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Removing Excess Developer

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Image forming apparatus
11/27/14 - 20140348554 - An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit including a plurality of photoconductor drums arranged in tandem; a conveyor belt arranged opposite to the photoconductor drums and configured to convey a recording sheet; and a cleaning unit including a cleaning member positioned in contact with the conveyor belt and...

Image forming device provided with detachable waste toner box
04/17/14 - 20140105653 - An image forming device includes: a belt; a developing unit; a support unit; a cleaning member; a waste toner box; and a main casing. The developing unit is configured to accommodate developing agent therein. The support unit is configured to support the developing unit. The cleaning member is configured to...

Image forming device and developing device
06/06/13 - 20130142547 - A developing device that is provided in an image forming device that forms an image includes an image carrier on which an electrostatic latent image is formed; a developer carrier that is configured to form a developer image on a surface of the image carrier by attaching developer on the...

Developer carrying member and developing unit
05/23/13 - 20130129392 - Provided is a developer carrying member that can stably provide a negatively chargeable developer with triboelectric charge and whose surface hardly wears even after its long-term use. The developer carrying member is a developer carrying member, comprising: a substrate; and a surface layer, wherein: the surface layer contains a matrix...

Removing electrophotographic carrier particles from photoreceptor
05/17/12 - 20120121299 - Carrier particles are removed from a rotatable photoreceptor in an electrophotographic printer. A development member is rotated to selectively supply toner from a developer supply to the photoreceptor, the developer including toner particles and carrier particles, and at least one carrier particle from the developer is drawn into contact with...

Developer unit and method thereof
02/02/12 - 20120027468 - A developer unit usable with a liquid electrophotographic printing apparatus having a photosensitive drum includes a developer roller configured to receive ink, and to selectively engage and rotatably transfer the ink to the photosensitive drum, the developer roller configured to switch between a contact mode when the developer roller is...

Developing device and image forming apparatus
08/04/11 - 20110188897 - A developing device includes a developer bearing body provided so as to face a latent image bearing body. The developer bearing body rotates to supply a developer to the latent image bearing body. A developer supplying member is provided so as to contact the developer bearing body. The developer supplying...

Image forming apparatus, developing agent used therefor, and method for manufacturing the same
07/28/11 - 20110182625 - According to one embodiment, a developing agent containing a toner particle and an aggregate of a toner dust powder having a smaller volume average particle size than a volume average particle size of the toner particle and alumina is provided....

Image forming apparatus
07/14/11 - 20110170913 - The present invention realizes an image forming apparatus which is equipped with a carrier recovery section of simple configuration and for which maintenance is not required, the apparatus includes: a photoconductive drum; a developing device to develop a latent image formed on the photoconductive drum by a two-component developer containing...

Carrier removing device and image forming apparatus
04/28/11 - 20110097115 - A carrier removing apparatus, including: an electrode, having a plurality of openings through which a carrier passes, disposed to oppose an image carrier, and a power source to apply a voltage onto the electrode so as to separate the carrier on the image carrier from the image carrier, wherein the...

Image forming apparatus
04/21/11 - 20110091247 - An image forming apparatus includes a transportation member rotating to transport a medium or developer; a blade member disposed to abut against the transportation member for removing an object adhering to a surface of the transportation member; and a retaining member disposed on an upstream side of the blade member...

Image-forming device having a belt cleaning unit
11/18/10 - 20100290818 - The present invention provides an image-forming device having a developer-carrying member, an image-carrying member, a belt, and a cleaning unit. The developer-carrying member has an outer surface including a thin layer forming region for carrying a thin layer of developer. The thin layer forming region has a first width in...

Printing machine and printing method therefor
08/12/10 - 20100202804 - A printing machine having a colorant support, a transfer device, a delivery apparatus, and a colorant stripper. The transfer device is arranged to transfer colorant from a reservoir onto the colorant support such that during operation of the printing machine, a colorant is transferred from the transfer device onto the...

Image forming apparatus and developer collecting method of the image forming apparatus
07/29/10 - 20100189471 - An image forming apparatus includes a cleaning unit including a cleaning blade which contacts with an image carrier and peels a collected material on the image carrier, and an auger to convey the peeled collected material in a direction parallel to a rotation axis of the image carrier. The auger...

Developing unit and image forming apparatus having the same
06/24/10 - 20100158576 - Disclosed are a developing unit and an image forming apparatus having the same. The developing unit includes a first frame and a second frame. The first frame supports thereon a first set of processing members and includes at least one jig hole for mounting to a jig. The second frame...

Developing device
05/27/10 - 20100129120 - A developing device comprises: a development roller configured to rotate while carrying liquid toner which comprises a carrier liquid and toner particles contained in the carrier liquid; a cleaning blade configured to contact with the development roller to scrape off the liquid toner carried on the development roller by the...

Developer transporting apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image forming method
04/29/10 - 20100104328 - A developer transporting apparatus includes: a drop path; a developer transporting path; a developer transporting member; and an aggregation preventing member including: a contact portion that is in contact with the developer transporting member, and that moves in conjunction with the rotation of the developer transporting member; and a developer...

Image forming method and image forming apparatus
03/18/10 - 20100067958 - An image forming method including forming an electrostatic latent image on a photoreceptor; developing the latent image with a developer including a toner using a center-feed developing device to form a toner image; transferring the toner image onto a receiving material; and fixing the toner image using a fixing member...

Cleaning device and image forming device
09/17/09 - 20090232559 - A cleaning device includes a cleaning member for removing developer attached to a developer attaching member; a rotation carrying member which is rotatably configured to carry the developer that is removed by the cleaning member; a housing member for housing the developer that is removed by the cleaning member and...

Cleaning device and image forming apparatus
09/03/09 - 20090220286 - A cleaning device includes a blade disposed so as to contact an image bearing body that bears a developer image. The blade scrapes off a developer adhering to the image bearing body. The blade has an edge portion including first and second surfaces, and is configured so that a distance...

Developing unit, image forming apparatus, and floating developer collecting method for developing unit
08/20/09 - 20090208254 - A suction duct that sucks air is provided downstream from a magnet roller that applies a developer to a photoconductor while rotating, in a direction of rotation of the photoconductor, and upstream of a surface potential sensor that measures surface potential of the photoconductor. Moreover, ribs for adjusting an air...

Developing apparatus and image forming apparatus provided therewith
04/23/09 - 20090103956 - A developing apparatus is provided with: a developing roller; and a recovering roller that is arranged so as to oppose the developing roller, recovers scattered toner, and stores negatively chargeable toner, wherein the recovering roller has its surface coated with a fluorine resin or a silicone resin, and is provided...

Toner mass control by surface roughness and voids
04/09/09 - 20090092420 - The present disclosure relates to controlling a performance characteristic of an image forming device component having a surface which may include removal of a portion of the surface to expose a plurality of voids and a surface between the voids. The surface between the voids may have a surface roughness...