EP0324223A3 - Method and apparatus for improving print characteristics - Google Patents

Method and apparatus for improving print characteristics Download PDF

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EP0324223A3
EP0324223A3 EP19880309183 EP88309183A EP0324223A3 EP 0324223 A3 EP0324223 A3 EP 0324223A3 EP 19880309183 EP19880309183 EP 19880309183 EP 88309183 A EP88309183 A EP 88309183A EP 0324223 A3 EP0324223 A3 EP 0324223A3
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apparatus
method
print characteristics
improving print
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EP0324223A2 (en )
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Theodore M. Cooke
Stephen J. Liker
Donald R. Allred
Scott M. Barksdale
An-Chung R. Lin
Joseph P. Parisi
William Debonte
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Ricoh Printing Systems America Inc
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Ricoh Printing Systems America Inc
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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
    • B41J2/015Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process
    • B41J2/04Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process generating single droplets or particles on demand
    • B41J2/045Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process generating single droplets or particles on demand by pressure, e.g. electromechanical transducers
    • B41J2/04501Control methods or devices therefor, e.g. driver circuits, control circuits
    • B41J2/04528Control methods or devices therefor, e.g. driver circuits, control circuits aiming at warming up the head
    • 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
    • B41J2/015Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process
    • B41J2/04Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process generating single droplets or particles on demand
    • B41J2/045Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process generating single droplets or particles on demand by pressure, e.g. electromechanical transducers
    • B41J2/04501Control methods or devices therefor, e.g. driver circuits, control circuits
    • B41J2/04556Control methods or devices therefor, e.g. driver circuits, control circuits detecting distance to paper
    • 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
    • B41J2/015Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process
    • B41J2/04Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process generating single droplets or particles on demand
    • B41J2/045Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process generating single droplets or particles on demand by pressure, e.g. electromechanical transducers
    • B41J2/04501Control methods or devices therefor, e.g. driver circuits, control circuits
    • B41J2/04563Control methods or devices therefor, e.g. driver circuits, control circuits detecting head temperature; Ink temperature
    • 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
    • B41J2/015Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process
    • B41J2/04Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process generating single droplets or particles on demand
    • B41J2/045Ink jet characterised by the jet generation process generating single droplets or particles on demand by pressure, e.g. electromechanical transducers
    • B41J2/04501Control methods or devices therefor, e.g. driver circuits, control circuits
    • B41J2/04581Control methods or devices therefor, e.g. driver circuits, control circuits controlling heads based on piezoelectric elements
    • 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
    • B41J2/07Ink jet characterised by jet control
EP19880309183 1987-11-06 1988-10-03 Method and apparatus for improving print characteristics Expired - Lifetime EP0324223B1 (en)

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US118743 1987-11-06

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EP0324223A3 true true EP0324223A3 (en) 1990-03-07
EP0324223B1 EP0324223B1 (en) 1996-01-17

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US5751303A (en) * 1994-11-10 1998-05-12 Lasermaster Corporation Printing medium management apparatus
US6868686B2 (en) 2002-04-04 2005-03-22 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Refrigeration cycle apparatus
FR2862573B1 (en) * 2003-11-25 2006-01-13 Valeo Climatisation vehicle air-conditioning installation
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US4646106A (en) * 1982-01-04 1987-02-24 Exxon Printing Systems, Inc. Method of operating an ink jet
EP0213240A1 (en) * 1985-08-06 1987-03-11 Dataproducts Corporation Utilizing a phase change ink in ink jetting

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JPS61167568A (en) * 1985-01-21 1986-07-29 Nec Home Electronics Ltd Heat fusion type ink jet recording device
JPS62169655A (en) * 1985-08-20 1987-07-25 Exxon Research Engineering Co Method of operating ink jet
JPH0729428B2 (en) * 1985-12-24 1995-04-05 セイコーエプソン株式会社 Inkujietsuto recording device

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US4646106A (en) * 1982-01-04 1987-02-24 Exxon Printing Systems, Inc. Method of operating an ink jet
EP0213240A1 (en) * 1985-08-06 1987-03-11 Dataproducts Corporation Utilizing a phase change ink in ink jetting

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DE3854917T2 (en) 1996-07-11 grant
EP0324223B1 (en) 1996-01-17 grant
EP0324223A2 (en) 1989-07-19 application
DE3854917D1 (en) 1996-02-29 grant
JPH02561A (en) 1990-01-05 application

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