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Fixing device and image forming apparatus

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Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method

Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

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11/20/14
20140341628
 Fixing device patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device
A fixing device includes a tubular fusing film, a heater, a nip member, a backup member, a backup member, first supporting member, and a second supporting member. The heater may be disposed inside the tubular shape of the fusing film.
11/20/14
20140341627
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a nip formation assembly contacting an inner circumferential surface of the fixing rotator. An opposed rotator presses against the nip formation assembly via the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip between the fixing rotator and the opposed rotator, through which a recording medium is conveyed.
11/20/14
20140341626
 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator heated by a heater and a pressing rotator to press against the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween. A heating span adjuster, interposed between the heater and the fixing rotator, is movable in a circumferential direction of the fixing rotator.
11/20/14
20140341625
 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator heated by a heater and a pressing rotator pressed against the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween, through which a recording medium bearing a toner image is conveyed. A heat shield interposed between the heater and the fixing rotator is movable in a circumferential direction of the fixing rotator to shield the fixing rotator from the heater in a variable axial shield span of the fixing rotator.
11/20/14
20140341624
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body and a heater disposed opposite and heating the fixing rotary body. A nip formation assembly presses against an opposed body via the fixing rotary body to form a fixing nip between the fixing rotary body and the opposed body, through which a recording medium is conveyed.
11/20/14
20140341623
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation, a heater disposed opposite the fixing rotator to heat the fixing rotator, and an opposed rotator contacting an outer circumferential surface of the fixing rotator. A heat shield interposed between the heater and the fixing rotator shields the fixing rotator from the heater.
11/20/14
20140341622
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a heating member that heats a toner image on a recording medium and includes a rotatable belt member, a heat source, a pressing member, a sliding sheet, and a pressure-applying member. The pressing member presses the belt member against the pressure-applying member.
11/20/14
20140341621
 Image fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Image fixing device and image forming apparatus
An image fixing device includes a first rotating body, a second rotating body, a pressing member, a sheet member, and a lubricant. The second rotating body is disposed in contact with an outer surface of the first rotating body.
11/20/14
20140339763
 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and sheet detecting mechanism patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and sheet detecting mechanism
A fixing device includes a sheet detecting mechanism configured to detect a sheet. The sheet detecting mechanism includes an actuator, a link member, and a detecting part.
11/13/14
20140334857
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a rotatable fixing belt contacting an inner surface of the fixing belt. A second fixing roller contacts an outer surface of the fixing belt to hold the fixing belt against the first fixing roller to define a fixing nip region.
11/13/14
20140331436
Windscreen wiper fixing device and wiping system comprising said fixing device
The invention also relates to a wiping system (10) comprising such a fixing device.. .
11/06/14
20140328610
Substrate, fixing belt with substrate, fixing device with fixing belt, and image forming apparatus
A fixing belt substrate for an image forming apparatus is prepared by an electroforming process. The fixing belt substrate contains nickel of prescribed weight percent, phosphorus of from about 0.4 weight percent or more to about 0.7 weight percent or less, sulfur of from about 0.003 weight percent or more to about 0.02 weight percent or less, and carbon of from about 0.012 weight percent or more to about 0.03 weight percent or less..
11/06/14
20140328019
Fixing device for fixing a portable electronic device and portable electronic system therewith
The present invention discloses a fixing device for fixing a portable electronic device. The fixing device includes a base and a plurality of fixing structures.
11/06/14
20140327207
Sheet conveying device, image forming apparatus incorporating same, and method of conveying a sheet in the image forming apparatus
A sheet conveying device, which is incorporated in an image forming apparatus, includes a fixing device to fix an image to a sheet, a holding/conveying belt device having a plurality of belts to sandwich and convey the sheet to a downstream side from the fixing device, and a first sheet detector to detect whether the sheet exists in the belt device. When the sheet is detected at a paper jam, the fixing device and the belt device are continuously driven.
10/30/14
20140323834
Apparatus monitoring signal in situ
For repeatedly measuring signals from a fixed position of a tissue to monitor the blood composition, a subject adaptor is used to secure the subject position and a position fixing device uses a remote sensing tool to detect the subject position. The subject adaptor and the position fixing device are used to guide the moving of the subject relative to a position of last measurement of a first signal analyzer.
10/30/14
20140321944
Guiding device which is intended to be interposed between a device for fixing components of an assembly, and a device for protecting the fixing device
An assembly comprising at least two non-metal components which are fixed to each other using at least one fixing system. The fixing system includes a fixing device with a fixing element which is provided with a head and a rod, and a crimping ring which is in contact with one of the components.
10/30/14
20140321937
Jet pump and bolt fixing device of jet pump beam
A bolt fixing device is configured so that a lock cap is pushed up by elastic force of an elastic member and engages upper surface teeth with lower surface teeth, the upper surface teeth being formed on the upper surface of a flange of a lock cap, the lower surface teeth being formed on the lower surface of an engagement flange of a body housing. Thus, the head bolt of a jet pump beam is fixed.
10/30/14
20140318463
Chip, in particular for coming into contact with and/or having an effect on animal food or aquarium water
The invention relates to a chip (1), in particular for coming into contact with and/or having an effect on animal food or aquarium water. The chip (1) comprises a fixing device (10) for fixing the chip (1) on a target object, and a receiving space (20), in which an application agent (30) is housed.
10/30/14
20140318305
Fixing device for an adjustable steering column for a motor vehicle
A fixing device for an adjustable steering column for a motor vehicle includes a first cam carrier having one or more cams fixedly attached thereto, and at least one further cam carrier having one or more cams fixedly attached thereto. The cam carriers are arranged such as to be rotatable relative to each other about a rotational axis.
10/23/14
20140314518
Fixing device and plate assembly using the same
An exemplary fixing device includes an elastically deformable sleeve and a screw extendable through the sleeve. The sleeve includes a hollow column and multiple flanges extending outwardly from an outer circumferential face of the column.
10/23/14
20140314459
Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a first rotator, a second rotator pressed against the first rotator, and a heater to heat the first rotator. The heater includes an elongated substrate extending in an axial direction of the first rotator, a heat generator disposed on a surface of the substrate facing the first rotator, at a position downstream in a rotational direction of the first rotator, a plurality of first conduction paths connected to the heat generator and grounded downstream of the heat generator in the rotational direction of the first rotator, and a second conduction path on which the plurality of first conduction paths are grounded.
10/23/14
20140314457
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
According to one embodiment, a fixing device includes an endless heat generating section including a conductive layer, a magnetic-flux generating section configured to generate a magnetic flux and generate an induction current in the conduction layer, a first magnetic-flux regulating section having a first magnetic flux concentration force and configured to regulate the magnetic flux of the magnetic flux generating section, a second magnetic-flux regulating section arranged adjacent to the first magnetic-flux regulating section, having a second magnetic flux concentration force larger than the first magnetic flux concentration force, and configured to regulate the magnetic flux of the magnetic-flux generating section, and an auxiliary heat generating section including a magnetic body arranged in a position opposed to the magnetic-flux generating section via the heat generating section, the position being a region extending across the first magnetic-flux regulating section and the second magnetic-flux regulating section.. .
10/23/14
20140314456
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
According to one embodiment, a fixing device includes an endless heat generating section including a conductive layer, an induction-current generating section configured to generate an induction current in the conductive layer, a temperature-sensitive magnetic body present in a position opposed to the induction-current generating section via the heat generating section, and a magnetic plate present in a position opposed to the heat generating section via the temperature-sensitive magnetic body.. .
10/23/14
20140314455
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a heating source, a pressing member, a heating member, a nip pressure switching mechanism, a separating member and a restricting piece. The pressing member comes in pressure-contact with the heating member and forms a fixing nip.
10/23/14
20140312550
Testing fixture for liquid crystal liquid module
The present invention provides testing fixture which comprises a main fixing device for securely holding a liquid crystal display module to be tested; an auxiliary fixing device attached to sides of the main fixing device; and an adjusting knob installed on the sides of the main fixing device and supported by the auxiliary fixing device, wherein when the auxiliary fixing device is disengaged from the main fixing device, the main fixing device can rotate centered on the knob. By the provision of the present invention of the testing fixture, when the testing direction of the liquid crystal display module needs to be changed, the changing of the direction can be readily facilitated by the testing fixture as the main fixing device can safely supported by the auxiliary fixing device.
10/16/14
20140308058
Cooling device and image forming apparatus including same
A recording-material cooling device is disposed downstream from a fixing device in a transport direction of a recording material. The fixing device includes a fixing member and a pressing member to fix an unfixed toner image on the recording material.
10/16/14
20140308012
Optical communication device
An optical communication device includes a substrate, a first optical-electric element, a second optical-electric element, a planar optical waveguide and a fixing device. Both the first and the second optical-electric elements are positioned on the substrate.
10/16/14
20140305925
Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a fixing member, which includes heat-generating layer, and an induction heater to inductively heat the fixing member. The induction heater includes an excitation coil disposed facing an outer circumferential surface of the fixing member to generate a magnetic flux, a ferromagnetic core assembly containing a ferromagnetic core to form a magnetic path to direct the magnetic flux generated by the excitation coil to the fixing member, and a holder to hold the excitation coil and the ferromagnetic core assembly.
10/09/14
20140302704
Rapid fixing device for rapid disconnection two-part connector
A removable fixing device includes a first elongated mating member, a second elongated mating member designed to be inserted in the first elongated mating member, and an elastic member adapted to lock the two elongated mating members axially relative to each other and retractable radially on insertion of the second elongated mating member into the first elongated mating member. One elongated mating member includes an actuator mobile axially relative to the elongated mating member between a first position in which the elastic member locks the two elongated mating members axially and a second position in which the actuator unlocks the elongated mating members by radial retraction of the elastic member..
10/09/14
20140301760
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing roller, a pressure roller, and a regulation member. The fixing roller includes a roller member and a fixing belt.
10/09/14
20140299563
Counterweight fixing device
Counterweight fixing device (1) for a crane, which is comparatively easy to install and can also be used in particular for cranes with a derricking jib, in which the derricking jib is rigidly connected to the mast (3), and at the same time provides a safe design without generating a high noise level during operation. The core principle of the design of the counterweight fixing device (1) is that the counterweight blocks (4) are simply suspended on a carrier bar (2), but the generation of noise is kept to a low level due to the suppression of the freedom of movement of the counterweight blocks (4)..
10/09/14
20140298737
Socket-projection fixing assembly
A socket-projection fixing assembly for a horizontal wet joint (3) between two cylindrical concrete sections (2.2′) for a wind turbine tower, which comprises socket-projection fixing device with an active internal reinforcement (8) and a socket-projection fixing device with a passive internal reinforcement (7) so that said reinforcements each include an embedded portion which is embedded in a first section of said cylindrical sections and a projecting portion which projects from said first section and is housed in a duct (9, 10) in a second section of said cylindrical sections. Said active internal reinforcement includes tightening means (14, 16) which are arranged in said projecting portion of said active internal reinforcement and against a supporting surface (15) of one of said cylindrical sections, and said passive internal reinforcement includes cured material (12) which is arranged around said projecting portion o said passive internal reinforcement (7) and adheres to the interior of said duct (10)..
10/02/14
20140294474
Image forming apparatus
An air-blowing duct is provided to guide external air to the recording material conveyed by a discharge roller and a discharge driven roller provided at a downstream side of a fixing device, and a blowing port of the air-blowing duct is open at a position avoiding the discharge roller and the discharge driven roller.. .
10/02/14
20140294469
Fixing device and image forming apparatus provided therewith
A fixing device includes: a heat source, a heating member, a pressure member, a heat absorption unit, a holding member, and an end part supporting member. The heat source generates infrared rays.
10/02/14
20140294468
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a heating source and a fixing roller. The fixing belt has a sheet passing part and a non-sheet passing part.
10/02/14
20140294467
Fixing device provided with temperature detection unit
A fixing device may include: a nip member; an endless belt; a heater; a temperature detection unit; and a biasing member. The endless belt may circularly move such that an inner peripheral surface thereof may move in a sliding direction at a position in sliding contact with the nip member.
10/02/14
20140294466
Fixing device having pressing members for pressing endless belt
A fixing device may include an endless belt configured to circularly move about an axis extending in an axial direction, a first pressing member and a second pressing member. The endless belt may have an inner peripheral surface and an outer peripheral surface, the outer peripheral surface having a first outer end portion and a second outer end portion in the axial direction, the inner peripheral surface having a first inner end portion and a second inner end portion in the axial direction.
10/02/14
20140294465
Fixing device fixing transferred developing agent image to sheet
The present invention provides a fixing device that may include a nip member, an endless belt, a rotating member and a stay. The stay may have a first supporting face.
10/02/14
20140294464
Fixing device provided with stay having rigidity distribution
A fixing device may include a nip member, an endless belt, a rotating body, and a stay. The endless belt may be in sliding contact with the nip member.
10/02/14
20140294463
Fixing device provided with rotating member having concave shape
The present invention provides a fixing device that may include a nip member, a rotating body and an endless belt. The endless belt may be in sliding contact with the nip member.
10/02/14
20140294462
Fixing device provided with reinforced nip member
A fixing device may include a metal plate, an endless belt, a rotating body, and a stay. The metal plate may have a main part comprising a first end portion, a second end portion, and a center portion positioned therebetween and having rigidity higher than that of the first end portion and the second end portion.
10/02/14
20140294461
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes an exciting coil and a heat generator disposed opposite the exciting coil. The heat generator includes a heat generation layer disposed opposite the exciting coil to generate heat by a magnetic flux from the exciting coil and a temperature sensitive magnetic body disposed opposite the exciting coil via the heat generation layer to obtain and lose magnetism at a temperature defined by a curie temperature by composition adjustment to selectively create a heating region and a non-heating region of the heat generation layer.
10/02/14
20140294460
Fixing device
The present invention provides a fixing device that includes a heater, a first endless belt, a first roller, and a second roller. The first endless belt confronts the heater at a confronting part and providing a nip region upon contacting the heater.
10/02/14
20140294459
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a heater, a first endless belt, a first back up member, and a second back up member. The first endless belt provides a nip region upon contacting with the heater, and is movable in a first direction.
10/02/14
20140294457
Fixing device, and image forming apparatus
Provided is a fixing device including a rotatable rotating member, a tubular member that is movable while coming into contact with the rotating member, a pressure member that is arranged inside the tubular member and nips a recording medium holding an unfixed toner image at a nip portion formed between the rotating member and the tubular member by bringing the tubular member into pressure contact with the rotating member, to apply pressure for fixing the unfixed toner image on the recording medium, and a holding member that holds the pressure member, wherein the pressure member is made of an elastomer, and the end position of one surface of the elastomer that comes into contact with the tubular member is located further toward the upstream side in the transport direction of the recording medium than the end position of the other surface of the elastomer held by the holding member.. .
10/02/14
20140294456
Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a pressing rotary body to press against a fixing rotary body. A pivotable pressure lever rotatably mounts the pressing rotary body.
10/02/14
20140294455
Grinding roller, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
There is provided a grinding roller for use in a fixing device including a pair of rotary fixing members that rotate while being pressed against each other to form an area of contact, and heat and press a recording medium carrying an unfixed toner image and fed to the area of contact, to thereby fix the unfixed toner image on the recording medium. The grinding roller is configured to grind a surface of a toner image-side rotary member of the pair of rotary fixing members that comes into contact with the unfixed toner image.
10/02/14
20140294442
Fixing device and image forming apparatus equipped therewith
A fixing device is configured to move the pressure release member in predetermined movement directions relative to the support member such that the biasing member can function. The support member has a first retaining part.
10/02/14
20140294419
Image forming apparatus and heat fixing device provided in the same
An image forming apparatus may include an endless belt, a heater, a first temperature sensor, and a second temperature sensor. The endless belt may be configured to circularly move about a rotational axis extending in an axial direction.
10/02/14
20140294417
Image forming apparatus and heat fixing device provided in the same
An image forming apparatus may include an endless belt, a heater, a first temperature sensor, a second temperature sensor, and a controller. The endless belt may have a center portion and end portions in an axial direction, and defines an internal space therein and an outer peripheral surface.
09/25/14
20140286685
Fixing device having guide for guiding movement of fusing belt
A fixing device includes: a tubular member; a heater; a nip member including a base portion, a connecting portion, and a flange portion; a backup member; and a guide member. The tubular member is circularly movable in a circularly-moving direction.
09/25/14
20140286684
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes an endless belt, a heater disposed opposite the endless belt to heat the endless belt, and a pressing rotary body contacting an outer circumferential surface of the endless belt. A nip formation pad presses against the pressing rotary body via the endless belt to form a fixing nip between the endless belt and the pressing rotary body, through which a recording medium is conveyed.
09/25/14
20140286683
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a belt, a secured member, a support roller, a heating unit, and a pressure roller that is driven to rotate and has an elastic surface layer deformed when pressing the belt against the secured member so as to form a fixing portion. A recording medium that holds an unfixed image passes through the fixing portion.
09/25/14
20140286665
Fixing device
An image forming apparatus that forms a toner image on a recording medium includes an image forming unit that forms an unfixed toner image on a recording medium; a fixing unit that heats the recording medium bearing the unfixed toner image and fixes the unfixed toner image onto the recording medium at a nip portion; a heating member and a pressurizing member that touches the heating member and forms the nip portion therebetween; a first blower that blows air to a non-sheet-passing area of a small-size recording medium in the heating member; and a second blower that blows air to a non-sheet-passing area of a small-size recording medium in the pressurizing member. Upon the temperature of the non-sheet-passing area of the heating member exceeding a threshold temperature, the first blower blows without the second blower blowing, then the two blowers start blowing together..
09/18/14
20140270876
Fixing member, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A fixing member to fix toner on a recording medium includes a heat-resistant elastic layer and a release layer. The release layer includes a particle layer.
09/18/14
20140270875
Pressure adjuster, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A pressure adjuster for changing pressure between a plurality of opposed bodies pressed against each other includes a cam rotatable in a given direction of rotation and having a top dead center on an outer circumferential surface thereof that is distanced farthest from a rotation axis of the cam. A driver is connected to the cam to drive and rotate the cam.
09/18/14
20140270874
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: an image bearing member; a charger; an irradiator; a development device having an accommodation unit to accommodate toner to obtain a visible image; a transfer device; and a fixing device to fix the visible image transferred onto a recording medium. The fixing device having a fixing rotation member; and a pressure rotation member to form a nipping portion by contacting the fixing rotation member, wherein the surface pressure of the nipping portion is 1.5 kgf/cm2 or less, wherein the fixing rotation member has a martens hardness of 1.0 n/mm2 or less at 23° c., wherein the ratio of the projected area of a single particle of the toner onto the recording medium at 120° c.
09/18/14
20140270873
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a heating roller and a fixing roller over which the fixing belt is looped, a pressure roller forming a fixing nip with the fixing belt, a pair of side plates, one of the side plates being disposed on each end of a shaft of the fixing roller and each end of a shaft of the heating roller, and heating roller holding members to hold corresponding insulating bushing, and corresponding heating roller bearings, the heating roller holding members being attached to opening parts of the side plates. The heating roller holding members are formed of two separate components such that the heating roller is capable of moving along the opening parts formed in the side plates toward the fixing roller..
09/18/14
20140270872
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a heater disposed opposite and heating the fixing rotary body. An opposed body contacts the fixing rotary body to form a fixing nip therebetween through which a recording medium is conveyed.
09/18/14
20140270871
Transport device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A transport device includes a belt-shaped member that is rotated so as to transport an object, a first support member that supports the belt-shaped member, an urging member extending in an axial direction of the first support member, and a conversion unit that converts a direction of an urging force of the urging member to a direction toward the belt-shaped member.. .
09/18/14
20140270870
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes: an endless belt member; a secured member disposed to contact the belt member; a support roller that rotatably supports the belt member; a heating unit that heats the belt member; and a rotary pressurizing roller that includes an elastic surface layer that is elastically deformed when the belt member is pressed against the secured member to form a fixing part. The secured member includes a recessed part provided on a surface of the secured member that faces the pressurizing roller and configured to curve the belt member into a recessed shape, projecting parts provided upstream and downstream of the recessed part, respectively, and configured to curve the belt member into a projected shape, and a region provided between at least one of the projecting parts and the recessed part and having a small curvature compared to the corresponding projecting part..
09/18/14
20140270869
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes an endless belt member, a secured member disposed to contact the belt member, a heating unit that heats the belt member, and a rotary pressurizing roller including an elastic layer that is elastically deformed when the belt member is pressed against a pressing surface of the secured member to form a fixing part. The pressurizing roller is curved such that a center portion is smaller in outside diameter than end portions along the axial direction.
09/18/14
20140270865
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body rotatable in a given direction of rotation and a heater disposed opposite the fixing rotary body to heat the fixing rotary body. A pressing rotary body contacts the fixing rotary body to form a fixing nip therebetween through which a recording medium is conveyed.
09/18/14
20140270835
Fixing control device, fixing control method, and image forming apparatus
A fixing control device includes an image detection unit that determines presence of an image in each of areas obtained by division of an image formation region in which the image is formed, a heater selection unit that selects from heaters of a fixing device heaters at positions corresponding to areas in which the presence of the image is determined, a heating amount computation unit that computes a heating amount of a heating area heated by each of the selected heaters in a fixing region corresponding to the image formation region, a change amount computation unit that computes an amount of change of the heating amount between adjoining ones of the heating areas, and a heating amount correction unit that corrects one of the heating amounts of the adjoining heating areas so that the amount of change after the correction is less than a predetermined threshold.. .
09/18/14
20140270834
Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device in an image forming apparatus includes a rotatable fixing member; a plurality of heat sources to heat each area of the fixing member in a longitudinal direction thereof; a pressure member configured to contact the fixing member and forming a nip in association with the fixing member; a nip forming member disposed inside the fixing member and opposite the pressure member to form a fixing nip; a temperature controller to detect temperature at each area of the fixing member and control the temperature via lighting control performed by the heat sources; and a plurality of temperature sensors to detect temperature of the fixing member or the pressure member in each heating area heated by the plurality of heat sources. When a sheet size set by the image forming apparatus and an actually conveyed sheet size are different, operating speed of the device is adjusted..
09/18/14
20140270833
Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body and a heater for heating the fixing rotary body. An opposed body contacts the fixing rotary body with releasable pressure therebetween to form a fixing nip therebetween through which a recording medium is conveyed.
09/18/14
20140270832
Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a heater disposed opposite and heating the fixing rotary body. An opposed body contacts the fixing rotary body with releasable pressure therebetween to form a fixing nip therebetween through which a recording medium is conveyed.
09/18/14
20140270831
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device including a fixing rotary body and a heater for heating the fixing rotary body. An opposed body contacts the fixing rotary body with releasable pressure therebetween to form a fixing nip therebetween through which a recording medium is conveyed.
09/18/14
20140270824
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device, corresponding to a plurality of sheet passing widths, includes a rotating member configured to convey a recording medium, rise in temperature, and fix toner; temperature sensors configured to detect the surface temperature of the rotating member; heating members including at least one heat generating unit, provided inside the rotating member; and a control unit configured to control a heating state obtained by the heating members. The heat generating units are provided not to overlap each other in the direction of the sheet passing width orthogonal to the recording medium conveying direction.
09/18/14
20140270823
Electrophotographic fixing device, fixing rotary member, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
An electrophotographic fixing device includes a pressure roller, and a fixing rotary member disposed at a fixed distance away from the pressure roller. The fixing rotary member includes a layer formed of an elastic body.
09/18/14
20140270822
Image forming apparatus and method of arranging sheet detector
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device to form a toner image on a recording medium under a prescribed image forming condition, a fixing device to fix the toner image borne on the recording medium thereonto by heating the recording medium based on target fixing temperature, and a detector to detect a type of recording medium. The type is used in setting at least one of the image forming condition and the target fixing temperature.
09/18/14
20140270820
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a heater disposed opposite and heating the fixing rotary body. A heat shield is movable in a circumferential direction of the fixing rotary body and interposed between the heater and the fixing rotary body to shield the fixing rotary body from the heater.


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