CN1899830A - Novel environmental friendly ink box - Google Patents

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CN1899830A
CN1899830A CNA2005100361640A CN200510036164A CN1899830A CN 1899830 A CN1899830 A CN 1899830A CN A2005100361640 A CNA2005100361640 A CN A2005100361640A CN 200510036164 A CN200510036164 A CN 200510036164A CN 1899830 A CN1899830 A CN 1899830A
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B41PRINTING; LINING MACHINES; TYPEWRITERS; STAMPS
    • B41JTYPEWRITERS; SELECTIVE PRINTING MECHANISMS, e.g. INK-JET PRINTERS, THERMAL PRINTERS, i.e. MECHANISMS PRINTING OTHERWISE THAN FROM A FORME; CORRECTION OF TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS
    • B41J2/00Typewriters or selective printing mechanisms characterised by the printing or marking process for which they are designed
    • B41J2/005Typewriters or selective printing mechanisms characterised by the printing or marking process for which they are designed characterised by bringing liquid or particles selectively into contact with a printing material
    • B41J2/01Ink jet
    • B41J2/17Ink jet characterised by ink handling
    • B41J2/175Ink supply systems ; Circuit parts therefor
    • B41J2/17503Ink cartridges
    • B41J2/17553Outer structure
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B41PRINTING; LINING MACHINES; TYPEWRITERS; STAMPS
    • B41JTYPEWRITERS; SELECTIVE PRINTING MECHANISMS, e.g. INK-JET PRINTERS, THERMAL PRINTERS, i.e. MECHANISMS PRINTING OTHERWISE THAN FROM A FORME; CORRECTION OF TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS
    • B41J2/00Typewriters or selective printing mechanisms characterised by the printing or marking process for which they are designed
    • B41J2/005Typewriters or selective printing mechanisms characterised by the printing or marking process for which they are designed characterised by bringing liquid or particles selectively into contact with a printing material
    • B41J2/01Ink jet
    • B41J2/17Ink jet characterised by ink handling
    • B41J2/175Ink supply systems ; Circuit parts therefor
    • B41J2/17503Ink cartridges
    • B41J2/17513Inner structure
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B41PRINTING; LINING MACHINES; TYPEWRITERS; STAMPS
    • B41JTYPEWRITERS; SELECTIVE PRINTING MECHANISMS, e.g. INK-JET PRINTERS, THERMAL PRINTERS, i.e. MECHANISMS PRINTING OTHERWISE THAN FROM A FORME; CORRECTION OF TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS
    • B41J2/00Typewriters or selective printing mechanisms characterised by the printing or marking process for which they are designed
    • B41J2/005Typewriters or selective printing mechanisms characterised by the printing or marking process for which they are designed characterised by bringing liquid or particles selectively into contact with a printing material
    • B41J2/01Ink jet
    • B41J2/17Ink jet characterised by ink handling
    • B41J2/175Ink supply systems ; Circuit parts therefor
    • B41J2/17503Ink cartridges
    • B41J2/17556Means for regulating the pressure in the cartridge

Abstract

The novel environment friendly ink box consists of an ink cavity with air inlet in the bottom, a pressure regulating cavity, an air channel and a ink outlet sealing cover. When the ink box is in use, air enters first enters to the pressure regulating cavity from outside through the air channel and then enters to the ink cavity from the bottom. The air channel is one narrow structure capable of being bent around the ink box and has one boss set in the air inlet.

Description

Novel environmental friendly ink box

Technical field

The present invention relates to the ink cartridge that a kind of data signal figure output equipment uses, particularly have the ink cartridge of environment protecting.

Background technology

Such as data signal figure output equipments such as ink-jet printer, facsimile machine, duplicators, use removable ink cartridge usually and be engaged in it to form image on the medium, require the ink supply pressure stability within the specific limits during ink cartridge work.The mode of stablizing at present ink cartridge ink supply pressure has that filling agent has the non-rigid material (as: sponge, fiber cotton etc.) of capillary force and going out to be provided with on the ink passage check valve in the inking chamber of ink cartridge.

The defective of ink cartridge maximum that aforesaid employing has the non-rigid material of capillary force is that the residual quantity of ink in ink cartridge is quite big after ink cartridge can not use, ink cartridge is being produced or is being used when scrapping, the capillary non-rigid material that has in the ink cartridge can not recycling, like this environment is caused sizable harm.Though the another kind of ink cartridge of check valve that adopts improves a lot aspect environmental protection, the accuracy of manufacture of check valve and assembly precision require quite high, produce quite difficult control product quality in enormous quantities, cause the manufacturing cost of product higher like this.

Summary of the invention

Main purpose of the present invention is a kind of ink cartridge with environment protecting of design;

Another object of the present invention is a kind of not only environmental protection of design but also the cheaper ink cartridge of manufacturing cost.

For achieving the above object, the technical solution used in the present invention is as follows: the novel environmental friendly ink box that provides, comprise an inking chamber, in ink is housed, be provided with a seal cover in the exit of inking chamber, the plush copper of printhead can the thin end face of bursting seal cover and be inserted in the ink cartridge on the printer when ink cartridge installation is used.

An inking chamber air inlet is located at the side lower part of inking chamber, a pressure regulating cavity, and the side lower part that is positioned at inking chamber is connected with inking chamber, links to each other with an air duct simultaneously to be connected with atmosphere outside the ink cartridge through air duct; Air duct has the structure to the bending of ink cartridge top to bottom, left and right, front and rear, and is provided with a boss in the porch of air, prevents the ink outflow in the ink cartridge.

From above scheme as seen, when novel environmental friendly ink box installation work, air outside enters into pressure regulating cavity by air duct, and the bottom by inking chamber enters inking chamber then.Because the replenish air of this novel environmental friendly ink box is to enter into inking chamber with the form that negative pressure sucks, when ambient temperature raises, can cause the air in the inking chamber to expand, pressure in the inking chamber is increased, this moment inking chamber ink can flow in the pressure regulating cavity, when the pressure in inking chamber reaches relative equilibrium till.

In order to allow the ink cartridge that does not use up ink after taking out data signal figure output equipment, can either direction place, ink can not flow out outside the ink cartridge, this novel environmental friendly ink box will connect the two ends design of interface channel between inking chamber and the pressure regulating cavity in the position that is positioned at two ends, the long limit of ink cartridge substantially, the extension of also oriented simultaneously ink cartridge one short side direction.Can when placing, the ink cartridge either direction have only a spot of ink to flow in the pressure regulating cavity like this, the air duct that will be connected to pressure regulating cavity in addition is designed to have the structure to the bending of ink cartridge top to bottom, left and right, front and rear, and be provided with a boss in the porch of air, can reach the purpose that prevents the ink outflow fully like this.

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Fig. 1 is the profile that is parallel to big of ink cartridge in the most preferred embodiment of the present invention;

Fig. 2 is the rearview of Fig. 1;

Fig. 3 is the profile that can see raised head face in the air duct in the most preferred embodiment of the present invention;

Fig. 4 is the profile by boss in the air duct and air admission hole position;

Fig. 5 is the profile by the ink hole cross section;

Fig. 6 is along ink hole direction and the profile by ink hole;

Fig. 7 is to the profile of pressure regulating cavity one minor face extending part in the air duct;

Fig. 8 is along the profile of inking chamber one minor face extending part between inking chamber and the pressure regulating cavity;

Be described in further detail below in conjunction with various embodiments of the present invention and accompanying drawing thereof.

Embodiment

Referring to Fig. 1, Fig. 2, Fig. 3, Fig. 4, Fig. 6, Fig. 7 and Fig. 8, novel environmental friendly ink box provided by the invention as can be seen is made up of the seal cover 4 of inking chamber 1, pressure regulating cavity 2, air duct 3 and ink outlet port.In order to make the ink supply pressure stability of ink cartridge, during novel environmental friendly ink box installation work, air outside at first enters pressure regulating cavity 2 by air duct 3, interface channel 2d between pressure regulating cavity 2 and inking chamber 1 enters inking chamber 1 from the bottom of inking chamber then, the height of ink supply pressure can be according to the requirement of different type of machines to ink cartridge ink supply pressure when design, the relative altitude of adjusting inking chamber 1 air inlet 1a and ink outlet port 4a satisfies, the most rational relative altitude is less than 25mm, and reasonably the entrance section area of inking chamber air is less than 3mm 2Because the replenish air of this novel environmental friendly ink box is to enter into inking chamber 1 with the form that negative pressure sucks, when ambient temperature raises, can cause the air in the inking chamber 1 to expand, the pressure of inking chamber interior 1 is increased, in order to regulate the pressure in the inking chamber 1, with the side lower part of pressure regulating cavity 2 designs at inking chamber 1, the part ink can flow in the pressure regulating cavity 2 when pressure in the inking chamber 1 increases, and the pressure in inking chamber 1 stops when reaching relative equilibrium; In order to make product assembling and mould manufacturing simplification, so, the two ends of slype 2d and inking chamber 1 and pressure regulating cavity 2 are designed to circular hole 2b, 3c with the slype 2d that is designed to have the multiaspect tee section that is communicated with between pressure regulating cavity 2 and the inking chamber 1; In order to reduce the residual quantity of ink in print cartridge, circular hole 2b, the 3c with slype 2d two ends designs in the bottom of pressure regulating cavity 2 with inking chamber 1 as far as possible.

For the print cartridge that prevents from not use up ink when place arbitrarily the back outside extraction device, the ink feed pressure of inking chamber 1 is regulated in the chamber 2 or the print cartridge outside, the spy at the position that is positioned at two ends, inking chamber 1 long limit substantially, also has the hole 1a that extends along inking chamber 1 one minor faces with connection opening 1a, 2a between pressure regulating cavity 2 and the inking chamber 1 design simultaneously.In the air duct 3 of novel environmental friendly ink box, also design in addition narrow having to the bending of ink cartridge top to bottom, left and right, front and rear is arranged, and be provided with the structure of a boss 3a at the arrival end of air, simultaneously air duct 3 is communicated with the end of the hole 2b design at position with pressure regulating cavity 2, has stoped the outflow of ink so effectively in pressure regulating cavity 2 middle and upper parts.Below we introduce the print cartridge situation that ink is prevented from outflowing in print cartridge inside when all directions are placed: when the ink cartridge that ink will be arranged when us is placed with big face, because the hole of extending 1a along inking chamber 1 minor face is arranged on the interface channel 1c between inking chamber 1 and the pressure regulating cavity 2, ink can not regulated in the chamber 2 by feed pressure substantially; In air duct 3, also have extension 3c hole in addition, can stop ink substantially and enter in the air duct 3 along pressure regulating cavity 2 one short side directions.If when ink cartridge is placed with facet, have in the air duct 3 and can stop ink substantially to the structure 2d of a short side direction and a long side direction bending and enter in the air duct 3; In addition the air intake 1a design of inking chamber 1 is being regulated in the chamber 2 near also stopping the ink feed pressure on the angle of bottom surface.In order to prevent that ink and air duct 3 from existing capillary force to make ink flow to the ink cartridge outside along air duct 3, the spy is provided with an inversion boss 3a at air intake 3d, be positioned at the central part that air duct 3 middle sections add large part 3b because this is inverted boss 3a end face, make the ink outflow so can prevent capillarity fully.

Referring to Fig. 5 and Fig. 6, in order to make the quality of product assembling oversimplifying more and improve product, this novel environmental friendly ink box uses a resilient seal cover 4 at the ink outlet port 1e of ink cartridge, because seal cover 4 has elasticity, assembling back seal cover 4 forms the tight fit sealing with the face of cylinder of ink cartridge ink outlet port 1e.Thin end face 4a is arranged on elastic sealing cover 4 in addition, during use on the equipment plush copper of printhead can be inserted in the ink cartridge by this thin end face 4a of bursting.

Claims (20)

1, novel environmental friendly ink box comprises
An inking chamber, in ink is housed, be provided with a seal cover in the exit of ink;
An inking chamber air intake is located at the side lower part of inking chamber.
It is characterized in that:
Adjust the position of inking chamber air intake and the relative altitude of ink outlet, can play the effect of regulating the inking chamber internal pressure, can produce the print cartridge that different types of machines are suitable for according to this mode.
2, novel environmental friendly ink box according to claim 1 is characterized in that:
Inking chamber air intake position with respect to the height of ink outlet port within 25mm; The area of section of inking chamber air intake is at 3mm 2Within.
3, novel environmental friendly ink box comprises
An inking chamber, in ink is housed, be provided with a seal cover in the exit of ink;
An inking chamber air intake is located at the side lower part of inking chamber.
A pressure regulating cavity is connected with inking chamber, is connected with an air duct simultaneously;
It is characterized in that:
When novel environmental friendly ink box installation work, air outside at first enters pressure regulating cavity by air duct, and the interface channel between pressure regulating cavity and inking chamber enters inking chamber from the air intake of inking chamber then.
4, novel environmental friendly ink box according to claim 3 is characterized in that:
Pressure regulating cavity is positioned at the side lower part of inking chamber during ink cartridge installation work.
5, according to the described novel environmental friendly ink box of claim 3 to 4, it is characterized in that:
Being communicated with between described pressure regulating cavity and the inking chamber is the slype with polygonal cross-section or circular cross-section.
6, novel environmental friendly ink box according to claim 5 is characterized in that:
The two ends of described slype are circular hole, and circular hole is distributed in the two ends on the long limit of inking chamber substantially.
7, according to claim 5 and 6 described arbitrary novel environmental friendly ink boxes, it is characterized in that:
The hole at described slype two ends lays respectively at the bottom of pressure regulating cavity, inking chamber.
8, according to the described arbitrary novel environmental friendly ink box of claim 5 to 6, it is characterized in that:
Described slype also has along the extension of inking chamber one short side direction.
9, novel environmental friendly ink box comprises
An inking chamber, in ink is housed, be provided with a seal cover in the exit of inking chamber;
An inking chamber air intake is located at the side lower part of inking chamber.
A pressure regulating cavity is connected with inking chamber, is connected with an air duct simultaneously;
One prevents that ink from flowing out the outer structure of ink cartridge by air duct and being positioned on the air duct of ink cartridge.
It is characterized in that:
A narrow air duct to the bending of ink cartridge top to bottom, left and right, front and rear is arranged on the novel environmental friendly ink box, and be provided with a boss at the arrival end of air, the inlet of air is located on the boss.
10, novel environmental friendly ink box according to claim 9 is characterized in that:
The end that the position is positioned at the middle and upper part of pressure regulating cavity that is communicated with of air duct and pressure regulating cavity.
11, according to claim 9 and 10 described arbitrary novel environmental friendly ink boxes, it is characterized in that:
Described air duct is the middle and upper part from pressure regulating cavity one end, have along the extension of pressure regulating cavity long side direction with to the extension of pressure regulating cavity bottom, when extending to the structure that turns back and extend behind the pressure regulating cavity bottom substantially to pressure regulating cavity top.
12, novel environmental friendly ink box according to claim 11 is characterized in that:
The extension of also oriented another short side direction of pressure regulating cavity of described air duct, the crooked again air chamber that extends up to air intake after this extends the other end that extends to minor face substantially.
13, according to claim 11 and 12 described arbitrary novel environmental friendly ink boxes that have, it is characterized in that:
Air duct extends to behind the top of ink cartridge the cross section of air duct and strengthens, and forms a big slightly air chamber, is provided with a boss in air chamber, and the inlet of air is located on the boss.
14, novel environmental friendly ink box comprises
An inking chamber, in ink is housed, be provided with a seal cover in the exit of inking chamber;
An inking chamber air intake is located at the side lower part of inking chamber.
A pressure regulating cavity is connected with inking chamber, is connected with an air duct simultaneously;
One prevents that ink from flowing out the outer structure of ink cartridge by air duct and being positioned on the air duct of ink cartridge.
It is characterized in that:
The ink outlet port of novel environmental friendly ink box has a seal cover, and seal cover has thin end face, and the plush copper of printhead can this thin end face of bursting and be inserted in the ink cartridge on the printer when the ink cartridge installation is used.
15, novel environmental friendly ink box according to claim 14 is characterized in that:
Described seal cover is to be made of the rubber-like material, and the face of cylinder tight fit of assembling back seal cover and ink cartridge ink outlet port forms sealing.
16, novel environmental friendly ink box comprises
An inking chamber, in ink is housed, be provided with a seal cover in the exit of inking chamber;
An inking chamber air intake is located at the side lower part of inking chamber.
A pressure regulating cavity is connected with inking chamber, is connected with an air duct simultaneously;
One prevents that ink from flowing out the outer structure of ink cartridge by air duct and being positioned on the air duct of ink cartridge.
It is characterized in that:
Adjust the position of inking chamber air intake and the relative altitude of ink outlet, can play the effect of regulating the inking chamber internal pressure, can produce the print cartridge that different types of machines are suitable for according to this mode;
When novel environmental friendly ink box installation work, air outside at first enters pressure regulating cavity by air duct, and the interface channel between pressure regulating cavity and inking chamber enters inking chamber from the bottom of inking chamber then;
A narrow air duct to the bending of ink cartridge top to bottom, left and right, front and rear is arranged on the novel environmental friendly ink box, and be provided with a boss at the arrival end of air, the inlet of air is located on the boss;
The ink outlet port of novel environmental friendly ink box has a seal cover, and seal cover has thin end face, and the plush copper of printhead can this thin end face of bursting and be inserted in the ink cartridge on the printer when the ink cartridge installation is used.
17, novel environmental friendly ink box according to claim 16 is characterized in that:
The position of inking chamber air intake with respect to the height of ink outlet port within 25mm; The area of section of air intake is at 3mm 2Within.
18, according to claim 16 and 17 described novel environmental friendly ink boxes, it is characterized in that:
Pressure regulating cavity is positioned at the side lower part of inking chamber during ink cartridge installation work;
Being communicated with between described pressure regulating cavity and the inking chamber is the slype with multiaspect tee section and circular cross-section;
The two ends of described slype are circular hole, and circular hole is distributed in the two ends on the long limit of ink cartridge substantially;
The hole at described slype two ends lays respectively at the bottom of pressure regulating cavity, inking chamber;
Described slype also has along the extension of inking chamber one short side direction.
19, novel environmental friendly ink box according to claim 16 is characterized in that:
Air duct is communicated with the end that the position is positioned at the middle and upper part of pressure regulating cavity with pressure regulating cavity, have along the extension of pressure regulating cavity long side direction with to the extension of pressure regulating cavity bottom, when extending to the structure that turns back and extend behind the pressure regulating cavity bottom substantially to pressure regulating cavity top;
The extension of also oriented another short side direction of pressure regulating cavity of described air duct, crooked again extending upward with the air chamber on ink cartridge top links to each other after this extends the other end that extends to minor face substantially.
Described air chamber is that air duct extends to behind the top of ink cartridge the cross section of air duct and strengthens, and forms a big slightly space.Be provided with a boss in the air chamber, the inlet of air is located on the boss.
20, novel environmental friendly ink box according to claim 16 is characterized in that:
Described seal cover is to be made of rubber-like resin, elastomeric material, and the face of cylinder tight fit of assembling back seal cover and ink cartridge ink outlet port forms sealing.
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