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 Image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device to transfer an image to a recording sheet; a fixing device to feed the recording sheet and fix the image onto the recording sheet; a branching device to switch between an ejection path to eject the recording sheet fed downstream of the fixing device, to outside the apparatus, and a reversing path for duplex printing; and a back curl correction structure disposed in a sheet feeding path between the fixing device and the branching device. The back curl correction structure includes a drive roller; a driven roller; an auxiliary nip portion; a guide member; and a guide moving device to move the guide member to a first position and a second position depending on the condition of the recording sheet..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


 Fixing device and electrophotographic image forming apparatus including the same patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and electrophotographic image forming apparatus including the same
Provided is a fixing device. The fixing device includes: a fixing belt including a base; a nip forming member arranged inside the fixing belt; and a pressing member arranged outside the fixing belt to face the nip forming member to form a fixing nip.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a heating unit, an endless belt body that follows rotation of the heating unit, and a pressing unit that faces the heating unit with the endless belt body interposed therebetween. The pressing unit includes a retaining body that rotatably retains the endless belt body, a pressing-area-forming portion that is a part of the retaining body, and a pressing member provided on an upstream side of the retaining body with respect to the pressing-area-forming portion in a direction of rotation of the endless belt body, the pressing member being a metal plate that is bent along a line extending in a longitudinal direction thereof.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


 Fixing device and fixing temperature control  fixing device patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and fixing temperature control fixing device
According to one embodiment, a fixing device includes determination means for determining the size of a medium, heating means for including plural heat-generating members which are two-dimensionally arranged such that the heat-generating members are lined up along two parallel lines or more which are vertical to a transport direction of the medium and divided at locations on the parallel lines, and are disposed so as to come into contact with an inner side of the rotating body, and a switching unit which switches individual conduction, and heats the medium, pressing means for forming a nip by performing pressing and contact at a position of the plural heat-generating members, and heating control means for selecting a group of the heat-generating members which are lined up in the two-dimensional arrangement, conducting the selected group of the heat-generating members, and controlling the heating means.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes an endless fixing belt; a pressure roller to contact the fixing belt; a nip forming member to press the pressure roller from the fixing belt; a nip portion formed between the fixing belt and the pressure roller; a heater to heat the fixing belt to fuse and fix toner onto a recording sheet in the nip portion; an auxiliary driven roller; an auxiliary drive roller to drive the driven roller; an auxiliary nip portion, formed between an outer circumferential surface of the auxiliary driven roller and an outer circumferential surface of the auxiliary drive roller, to nip the recording sheet after toner fixation conveyed from the nip portion; and an outlet guide member, disposed downstream of the auxiliary nip portion, to guide the recording sheet after toner fixation conveyed from the auxiliary nip portion, with the toner-fixed recording sheet surface bent in a concave shape.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes an endless belt rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a nip formation pad disposed opposite an inner circumferential surface of the endless belt. A slide sheet is sandwiched between the nip formation pad and the endless belt and is a twill fabric containing a lubricant.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a nip formation pad to press against a fixing rotator. A primary heater is disposed opposite the fixing rotator in a primary heating span spanning in an axial direction of the fixing rotator to heat the primary heating span of the fixing rotator from which heat is conducted to the nip formation pad with a primary conduction.

 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing member; a heater to heat the fixing member; a nip forming member to contact the fixing member; and a pressure member, disposed opposite the nip forming member to press against the fixing member to form a fixing nip portion together with the nip forming member. The fixing device applies heat and pressure to fix an image transferred to a recording sheet when the recording sheet passes through the fixing nip.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


 Image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Image forming apparatus
The image forming apparatus includes a sheet discharge sensor that detects a recording material, a fixing device that nips the recording material to fix an unfixed toner image onto the recording material, a fixing motor that drives the fixing device, and an engine control unit that controls the fixing motor. The fixing device includes a fixing roller, a pressure unit that forms a first nip portion with the fixing roller to press the fixing roller, and a heating unit that forms a second nip portion with the fixing roller to heat the fixing roller.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a heater to generate heat and a fixing rotator to rotate while contacting the heater. A pressure rotator presses against the heater via the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip between the fixing rotator and the pressure rotator, through which a recording medium bearing a toner image is conveyed.

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Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method


A fixing device includes a primary heater, a secondary heater, and a tertiary heater to heat a primary heating span, a secondary heating span, and a tertiary heating span of a fixing rotator, respectively. A primary temperature detector and a secondary temperature detector detect a temperature of the fixing rotator.

new patent

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same


A fixing device has a flexible endless fixing member; a heater to heat the fixing member; a nip forming member to contact the fixing member directly or via a slide member; a pressure member, rotatably disposed opposite the fixing member and the nip forming member; and a back curl correction structure that includes a drive roller disposed on a side where a back curl appears in the recording sheet; a driven roller disposed opposite the drive roller; an auxiliary nip portion to feed the recording sheet; a guide member to guide the recording sheet fed out from the auxiliary nip portion to bend in a direction opposite a curled direction of the back curl of the recording sheet. A driving connection between the drive roller and the pressure member is performed by a connection between a drive roller side connection gear and a pressure member side connection gear..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


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Fixing exit guide plate, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


A fixing exit guide plate for use in a fixing device, which supports the conveyance of a paper with being curved in a direction opposite to a curl direction of the paper in a paper conveyance path in a downstream of a conveyance support rollers, includes a conveyance downstream portion having a paper conveyance plane and a conveyance upstream portion having a paper conveyance plane, wherein the fixing exit guide plate is retracted in a paper jam process to move such that the paper conveyance plane of the conveyance downstream portion rotates about a rotation axis of the conveyance support driving roller to be substantially parallel to the paper conveyance plane of the conveyance upstream portion.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


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Image-forming apparatus capable of forming multi-color full-bleed image


An image-forming apparatus includes multiple image-forming units capable of forming a full-bleed image with no margin around a recording medium in an image-forming region larger than an image-forming surface region of the recording medium using three or more toners having a volume average particle size of about 2 to about 5 μm, an intermediate transfer member, a transfer device, a fixing device, and an image-forming process unit that, at least if an image to be formed in a peripheral region of the recording medium during the formation of the full-bleed image has a toner layer thickness larger than or equal to a predetermined threshold, converts the image to be formed in the peripheral region of the recording medium into an image having a toner layer thickness smaller than or equal to the threshold while maintaining the image density ratio of the individual toners.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


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Fixing pressure roller and fixing device


To provide a fixing pressure roller having low roller hardness, low heat capacity, and low thermal expansion coefficient, and a fixing device including the fixing pressure roller. The fixing pressure roller of the invention for employment in a fixing unit of a fixing device has a core, and an elastic layer provided around the core, wherein the elastic layer is formed of a silicone rubber product formed by mixing a raw silicone rubber with resin microballoons and water, to thereby prepare a dispersion, and then curing the raw silicone rubber; and the silicone rubber product includes therein first voids provided from the resin microballoons and second voids which are smaller than the first voids and which are provided by evaporation of water..
Synztec Co., Ltd.


Fixing device


A fixing device includes an endless belt, a heater disposed inside the endless belt and being elongated in a longitudinal direction, the heater having a first end portion in the longitudinal direction and a second end portion opposite to the first end portion in the longitudinal direction, a resin frame having a recess portion opening toward an inner side of the endless belt, a metal frame inserted into the recess portion of the resin frame. The metal frame has a first wall having a through-hole, and a second wall extending in a direction from the first end portion of the heater toward a second end portion of the heater, the second wall being disposed between the resin frame and the heater..
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device for a circuit plate to a carrier, circuit arrangement and fixing a circuit plate to a carrier


The invention relates to a mounting device for fastening a printed circuit board onto a carrier. The mounting device comprises at least one bolt that can be screwed onto the printed circuit board, having at least one fastening wing, wherein the fastening wing has at least one interlocking component.
Zf Friedrichshafen Ag


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a pressure applying unit that is provided facing a heating unit. The pressure applying unit includes an endless belt-shaped member that rotates by being driven by rotation of the heating unit, and a retainer that retains the endless belt-shaped member in a movable manner.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Fixing device having endless belt and nip member slidably contacting inner surface of endless belt


A fixing device includes an endless belt, a heat source, a nip member, and a backup member. The endless belt has an inner surface.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


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Fixing device and image forming apparatus


According to one embodiment, a fixing device includes a fixing belt, a press roller, a nip pad and a friction reducing member. The fixing belt is endless.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


Image forming apparatus and conveyance speed control method


An image forming apparatus includes: an intermediate transfer belt to which a toner image is transferred in a primary transfer process; a transfer roller configured to transfer the toner image onto a long paper sheet in a secondary transfer process by following rotation of the intermediate transfer belt when pressed by the intermediate transfer belt; and a fixing device configured to fix the toner image transferred in the secondary transfer process by the transfer roller, onto the paper sheet; a temperature estimating unit; and a speed control unit, wherein the fixing device includes: a heating conveyance roller provided on a lower surface side of the paper sheet; and a fixing roller provided on an upper surface side of the paper sheet, the fixing roller facing the heating conveyance roller.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.


Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes a transfer device, a fixing device, an introduction guide member that introduces the leading edge of a recording medium to the fixing device, and a contact guide member that causes the leading edge of the recording medium to contact the introduction guide member. The contact guide member has a first guide part and a second guide part.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Image forming apparatus and fixing device


An invented image forming apparatus has a fixing device for stably fixing developer on a medium. The fixing device includes a heating member, an endless belt member subject to heating provided from the heating member, a tension member tensioning the belt member, a pressure member forming a pressurized contact nipping portion via the belt member, a supporting member supporting the pressure member, a pushing member pushing the pressure member and the belt member, a fixing member pushing the pressure member and the belt member, a medium guide guiding move of the medium in a direction toward the pressurized contact nipping portion, and a pressure member moving mechanism for moving a position of the pressure member in the supporting member.
Oki Data Corporation


Fixing device


A fixing device includes an endless belt, a nip member elongated in a longitudinal direction and having a first surface contactable to an inner peripheral surface of the endless belt and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a backup member configured to nip the endless belt with the nip member and form a nip portion between the backup member and the endless belt, a heater disposed inside the endless belt and elongated in the longitudinal direction, a reflection member disposed between the nip member and the heater and configured to reflect radiation heat from the heater, and a heat sensitive element configured to detect a temperature, the heat sensitive element being disposed between the reflection member and the nip member and facing the second surface of the nip member.. .
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device


A fixing device includes an endless belt, a nip member, a heater, a reflecting member, a load receiving member, and a protective member. The endless belt has end portions in the first direction and a middle portion defined between the end portions.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing member, fixing device, and image-forming apparatus


A fixing member includes a substantially cylindrical substrate, an elastic layer disposed around the substrate and having a surface irradiated with uv radiation, a surface layer covering the surface of the elastic layer, and an adhesive layer disposed between the elastic layer and the surface layer. The adhesive layer contains a glycidoxy-containing silane coupling agent..
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Surgical referencing apparatus, surgical navigation system and method


The invention relates to a surgical referencing apparatus, comprising a marking device having at least two or more surgical marker elements which are configured for reflecting and/or emitting radiation, wherein the marker elements form a marker element arrangement for defining a reference on the body of a patient, and comprising a fixing device for fixing the marking device in place on the body of the patient. In order to provide such a referencing apparatus that allows less invasiveness when fixing the referencing apparatus to the body of a patient, the invention proposes that the marker element arrangement be of non-rigid configuration, wherein two or more marker elements are variable in position relative to one another.
Aesculap Ag


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing roller, a rotatable endless belt forming a nip between the fixing roller and the belt, a heating member whose heat source heats the nip, a support member disposed in the belt to face the fixing roller and having a surface having a substantially non-arc shape in a rotation direction of the belt and being in contact with an inner surface of the belt to sandwich the belt between the support member and the fixing roller, and a pressing member including guiding members that support and guide end edges of the belt. The guiding members each have a groove having inner and outer walls that guide an edge of the belt in a direction in which a rotation axis of the belt extends and a substantially arc-shaped bottom surface that extends around the axis and along which an end surface of the belt slides..
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Image forming apparatus, fixing device, and image forming method


An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a rotary member, a nipping area forming member, an assisting member, and a supporting unit. The image forming unit forms an image.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a first heater and a second heater to heat a fixing rotator. The first heater includes a first heat generator having a first heating span in a longitudinal direction of the first heater and a first support supporting the first heat generator.

Heating device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


A heating device includes a rotating member that rotates, and plural unit circuits that are aligned in a width direction of the rotating member. The plural unit circuits each includes a heating body that heats the rotating member, a resistive element that is connected in series to the heating body and has a positive temperature coefficient, and a parallel circuit that is connected in parallel to the resistive element.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same


The fixing device includes an abutting member and an urging member. The abutting member is provided on a sheet conveyance path between a fixing roller pair and a conveying roller pair.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Control valve for a hydraulic apparatus with locking facility


A control valve for a hydraulic device, in particular a central valve of a camshaft adjuster for a reciprocating-piston internal combustion engine, having a holding component (1) in which a valve housing (3), a control sleeve (2) and a control piston (4) are arranged, wherein the control piston (4) is mounted so as to be loaded on one side by a spring and, on the other side, is mounted with limited axial displaceability in the control sleeve (2) by means of a locking ring (6), wherein the locking ring (6) can be fastened in the axial direction in an inner holder (14) on the holding component (1) and can be connected by a fixing device to a component of the control valve, and wherein the fixing device has fastening elements attached to the locking ring (6) and has matching recesses (10) in the valve housing (3) and/or in the control sleeve (2).. .
Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg


Fixing device for soft tissue


A fixing device for soft tissue includes: a driving device, screw tube and a drive rod. A catheter is connected with the screw tube by screw thread, and a plurality of absorbable screws or titanium screws are provided in the catheter.
Transeasy Medical Tech.co.,ltd


Image forming apparatus and fixing device


An image forming apparatus includes an image forming portion and a fixing device. The image forming portion forms a developer image on a recording medium.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing member and an induction heating section. The fixing member fixes an image onto a sheet.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a first heater and a second heater disposed inside a fixing rotator to heat the fixing rotator. The first heater generates an increased amount of heat and includes a first heat generator having a first heating span in a longitudinal direction of the first heater.

Fixing device


A fixing device includes a film, a heater contacting the film which has a substrate, a first heat generating segment on a first surface of the substrate, and a second heat generating segment on a second surface opposite to the first surface, a pressure member forming the nip portion, a temperature detection unit detecting a temperature of the second surface, and a control unit supplying power to the heater so that the detected temperature becomes a target temperature, wherein the control unit can perform a first heater control so as to supply power only to the first heat generating segment, and a first heater control so as to supply power only to the second heat generating segment, and wherein the target temperature during performing the second heater control is higher than the target temperature during performing the first heater control.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device


A fixing device for thermally fixing a developer image transferred onto a recording sheet, includes: a flexible fusing member which is flexibly deformable; a heating element; a nip member disposed in such a manner as to contact with a surface of the flexible fusing member and to allow the flexible fusing member to slide along the nip member; a reflecting plate configured to reflect radiant heat from the heating element in a direction toward the nip member; a backup member configured to nip the flexible fusing member with the nip member to thereby form a nip portion for the recording sheet between the flexible fusing member and the backup member; and a stay configured to support both end portions of the nip member. The reflecting plate has at least one flange portion, and the flange portion is held and supported between the nip member and the stay..
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


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Fixing device and heater used in fixing device


A heater used in a fixing device includes a substrate, a first heat generation resistor, a second heat generation resistor with a gap to the first heat generation resistor in the longitudinal direction, a first conductive pattern, a second conductive pattern, and the third conductive pattern, wherein a width of at least one of the first and second heat generation resistors in the transverse direction in a first area adjacent to the gap is smaller than the width in a second area, arranged adjacent to the first area, farther from the gap in the longitudinal direction than the first area.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Image forming apparatus including fixing device


An image forming apparatus includes a housing, a conveying member, a nip member, an urging member, a changing portion, a first transmission portion, a motor, a second transmission portion, and a switching member. The urging member is configured to urge one of the conveying member and the nip member.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a heating roller, a non-contact temperature sensor, a first air channel, and a second air channel. The non-contact temperature sensor detects a temperature of the heating roller in a non-contact manner.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fixing device


A fixing device configured to fix an image on a recording material, includes: a rotary member including an electroconductive layer; a coil which has a spiral shaped portion and is disposed in the inside of the rotary member; and a core disposed in the spiral shaped portion; with magnetic resistance of the core being, with an area from one end to the other end of the maximum passage region of the image on the recording material regarding the generatrix direction, equal to or smaller than 30% of combined magnetic resistance made up of magnetic resistance of the electroconductive layer and magnetic resistance of a region between the electroconductive layer and the core.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device


A fixing device includes: a fusing member; a heater; a nip member; a reflection member; a stay; and a backup member. The fusing member has an inner peripheral surface defining an internal space and is circularly movable.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device


A fixing device includes an endless belt, a heating plate, a pressure roller, a first belt guide and a second belt guide. The endless belt has a tubular shape and extends in a first direction.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device


A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a heater, a nip plate, a pressure roller, a stay, a cover, and a spring. The fixing belt has an inner surface.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a nip formation pad that presses against a pressure rotator via an endless belt to form a fixing nip between the belt and the pressure rotator, through which a recording medium bearing a toner image is conveyed. A fixing heater is disposed opposite at least a center span of a conveyance span of the belt in an axial direction thereof where the recording medium is conveyed to heat the belt.

Fixing device for acoustic emission test sensors for rock damage testing


A fixing device for acoustic emission test sensors for rock damage testing, the device including: a fixing frame; installation bases operating to accommodate the acoustic emission test sensors, respectively; fixing assemblies operating to fix the acoustic emission test sensors in the installation bases; and installation mechanisms operating to arrange the installation bases on the fixing frame. The fixing frame is an assembled loop-shaped frame and includes between two and four frame members and corresponding fixing structures; and the frame members are assembled into an integrated loop-shaped frame by the fixing structures.
Sichuan University


Adjustable fixing device for acoustic emission test sensors for rock damage testing


An adjustable fixing device for acoustic emission test sensors for rock damage testing, the device including: a fixing frame; installation bases operating to accommodate the acoustic emission test sensors, respectively; fixing assemblies operating to fix the acoustic emission test sensors in the installation bases; and installation mechanisms operating to install the installation bases on the fixing frame. The fixing frame is a rectangular frame, and at least a pair of opposite frame walls of four frame walls is provided with installation slots adapted to install the installation mechanisms.
Sichuan University


Fixing device for acoustic emission test sensors for rock damage testing


A fixing device for acoustic emission test sensors for rock damage testing, the device including: a fixing frame, installation bases operating to accommodate the acoustic emission test sensors, respectively, fixing assemblies operating to fix the acoustic emission test sensors in the installation bases, and installation mechanisms operating to install the installation bases on the fixing frame. The fixing frame is an integrated loop-shaped frame.
Sichuan University


Device for fixing rock samples


A rock sample fixing device with a three-jaw chuck for cyclic tension and compression testing including: a lower clamp and an upper clamp; the lower clamp including a lower connector connected to a loading base at a bottom of a testing machine, a lower end cap for fixing samples, a lower chain connecting the lower connector and the lower end cap, a first central position-limit mechanism, a second central position-limit mechanism, and a first hydraulic mechanism; the upper clamp including an upper connector connected to a loading base at a top of the testing machine, an upper end cap for fixing samples, an upper chain connecting the upper connector and the upper end cap, a third central position-limit mechanism, a fourth central position-limit mechanism, and a second hydraulic mechanism.. .
Sichuan University


Device for fixing rock sample


A rock sample fixing device with position-limit spring components for cyclic tension and compression tests including: a lower clamp and an upper clamp; the lower clamp including a lower connector connected to a loading base at a bottom of a testing machine, a lower end cap for fixing samples, a lower chain connecting the lower connector and the lower end cap, a first central position-limit mechanism, a second central position-limit mechanism, and a first hydraulic mechanism; the upper clamp including an upper connector connected to a loading base at a top of the testing machine, an upper end cap for fixing samples, an upper chain connecting the upper connector and the upper end cap, a third central position-limit mechanism, a fourth central position-limit mechanism, and a second hydraulic mechanism.. .
Sichuan University


Fixing device for fixing a measuring pressure sensor, in particular a tyre pressure sensor


The invention is characterised in that the tension belt contains at a first end an eyelet for threading a second end opposite the first end, and starting from the second end and away from the first end on the surface of the tension belt, two textile fields are positioned behind one another in the longitudinal direction of the tension belt, one of which is fitted with barbed hooks and the other with loops to form together a velcro fastener after folding the textile fields together on top of each other.. .

Fixing device


A fixing device includes first and second members, a frame supporting the second member, and two pressure mechanisms provided on either end of the first member. The mechanism includes a lever having one end supported by the frame in a rotatable manner in a pressure direction, and a helical compression spring disposed between a first spring support provided on the other end of the lever and a second spring support on the frame.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


In a fixing device, on a receiving surface of a separating plate provided at a downstream side of a nip part formed between the fixing roller and the pressing roller, a catch part is formed in an edge part facing the nip part. When a direction of a sheet ejected from the nip part comes close to the fixing roller, a front end part of the sheet is caught by the catch part, and the sheet is largely bent or leaps up.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fixing device, image forming apparatus and fixing method


There is provided a fixing device for fixing a toner image formed on a surface of a recording medium by toner, wherein the toner includes a releasing agent and satisfies ta<tb, where ta (° c.) represents a melting point of the releasing agent and tb (° c.) represents a temperature at which an elastic modulus of the toner is 1×104 pa, the fixing device includes a first fixing portion and a second fixing portion in this order along a conveyance direction of the recording medium, the first fixing portion presses and heats the toner image such that a maximum temperature t13 (° c.) of the surface of the recording medium satisfies ta≦t13<tb, and the second fixing portion presses and heats the toner image such that a maximum temperature t23 (° c.) of the surface of the recording medium satisfies t23≧tb.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.


Fixing belt, fixing device, image forming apparatus and image formation method


A fixing belt according to the present invention has an endless shape and includes a base layer made of a heat-resistant resin; an elastic layer made of an elastic material; and a releasing layer which are stacked on one another in this order in which: the loss tangent tan δ of the elastic material at 20 hz is 0.1 or smaller; and the fixing belt is mounted in a fixing device in the state where the belt is rotatably supported by two or more rollers including a heating roller, whereby favorable fixation performance and favorable separativeness relative to a recording medium can be achieved even in high speed image formation of an electrophotographic process.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same


In a fixing device including a pressure roller brought into press-contact with a fixing belt, a cylindrical part arranged to cover an outer peripheral surface of an end portion of the fixing belt in a rotation shaft direction, a rotation transfer member formed in an approximately annular shape by allowing two facing end edges of a rectangular sheet material to be brought close to each other, and held between an inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical part and an outer peripheral surface of the fixing belt, a bonding material for bonding the rotation transfer member to the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical part, and a rotation detection unit that detects rotation of the cylindrical part, the cylindrical part is formed at the inner peripheral surface thereof with a storage recessed portion that stores an end edge of the rotation transfer member, positioned at a downstream side.. .
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same


In a fixing device including a cap member mounted at an end portion of a fixing belt in a rotation shaft direction via a rotation transfer member, an axis center of a support shaft supporting the cap member is made eccentric with respect to a rotation axis center of the fixing belt.. .
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


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Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a nip formation pad to form a fixing nip between a first fixing rotator and a second fixing rotator, through which a recording medium bearing a toner image is conveyed. The nip formation pad includes a first planar face, a second planar face disposed downstream from the first planar face in a recording medium conveyance direction and being parallel to the first planar face, and a joint face bridging the first planar face and the second planar face.

Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method


A fixing device includes a fixing rotator and an opposed rotator pressed against the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween. A primary heater is disposed opposite the fixing rotator in a circumferential span of the fixing rotator other than the fixing nip in a circumferential direction of the fixing rotator to heat the fixing rotator.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a flexible, tubular fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and an opposed rotator disposed opposite the fixing rotator. A nip formation pad presses against the opposed rotator via the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip between the fixing rotator and the opposed rotator, through which a recording medium bearing a toner image is conveyed.

Image forming apparatus having fixing device that responds to request when using decolorable ink


An image forming apparatus includes: a first image forming unit which forms a first image on a first recording medium with a first material that is not thermally decolorizable; a second image forming unit which forms a second image on a second recording medium with a second material that is thermally decolorizable; a fixing device which is on a common carrying path shared by the first recording medium and the second recording medium and fixes the first image to the first recording medium; and a controller which controls the fixing device so that a temperature of the fixing device is lower than a decolorizing temperature of the second material when the second recording medium reaches the fixing device.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


Gripping head


A gripping head for gripping objects of various shapes has a basis and a gripping jaw linearly guided at the basis in a gripping direction. The gripping jaw comprises a frame and pins.
Matrix Gmbh Spannsysteme Und Produktionsautomatisierung


Fixing device and electronic apparatus with the fixing device


An electronic apparatus includes a rack, a chassis slidably moved into the rack, and a fixing assembly. A positioning hole is defined near a front edge of the rack.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


Touch pen


Disclosed is a touch pen which comprises a pen head, an encasing member, and a shaft. The pen head comprises a conductive elastic casing, a ball member, a fixing device, and an elastic device.
Getac Technology Corporation


Image forming apparatus and fixing device including a pressing member that applies pressure to a toner image


An image forming apparatus includes a toner-image-forming device that forms a toner image on a recording material with a toner having a volume-mean particle size of about 6 μm or smaller; and a fixing device that includes a fixing member that fixes the toner image, a pressing member that applies pressure to the toner image, and a heating member that heats the fixing member. The pressing member applies a first pressure to the toner image while the recording material carrying the toner image passes through a pressing portion by taking a first passing time period in a first state.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Fixing device that reduces generation of ultra fine particles and image forming apparatus including the same


A fixing device according to one aspect of the disclosure includes a heat source, a fixing member, and a pressure member. The heat source generates infrared.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a heat source, a pressing member, a temperature sensor and a controller. A detected region whose temperature is detected by the temperature sensor is formed in the fixing belt, and an elastic layer of the detected region is provided with a hole in a part thereof in a circumferential direction.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a heating unit that heats an unfixed image on a recording medium, which is deformed by heating, and hence fixes the unfixed image; and a transport member that closely contacts a no-image surface of the recording medium and transports the recording medium while causing a close contact force to act on the recording medium against a deformation force, which is generated at the recording medium by the heating of the heating unit. The close contact force of the recording medium with respect to the transport member is larger than the deformation force generated at the recording medium..
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Fixing device


A fixing device for fixating a segment of a wind turbine blade to a mold in which the blade segment is manufactured, wherein the blade segment has a fixating portion. The fixing device comprises: a first portion for removably fixating the blade segment at its fixating portion to the mold; and a second portion for fixating the fixing device to the mold..
Vestas Wind Systems A/s


Positioning member and image forming apparatus


A positioning member is configured to be fixed to a main assembly frame of an image forming apparatus and configured to position a fixing device. The positioning member includes a mounting portion, a first projected portion configured to be inserted into a first hole of the main assembly frame, a second projected portion configured to be inserted into a second hole of the main assembly frame, and a third projected portion configured to be inserted into a third hole of the main assembly frame.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device (19) includes a fixing member (32), a pressure member (33), a separation member (51) and a separation/contact mechanism (53). The a fixing member (32) and the pressure member (33) are provided so as to separate away from or come in contact with each other and to form a fixing nip (31).
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Sheet separation device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


A sheet separation device includes a separator disposed to contact one face of a sheet conveyed through a nip between conveyors contacting each other. The separator configured to separate from surfaces of the conveyors the sheet conveyed through the nip.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


Cooking device


A cooking device is provided. The cooking device includes a frame that forms a cooking chamber; a burner provided inside the frame and having a plurality of gas outlet holes; an ignition unit provided inside the frame to ignite a mixed gas discharged from at least one of the plurality of gas outlet holes; and a fixing device to affix a position of the ignition unit with respect to the burner..
Lg Electronics Inc.


Holding a dental workpiece


A holding apparatus for an in particular dental workpiece comprising a holding element and a fixing device, wherein the workpiece can be fixed to the holding apparatus by a relative movement of the fixing device with respect to the holding element, wherein the fixing device or the holding element has a split sleeve, wherein the inside surface of the split sleeve forms a clamping surface for the workpiece and wherein upon the relative movement of the fixing device with respect to the holding element the workpiece can be braced against the holding device by way of the clamping surface.. .

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a heating body, a pressuring body, a heat source and a detecting mechanism. The detecting mechanism is not in contact with the heating body and including an infrared detecting element which detects infrared rays radiated from an outer circumferential face of the heating body.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing rotator, a pressing rotator, an oil applicator, a first adjuster, a surface modifier, a second adjuster, and a processor. The fixing rotator contacts a recording medium bearing a toner image.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressuring member and a heater. The fixing member is configured to be rotatable.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Frame pool


A frame pool having a plurality of vertical support tubes, a plurality of horizontal support tubes, a pool body comprising a pool bottom and a pool wall, and a reinforcing band having a continuous annular shape and provided between the inner side of the vertical support tubes and an outer surface of the pool wall. The reinforcing band entirely or partially covering the perimeter of the pool body and being fitted with the pool wall.
Bestway Inflatables & Material Corp.


Stereotactic stabilizer


A stereotactic stabilizer is adapted to be mounted to a fixing device and to be mounted with a stereotactic surgical instrument. The stereotactic stabilizer includes base seat and a rod member.
Reference Technology Limited Company


Fixing device


A fixing device having: a fixing member extending in a first predetermined direction; a heating roller extending in the first predetermined direction; a fixing belt stretched between the fixing member and the heating roller and being annular when viewed in a plan view in the first predetermined direction; a heating section heating the heating roller and being provided in the heating roller; a first support section supporting the heating roller in such a manner that the heating roller is movable with respect to the fixing member along a predetermined plane perpendicular to the first predetermined direction; a pressure section exerting a force upon the heating roller in such a direction that the heating roller moves away from the fixing member; and a second support section supporting the heating section in such a manner that the heating section is movable together with the heating roller.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.


Lens, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


Provided is a lens including a curved surface including a top portion at one end of the lens, wherein a groove is formed on the curved surface, and wherein light incident to the curved surface is concentrated on the other end of the lens.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Nip formation assembly, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


A nip formation assembly disposed opposite an opposed rotator via an endless belt includes a nip formation pad to press against the opposed rotator via the endless belt to form a fixing nip between the endless belt and the opposed rotator, through which a recording medium bearing a toner image is conveyed. A fixing heater is disposed opposite at least a center span of the endless belt in an axial direction thereof where the recording medium is conveyed.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing belt formed into a loop rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a pressure roller disposed opposite the fixing belt. The pressure roller includes a shaft fixedly positioned and a deformable elastic layer.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A windbreak plate is assembled to a thermistor mounting member for mounting a thermistor to a housing, and the thermistor is covered by the windbreak plate from a paper entry path side. The thermistor mounting member has exposure parts which are exposed to the paper entry path from the windbreak plate.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same


A peripheral surface of a pressing roller in a fixing device has a pair of drive transmission surface portions and a paper passing surface portion. The drive transmission surface portions are respectively formed at both end portions of the pressing roller in an axial direction to transmit rotational driving force of the pressing roller to the fixing belt.

Automatic observation detecting mineral samples


An automatic observation apparatus for detecting mineral samples comprises a base (1), a supporting arm (2), a sample fixing device (3), a stepper motor (4), a high-definition camera (5) and a control system (6). A refractometer is fixed on the base (1).

Head fixing device for radiography imaging and x-ray imaging system having same


Disclosed are a head fixing device, which is applied to an x-ray imaging system having an x-ray generator and an x-ray detector for photographing an image of a head and supports a head of an examinee such that the head of the examinee is maintained at a photographing position in an aligned state, and an x-ray imaging system using the same. Here, the head fixing device supports the occipital region and the temporal region of the examinee, thereby aligning the head of the examinee in the photographing position and maintaining the position of the head.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a cap member, a first elastic member, and a second elastic member. The cap member is attached to an end portion of the fixing belt.

Base for fixing belt, fixing belt, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


A base for a fixing belt comprising at least: a nickel layer; and a copper layer, both laminated each other, wherein an orientation ratio i(200)/i(111) calculated based on a ratio between a peak strength of (200) crystal face and a peak strength of (111) crystal face by x-ray diffraction analysis of the copper layer is 0.1 or less. The base for the fixing belt further includes a protective layer, disposed on a surface of the copper layer opposite a surface on which the nickel layer is laminated, and the protective layer is formed of nickel..

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a cylindrical heat roller; a plurality of heaters disposed inside the heat roller, extending along a longitudinal axis of the heat roller; and a heat adjuster, disposed among the plurality of heaters, to adjust heat from one to another of the plurality of heaters. An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section to form an image on a recording medium; and the fixing device as described above, to fix the image onto the recording medium..

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing shaft part, a fixing belt, a pressure roller, an induction heating coil, a movement limiting member and a magnetic flux suppressing part. The induction heating coil faces to an outside part of the fixing belt provided outside the fixing shaft part, and is wired between one end and another end in an axial direction to heat the fixing belt.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a cylindrical heat roller; a plurality of heaters disposed inside the heat roller, extending along a longitudinal axis of the heat roller; and a heat adjuster, disposed among the plurality of heaters, to adjust heat from one to another of the plurality of heaters. An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section to form an image on a recording medium; and the fixing device as described above, to fix the image onto the recording medium..

Fixing device


Provided is a fixing device including an endless belt that rotates around an axis, and transmits light, a lens that includes a curved surface having a top portion closest to an inner peripheral surface of the belt formed at one end when viewed in the axial direction, and concentrates light incident on the curved surface on a fixed object, and a light source that allows the light concentrated on the fixed object to be incident on a portion of the belt, which is different from a portion facing the top portion and has an amplitude smaller than an amplitude of the portion facing the top portion.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Fixing device that reduces friction against sheet and image forming apparatus including the same


A fixing device includes a heating member, a pressure member, and a conveyance guide. The heating member internally includes a heating element.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a first pressing member, a fixing belt, a second pressing member, a load adjustment unit, a tension adjustment unit and a control unit. The first pressing member has an elastic layer.
Konica Minolta, Inc.


Fixing device


In a fixing device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a projection portion projected in a direction opposite to a direction biased by the biasing member, from a body part of the biasing member, is provided in a biasing member configured to push a thermosensitive member which receives heat from a heater, toward the heater, so that a crack in the heater at the time of an abnormal temperature rise is prevented.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device configured to include a pressure section and a heating section for heating an image receiving medium and to execute a fixing processing for fixing an image formed on the image receiving medium with a decolorable color material at a fixing temperature or an erasure processing for erasing an image at a decoloring temperature, a reading section configured to be arranged at the upstream side of the fixing device in the conveyance direction of the image receiving medium to read an identifier indicating whether or not the color material of the image formed on the image receiving medium can be decolorized, and a control section configured to control the execution of the erasure processing of the image on the image receiving medium with the fixing device according to a result of reading of the identifier with the reading section.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


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Short sheath delivery system for biliary metal stent via endoscope


The invention discloses a short sheath delivery system for a biliary metal stent via an endoscope. The short sheath delivery system comprises a delivery device for a stent and a fixing device, wherein the delivery device is used for delivering a stent part on a stricture lesion via an endoscope along a guidewire; the fixing device is used for fixing the delivery device on an endoscope biopsy port.
Harbin Medical University


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and an opposed rotator disposed opposite the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween through which a recording medium bearing a toner image is conveyed. A heater is disposed opposite the fixing rotator to heat the fixing rotator.

Snap-fitting device for softbox


Provided is a snap-fitting device for a softbox, comprising: a casing, on which a supporting member (6), a snap-fitting member and a light passage hole (4) are formed. The light passage hole (4) is a cylindrical hole and a flash lamp cap fixing device is formed therein.
Godox Photo Equipment Co., Ltd


Backlight unit and liquid crystal display device including the same


Disclosed is a backlight unit and lcd device having a fixing device attached to a bottom cover and a guide panel to prevent the guide panel from shifting and detaching from the bottom cover. The backlight unit comprises a bottom cover having a bottom portion including a first hole, and a side portion having a second hole; a light guide plate on the bottom portion of the bottom cover; at least one optical sheet on the light guide plate; a guide panel adjacent the guide plate and the optical sheet; and a fixing device.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.




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