EP2160295A4 - Printhead with heaters offset from nozzles - Google Patents

Printhead with heaters offset from nozzles

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Publication number
EP2160295A4
EP2160295A4 EP07719089A EP07719089A EP2160295A4 EP 2160295 A4 EP2160295 A4 EP 2160295A4 EP 07719089 A EP07719089 A EP 07719089A EP 07719089 A EP07719089 A EP 07719089A EP 2160295 A4 EP2160295 A4 EP 2160295A4
Authority
EP
European Patent Office
Prior art keywords
printhead
heaters
nozzles
offset
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Withdrawn
Application number
EP07719089A
Other languages
German (de)
French (fr)
Other versions
EP2160295A1 (en
Inventor
Angus John North
Kia Silverbrook
Brian Robert Brown
Samuel James Myers
Jennifer Mia Fishburn
Samuel George Mallinson
Paul Justin Reichl
Current Assignee (The listed assignees may be inaccurate. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the list.)
Zamtec Ltd
Original Assignee
Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
Priority date (The priority date is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date
Application filed by Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd filed Critical Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
Priority to PCT/AU2007/000848 priority Critical patent/WO2008154672A1/en
Publication of EP2160295A1 publication Critical patent/EP2160295A1/en
Publication of EP2160295A4 publication Critical patent/EP2160295A4/en
Application status is Withdrawn legal-status Critical

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Classifications

    • 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
    • B41J2/14016Structure of bubble jet print heads
    • B41J2/14088Structure of heating means
    • B41J2/14112Resistive element
    • 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
    • B41J2/14016Structure of bubble jet print heads
    • B41J2002/14169Bubble vented to the ambience
    • 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
    • B41J2/14016Structure of bubble jet print heads
    • B41J2002/14185Structure of bubble jet print heads characterised by the position of the heater and the nozzle
    • 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
    • B41J2002/14475Structure thereof only for on-demand ink jet heads characterised by nozzle shapes or number of orifices per chamber
EP07719089A 2007-06-19 2007-06-19 Printhead with heaters offset from nozzles Withdrawn EP2160295A4 (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
PCT/AU2007/000848 WO2008154672A1 (en) 2007-06-19 2007-06-19 Printhead with heaters offset from nozzles

Publications (2)

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EP2160295A1 EP2160295A1 (en) 2010-03-10
EP2160295A4 true EP2160295A4 (en) 2012-10-10

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EP07719089A Withdrawn EP2160295A4 (en) 2007-06-19 2007-06-19 Printhead with heaters offset from nozzles

Country Status (2)

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EP (1) EP2160295A4 (en)
WO (1) WO2008154672A1 (en)

Citations (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
JPS6294347A (en) * 1985-10-22 1987-04-30 Ricoh Seiki Kk Thermal ink jet printing head
EP1016525A2 (en) * 1998-12-29 2000-07-05 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Liquid-ejecting head, liquid-ejecting method and liquid-ejecting printing apparatus
EP1186414A2 (en) * 2000-09-06 2002-03-13 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink jet recording head and method of manufacturing the same
US6761435B1 (en) * 2003-03-25 2004-07-13 Lexmark International, Inc. Inkjet printhead having bubble chamber and heater offset from nozzle

Family Cites Families (4)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
DE69333236D1 (en) * 1992-06-29 2003-11-13 Hewlett Packard Co Thin film resistor printhead for thermal inkjet printer
US6755509B2 (en) 2002-11-23 2004-06-29 Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd Thermal ink jet printhead with suspended beam heater
US6863381B2 (en) * 2002-12-30 2005-03-08 Lexmark International, Inc. Inkjet printhead heater chip with asymmetric ink vias
US7744195B2 (en) 2005-10-11 2010-06-29 Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd Low loss electrode connection for inkjet printhead

Patent Citations (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
JPS6294347A (en) * 1985-10-22 1987-04-30 Ricoh Seiki Kk Thermal ink jet printing head
EP1016525A2 (en) * 1998-12-29 2000-07-05 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Liquid-ejecting head, liquid-ejecting method and liquid-ejecting printing apparatus
EP1186414A2 (en) * 2000-09-06 2002-03-13 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Ink jet recording head and method of manufacturing the same
US6761435B1 (en) * 2003-03-25 2004-07-13 Lexmark International, Inc. Inkjet printhead having bubble chamber and heater offset from nozzle

Non-Patent Citations (1)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Title
See also references of WO2008154672A1 *

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Publication number Publication date
WO2008154672A1 (en) 2008-12-24
EP2160295A1 (en) 2010-03-10

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