Global Patent Index - EP 1101617 A2

EP 1101617 A2 2001-05-23 - Ink jet device with dispenser for ink pellets

Title (en)

Ink jet device with dispenser for ink pellets

Title (de)

Tintenstrahlvorrichtung mit Tintenpillenspender

Title (fr)

Dispositif à jet d'encre muni d'un distributeur de pastilles d'encre

Publication

EP 1101617 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00204004 A

Priority

  • EP 00204004 A
  • EP 99203808 A

Abstract (en)

Ink jet device comprising an ink reservoir (10) and a dispenser (30) for ink pellets (32), wherein the dispenser comprises a sluice (46) for discharging the pellets one by one into the ink reservoir, characterized in that said dispenser (30) comprises an output chamber (56) for accommodating a single pellet discharged from the sluice (46), and a shutter (58, 60) for opening and closing the output chamber (56) towards the ink reservoir (10). <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 2/17593 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 1101617 A2 20010523; EP 1101617 A3 20020327; EP 1101617 B1 20060412

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