Global Patent Index - EP 0978388 A3

EP 0978388 A3 2000-07-19 - Device for drying print

Title (en)

Device for drying print

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Trocknen von Druckfarbe oder Tinte

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour faire sècher de l'encre d'impression

Publication

EP 0978388 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 99115387 A

Priority

DE 19835046 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0978388A2] The printing paper (28) is fed across a printer head (36) and passes a sensor (38) that responds to the printed information. The sensor output is used by a controller (34) and this directs the action and movement of a heat source (40) to dry the damp printed information. The source is in the form of a laser.

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

B41J 11/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 11/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 11/002 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

  • [A] US 5349905 A 19940927 - TAYLOR THOMAS N [US], et al
  • [A] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 003, no. 131 (E - 148) 31 October 1979 (1979-10-31)
  • [A] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 1996, no. 11 29 November 1996 (1996-11-29)
  • [A] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 011, no. 044 (M - 560) 10 February 1987 (1987-02-10)

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

EP 0978388 A2 20000209; EP 0978388 A3 20000719; EP 0978388 B1 20050223; DE 19835046 A1 20000210; DE 19835046 B4 20080124

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