Global Patent Index - EP 0846556 B1

EP 0846556 B1 2001-05-16 - Ink-jet printhead

Title (en)

Ink-jet printhead

Title (de)

Tintendruckkopf

Title (fr)

Tête d'impression à jet d'encre

Publication

EP 0846556 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 97250344 A

Priority

DE 19651048 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0846556A2] The arrangement has several identical stacked modules (1) at equal intervals in a housing with nozzle areas protruding into associated grooves in a base plate. The modules are held in place by force and shape locking involving a spring element and a common adapter for ink connections. The modules lie on the end face of the groove with a reference edge and with shoulders formed on the end of the nozzle surfaces in the base plate so as to protrude with the nozzle surfaces at least as far as the plane formed by the outside of the base plate. The modules are electrically connected to a bus adapter.

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

B41J 2/145

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/145 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/145 (2013.01); B41J 2202/20 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

CH DE FR GB IT LI

EPO simple patent family

EP 0846556 A2 19980610; EP 0846556 A3 19990512; EP 0846556 B1 20010516; DE 19651048 A1 19980610; DE 19651048 C2 20020529; US 6135587 A 20001024

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- Owner name: DIGITAL GRAPHICS INCORPORATION

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2000-06-07 [RTI1] TITLE (CORRECTION)

- Free text: INK-JET PRINTHEAD

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