Global patent index - EP 1070592 A1

EP 1070592 A1 2001-01-24 - Ink jet printer and method for operating the same

Title (en)

Ink jet printer and method for operating the same

Title (de)

Tintenstrahldrucker und Verfahren zu seinem Betrieb

Title (fr)

Imprimante à jet d'encre et procédé de son opération

Publication

EP 1070592 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00115461 A

Priority

  • JP 20859299 A
  • JP 2000155245 A

Abstract (en)

An ink jet printer and a method for operating the same are proposed. In order to improve the cleaning of an ink passage inside a recording head, a cleaning liquid are alternately supplied to the recording head through an electromagnetic valve. <IMAGE>

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

B41J 2/17; B41J 2/165

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

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

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/1707 (2013.01); B41J 2/16552 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 1070592 A1 20010124; KR 20010015416 A 20010226

INPADOC legal status

2003-08-13 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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