Global Patent Index - EP 0999056 A1

EP 0999056 A1 2000-05-10 - Method and device for manufacturing ink jet printhead

Title (en)

Method and device for manufacturing ink jet printhead

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung für die Herstellung eines Tintenstrahldruckkopfes

Title (fr)

Méthode et dispositif pour la fabrication d'une tête d'impression par jet d'encre

Publication

EP 0999056 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98309099 A

Priority

  • EP 98309099 A
  • CA 2253409 A

Abstract (en)

A method and a device for the manufacturing of an ink jet printhead are provided. The ink jet printhead includes a plurality of ink-containing holes (3) for containing therein an ink, a nozzle plate (4) having thereon a plurality of nozzles (41) corresponding to the plurality of ink-containing holes (3) for ejecting therethrough the ink, and a chip (1) for controlling the ejection of the ink. The device includes a base (71), a flute (72) provided on the base, and a vacuum apparatus (73). The method includes steps of (a) forming a photo-sensitive layer on the chip, (b) forming the plurality of ink-containing holes on the photo-sensitive layer, (c) placing the nozzle plate on the photo-sensitive layer, and (d) heating the photo-sensitive layer to bond the chip and the nozzle plate. <IMAGE>

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

B41J 2/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/16 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/1631 (2013.01); B41J 2/1603 (2013.01); B41J 2/1623 (2013.01); B41J 2/1635 (2013.01); B41J 2/1645 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0999056 A1 20000510; EP 0999056 B1 20060412; CA 2253409 A1 20000504; CA 2253409 C 20030617

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2005-09-21 [RTI1] TITLE (CORRECTION)

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