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Having Internal Rotary Member

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Toner housing container and image forming apparatus
11/27/14 - 20140348551 - A toner housing container includes: container body; conveying portion; pipe receiving port; and uplifting portion. Container body includes; protruding portion protruding from container body interior side of container opening portion to one end of container body; and shutter member moving between closing and opening positions to close and open container...

Replenishing developer housing container and image forming apparatus
11/27/14 - 20140348552 - A replenishing developer housing container according to the present invention includes: a container body housing a replenishing developer; a conveying portion; a pipe receiving port; and an uplifting portion, wherein the replenishing developer contains a toner and a carrier, wherein the container body includes a protruding portion protruding from a...

Image forming apparatus and cartridge for the use therewith
11/27/14 - 20140348553 - An image forming apparatus and a cartridge for use therewith are provided. The image forming apparatus includes a main body; a cartridge that stores a developer; a supporting member that receives the cartridge; and a side cover that covers the supporting member, where the supporting member is rotatably supported by...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus
11/13/14 - 20140334850 - Provided is a toner cartridge capable of preventing occurrence of toner discharge failure when a toner discharge section is below a toner storage section. A toner cartridge includes a toner storage container having a toner storage section and a toner discharge section, a toner stirring member provided in the toner...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus incorporating same
10/30/14 - 20140321886 - A toner cartridge includes a toner container to store toner and two rotary agitation members to rotate to agitate toner in the toner container. The toner container has two arc-shaped portions adjacent to each other at an inner bottom wall of the toner container. The two rotary agitation members has...

Toner case and image forming apparatus
08/28/14 - 20140241759 - A toner case includes a case main body and an agitating member. The case main body contains a toner. The agitating member agitates the toner contained in the case main body by rotating along an inner surface of the case main body. A rib is protruded on the inner surface...

Toner delivery system for a shake-free toner cartridge
07/17/14 - 20140199097 - A toner delivery system for a shake-free toner cartridge comprises a toner paddle assembly having a plurality of scrapers. A main scraper scrapes toner adhering to interior surfaces and directs toner from a first region of the toner reservoir into the opening in a first portion of the front of...

Toner container and image forming apparatus provided with the toner container
07/10/14 - 20140193178 - A movable member installed in a bottom portion of a housing is configured such that, if the amount of a toner existing within the housing is equal to or larger than a predetermined amount, the movable member lies down in a lying-down position where the movable member extends along an...

Developer supply container and developer supplying system
06/19/14 - 20140169838 - A developer supply container detachably mountable to a developer receiving apparatus and settable in a developer receiving apparatus by a setting operation including at least a rotation toward a setting position, includes a containing portion for containing the developer; a rotatable discharging member for discharging the developer out of said...

Developer storage container and image forming apparatus with same
05/29/14 - 20140147175 - A developer storage container includes a container main body, a tubular portion projecting from the container main body, and a rotary member extending from the container main body to the tubular portion. The rotary member includes a first section located in the container main body and a second section located...

Developer container
03/27/14 - 20140086640 - A developer container including: a housing including an inner surface that defines a filling port for filling developer; a cap mounted to the housing and sealing the filling port; and an agitating member having a rotary shaft and configured to be rotated about the rotary shaft to agitate the developer...

Toner anti-bridging agitator for an image forming device
03/13/14 - 20140072348 - A removable unit for an electrophotographic image forming device according to one example embodiment includes a housing having an inner volume forming a toner reservoir and a channel for accumulating toner. The removable unit further includes an auger for advancing toner within the channel. The auger has a rotational axis...

Toner case including conveying member attached to case body and image forming apparatus including toner case
03/06/14 - 20140064796 - A toner case includes a case body, a cover, and a conveying member. The cover covers the outer surface of a wall at an end of the case body. The conveying member, including a first attaching assembly, a second attaching assembly and a linking assembly, is rotatably attached to the...

Image forming apparatus and toner case
02/13/14 - 20140044459 - An image forming apparatus includes a toner case and an attachment member. The toner case has a transmission coupling. The attachment member has a drive coupling, an advance/retreat member and a lever. The advance/retreat member advances and retreats between a first position and a second position being closer to the...

Toner case and image forming apparatus
02/06/14 - 20140037342 - A toner case includes a main body, a cover, a rotating member, an agitating member, a protrusion arrangement part and a depression arrangement part. The main body has a first wall, a second wall, a third wall, a fourth wall, a bottom board, an opening at an upper side and...

Developer storage body, image forming unit and image forming apparatus
01/02/14 - 20140003844 - A developer storage body includes a storage portion for storing a developer, an agitation member for agitating the developer stored in the storage portion, and a swing member that swings in the storage portion by contact with the agitation member. A contact portion is provided at a first end portion...

Powder accommodation container and image forming apparatus
12/05/13 - 20130322929 - A powder accommodation container includes an accommodation container body that accommodates powder, a transport member and a discharge port. The transport member is arranged in an inside of the accommodation container body, rotates about a rotating shaft, and transports powder in the inside of the accommodation container body. The discharge...

Powder accommodation container, image forming apparatus and manufacturing method of the image forming apparatus
10/03/13 - 20130259537 - 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...

Toner delivery system for a shake-free toner cartridge
07/04/13 - 20130170873 - A toner delivery system for a shake-free toner cartridge comprises a toner paddle assembly having a plurality of scrapers. A main scraper scrapes toner adhering to interior surfaces and directs toner from a first region of the toner reservoir into the opening in a first portion of the front of...

Paddle assembly for a shake-free toner cartridge
07/04/13 - 20130170874 - A paddle assembly for a shake-free toner cartridge comprises a toner paddle having a plurality of scrapers. When installed in a toner cartridge, a main scraper scrapes toner adhering to interior surfaces and directs toner from a first region of the toner reservoir into the opening in a first portion...

Toner vessel having improved paddle for breaking compacted toner
07/04/13 - 20130170875 - A toner paddle for a toner vessel containing toner according to one example embodiment includes a drive shaft defining an axis of rotation for the paddle. The paddle also includes a first set of radially aligned breaker bars, a second set of radially aligned breaker bars radially offset from the...

Cartridge and image forming apparatus
06/13/13 - 20130149011 - A cartridge detachably attachable to an image forming apparatus includes a developer storage chamber partitioned into a first storage portion and a second storage portion and configured to store a developer, a replenishment opening disposed in the second storage portion, through which the developer passes from inside the developer storage...

Toner cartridge
02/07/13 - 20130034371 - A toner cartridge comprises a toner container which contains toner, a driving member which rotationally drives a conveying member, an agitating member which agitates a toner in the toner container while being rotated, a driven member which rotates in association with the driving member which is for rotationally driving the...

Rotation restricting member, mechanical device, and image forming device
01/31/13 - 20130028639 - The present invention provides a rotation restricting member that includes, a shaft that is inserted into a shaft insertion hole with a predetermined angle relationship, and a plurality of rotation restriction portions, each of which is formed at a different position around the shaft insertion hole and performs a rotation...

Rotation transmission unit, replacement unit, developer container and image forming apparatus
12/27/12 - 20120328336 - A rotation transmission unit includes a driving unit that provides a rotational power; a rotation transmission member that is rotated due to reception of the rotational power transmitted from the driving unit; a rotation member that is rotated due to reception of a rotation of the rotation transmission member; a...

Toner transportation device, toner case, image forming apparatus, and method of controlling toner transportation device
09/27/12 - 20120243913 - A toner transportation device includes a toner case and a drive section. The toner case includes a main body containing toner, and an agitating unit rotatably mounted in the main body that agitates the toner. The drive section includes a driving unit driving the agitating unit, a detection unit detecting...

Toner case, image forming apparatus, and method of driving toner case
09/27/12 - 20120243914 - A toner case includes a main body that contains toner, a discharge port located in the main body through which toner is discharged, an agitating unit rotatably positioned in the main body for agitating the toner, a transportation unit rotatably positioned in the main body for transporting the toner toward...

Toner stirring member and toner cartridge including thereof
06/21/12 - 20120155926 - A toner stirring member 206 includes a stirring blade 208a made up of a flexible sheet having a first insertion hole 304b, and a rotation shaft 208b having (i) a nipping section 218 for nipping the flexible sheet such that the flexible sheet can be inserted/pulled out into/from the nipping...

Method and toner bottle for image forming apparatus capable of effectively supplying toner to image forming apparatus
06/07/12 - 20120141171 - The toner bottle exchangeably used in an image forming apparatus. The toner bottle includes a bottle body having a substantially cylindrical shape and configured to contain toner, a gear configured to rotate a part of the toner bottle, a cap attached to the bottle body and including an opening arranged...

Developing unit and image forming apparatus having the same
02/16/12 - 20120039636 - A developing unit of an image forming apparatus includes a developer cartridge detachably mounted on the developing unit, a developing case in which a developing member and a first supply member are provided, a developer supply passage to supply a developer stored in the developer cartridge to the developing case,...

Developer storage container, image forming unit and image forming apparatus
01/12/12 - 20120008989 - A developer storage container includes a developer storage portion in which a developer is stored, the developer storage portion having a wall, a rotating body rotatably provided in the developer storage portion, and an agitating plate that engages the rotating body and agitates the developer at least in the vicinity...

Toner conveying apparatus, toner cartridge and cleaning unit having the toner conveying apparatus
12/15/11 - 20110305486 - only an upstream side end portion of the spiral spring section is fixed to the downstream side end portion of the rigid spiral section or the rotating shaft portion near the downstream side end portion of the rigid spiral section, and the spiral spring section can elastically expands and contracts...

Developer storage body, developing device and image forming apparatus
10/20/11 - 20110255906 - A developer storage body includes a developer storage portion storing a developer and having an elongated shape, an outlet opening provided at a substantially center portion of the developer storage portion in a longitudinal direction of the developer storage portion, inclined portions provided on both end portions of the developer...

Toner discharging device, toner cartridge and image forming apparatus
10/20/11 - 20110255907 - A toner discharging device, a toner cartridge and an image forming apparatus in which occurrence of a locking phenomenon can be suppressed are provided. A toner discharging device includes a discharge container having a wall portion which defines an internal space thereof and has a reception port and a discharge...

Toner discharge mechanism, toner cartridge and image forming apparatus using the toner cartridge
09/22/11 - 20110229212 - A toner discharge mechanism which is attached to a toner cartridge includes an auger screw for conveying and discharging a toner stored in the toner cartridge, the auger screw having an end portion downstream thereof, the end portion forming a taper portion having a predetermined length and an outer diameter...

Toner discharging device, toner cartridge, and image forming apparatus
09/22/11 - 20110229213 - A toner discharging device, a toner cartridge, and an image forming apparatus in which the occurrence of the locking phenomenon is prevented are provided. A toner discharging device includes a discharge container including a wall portion which defines an inner space and has a reception port and a discharge port,...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus including the same
09/15/11 - 20110222917 - A toner cartridge comprising a toner cartridge body, a screw shaft, a paddle member, and a toner inflow block piece coupled to a part of the paddle member, wherein the toner cartridge body includes therein a toner storage section being a large-capacity space where the paddle member is disposed and...

Developer supply container
08/11/11 - 20110194876 - If a user is not familiar with the operation for the developer supply container, the rotating operation for the developer supply container may be insufficient, so that developer supply container does not reach a predetermined operating position, with the result of abnormal developer supply. by increasing a rotation load of...

Developing unit, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
08/04/11 - 20110188896 - A developing unit includes: a developer carrier; a toner supplying member having a porous surface layer; a toner storage storing therein toner; a stirring member that is rotated to stir the toner; a toner amount detecting unit that detects an amount of the toner; a toner supplying unit that supplies...

Image forming unit and image forming apparatus
07/21/11 - 20110176839 - An image forming unit including a toner supplier that comprises a cylindrical conveying passage member and a toner conveying rotational body that is inserted into the cylindrical conveying passage member, includes first/second spiral blades formed on different areas of a rotational axis in an axis direction, wound in directions opposite...

Developer unit for an image forming apparatus
05/05/11 - 20110103845 - A developer unit for an image forming apparatus is provided. The developer unit includes a developer device with a developer agent carrier, a developer agent container arranged in an upper position with respect to the developer device. The developer agent container is formed to have a fitting wall, which is...

Developer storage container, developing device and image forming apparatus
05/05/11 - 20110103846 - A developer storage container includes a developer storage portion that stores a developer and has an opening for supplying the developer. An agitating-and-supplying member is rotatably provided in the developer storage portion. The agitating-and-supplying member has a shaft portion and an agitating portion. The agitating portion has a fixed end...

Toner cartridge, image forming apparatus and image forming method
04/07/11 - 20110081170 - A toner cartridge includes a container body and a screw conveyer section. The screw conveyer section includes a rotation shaft and a toner conveying blade. The toner rotation shaft includes a first rotation shaft portion and a second rotation shaft portion concentrically communicated to the first rotation shaft portion and...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus including the same
04/07/11 - 20110081171 - A toner cartridge includes a toner container that contains a toner, an auger screw, a toner discharge port, a shutter, an internal opening/closing valve and a stirring paddle. The internal opening/closing valve is provided as a member for closing the toner discharge port, in addition to the shutter. The shutter...

Developer storage case having a discharge opening of a flat shape
03/31/11 - 20110076063 - A developer storage case includes: a storage case that includes a discharge opening formed in the horizontal direction side surface thereof, that is formed in a flat shape having a horizontal direction width larger than the vertical direction height thereof, and that stores a developer therein; a delivery member that...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus using the same
03/17/11 - 20110064481 - A toner cartridge includes a container for containing toner, a toner discharge section having a toner discharge port, an auger screw provided in the container, for conveying toner in the container to the toner discharge section, a shutter for opening and closing the toner discharge port, and a toner flowing-out...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus using the same
03/17/11 - 20110064482 - A toner cartridge includes a toner container for containing toner, a toner discharge section provided on one side part of the toner container and having a toner discharge port, an auger screw provided in the toner container, for conveying toner in the toner container to the toner discharge section, and...

Toner container
03/03/11 - 20110052269 - 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...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus including the same
02/03/11 - 20110026974 - A toner stirring section provided in a toner cartridge includes a first rotating body and a second rotating body. The first rotating body is rotated around an axis J13 to stir a toner. The second rotating body includes a conveying sheet for conveying the toner to a toner replenishing roller...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus using the same
02/03/11 - 20110026975 - A toner cartridge includes: a toner storing portion for storing toner; a toner discharging portion having a toner discharge port; and a screw auger having a rotary shaft and a helical blade for conveying the toner in the toner storing portion to the toner discharging portion. The helical blade includes...

Conveyance member, developer cartridge, and image-forming apparatus
01/20/11 - 20110013946 - A conveyance member includes: a rotating shaft; a plurality of support members that extend from the rotating shaft in a direction crossing an axial direction of the rotating shaft; and a plurality of arcuate members each having one end supported respectively by one of the support members, and having another...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus
01/13/11 - 20110008076 - According to one embodiment, a toner cartridge includes a cartridge body, a stirring member configured to stir toner contained in the cartridge body, and a scraping member having elasticity. The stirring member includes a rotation shaft contained in the cartridge body, and plural stirring rods protruded from the rotation shaft...

Conveyance member, developer cartridge, and image-forming apparatus
01/06/11 - 20110002714 - A conveyance member includes: a rotational shaft; a support portion that extends from the rotational shaft in a direction crossing an axial direction of the rotational shaft; and an arcuate member that includes one end that is supported by the support portion, and another end that extends in a direction...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus using the same
01/06/11 - 20110002715 - A toner cartridge includes: a toner storing portion for storing toner; a toner discharger having a toner discharge port; a screw auger having a rotary shaft and a helical blade for conveying the toner in the toner storing portion to the toner discharger; and an inner shutter that sections between...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus
12/09/10 - 20100310276 - A toner cartridge includes: a toner storing unit configured to store a toner; and an agitation paddle configured to rotate a spiral section, which extends in a spiral shape with a rotation axis as a spiral center, in the toner storing unit with the rotation axis as a rotation center...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus
12/09/10 - 20100310277 - According to one embodiment, a toner cartridge includes a housing, plural paddles and an auger. The housing contains a toner and has a shape spreading in a gravity direction in a state of being supported in an image forming apparatus. The plural paddles agitate the toner in an area including...

Toner supply container and image forming apparatus
12/09/10 - 20100310278 - A toner supply container that has: a container body that contains toner therein; and a conveyance member that is rotatably arranged inside the container body and conveys the toner toward a discharge opening of the container body when driven to rotate by external force, wherein the conveyance member includes (i)...

Image forming device, developing device and toner cartridge
11/04/10 - 20100278566 - An image forming device has: a developing cartridge for developing an electrostatic latent image on an image carrying member and a toner cartridge. The developing cartridge contains a developing roller and a single auger. The toner cartridge is detachably attached to the developing cartridge and containing toner. The toner cartridge...

Developer-accommodating vessel and developing device
08/12/10 - 20100202803 - A toner cartridge is mountable on a process cartridge. The process cartridge includes a supply roller. The toner cartridge includes a first accommodating unit and an agitating member. The first toner accommodating unit has a peripheral surface in which an inner hollow space for accommodating a toner is formed. The...

Toner supply apparatus
08/05/10 - 20100196059 - A toner supply apparatus is installed detachably in an image forming apparatus. The toner supply apparatus includes a container body which accommodates toner, and an agitating member which is disposed inside the container body and is driven to rotate so as to agitate toner. The agitating member includes a drive...

Transport member for powder transport, developing powder accommodation container, and image forming apparatus
05/06/10 - 20100111574 - A transport member for a powder transport includes a revolving shaft, a transport part that extends in a helical shape relative to an axial direction of the revolving shaft, includes one end part with a free end and the other end part at an opposite side of the one end...

Developing cartridge for image-forming device and method of manufacturing the same
04/29/10 - 20100104327 - A developing cartridge includes: a casing configured of a first frame and a second frame with a space formed therebetween; and a developer-carrying member that is supported in the first frame and that is configured to carry developer. The first frame includes a bottom wall and a pair of side...

Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus using the same
03/11/10 - 20100061772 - An image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor drum, a charger, an exposure device, a developing device, a toner cartridge for supplying toner to the developing device, a transfer device and a fixing device. The toner cartridge includes: a toner container, a toner discharge port, a toner discharger having a toner...

Toner cartridge and developing device and image forming apparatus using the same
01/07/10 - 20100003057 - An image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor drum, a charger, an exposure device, a developing device, a toner cartridge, a transfer device and a fusing device. The toner cartridge includes a toner container, a toner discharge port, a toner agitator, a toner discharger having a toner conveyor. The toner discharger...

Toner container
11/26/09 - 20090290911 - 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...

Toner cartridge and developing device and image forming apparatus using the same
10/15/09 - 20090257785 - An image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor drum, a charger, an exposure device, a developing device, a toner cartridge for supplying toner to the developing device, a transfer device and a fusing device. The toner cartridge includes a toner container, a toner discharge port, a toner agitator, a toner discharger...

Developing device and image forming apparatus
10/01/09 - 20090245885 - A developing device includes a developing agent carrying body that carries toner, a toner supply member that supplies toner to the developing agent carrying body, a regulating member that regulates an amount of toner present on the developing agent carrying body, a developing chamber having the developing agent carrying body,...

Toner cartridge, developing device and image forming apparatus allowing accurate control of toner replenish amount
09/03/09 - 20090220285 - A toner cartridge includes: a toner holding container having an outlet formed thereon; a partition wall separating the inside of toner holding container to a toner discharging portion in which the outlet is formed and a toner stirring portion other than the toner discharging portion; a toner discharging member axially...

Developer holding apparatus, developing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
07/23/09 - 20090185833 - A developer holding apparatus holds developer therein. The developer is discharged through a discharging opening. An agitator includes shaft portions and an agitating portion. A bearing member includes a bearing hole formed therein. One of the shaft portions is rotatably received in the bearing hole. The bearing hole has a...

Method and toner bottle for image forming apparatus capable of effectively supplying toner to image forming apparatus
07/16/09 - 20090180817 - The toner bottle exchangeably used in an image forming apparatus. The toner bottle includes a bottle body having a substantially cylindrical shape and configured to contain toner, a gear configured to rotate a part of the toner bottle, a cap attached to the bottle body and including an opening arranged...

Rotary mounting structure for toner cartridge
07/02/09 - 20090169268 - A toner cartridge comprising a rotary 2 provided with an agitator 3 that agitates a toner, and a bearing that rotatably supports a shaft tip 6 of the rotary 2, comprises a retainer 10 at the shaft tip 6 of the rotary 2 and at the bearing 7 that inhibits...