DE2929742A1 - Suction cap for ink jet printer head - has spring loaded cap that is actuated to apply suction to print head nozzles - Google Patents

Suction cap for ink jet printer head - has spring loaded cap that is actuated to apply suction to print head nozzles

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DE2929742A1
DE2929742A1 DE19792929742 DE2929742A DE2929742A1 DE 2929742 A1 DE2929742 A1 DE 2929742A1 DE 19792929742 DE19792929742 DE 19792929742 DE 2929742 A DE2929742 A DE 2929742A DE 2929742 A1 DE2929742 A1 DE 2929742A1
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cap
suction
actuated
ink jet
jet printer
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DE19792929742
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German (de)
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Rudolf Ing Grad Strecker
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Olympia Werke AG
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Olympia Werke AG
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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
    • B41J2/135Nozzles
    • B41J2/165Preventing or detecting of nozzle clogging, e.g. cleaning, capping or moistening for nozzles
    • B41J2/16505Caps, spittoons or covers for cleaning or preventing drying out
    • B41J2/16508Caps, spittoons or covers for cleaning or preventing drying out connected with the printer frame

Abstract

The ink jet printer head is fitted with a cap that is actuated to apply suction to the jet nozzles to effect a clearing ooeration. The cap consists of a main body (5) that fits over the iets (3) and is sealed by an 'O' ring (7). The inner volume contains a porous cylinder (8) that is encased by a bellows (9). An internal coil spring is normally held in a compressed state by retaining dogs (11) inset into the outer assembly and projection of an end cap (6). When an outer rinq.
DE19792929742 1979-07-23 1979-07-23 Suction cap for ink jet printer head - has spring loaded cap that is actuated to apply suction to print head nozzles Withdrawn DE2929742A1 (en)

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Cited By (14)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
DE3040055A1 (en) * 1979-10-23 1981-05-14 Canon Kk ink jet printers
FR2493227A1 (en) * 1980-11-03 1982-05-07 Philips Nv Device for sealing the nozzles of a print head by the ink
DE3237192A1 (en) * 1981-10-08 1983-04-28 Canon Kk Covering device for a cartridge for the delivery of several suitable jet head
DE3237411A1 (en) * 1981-10-08 1983-04-28 Canon Kk Cover for an ink jet nozzle
EP0087759A2 (en) * 1982-02-26 1983-09-07 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Capping and cleaning device for ink jet print heads
FR2526714A1 (en) * 1982-05-11 1983-11-18 Canon Kk intended by suction reclamation device has a printer recording head has ink jet
FR2526713A1 (en) * 1982-05-11 1983-11-18 Canon Kk A recovery device state by suction nozzles for ink jet printer
EP0173939A1 (en) * 1984-09-05 1986-03-12 Agfa-Gevaert AG Cover for the nozzles of a depression ink print head
DE3637991A1 (en) * 1985-11-08 1987-05-14 Canon Kk Ink-jet recording apparatus and regeneration here for
US4707714A (en) * 1985-06-26 1987-11-17 U.S. Philips Corporation Covering device for protecting the nozzle area of an ink jet writing head
EP0584960A2 (en) * 1992-08-26 1994-03-02 Hewlett-Packard Company Ink-jet printhead cap having suspended lip
US5311214A (en) * 1985-11-08 1994-05-10 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink jet recording apparatus having means for removing foreign material from an ink supply path by first introducing an into the ink supply path
US5563636A (en) * 1992-05-04 1996-10-08 Hewlett-Packard Company On-line/off-line primer for ink jet cartridge
DE3348468C2 (en) * 1982-05-11 1997-07-31 Canon Kk Ink jet printer suction device

Cited By (20)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
DE3051198C2 (en) * 1979-10-23 1996-11-14 Canon Kk Cover and suction device for ink jet printers
DE3040055A1 (en) * 1979-10-23 1981-05-14 Canon Kk ink jet printers
FR2493227A1 (en) * 1980-11-03 1982-05-07 Philips Nv Device for sealing the nozzles of a print head by the ink
DE3237192A1 (en) * 1981-10-08 1983-04-28 Canon Kk Covering device for a cartridge for the delivery of several suitable jet head
DE3237411A1 (en) * 1981-10-08 1983-04-28 Canon Kk Cover for an ink jet nozzle
EP0087759A2 (en) * 1982-02-26 1983-09-07 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Capping and cleaning device for ink jet print heads
EP0087759A3 (en) * 1982-02-26 1985-05-15 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Capping and cleaning device for ink jet print heads
FR2526713A1 (en) * 1982-05-11 1983-11-18 Canon Kk A recovery device state by suction nozzles for ink jet printer
FR2526714A1 (en) * 1982-05-11 1983-11-18 Canon Kk intended by suction reclamation device has a printer recording head has ink jet
DE3348468C2 (en) * 1982-05-11 1997-07-31 Canon Kk Ink jet printer suction device
EP0173939A1 (en) * 1984-09-05 1986-03-12 Agfa-Gevaert AG Cover for the nozzles of a depression ink print head
DE3432620A1 (en) * 1984-09-05 1986-03-13 Agfa Gevaert Ag Cover for the nozzle of a pressurized ink printhead
US4707714A (en) * 1985-06-26 1987-11-17 U.S. Philips Corporation Covering device for protecting the nozzle area of an ink jet writing head
US5311214A (en) * 1985-11-08 1994-05-10 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink jet recording apparatus having means for removing foreign material from an ink supply path by first introducing an into the ink supply path
DE3637991A1 (en) * 1985-11-08 1987-05-14 Canon Kk Ink-jet recording apparatus and regeneration here for
US6196655B1 (en) 1985-11-08 2001-03-06 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink-jet recording apparatus and recovery process method of the same
US5563636A (en) * 1992-05-04 1996-10-08 Hewlett-Packard Company On-line/off-line primer for ink jet cartridge
US5448270A (en) * 1992-08-26 1995-09-05 Hewlett-Packard Company Ink-jet printhead cap having suspended lip
EP0584960A3 (en) * 1992-08-26 1994-06-22 Hewlett Packard Co Ink-jet printhead cap having suspended lip
EP0584960A2 (en) * 1992-08-26 1994-03-02 Hewlett-Packard Company Ink-jet printhead cap having suspended lip

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