JP2000108374A - Ink jet recording apparatus - Google Patents

Ink jet recording apparatus

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JP2000108374A
JP2000108374A JP7863199A JP7863199A JP2000108374A JP 2000108374 A JP2000108374 A JP 2000108374A JP 7863199 A JP7863199 A JP 7863199A JP 7863199 A JP7863199 A JP 7863199A JP 2000108374 A JP2000108374 A JP 2000108374A
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Hirotake Nakamura
宙健 中村
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Brother Ind Ltd
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(57) [Summary] In an ink jet recording apparatus, a seal member is prevented from coming off a manifold,
Ink is prevented from flowing into the recording head, thereby eliminating the influence on the electric system and the like. SOLUTION: A seal member 22 is constituted by an annular seal portion 22a fitted to a connection end of the manifold 8 and abutting on an ink cartridge, and a flange portion 22b extending around the outer periphery of the annular seal portion. The recording head of the head holder 30 is brought into contact with the outer surface. This makes it difficult for the annular seal portion 22a to come off from the connection end of the manifold 8. In addition, even if ink drops, it is possible to prevent the ink from flowing into the recording head and to eliminate the influence on the electric system and the like.

Description

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

[0001]

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to an ink jet recording apparatus which performs recording by ejecting ink, and more particularly to a structure of a connecting portion between a recording head and an ink cartridge.

[0002]

2. Description of the Related Art With respect to a connection portion between a recording head and an ink cartridge in this type of ink jet recording apparatus, a configuration proposed by the applicant will be described with reference to FIG. (Japanese Patent Application No. 9-64864). The recording head 7 has a plurality of ink passages 6, and ink is provided by an actuator provided in each ink passage (for example, a method of deforming a side wall of the ink passage by a piezoelectric member, a method of locally boiling the ink by a heating means, or the like). From the nozzle hole 10. The manifold 8 fixed to the recording head 7 has an introduction path 21 for guiding ink from the ink cartridge 5 and an introduction path 2 for introducing ink from the ink cartridge 5.
There is a distribution path 16 that spreads from one to the plurality of ink paths 6 of the recording head 7. The manifold 8 is fixed to the head holder 30, and further, the cylindrical portion of the manifold 8 is inserted through the opening of the head holder 30,
A seal member 22 is attached to the distal end of the cylindrical portion, that is, the entrance end of the introduction path 21. Further, the ink cartridge 5 includes a seal contact member 22 ′ having an ink supply port 25.
The seal contact member 22 ′ is brought into contact with the seal member 22 to supply ink to the introduction path 21 of the manifold 8.

Since the seal member 22 is merely fitted with an adhesive between the cylindrical portion of the manifold 8 having the introduction passage 21 therein, the mounting and dismounting of the ink cartridge 5 is repeated. , May come off the manifold 8. If the seal member 22 comes off, the ink dropped from the ink cartridge 5 may pass through the outside of the manifold 8 and flow toward the recording head 7 to affect the electric system and the like.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention has been made to solve the above problems, and prevents the seal member from coming off the manifold, and prevents the ink from flowing into the recording head, thereby preventing the ink from flowing into the recording head. It is another object of the present invention to provide an ink jet recording apparatus which can be easily assembled when eliminating a plurality of recording heads.

[0005]

Means for Solving the Problems and Effects of the Invention In order to achieve the above object, an ink jet recording apparatus according to claim 1 supports a recording head having a plurality of actuators for ejecting ink, and supports the recording head. A head holder, an ink cartridge containing ink, a manifold for distributing ink from the ink cartridge to each of the actuators, and a seal member interposed between the ink cartridge and the manifold;
In the inkjet recording apparatus, a connection end of the manifold with the ink cartridge is exposed to the ink cartridge side through an opening of the head holder, and the ink cartridge is detachably connected to a connection end of the manifold. The member comprises an annular seal portion fitted to the connection end of the manifold and abutting on the ink cartridge, and a flange portion extending around the outer periphery of the annular seal portion, wherein the flange portion is a recording head of the head holder. It is abutted against the face.

With this configuration, the ink cartridge can be
By connecting to the manifold via the annular seal,
The ink in the ink cartridge can be supplied from the manifold to each actuator of the recording head. In addition, even if the ink cartridge is repeatedly attached and detached, the flange portion extending to the outer periphery of the annular seal portion comes into contact with the recording head of the head holder, so that the annular seal portion is detached from the connection end of the manifold. Can be prevented. In addition, even if the ink drops when the ink cartridge is attached or detached, it is possible to prevent the ink from flowing into the recording head and to eliminate the influence on the electric system, etc. it can.

Preferably, in the above configuration, the manifold has a shape in which the recording head is formed such that the connection end is larger than the connection end, and the connection end is formed in a cylindrical shape. By supporting the recording head on the head holder via the manifold, the recording head, the manifold, and the seal member can be arranged substantially sequentially, which facilitates assembly.

Preferably, in the configuration of claim 1, there are a plurality of the recording heads and a plurality of the manifolds corresponding to each of the recording heads.
By holding the plurality of recording heads and the manifold integrally on a holding member, supporting the holding member on the head holder, and clamping the flange portion of the seal member between the holding member and the head holder, A plurality of recording heads and manifolds can be integrally assembled with the seal member to the head holder, which facilitates assembly.

According to a third aspect of the present invention, preferably, the flange portion is integrally formed with a plurality of annular seal portions fitted to respective connection ends of the plurality of manifolds. By extending continuously, a plurality of annular seal portions can be integrally formed via the flange portion, so that the number of parts can be reduced and the seal member can be easily attached.

[0010] In any one of the above claims,
As described in claim 5, at least one of the flange portion and the head holder is provided with a projection for elastically deforming the flange portion, thereby further preventing the annular seal portion from coming off. In addition, it is possible to further prevent the ink from flowing into the recording head.

According to a sixth aspect of the present invention, there is provided a recording head having a plurality of actuators for ejecting ink, a head holder for supporting the recording head, an ink cartridge containing ink, and an ink cartridge for storing ink from the ink cartridge. A manifold distributed to each of the actuators; and a seal member interposed between the ink cartridge and the manifold. The connection end of the manifold with the ink cartridge is connected to the ink cartridge through an opening of the head holder. In an ink jet recording apparatus that exposes and detachably connects the ink cartridge to a connection end of the manifold, the seal member has an annular seal portion fitted to the connection end of the manifold and abutting on the ink cartridge,
A filler is injected into a gap between the outer peripheral surface of the annular seal portion and the opening of the head holder. In this configuration, even if ink leaks from the ink cartridge, the ink does not flow into the recording head through the gap between the outer peripheral surface of the annular seal portion and the opening of the head holder.

Preferably, in the above configuration, the filler is filled with a material having a color that is visually distinguishable from the color of each material of the seal member and the head holder. It can be visually confirmed whether or not the injection of the agent has been surely performed, and the defective product can be surely eliminated.

Preferably, in the structure of the seventh aspect, the filler and the seal member and the head holder are of a white type, and the above-mentioned effects are remarkably achieved. can get.

In the configuration according to any one of claims 6 to 8, as described in claim 9, the seal member further includes a flange portion extending around the outer periphery of the annular seal portion. This flange portion is opposed to the surface of the recording head of the head holder, and the gap between the outer peripheral surface of the annular seal portion and the flange portion, the opening of the head holder and the surface of the recording head of the head holder is formed. By injecting the filler, the sealing function is further enhanced.

[0015]

DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS Hereinafter, an ink jet recording apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to FIGS. 1 is a sectional view showing a state where an ink cartridge is mounted on a head holder, FIG. 2 is a sectional view showing a state where the ink cartridge is removed, and FIG. 3 is a sectional view taken along line AA of FIG. The recording head 7 has a plurality of ink passages, and ejects ink from nozzle holes by actuators provided in each ink passage. The manifold 8 has an introduction path 21 that guides the ink from the ink cartridge 5 and a distribution path 16 that spreads from the introduction path 21 to a plurality of ink paths. The manifold 8 is connected to the introduction path 2
In accordance with the shape of the flow path consisting of 1 and the distribution path 16, the cylindrical part 23 forming the introduction path 21 protrudes upward, and the lower part of the recording head 7 has a cross section larger than the cylindrical part 23. . The recording head 7 is fixed to the lower end of the manifold 8 by bonding or the like. A filter 24 and a seal member 22, which will be described later, are fixed to the upper end of the tubular portion 23, that is, the connection end with the ink cartridge 5.

There are a plurality of recording heads 7 and manifolds 8 corresponding to a plurality of colors for color recording, and these are aligned and held by a single plate-like holding member 27 (frame member). The holding member 27 has an opening 27a into which the cylindrical portion 23 is inserted, and the upper surface of the lower enlarged portion of the manifold 8 is brought into contact with the lower surface of the holding member 27 and is fixed with an adhesive 29, and the manifold 8 is connected thereto. The recording head 7 is held. To explain in more detail, the holding member 27
As shown in FIG. 6, a rough surface 44 having fine irregularities is formed by performing sandblasting on a surface to which the manifold 8 is bonded, as shown in FIG.
Thereby, the adhesive strength by the adhesive 29 is increased, and the manifold 8 is hardly peeled off from the holding member 27.
After the sandblasting, plating (electroless nickel plating 3 μm) may be performed. In addition, rough surface 4
In order to form 4, it is also possible to carry out a chemical treatment. 4 and 5 are a side view showing a state where the manifold 8 and the recording head 7 are bonded to the holding member 27, and a bottom view thereof. The plurality of recording heads 7 are placed on the holding member 27,
The nozzle holes are mounted so that they are accurately aligned with each other.

The head holder 30 includes a plurality of recording heads 7, a manifold 8, a filter 24, and a seal member 2.
As shown in FIG. 3, the holding member 27 holding the two members 2 integrally is fixedly supported by the fitting between the projection 41 and the opening 42 and the adhesive 29a. The head holder 30 includes the manifold 8
And an opening 30a into which the seal member 22 is inserted. That is, the cylindrical portion 2 of the manifold 8
3 and the seal member 22 are exposed through the opening 30 a toward the ink cartridge 5.

The ink cartridge 5 supplies ink from the porous material 12 impregnated with ink to the ink chamber 13,
The ink is supplied from the ink chamber 13 to the introduction path 21 of the manifold 8 through the supply port 25. The supply port 25 has a filter 26. An outer peripheral edge of the supply port 25 and an inner peripheral edge of the seal member 22 facing the supply port 25 are tapered surfaces 25a and 22c which are fitted to each other.
Communicate in a closed state. The ink cartridge 5 is pressed by a pressing means such as a spring (not shown) provided on the head holder 30 in a direction in which the two tapered surfaces come into contact.
There are also a plurality of ink cartridges 5 corresponding to the recording head 7 and the manifold 8, and each of them can be attached to and detached from the head holder 28 as shown in FIGS. The recording head 7 is surrounded by a head cover 9 except for the nozzle portion at the tip.

The head holder 30 is a unit supporting the plurality of recording heads 7 and the ink cartridges 5 and the like. The head holder 30 is attached to a known driving mechanism (carriage or the like) and can run along a recording medium. . Holding member 2
As shown in FIGS. 3 and 7, reference numeral 7 protrudes both left and right ends from the head holder 30 and the head cover 9. When the recording head 7 is mounted on the carriage, the both ends abut on the carriage, and the recording head 7 is moved relative to the carriage. Positioning with high accuracy. The actuator of the recording head 7 is a flexible signal line 4 derived from the side of the recording head.
3 is connected to the drive circuit board 43a provided on the side surface of the head holder 30.

The seal member 22 is made of an elastic member such as rubber, and has a plurality of annular seal portions 22a fitted to the cylindrical portions 23 of the respective manifolds 8, and the annular seal portions 22a.
And a single plate-like flange portion 22b extending on the outer periphery of the pair and integrally with each other. The annular seal portion 22a includes:
The ink cartridge protrudes from the upper end of the cylindrical portion 23 through the opening 30a of the head holder 30, and has a tapered surface 22c at the protruding end.

The flange portion 22b has a rib-like projection 2 protruding annularly on its lower surface so as to surround each annular seal portion 22a.
2d. When the holding member 27 is mounted on the head holder 30 as described above, the holding member 27 and the head holder 30
Between them, the flange portion 22b is elastically deformed and clamped.
By pressing the projection 22d of the flange portion 22b against the holding member 27 to greatly deform the holding member 27, the holding member 27 can be firmly held.

Further, since the flange portion 22b is sandwiched between the holding member 27 and the head holder 30 so as to surround each of the annular seal portions 22a, ink may drop when the ink cartridge 5 is attached or detached. However, the ink can be prevented from flowing into the recording head 7 through the annular seal portion 22a, and the electric system of the recording head 7 (such as the signal line 43 and the drive circuit board 43a) is prevented from being affected. can do. As described above, the rib-shaped protrusion 22
The effect is further enhanced by providing d. The rib-shaped projection 22d omits the lower surface of the flange portion 22b,
It may be provided on the upper surface of the holding member 27.

The head holder 30 and the sealing member 22
Fillers 32 and 33 (adhesives, also called potting agents) are interposed in the gaps between the annular seal portions 22a and the flange portions 22b and the gaps between the flange portions 22b and the holding members 27, respectively. The above-mentioned flow of the ink is further prevented.

The assembling procedure around the seal member 22 is as follows. The cylindrical portion 23 of the manifold 8 is inserted into the opening 27a of the holding member 27, and the seal member 22 is fitted to the cylindrical portion 23 in a state where the filler 33 is filled around the cylindrical portion 23. Further, the annular seal portion 2 of the seal member 22
The annular seal portion 22a is fitted into the opening 30a of the head holder 30 in a state where the filler 32 is filled around 2a. As a result, the filler 32 is interposed between the outer peripheral surface of the annular seal portion 22a and the gap between the flange portion 22b and the opening 30a of the head holder 30.

Here, the head holder 30 made of a resin material and the seal member 22 made of a rubber material are both of a black type so that dirt due to ink is not conspicuous. If the filler 32 filled in the gap between the opening 30a and the opening 30 is the same black type,
It is difficult to visually check whether or not the filler 32 has been filled without leakage.
Therefore, the color of the filler 32 is set to a color that is easily visible, for example, white, different from the head holder 30 and the seal member 22. By doing so, the filler 32 is visually recognized as the opening 30.
a and the annular seal portion 22a can be confirmed, and the defective seal can be easily identified. The color of the filler 32 and the color of the head holder 30 and the color of the seal member 22 can be appropriately combined as long as they are different colors that are easily distinguished visually.

Next, the projection 41 provided on the head holder 30
The connection configuration between the holding member 27 and the opening 42 will be described in detail. Here, the opening 42 is provided with a taper 42a (chamfer) so that the width of the opening 42 is larger than that of the opening facing the head holder 30. Thereby, the adhesive 29a filled in the gap functions as a wedge, and the connection between the holding member 27 and the head holder 30 is strengthened.
Therefore, when the ink cartridge 5 is mounted, a force acting on the holding member 27 via the annular seal portion 22a and separating from the head holder 30 is firmly received by the wedge-shaped adhesive 29a. Epoxy resin or the like can be used as the adhesive 29a. Further, the projection 41 is formed in a polygonal column shape having a concave and convex cross section including a star shape and a cross shape so as to increase the contact surface with the adhesive 29a (see FIG. 7). Further, the inner wall surface of the opening 42 may be made uneven (tap hole), whereby the bonding strength by the adhesive 29a is increased. Further, the relationship between the projection and the opening may be opposite to that described above, that is, the projection may be provided on the holding member 27 and the opening may be provided on the head holder 30. The operation of filling the adhesive 29 is performed in a state where the holding member 27 is positioned on the head holder 30 (FIG. 3).
Upside down).

As described above, in the ink jet recording apparatus of the present embodiment, the plurality of recording heads 7 and the manifold 8 are aligned and mounted on the holding member 27, and the sealing member 22 is mounted.
After the annular seal portion 22a is fitted to the cylindrical portion 23 of the manifold 8 and the seal member 22 is mounted on the holding member 27, the holding member 27 is mounted on the head holder 30, that is, the components are sequentially arranged. In this way, the annular seal portion 22a does not come off the manifold 8 even when the ink cartridge 5 is repeatedly attached and detached, and the ink cartridge 5 can be easily assembled.
Even if ink is dropped when the ink cartridge is attached or detached, it is possible to prevent the ink from flowing into the recording head 7 and to avoid affecting the electric system of the recording head 7.

The head holder 30 of the seal member 22
To check whether or not the filler is surely filled in the gap between the recording head 7 and the ink.
It can be prevented from flowing into the side. Also, the holding member 2
Projection 41 and opening 42 for connecting head 7 and head holder 30
The adhesive 29a filled in the gap between the ink cartridge 5 has a wedge function to prevent the holding member 27 from being detached even when a force is applied to the holding member 27 when the ink cartridge 5 is mounted. Can be. Furthermore, by making the surface of the metal holding member 27 to which the manifold 8 is bonded rough, the bonding strength can be increased.

[Brief description of the drawings]

FIG. 1 is a sectional view of a main part of an ink jet recording apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is a cross-sectional view showing a state where an ink cartridge is removed in FIG.

FIG. 3 is a sectional view taken along line AA of FIG. 2;

FIG. 4 is a side view showing a state in which a recording head and a man hold are mounted on a holding member.

FIG. 5 is a bottom view of FIG. 4;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view of the holding member.

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of the inkjet recording apparatus with a head cover removed.

FIG. 8 is a sectional view of a main part of a conventional ink jet recording apparatus.

[Explanation of symbols]

 Reference Signs List 5 ink cartridge 7 recording head 8 manifold 22 seal member 22a annular seal portion 22b flange portion 27 holding member (frame member) 27a opening 29 adhesive 30 head holder 30a opening 32, 33 filler 41 protrusion 42 opening

Claims (9)

[Claims]
1. A recording head having a plurality of actuators for ejecting ink, a head holder for supporting the recording head, an ink cartridge containing ink, and a manifold for distributing ink from the ink cartridge to each of the actuators And a seal member interposed between the ink cartridge and a manifold, the connection end of the manifold with the ink cartridge being exposed through the opening of the head holder so that the ink cartridge is exposed. An ink jet recording apparatus detachably connected to a connection end of the manifold, wherein the seal member is fitted to a connection end of the manifold and is in contact with the ink cartridge, and extends around an outer periphery of the annular seal portion. Flange Consist of, the flange portion, the ink jet recording apparatus characterized by the recording head of the head holder is brought into contact with the I plane.
2. The recording head according to claim 1, wherein the recording head is formed such that a width of the recording head is larger than that of the connection end, and the connection end protrudes in a cylindrical shape. The inkjet recording apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the inkjet recording apparatus is supported by a holder.
3. A plurality of the recording heads, a plurality of the manifolds corresponding to the respective recording heads, the plurality of recording heads and the manifold are integrally held by a holding member, and the holding member is 2. The ink jet recording apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the ink jet recording apparatus is supported by a head holder, and a flange portion of the seal member is held between the holding member and the head holder.
4. A plurality of annular seal portions fitted to respective connection ends of the plurality of manifolds;
4. The ink jet recording apparatus according to claim 3, wherein the ink jet recording apparatuses extend integrally and continuously.
5. The device according to claim 1, wherein at least one of the flange portion and the head holder is provided with a protrusion for elastically deforming the flange portion. Ink jet recording device.
6. A printhead having a plurality of actuators for ejecting ink, a head holder for supporting the printhead, an ink cartridge containing ink, and a manifold for distributing ink from the ink cartridge to each of the actuators. And a seal member interposed between the ink cartridge and a manifold, the connection end of the manifold with the ink cartridge being exposed through the opening of the head holder so that the ink cartridge is exposed. In the ink jet recording apparatus detachably connected to a connection end of the manifold, the seal member has an annular seal portion fitted to the connection end of the manifold and abutting on the ink cartridge, and an outer peripheral surface of the annular seal portion. And the head An ink jet recording apparatus characterized by injecting the filler into the gap between the opening of the holder.
7. The ink jet recording apparatus according to claim 6, wherein the filler has a color that is visually distinguishable from the color of each material of the seal member and the head holder.
8. The ink jet recording apparatus according to claim 7, wherein the filler is of a white color, and the seal member and the head holder are of a black color.
9. The seal member further includes a flange portion extending around an outer periphery of the annular seal portion, the flange portion facing a recording head of the head holder, The filler according to any one of claims 6 to 8, wherein a filler is injected into the gap between the outer peripheral surface and the flange portion, the opening of the head holder, and the recording head of the head holder. Ink jet recording device.
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