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Fixing device and image forming apparatus

Kyocera Document Solutions

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

Fixing device, heating device, image forming apparatus, and method of manufacturing heating device

Fuji Xerox

Fixing device, heating device, image forming apparatus, and method of manufacturing heating device

Fixing device, heating device, image forming apparatus, and method of manufacturing heating device

Kyocera Document Solutions

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

Date/App# patent app List of recent Fixing Device-related patents
01/29/15
20150030456
 Impeller for a rotor of a turbomachine, and rotor and turbomachine having an impeller of said type patent thumbnailnew patent Impeller for a rotor of a turbomachine, and rotor and turbomachine having an impeller of said type
An impeller for a rotor of a turbomachine includes: a wheel disc mounted on the rotor, the wheel disc having plural grooves arranged along a circumference of the wheel disc and extending in the thickness direction of the wheel disc. A toothed profile is formed on two sides of each groove.
Man Diesel & Turbo Se
01/29/15
20150030362
 Image fixing device and image forming apparatus having the same patent thumbnailnew patent Image fixing device and image forming apparatus having the same
An image fixing device includes a heat source configured to generate heat, a fixing belt heated by the heat source and disposed to be rotatable, a rotational member disposed to be opposite to the fixing belt and to press a printing medium to the fixing belt, and a supporting member to support an inner circumferential surface of the fixing belt so as to form a fixing nip between the fixing belt and the rotational member and having a plurality of heat insulation grooves formed in a surface thereof so as to reduce thermal conductivity of the supporting member. By the configuration of the present general inventive concept, it is possible to prevent or minimize a heat loss of the fixing belt and thus to enhance image forming efficiency..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
01/29/15
20150030361
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes an endless fixing belt, a first roller provided on an inner circumference side of the fixing belt, a second roller provided on the inner circumference side of the fixing belt and located upstream of the first roller in a conveying direction of a recording medium, a heat source provided on the inner circumference side of the fixing belt, a first reflecting portion provided between the heat source and the first roller, and a second reflecting portion provided between the heat source and the second roller. The second reflecting portion is provided apart from the first reflecting portion..
Oki Data Corporation
01/29/15
20150030360
 Fixing device, heating device, image forming apparatus, and  manufacturing heating device patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device, heating device, image forming apparatus, and manufacturing heating device
A fixing device includes a fixing member that fixes a toner image to a recording medium, a pressure member that forms, together with the fixing member, a pressure portion through which the recording medium carrying the toner image yet to be fixed passes, and a heating member including a heating layer that generates heat when energized and an insulating layer that encloses the heating layer so as to electrically insulate the heating layer. The heating member has a curved shape along an inner peripheral surface of the fixing member, in a state in which no external force is applied, and is in contact with the inner peripheral surface of the fixing member..
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150030359
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressing member and a separating member. The fixing member is provided with a sheet passing region and a non-sheet passing region.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
01/29/15
20150030358
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressing member and a separating member. The fixing member is provided with a sheet passing region through which a recording medium is passed and a non-sheet passing region arranged outside the sheet passing region.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
01/29/15
20150030343
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing section that includes rotatable members arranged to form a nip area through which a strip-shaped medium passes, and heaters that heat the rotatable members; and a control section. The fixing section applies heat and pressure to a toner image that is formed on the medium and passes through the nip area via the rotatable members heated by the heaters to fix the toner image onto the medium.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150027881
 Long-acting composite-basket anode combination device patent thumbnailnew patent Long-acting composite-basket anode combination device
A long-acting composite-basket anode combination device comprising an outer frame for combination, two or more composite-basket anodes that allow feeding in batches, and an insoluble anode plate electrically connected with a power supply and mounted on each of the composite-basket anodes; the two or more composite-basket anodes are fixed on the outer frame for combination through a fixing device, respectively, the composite-basket anode includes a basket body, a plug-in strainer and a large-hole pressing plate; the large-hole pressing plate is fitted on both sides of the basket body and fixing the strainer inside the basket body to form a feed bin with an upper end opening. The present invention combines the soluble anode electrolytic refining principle with the two cathode metal production processes, and thus achieving one-step electrolytic refining..
01/22/15
20150025436
 Wound protecting and fixing device patent thumbnailWound protecting and fixing device
A wound protecting and fixing device includes at least a protecting and fixing layer (1) with an opening. The opening (11) is defined in the protecting and fixing layer and configured to extend between an upper plane and a lower plane of the protecting and fixing layer along a longitudinal direction, and to surround a wound therein so that the protecting and fixing layer (1) with the opening limits an increase of tension at the wound and a movement-incurred wrinkle of skin at the wound.
01/22/15
20150023706
 Fixing pressure roller and fixing device patent thumbnailFixing pressure roller and fixing device
The present invention provides a fixing pressure roller exhibiting excellent compression set and having low hardness and low heat capacity, as well as a fixing device including the fixing pressure roller. A pressure roller employed in a fixing unit of a fixing device includes a core, and an elastic layer provided around the core, wherein the elastic layer is formed of a silicone rubber product produced by mixing a silicone rubber raw material with resin microballoons and water, and then curing the silicone rubber raw material; and the silicone rubber product includes therein voids provided by breakage of the resin microballoons through application of pressure, and voids provided through evaporation of the water..
Synztec Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150023705

Fixing device capable of enhancing durability of endless belt and image forming apparatus incorporating the same


A fixing device includes an endless belt rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a nip formation assembly disposed opposite an inner circumferential surface of the endless belt. An opposed rotary body is pressed against the nip formation assembly via the endless belt to form a fixing nip between the endless belt and the opposed rotary body through which a recording medium bearing a toner image is conveyed.
01/22/15
20150023704

Image fixing apparatus


A fixing device for fixing a toner image formed on a sheet includes a cylindrical film; a heater having a first surface contacting an inner surface of the film; an opposed member forming a press-contact portion with the film therebetween; a supporting member for supporting a second surface of the heater opposite the first surface; and a heat conduction member contacting the second surface, wherein in a generatrix direction of the film, an end portion of a contact region between the heat conduction member and the second surface is at or inside an end portion of the press-contact portion. In a region from an end portion of the contact region to an outside of an end portion of the press-contact portion with respect to the direction, the supporting member includes a first region not contacting the second surface and a second region contacting the second surface outside the first region..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
01/22/15
20150023703

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a magnetic field generator; a heating belt that heats toner on a transported sheet holding an unfixed toner image; a pressure roller that rotates while being pushed against an outer surface of the heating belt and that presses the sheet; a temperature-sensitive magnetic member that is disposed at an inner surface of the heating belt so as to oppose the magnetic field generator; a backing member that is disposed at the inner surface of the heating belt so as to oppose the pressure roller; and a supporting member that is disposed at an inner side of the heating belt, supports both end portions of the heating belt in a width direction, supports a back surface of the backing member, and supports the temperature-sensitive magnetic member.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150017051

Method of speedily forming dental implant auxiliary devices


A method of speedily forming dental implant auxiliary devices comprises a tooth mold reproducing step, a processing drawing setting step, and a formation step. In the tooth mold producing step, a buccal mold is made according to a shape of an oral cavity; in the processing drawing setting step, an implant marked object is designed in respect to the buccal mold for setting a three-dimensional processing drawing of a dental implant auxiliary device; and in the formation step, the drawing is input to a laser sintering and forming system, so that the system directly and quickly forms and shapes the implant fixing device according to the three-dimensional drawing.
Taiwan Shan Yin Int'l Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150016854

Roller for fixing, manufacturing method therefor, and fixing device


A roller for image fixing, comprising a hollow cylindrical member; a shaft member inserted into one longitudinal end of the cylindrical member; a hole portion penetrating the cylindrical member and the shaft member; a first countersink formed at a circumference of one end of the hole portion in an outerside of the cylindrical member; a second countersink formed at a circumference of the other end of the hole portion in an outerside of the cylindrical member; and a pin inserted in the hole portion to fix the cylindrical member and the shaft member relative to each other, wherein the one and the other end portions of the pin are deformed so as to be closely contacted to the first and second countersink portions, respectively.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
01/15/15
20150016852

Fixing device, and image forming apparatus


Provided is a fixing device, including a fixing unit that fixes a toner image developed by a developer including toner and a carrier liquid to a recording medium, and a preprocessing unit that includes a metallic rotating body that is placed on the toner image side of the recording medium and rotates, a pressure member that includes an elastic layer and pressurizes the recording medium along with the rotating body, and a heating unit that heats the rotating body, the preprocessing unit being placed at the upstream side of the fixing unit in a transport direction of the recording medium, and performing preprocessing by which a portion of the carrier liquid is removed from the recording medium.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150016840

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a pair of detachable rollers and applies heat and pressure to a sheet nipped between the rollers to fix a toner image formed on the sheet to the sheet. The fixing device includes a biasing part which gives a biasing force to bring one of the rollers into tight contact with the other, an adjusting part which adjusts the biasing force of the biasing part, and a guide indication part providing a guide for an amount of adjustment to be made by the adjusting part in accordance with the hardness of the surface layer of a roller of the rollers..
Konica Minolta, Inc.
01/15/15
20150013862

Window cover for automobile


A window cover for an automobile integrally includes: a front sheet to cover an outer surface of an automobile windshield; and a pair of side sheets to cover outer surfaces of left and right front door glasses, respectively. The side sheets are fixed to a vehicle body by a fixing device.
Honda Access Corp.
01/08/15
20150010337

Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes a color toner image forming device, a fixing device, a cooling device, a colorless toner image forming device, and a control device. The color toner image forming device forms a toner image on a recording medium with a color toner.
01/08/15
20150010319

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a heating body; first and second coils for induction heating that heat the heating body by an induction heating method; a first switching element connected to the first coil for induction heating; a second switching element connected to the second coil for induction heating; a driving signal transmission unit that sends a first drive signal to the first switching element and a second drive signal to the second switching element so that the first switching element and the second switching element operate at the same timing to apply a first input voltage to the first coil for induction heating and a second input voltage to the second coil for induction heating; and a voltage drop unit that steps down the first input voltage applied to the first coil for induction heating so that the first input voltage is lower than the second input voltage.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
01/08/15
20150007947

Bottom bar fixing device of venetian blinds


One aspect of the present invention provides a bottom bar fixing device of venetian blinds comprising: at least on first fixing elements attached to a lower face of a bottom bar of the venetian blinds each including an engaging portion having a plurality of hooks formed thereon and an operation portion extending outwardly and upwardly from the engaging portion; and at least one second fixing elements attached to a wall, each second fixing element having loops for engaging with the hooks of the first fixing element in order to hold the bottom bar to the wall when the venetian blinds is in a fully extended state by engaging the first and the second fixing elements.. .
Taiwan Paiho Limited
01/01/15
20150004270

Fixing device and mold having fixing device


A fixing device for fixing cores includes a base and a cover. The base defines holding grooves.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
01/01/15
20150003871

One-way clutch, driving transmission unit, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


In the present invention, a one-way clutch has an input gear, a planet gear provided in the input gear, an output gear, a stopper wall. When the input gear rotates in the backward direction, the stopper wall is separated from the planet gear.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
12/25/14
20140376979

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring rotation body, a cap member and an elastic member. The cap member includes a main body part covering an outside of an end part of the fixing belt and a flange part covering an external diameter side of the end part.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
12/25/14
20140376938

Fixing device for fixing a toner image on a sheet-shaped recording medium and image formation apparatus


A fixing device includes a rotational member configured to convey and heat a sheet-shaped recording medium, the rotational member including a first heating member and a second heating member provided in parallel to a rotational axis of the rotational member in an interior thereof, the first heating member including a first heat generation part, the second heating member including a second heat generation part and an auxiliary heat generation part adjacent to the second heat generation part, a common temperature sensor configured to sense a temperature of the first heating member and a temperature of the second heating member, and a control part configured to control a ratio of a rate of lighting of the first heating member and a rate of lighting of the second heating member based on the temperature of the first heating member and the temperature of the second heating member.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
12/25/14
20140376935

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring rotation body, a drive transmission member, a detected member, and a rotation detecting part. The fixing belt rotates around a rotation axis.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
12/25/14
20140376934

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring rotation body, a drive source, a heat source, detected members, rotation detecting parts, a storing part and a controlling part. The storing part stores standard condition for occurrence difficulty of a slip between the fixing belt and detected members co-rotated with rotation of the fixing belt.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
12/25/14
20140374987

Sheet discharge device and image forming apparatus


A sheet discharge device includes a fixing device that fixes a sheet, a curl correcting device that corrects a curl of the fixed sheet, a first guiding member that guides the fixed sheet in a sheet discharging direction, a second guiding member that guides the fixed sheet in the sheet discharging direction and is arranged on a side opposite to the first guiding member, a support part that rotatably supports the first guiding member, and an engaging part that engages with the support part. The curl correcting device includes a correcting roller that is attached to the first guiding member.
12/25/14
20140374367

Removable attachment and associated telescopic rod


The present invention concerns a removable fixing device for a telescopic rail comprising an internal spring (3) and intended to support a curtain on a window or door frame (4), said fixing comprising in particular a lug (5) for attachment on the frame (4) and separation from the pane, and means of connection with one end of said rail, said connecting means being independent of the lug (5). According to the invention, said connecting means comprise at least a first holding element (61) and and a second holding element (62), each element cooperating with the internal wall of the free end of one of the tubes (1, 2) forming the telescopic rails and with the internal part of an end piece (7, 9) intended to cover the free end of said rail..
Mobois (sarl)
12/25/14
20140373670

Bike handle fixing device


A bike handle fixing device includes a connecting unit, a fixing unit and at least one locking member. The connecting unit has two connecting ends.
Sienna Group Corporation
12/18/14
20140369726

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device including a belt having an endless shape, a heater provided on an inner surface side of the belt, and a pressing portion provided so as to contact the belt and form a nip portion. A groove-forming portion is provided so as to contact the belt.
Oki Data Corporation
12/18/14
20140369703

Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device. The fixing device includes a rotatable endless fixing member, a nip forming member arranged inside the fixing member, a pressing member in contact with the nip forming member via the fixing member, and a heating source configured to heat the fixing member.
12/11/14
20140363132

Optical connector having high coupling precision


An optical connector includes a first optical-electric coupling element, a second optical-electric coupling element, and a fixing device. The first optical-electric coupling element defines a first cavity and a second cavity.
12/11/14
20140363109

Fixing device for a slide assembly


A fixing device of a slide assembly has a bracket. The fixing device includes an insertion member, an engaging member and a resilient member.
12/11/14
20140363108

Fixing device for a slide assembly


A fixing device of a slide assembly has a bracket. The fixing device includes an insertion member, an engaging member and a resilient member.
12/11/14
20140361137

Adjusting device for a seat


A device for adjusting the position of a seat, in particular of a vehicle seat, has at least one fixing device for securing the position of the seat, which device has at least one locking element, each of which, in the locking position thereof locks at least two guide parts of the device to each other, which are held such that they can move in relation to each other, wherein at least one traction mechanism, with which the locking element can be moved out of the locking position thereof, is coupled to the locking element. A preloading clement is associated with the traction mechanism, which preloading element acts directly on a section of the traction mechanism and preloads the traction mechanism without play..
12/11/14
20140360666

Method and device for bonding of substrates


A device and method for bonding first substrates to second substrates. The device includes: a receptacle for accommodating a carrier substrate, a placement device for placing multiple first substrates on a substrate side of the carrier substrate that faces away from the receptacle, and a fixing device for fixing each of the first substrates on the substrate side on at least one fixing section of each first substrate.
12/04/14
20140358182

Readjustable polyaxial pedicle screw


A polyaxial pedicle screw includes a threaded shaft portion for anchoring the pedicle screw in a vertebra, the pedicle screw having one axial end provided with a shaft head which is coupled to a mounting sleeve for a longitudinal beam in a rotatable and/or pivotable manner, including a fixing device for the selective positional fixation of the mounting sleeve with respect to the shaft portion. The fixing device includes a locking element as well as a counterforce part which is formed so as to be separate from the pedicle screw and counteracts the holding force of the locking element, preferably a grub screw or threaded nut, and is designed and/or retained in such a manner that the holding force of the locking element can be selectively released by means of the counterforce part, viz.
12/04/14
20140356038

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same


A fixing device includes an endless belt or a fixing belt; a pressure member to contact an outer circumferential surface of the fixing belt; a nip forming member disposed at an interior side of the fixing belt and contacting the pressure member via the fixing belt; a heat source disposed at an interior side of the fixing belt to heat the fixing belt with radiant heat, a plurality of shielding members disposed between the heat source and the fixing belt and movable between a shielding position where the shielding member shields a non-sheet passing area on the fixing belt from the radiant heat from the heat source and a retracted position; and a controller to move the plurality of shielding members between the shielding position and the retracted position at a predetermined time.. .
12/04/14
20140356037

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing rotator, a first heat generator and a second heat generator that heat the fixing rotator, and a support disposed inside the fixing rotator. A reflector, interposed between the support and each of the first heat generator and the second heat generator, reflects light radiated from the first heat generator and the second heat generator toward the fixing rotator.
12/04/14
20140356036

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a first heat generator and a second heat generator that heat a fixing rotator. A support is disposed inside the fixing rotator.
12/04/14
20140356009

Image processing apparatus, processing time simulation apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium


An image processing apparatus includes: a fixing device that has a fast heating mode and a heat storage mode; and a selection section that selects any one of a case where execution of a job indicating an image forming process of a predetermined batch throughput is instructed, and when the fixing device returns to a normal power state from a power saving state, the fixing mode in which an image forming process is early completed is selected on the basis of a total throughput of the job to perform the image forming process, and a case where during the total throughput of the job is not determined or in a case where the job corresponds to a plurality of sets, the fast heating mode is selected as an initial operation for at least the first set to perform the image forming process.. .
12/04/14
20140353303

Heater for fixing device


A heater for fixing devices includes a glass substrate, a heating element, electrode patterns connected to the heating element, a first protective layer, and a second protective layer. The glass substrate is made of an alkali-free glass.
12/04/14
20140352398

Device and checking an assembly wrench


A method for checking an assembly wrench, having an integrated angular measuring device, includes: fixing the assembly wrench in a rotatable fixing device; activating the angular measuring device integrated in the assembly wrench; rotating the fixing device by at least one specified angle; reading off the angle of rotation measured by the angular measuring device integrated in assembly wrench; and comparing the angle of rotation measured by the angular measuring device integrated in the assembly wrench to the specified angle, by which the fixing device has been rotated.. .
11/27/14
20140350433

Pressure measuring device and fixing device with pressure measuring function for affected part


A pressure measuring device for measuring the internal pressure of the affected part under the fixing member includes a plurality of flexible pressure meters (or called as manometers) and a processor connected to each of the flexible pressure meters. The flexible pressure meters are configured at the inner surface of the fixing member and pasted on the affected part to measure the surface pressure of the affected part, and generate measuring signals according to the measured pressure.
11/27/14
20140348559

Fixing belt, fixing device, and manufacturing fixing belt


A fixing belt includes an inner layer, serving as a sliding layer, in which filler particles having an aspect ratio of 5 or more are oriented substantially in the longitudinal direction of the fixing belt.. .
11/27/14
20140348558

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes an endless belt member, a fixed member that is in contact with an inner circumferential surface of the belt member, a heating member configured to heat the belt member, and a pressing member including at least a pressing roller that includes an elastic surface layer and presses the belt member against the fixed member from an outer circumferential side of the belt member in such a manner as to form a fixing part through which a recording object carrying an unfixed image is made to pass. A center, in a direction of rotation of the pressing roller, of a contact part of the fixed member that is in contact with the pressing roller through the belt member resides at a position that is displaced toward an entrance side of the fixing part with respect to a center of rotation of the pressing roller..
11/27/14
20140348542

Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming device configured to form a toner image on a sheet; a fixing device, including first and second rotatable members for forming a nip, configured to fix the toner image formed on the sheet by the image forming device; a mounting portion to which the fixing device is detachably mountable substantially along a longitudinal direction thereof; a pressing mechanism configured to press the first rotatable member toward the second rotatable member by entrance thereof, along a direction substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal direction, into a space of the mounting portion through which the fixing device passes during mounting and demounting; and a retracting mechanism configured to retract the pressing mechanism from the space.. .
11/27/14
20140348527

Fixing device, image forming apparatus and surface restoration method


Disclosed herein is a fixing device including: a fixing nip width changing section configured to change a fixing nip width of a fixing nip; and a control section configured to control the fixing nip width changing section such that the fixing nip width is smaller than a fixing nip width for use in a fixation, and to rotate a fixing side member and a back side supporting member at different circumferential speeds so as to restore a surface of the fixing side member, wherein the control section controls the fixing nip width such that a circumferential speed difference between the fixing side member and the back side supporting member is equal to a predetermined circumferential speed difference.. .
11/27/14
20140348496

Heater lamp for fixation, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


A heater lamp for fixation and a method of producing the heater lamp are provided. The heater lamp includes a heat generator and a protective casing to cover the heat generator, in which an amount of carbon in an external surface of the protective casing as detected by an x-ray photoelectron spectroscopic method is equal to or less than 12 atomic %.
11/20/14
20140341628

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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.


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