Global Patent Index - EP 0741040 B1

EP 0741040 B1 2000-01-19 - Ink mist collector with porous bottom

Title (en)

Ink mist collector with porous bottom

Title (de)

Tintennebelsammler mit porösem Boden

Title (fr)

Collecteur de brouillard d'encre avec un fond poreux

Publication

EP 0741040 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96303081 A

Priority

US 43399995 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0741040A2] An ink mist collector assembly collects ink mist formed on a printhead of an ink jet printing system. The ink mist collector assembly comprises a magnetic material, and a porous material attached to the magnetic material to create a porous magnetic unit. The ink mist collector assembly further comprises means for engaging the porous magnetic unit to the printhead, to collect ink mist formed on the printhead. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B41J 2/185

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/17 (2006.01); B41J 2/185 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/1714 (2013.01); B41J 2/185 (2013.01); B41J 2002/1853 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

DOCDB simple family

EP 0741040 A2 19961106; EP 0741040 A3 19980204; EP 0741040 B1 20000119; CA 2175726 A1 19961105; DE 69606217 D1 20000224; DE 69606217 T2 20000907