EP0451846A3 - Capping mechanism for an ink jet printer - Google Patents

Capping mechanism for an ink jet printer Download PDF

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EP0451846A3
EP0451846A3 EP19910105793 EP91105793A EP0451846A3 EP 0451846 A3 EP0451846 A3 EP 0451846A3 EP 19910105793 EP19910105793 EP 19910105793 EP 91105793 A EP91105793 A EP 91105793A EP 0451846 A3 EP0451846 A3 EP 0451846A3
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ink jet
jet printer
capping mechanism
capping
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EP0451846B1 (en )
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Hitoshi Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Sugimoto
Hirofumi Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Hirano
Yoji Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ara
Masaharu Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ikado
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Canon 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
    • B41J2/135Nozzles
    • 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
EP19910105793 1990-04-11 1991-04-11 Cap member for a recovery device and suction recovery method Expired - Lifetime EP0451846B1 (en)

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Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
JP95976/90 1990-04-11
JP9597690A JP2814289B2 (en) 1990-04-11 1990-04-11 An ink jet recording apparatus using the head cap and the head cap
JP20871890A JP2806611B2 (en) 1990-08-06 1990-08-06 An ink jet recording apparatus
JP20871690A JP2806609B2 (en) 1990-08-06 1990-08-06 An ink jet recording apparatus
JP208716/90 1990-08-06
JP208717/90 1990-08-06
JP20871790A JP2806610B2 (en) 1990-08-06 1990-08-06 An ink jet recording apparatus
JP208718/90 1990-08-06

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EP0451846A2 true EP0451846A2 (en) 1991-10-16
EP0451846A3 true true EP0451846A3 (en) 1992-01-08
EP0451846B1 EP0451846B1 (en) 1996-07-10

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EP19910105793 Expired - Lifetime EP0451846B1 (en) 1990-04-11 1991-04-11 Cap member for a recovery device and suction recovery method

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Families Citing this family (3)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
EP0540344B1 (en) * 1991-10-31 1999-01-20 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Recovery mechanism and an ink jet recording apparatus using the recovery mechanism
DE69311397T2 (en) * 1992-03-02 1997-10-30 Seiko Epson Corp Ink jet printers so equipped electronic device and operating method thereof
US5621450A (en) * 1992-09-08 1997-04-15 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Container for receiving ink jet cartridge for an ink jet recording apparatus

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US4506277A (en) * 1982-05-11 1985-03-19 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Nozzle-restoring suction device for ink jet printer
US4510510A (en) * 1982-04-13 1985-04-09 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Inkjet printer
US4600931A (en) * 1979-10-23 1986-07-15 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink jet recording apparatus
US4819012A (en) * 1983-06-10 1989-04-04 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink-jet printer with cap means

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JPS61277456A (en) * 1985-06-04 1986-12-08 Canon Inc Suction recovery apparatus in liquid jet recorder
JPS62111751A (en) * 1985-11-12 1987-05-22 Canon Inc Ink jet recorder

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US4600931A (en) * 1979-10-23 1986-07-15 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink jet recording apparatus
US4510510A (en) * 1982-04-13 1985-04-09 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Inkjet printer
US4506277A (en) * 1982-05-11 1985-03-19 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Nozzle-restoring suction device for ink jet printer
US4819012A (en) * 1983-06-10 1989-04-04 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink-jet printer with cap means

Non-Patent Citations (2)

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PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN, vol. 11, no. 140 (M-586) 08 May 1987; & JP-A-61 277 456 (HIROHARU) 08 December 1986 *
PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN, vol. 11, no. 330 (M-636) 28 October 1987; & JP-A-62 111 751 (TOSHIYUKI) 22 May 1987 *

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EP0451846A2 (en) 1991-10-16 application
DE69120711D1 (en) 1996-08-14 grant
EP0451846B1 (en) 1996-07-10 grant
DE69120711T2 (en) 1997-01-09 grant

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