FR2779091B1 - Device for determining a quantity of consumable product contained in a removable tank and documents crew of such an improvement of the printing device - Google Patents

Device for determining a quantity of consumable product contained in a removable tank and documents crew of such an improvement of the printing device

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Publication number
FR2779091B1
FR2779091B1 FR9806673A FR9806673A FR2779091B1 FR 2779091 B1 FR2779091 B1 FR 2779091B1 FR 9806673 A FR9806673 A FR 9806673A FR 9806673 A FR9806673 A FR 9806673A FR 2779091 B1 FR2779091 B1 FR 2779091B1
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device
crew
documents
improvement
quantity
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Expired - Fee Related
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FR9806673A
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French (fr)
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FR2779091A1 (en
Inventor
Christophe Truffaut
Marie Helene Froger
Pascal Coudray
Mickael Lorgeoux
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Canon Inc
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Canon Inc
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Priority to FR9806673A priority Critical patent/FR2779091B1/en
Priority claimed from US09/315,017 external-priority patent/US6352325B1/en
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Application granted granted Critical
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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
    • B41J2/1752Mounting within the printer
    • 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
    • B41J2/17566Ink level or ink residue control
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01FMEASURING VOLUME, VOLUME FLOW, MASS FLOW OR LIQUID LEVEL; METERING BY VOLUME
    • G01F23/00Indicating or measuring liquid level, or level of fluent solid material, e.g. indicating in terms of volume, indicating by means of an alarm
    • G01F23/22Indicating or measuring liquid level, or level of fluent solid material, e.g. indicating in terms of volume, indicating by means of an alarm by measurement of physical variables, other than linear dimensions, pressure or weight, dependent on the level to be measured, e.g. by difference of heat transfer of steam or water
    • G01F23/26Indicating or measuring liquid level, or level of fluent solid material, e.g. indicating in terms of volume, indicating by means of an alarm by measurement of physical variables, other than linear dimensions, pressure or weight, dependent on the level to be measured, e.g. by difference of heat transfer of steam or water by measuring variations of capacity or inductance of capacitors or inductors arising from the presence of liquid or fluent solid material in the electric or electromagnetic fields
    • G01F23/263Indicating or measuring liquid level, or level of fluent solid material, e.g. indicating in terms of volume, indicating by means of an alarm by measurement of physical variables, other than linear dimensions, pressure or weight, dependent on the level to be measured, e.g. by difference of heat transfer of steam or water by measuring variations of capacity or inductance of capacitors or inductors arising from the presence of liquid or fluent solid material in the electric or electromagnetic fields using capacitors
FR9806673A 1998-05-27 1998-05-27 Device for determining a quantity of consumable product contained in a removable tank and documents crew of such an improvement of the printing device Expired - Fee Related FR2779091B1 (en)

Priority Applications (1)

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FR9806673A FR2779091B1 (en) 1998-05-27 1998-05-27 Device for determining a quantity of consumable product contained in a removable tank and documents crew of such an improvement of the printing device

Applications Claiming Priority (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
FR9806673A FR2779091B1 (en) 1998-05-27 1998-05-27 Device for determining a quantity of consumable product contained in a removable tank and documents crew of such an improvement of the printing device
US09/315,017 US6352325B1 (en) 1998-05-27 1999-05-20 Device for determining a quantity of consumable product contained in at least one reservoir and a document printing device equipped with such an improvement

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FR2779091A1 FR2779091A1 (en) 1999-12-03
FR2779091B1 true FR2779091B1 (en) 2000-08-25

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AT492401T (en) 2006-09-27 2011-01-15 Ninestar Man Co Ltd Ink cartridge holder for pressure device holding device

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DE2944512A1 (en) 1979-11-03 1981-05-14 Pelikan Ag Tintenbehaelter capacitive fuellstandsanzeige
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