EP0671271A3 - Ink jet recording apparatus. - Google Patents

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EP0671271A3
EP0671271A3 EP95103252A EP95103252A EP0671271A3 EP 0671271 A3 EP0671271 A3 EP 0671271A3 EP 95103252 A EP95103252 A EP 95103252A EP 95103252 A EP95103252 A EP 95103252A EP 0671271 A3 EP0671271 A3 EP 0671271A3
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ink jet
recording apparatus
jet recording
ink
apparatus
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EP0671271B1 (en
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Masahiro Fujii
Keiichi Mukaiyama
Hiroyuki Maruyama
Tadaaki Hagata
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Seiko Epson Corp
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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
    • B41J2/14Structure thereof only for on-demand ink jet heads
    • B41J2/14314Structure of ink jet print heads with electrostatically actuated membrane
    • 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
    • B41J2/14Structure thereof only for on-demand ink jet heads
    • B41J2002/14379Edge shooter
    • 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
    • B41J2202/00Embodiments of or processes related to ink-jet or thermal heads
    • B41J2202/01Embodiments of or processes related to ink-jet heads
    • B41J2202/11Embodiments of or processes related to ink-jet heads characterised by specific geometrical characteristics
EP19950103252 1994-03-09 1995-03-07 Ink jet recording apparatus Expired - Lifetime EP0671271B1 (en)

Priority Applications (3)

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JP3873394 1994-03-09
JP38733/94 1994-03-09
JP3873394 1994-03-09

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EP0671271A2 EP0671271A2 (en) 1995-09-13
EP0671271A3 true EP0671271A3 (en) 1996-08-07
EP0671271B1 EP0671271B1 (en) 2000-07-05

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EP19950103252 Expired - Lifetime EP0671271B1 (en) 1994-03-09 1995-03-07 Ink jet recording apparatus

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DE (2) DE69517720T2 (en)

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