Global Patent Index - EP 2023212 A1

EP 2023212 A1 2009-02-11 - Toner cartridge having a handle

Title (en)

Toner cartridge having a handle

Title (de)

Tonerkassette mit Griff

Title (fr)

Cartouche d'encre avec poignée

Publication

EP 2023212 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 07290948 A

Priority

EP 07290948 A

Abstract (en)

In a toner cartridge (1) for a printing device, in particular a laser printing device, the toner cartridge (1) comprising a basic body (11) and a handle (12) for inserting and/or removing the toner cartridge (1), to allow high freedom of design for the housing, favourable production costs and user-friendly, reliable and easy replacement of the toner cartridge it is proposed that the handle (12) can be moved between an open position (13) and a closed position (14) with respect to a basic body (11) and in that the handle (12) has an actuating device (15) for a locking mechanism (21).

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G03G 21/16 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G03G 21/1609 (2013.01); G03G 15/0855 (2013.01); G03G 15/0865 (2013.01); G03G 15/0875 (2013.01); G03G 21/1676 (2013.01); G03G 2221/163 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EP 2023212 A1 20090211; EP 2023212 B1 20130515; EP 2023212 B8 20130821; HK 1129742 A1 20131101

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