EP0849085A3 - Ink cartridge - Google Patents

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EP0849085A3
EP0849085A3 EP19970122189 EP97122189A EP0849085A3 EP 0849085 A3 EP0849085 A3 EP 0849085A3 EP 19970122189 EP19970122189 EP 19970122189 EP 97122189 A EP97122189 A EP 97122189A EP 0849085 A3 EP0849085 A3 EP 0849085A3
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negative pressure
pressure chamber
ink
ink cartridge
defining
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EP0849085A2 (en )
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Koichi c/o NEC Niigata Ltd. Tanaka
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NEC Corp
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NEC 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
    • B41J2/17Ink jet characterised by ink handling
    • B41J2/175Ink supply systems ; Circuit parts therefor
    • B41J2/17503Ink cartridges
    • B41J2/17556Means for regulating the pressure in the cartridge
    • 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

Abstract

An ink cartridge comprises a housing (11) defining an ink chamber (12) and a negative pressure chamber (13). The negative pressure chamber (13) receives therein a porous body (14) impregnated with liquid ink and having a mound (41) at the top surface for defining a space (15) between the top surface and the inner wall of the negative pressure chamber (13). A vent (18) communicated with the space (15) through a uniform passage (17) and an ink outlet port (19) are disposed at the bottom of said negative pressure chamber for alignment in a plane and sealed by a common seal tape (21).
EP19970122189 1996-12-17 1997-12-16 Ink cartridge Withdrawn EP0849085A3 (en)

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JP33732696A JPH10166610A (en) 1996-12-17 1996-12-17 Ink cartridge
JP337326/96 1996-12-17

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EP0849085A2 true EP0849085A2 (en) 1998-06-24
EP0849085A3 true true EP0849085A3 (en) 1999-02-17

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JP (1) JPH10166610A (en)
KR (1) KR100248322B1 (en)
CN (1) CN1072119C (en)
CA (1) CA2224961A1 (en)

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US6270207B1 (en) 1998-03-30 2001-08-07 Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha Ink cartridge and remaining ink volume detection method
US6935730B2 (en) 2000-04-03 2005-08-30 Unicorn Image Products Co. Ltd. Of Zhuhai One-way valve, valve unit assembly, and ink cartridge using the same
US6250749B1 (en) * 2000-07-14 2001-06-26 Xerox Corporation Ink cartridge with overflow conduit
US20030107626A1 (en) 2000-08-16 2003-06-12 Xiao Qingguo Ink cartridge having bellows valve, ink filling method and apparatus used thereof
ES2369557T3 (en) 2000-10-20 2011-12-01 Seiko Epson Corporation Ink cartridge to the recording device inkjet.
JP4277276B2 (en) 2004-01-30 2009-06-10 セイコーエプソン株式会社 Liquid container
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US7380926B2 (en) 2005-04-20 2008-06-03 Studer Anthony D Methods and apparatuses for use in inkjet pens
CN2910571Y (en) * 2006-03-24 2007-06-13 浙江天马电子科技有限公司 Ink cartridge with support
EP2274173B1 (en) * 2008-05-13 2012-11-28 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Partial fill ink cartridges
CN103144437B (en) * 2013-03-06 2015-04-29 佛山市三水盈捷精密机械有限公司 Ink cartridge for ink jet printer
ES2604681B2 (en) * 2015-09-08 2017-08-23 Aigoleo Limited Printer cartridge

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EP0685340A1 (en) * 1994-05-31 1995-12-06 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Replaceable ink cartridge and seal structure thereof
US5581288A (en) * 1992-03-06 1996-12-03 Seiko Precision Inc. Ink jet head block
EP0755794A2 (en) * 1995-07-24 1997-01-29 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink tank structure
WO1998003340A1 (en) * 1996-07-24 1998-01-29 Dataproducts Corporation Cartridge for supplying liquid to a print head

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JP2575205B2 (en) * 1989-01-13 1997-01-22 キヤノン株式会社 Ink tank

Patent Citations (4)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US5581288A (en) * 1992-03-06 1996-12-03 Seiko Precision Inc. Ink jet head block
EP0685340A1 (en) * 1994-05-31 1995-12-06 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Replaceable ink cartridge and seal structure thereof
EP0755794A2 (en) * 1995-07-24 1997-01-29 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink tank structure
WO1998003340A1 (en) * 1996-07-24 1998-01-29 Dataproducts Corporation Cartridge for supplying liquid to a print head

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Publication number Publication date Type
CN1185379A (en) 1998-06-24 application
EP0849085A2 (en) 1998-06-24 application
CN1072119C (en) 2001-10-03 grant
JPH10166610A (en) 1998-06-23 application
CA2224961A1 (en) 1998-06-17 application
KR100248322B1 (en) 2000-04-01 grant

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