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Cleaning Of Imaging Surface

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Cleaning Of Imaging Surface



Member moving mechanism and image forming apparatus including same
11/27/14 - 20140348560 - A member moving mechanism includes a moving member movable in first positive and negative directions, a moved member that moves in second positive and negative directions when the moving member moves, a belt member connecting the moving member to the moved member, a belt-member guide member, an openable-closable cover engaged...

Image forming apparatus
02/13/14 - 20140044463 - An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member to bear a toner image, a waste toner storage mechanism to store residual toner, and an intermediate transfer unit detachable from the image forming apparatus. The intermediate transfer unit includes an intermediate transfer member onto which the toner image is transferred,...

Image forming apparatus and method thereof
11/01/12 - 20120275836 - A method of maintaining a photoconductive member of an image forming apparatus is disclosed. The method includes applying fluid to a photoconductive member to form an image thereon, transferring the fluid from the photoconductive member in the form of the image and providing sponge applicator fluid to respective sponge applicator...

Image forming device
10/04/12 - 20120251209 - An image forming device, including: photosensitive bodies arranged in parallel in a predetermined direction; a belt that runs in the predetermined direction to transfer a developer image formed on each of the photosensitive bodies to a sheet-like medium; recovering members that are respectively provided for the photosensitive bodies, wherein each...

Cleaning unit and image forming apparatus
09/27/12 - 20120243925 - An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable member-to-be-cleaned having elasticity; a cleaning member, having elasticity, for removing a deposited matter deposited on the member-to-be-cleaned; and a supporting portion for supporting the cleaning member so that the cleaning member swings around a swing fulcrum. The swing fulcrum of the supporting portion...

Sheet-fed duplex and sheet-fed duplex multi-color printers
08/02/12 - 20120195659 - A sheet-fed duplex and a sheet-fed duplex multi-color printer which is compact, using an electrophotographic printing system. For a long image to be printed on both faces of a sheet of paper, the printer enables producing printed matter at high efficiency and high precision, and yet when printing front and...

Cleaning device, image forming apparatus including same, and method for mounting same
02/09/12 - 20120034006 - A cleaning device including: multiple cleaning members arranged consecutively in a direction of movement of a cleaning target to remove adhered substances from the cleaning target; multiple casings to individually hold and at least partially enclose the multiple cleaning members, respectively, the casings and the cleaning members together constituting multiple...

Printer having an alternate scavenger geometry
01/05/12 - 20120003021 - A printer having a developer station for holding a supply of developer which includes magnetized carrier particles, a magnetized development roller, and an imaging roller proximate the development roller which collects carrier particles during operation of the printer. A scavenger proximate the imaging roller and the development roller removes the...

Image forming apparatus
01/27/11 - 20110020040 - An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive member, a charging device, a developing device, a thickness detecting unit and a parameter setting unit. A photosensitive layer is formed on a surface of the photosensitive member. The charging device charges the photosensitive member. The developing device forms a toner image on...

Image forming apparatus, and toner and developer used therein
01/06/11 - 20110002719 - wherein V represents a toner volume (mg/cm2) of the toner image on the image bearer; and A represents a toner volume (mg/cm2) thereof remaining on the image bearer after transfer....

Electrophotographic printing and cleaning of the developer ink bearing surface
08/19/10 - 20100209156 - Electrophotographic printing apparatus comprising an image-forming member having a surface on which a latent electrostatic image can be formed and developed for transfer of the developed image to a substrate and a developer for depositing onto the surface of the image-forming member a layer of ink comprising charged ink particles...

Image-forming device
08/19/10 - 20100209157 - An image-forming device includes a plurality of developing units, an endless belt, and a cleaning unit. The cleaning unit includes a cleaning member and a conveying unit. The cleaning member contacts the endless belt to clean a remaining toner on the endless belt. The conveying unit includes a first conveying...

Cleaning arrangement for a moving element to be cleaned in an electrographic printing apparatus
06/17/10 - 20100150626 - In a cleaning arrangement for a moving element to be cleaned in an electrographic printing apparatus, a cleaning element is provided that has a cleaning member for cleaning which rests on a surface of the moving element to be cleaned. A drive unit for the cleaning element is provided that...

Image carrier cleaning device, image carrier cleaning method, and image forming apparatus
01/21/10 - 20100014901 - An image carrier cleaning device includes: a first charging member which charges an image carrier to the same polarity as that of a toner after a transfer operation of a toner image formed by the toner charged to a predetermined polarity and having an external additive added thereto; a cleaning...

Laser exposure device, cleaning tool, and image forming apparatus
06/25/09 - 20090162117 - Emission windows are prevented from being contaminated and are cleaned easily. The emission windows for emitting light beams are disposed on a housing of a laser exposure device having optical elements arranged inside for exposing a photoreceptor, and the upper surface of the housing is provided with a slidable shutter...