, and image forming apparatus using same
A developer container removably installable in an apparatus body of an image forming apparatus includes a container body to contain developer, a cap connectable to the container body, the cap including a supply opening, and a flange projecting beyond an outer circumferential surface of the cap in a radial direction...

03/06/14 - 20140064795 - Powder material container and image forming apparatus provided therewith, and powder material replenishing method
A powder material container is disclosed, including an elongated tubular container body; and a cap which has formed a temporary containing space which is communicably connected in the longitudinal direction of the container body to an opening of the container body to temporarily contain a powder material conveyed from the...

02/20/14 - 20140050508 - Image forming apparatus and developing cartridge
A developing cartridge includes a case having a first sidewall and a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall, and a developing roller disposed between the first sidewall and second sidewall. The developing roller can include a developing roller shaft and a developing roller member configured to carry a developing...

02/20/14 - 20140050509 - Toner container and image forming apparatus
A toner container and an image forming apparatus are disclosed. The toner container includes a guiding member formed at a part surrounding a toner outlet to be protruded from a circumferential surface of the toner container for guiding an opening or closing operation of a shutter member in a circumferential...

02/06/14 - 20140037341 - Toner container
A toner container is configured to be insertable into an image forming device. The toner container comprises a toner container body including a toner chamber in which toner is stored and a toner discharge port provided at one end portion, a cover portion configured to cover the toner container body,...

01/30/14 - 20140029985 - Image forming device and cartridge configuration
A developer cartridge according to one aspect of the invention is attachable to a photoconductor unit that comprises a photoconductive drum. The developer cartridge may comprise a developing frame defining a developer container configured to contain developer, the developing frame having a first side and a second side; a developing...

01/23/14 - 20140023405 - Developing device and image forming apparatus having the same
A developing device is provided that facilitates developing agent delivery upward. A cartridge includes a developing roller, a supply roller, and a container disposed below the supply roller. The container can have an upper portion formed with an opening having upper and lower edges. A conveying member can be rotatably...

01/23/14 - 20140023406 - Developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes: a first conveying unit provided within a developing agent storage chamber and that is configured to convey a developing agent from one end of the developing agent storage chamber to another end of the developing agent storage chamber in a longitudinal direction of a developing agent...

01/23/14 - 20140023407 - Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, a drum unit which holds photosensitive drums in parallel, a developing cartridge which is detachably mounted in the drum unit, a translation member which is provided in the apparatus body to be movable linearly, a shaft which is provided on the tandem...

01/16/14 - 20140016967 - Developer supply container and developer supplying system
The developer supply container is provided with a drive converting mechanism for converting the rotational force received from the main assembly side to a force for operating a volume changing type pump....

12/26/13 - 20130343785 - Developer accommodating unit, process cartridge and electrophotographic image forming apparatus
A developer accommodating unit for accommodating a developer for image formation includes a flexible container provided with an opening 35a for permitting discharge of the developer, a frame for accommodating the flexible container and for accommodating the developer to be discharged from the flexible container, and an urging member 21...

12/12/13 - 20130330105 - Powder container and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A powder container includes a rotatable powder chamber for containing powder used for forming images, having an opening on a first side in an axial direction of the powder container, a conveyor to transport powder contained in the powder chamber to the first side from a second side in the...

12/12/13 - 20130330106 - Toner container and manufacturing method for toner container
A toner container includes a cylindrical container body, having a first opening in a first end thereof and a notch in a circumferential surface thereof continuous with the first opening in the first end, a flange member to engage the first opening and the notch in the container body and...

12/05/13 - 20130322928 - Developer transport member and developing apparatus
There is provided a developer transport member including a rotatable member, a main body configured to transport the developer by being rotated in accordance with rotation of the rotatable member, and a metal spring configured to bias the main body....

11/28/13 - 20130315634 - Packing structure of developer container
Disclosed is a packing structure of a developer container, including a developer container that contains a developer and is formed with a supply port for supply of the developer, a transport member that is provided in the developer container and transports the developer to the supply port while stirring the...

11/21/13 - 20130308986 - Toner container
A toner container includes a toner container body having a toner chamber for housing a toner inside, a toner discharge port provided at one end of the toner container body, a cover portion having front edge and rear edge. The toner container also includes a projection provided near the discharge...

10/24/13 - 20130279943 - Image forming apparatus and toner case
An image forming apparatus includes a toner case and an installed part. The toner case includes a discharge port discharging a toner. To the installed part, the toner case is detachably installed. On the circumference of the toner case, a locking piece is provided. The installed part includes a locking...

10/24/13 - 20130279944 - Electrophotographic toner
An electrophotographic toner contains an electron donating color former compound, an electron accepting color developing agent, and a binder resin, wherein a toluene insoluble content in the electrophotographic toner is 10% by mass or more and 40% by mass or less, and the toner is decolorized by heating....

10/17/13 - 20130272750 - Powder container, powder supply device and image forming apparatus
Provided is a powder container having a new structure capable of stable discharge and transport of a powder contained in a container by enabling the powder to be reliably discharged to the outside of the package while preventing the powder from spilling and flying out of the container. The powder...

10/10/13 - 20130266346 - Developer container, developing device including developer container, and image forming apparatus including developing device
A developer container is fitted in a first direction to an image forming apparatus for forming an image on a sheet. The developer container includes a main body and a protrusion. An inner space filled with a developer is formed in the man body. The protrusion protrudes outward from an...

10/10/13 - 20130266347 - Developer container, developing device, process unit, and image forming apparatus
The developer container includes a rotator that is rotated in the container body, a sequence of gears disposed outside the developer container that transmits a torque to the rotator, and a container guiding portion that fits with a main body side guiding portion and guides the developer container in a...

10/03/13 - 20130259535 - Toner container
A toner container installed in an image forming apparatus includes a toner container main body having a predetermined length and in which toner is accommodated, a discharge port through which the toner is discharged from the toner container main body, a shutter which opens and closes the discharge port, a...

10/03/13 - 20130259536 - Developing cartridge
A process cartridge, which includes a developing cartridge and a photosensitive cartridge for use with an image forming apparatus including a driving force output part and a feeding part, is provided. The developing cartridge includes a developer carrier, a first electrode provided at one side thereof, and a driving force...

08/22/13 - 20130216272 - Powder container and image forming apparatus
A powder container includes a body and a pair of walls that blocks one longitudinal end of the body and the other longitudinal end of the body. Powder is accommodated within the powder container which is mounted to an apparatus using the powder in a posture where a longitudinal direction...

08/22/13 - 20130216273 - Powder container and image forming apparatus
A powder container includes a body and a pair of walls that block one end of the body and the other end. The powder container is mountable in an apparatus. The body has an opening in a location closer to the one end to supply the powder to the apparatus....

08/15/13 - 20130209141 - Toner cartridge having positional control features
A toner cartridge according to one example embodiment includes a housing that has an elongated shape extending from a first side to a second side. The housing defines a reservoir for containing toner therein. An exit port is in fluid communication with the reservoir and faces downward on the front...

07/04/13 - 20130170872 - Toner cartridge having a pivoting exit port cover
A toner cartridge for use in an image forming device according to one example embodiment includes a housing having a reservoir for containing toner therein. The housing has an exit port in fluid communication with the reservoir. A cover is mounted on an exterior portion of the housing that is...