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EP 0885727 A3 2000-03-22 - Mechanism for the positioning of an ink jet printhead and a cleaning/capping device

Title (en)

Mechanism for the positioning of an ink jet printhead and a cleaning/capping device

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zur Positionierung eines Tintendruckkopfes und einer Reinigungs- und Dichtvorrichtung

Title (fr)

Mécanisme pour le positionnement d'une tête d'impression par jet d'encre et d'un dispositif de nettoyage et de recouvrement

Publication

EP 0885727 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 98109703 A

Priority

DE 19726642 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19726642C1] The positioning arrangement includes an ink print head which is arranged when printing stationary behind a guide plate in a printing window, along which the print carriers are led by device of a transport arrangement. The print head (2) can be moved between a printing position and a cleaning and sealing position. A cleaning and sealing arrangement (3) is also arranged behind the guide plate (1), but is movable towards and away from the print head. A common gearing (4) is provided for the advance of the printing head and the cleaning and sealing arrangement. The common gearing is driven by a motor (5) which runs only in one rotation direction. The print head, the cleaning and sealing arrangement, and the common gearing with the motor are fastened in a common frame (8) and are combined to a compact assembly group which is fastened adjustably to the transport arrangement (9).

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

B41J 2/165

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/165 (2006.01); G07B 17/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/16588 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

DE 19726642 C1 19980903; EP 0885727 A2 19981223; EP 0885727 A3 20000322; US 6224187 B1 20010501

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