Global patent index - EP 0968831 A1

EP 0968831 A1 2000-01-05 - Ink circuit, ink jet printer and packaging machine or conveyor employing such a circuit

Title (en)

Ink circuit, ink jet printer and packaging machine or conveyor employing such a circuit

Title (de)

Tintenkreis, Tintenstrahldrucker und Verpackungsmaschine oder Fördereinrichtung die einen solchen Tintenkreis verwendet

Title (fr)

Circuit d'encre, machine a jet d'encre, et machine de conditionnement, ou convoyeur, mettant en oeuvre un tel circuit

Publication

EP 0968831 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 99401591 A

Priority

FR 9808225 A

Abstract (en)

Support block has a hydro-pneumatic side and an electric side, which allows the two sets of components to be separated. In addition all the functioning components are mounted on the outside of one or other sides. Ink circuit has an ink cartridge (10), an additive cartridge (11), a recovery cartridge (12), an accumulator (13), a principal filter (24) and electric valves (8). An ink transfer pump (14) has pressure temperature sensors (53) which indicate the hydraulic and thermal conditions for the air pressure regulator (30).

Abstract (fr)

La présente invention concerne un circuit d'encre comprenant une cartouche d'encre (10), une cartouche d'additif (11), un réservoir de récupération (12), un accumulateur (13), un filtre principal (24), des électrovannes (8), une pompe de transfert d'encre (14) équipée d'un capteur de pression / température (53), un régulateur de pression d'air (30), ledit circuit d'encre comprenant un bloc support double face comprenant une face hydropneumatique et une face électronique permettant de séparer les ensembles hydraulique, pneumatique et électronique, tous les composants fonctionnels étant montés à l'extérieur sur l'une ou l'autre des deux faces. <IMAGE>

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

B41J 2/175

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/175 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/17523 (2013.01); B41J 2/175 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

US 4862192 A

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 0968831 A1 20000105; EP 0968831 B1 20030611; AU 3582099 A 20000113; AU 743424 B2 20020124; CA 2276579 A1 19991229; CN 1105024 C 20030409; CN 1235904 A 19991124; DE 69908711 D1 20030717; DE 69908711 T2 20040429; ES 2201647 T3 20040316; FR 2780336 A1 19991231; FR 2780336 B1 20000811; JP 2000033710 A 20000202; US 6352324 B1 20020305

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