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Date/App# patent app List of recent Fixing Device-related patents
06/23/16
20160179043 
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing 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.

06/16/16
20160170352 
 Base for fixing belt, fixing belt, fixing device, and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailBase 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..

06/16/16
20160170350 
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing 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..

06/16/16
20160170349 
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing 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.


06/16/16
20160170348 
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing 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..

06/16/16
20160170347 
 Fixing device patent thumbnailFixing 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.


06/16/16
20160170341 
 Fixing device that reduces friction against sheet and image forming apparatus including the same patent thumbnailFixing 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.


06/16/16
20160170340 
 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing 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.


06/16/16
20160170338 
 Fixing device patent thumbnailFixing 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


06/16/16
20160167417 
 Image forming apparatus patent thumbnailImage 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


06/16/16
20160166415 

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


06/09/16
20160161890 

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.

06/09/16
20160161832 

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


06/09/16
20160161667 

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.


06/02/16
20160154354 

Fixing device


A fixing device includes a cylindrical film, a back-up member in contact with an inner surface of the film, a roller configured to form a fixing nip portion with the back-up member via the film, and a metal bearing configured to rotatably hold a shaft of the roller. The fixing device further includes an insulating portion provided between an end surface of the film and the bearing, thereby suppressing occurrence of leakage between the bearing and the end surface of the film..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


06/02/16
20160154353 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a pressing member, a shape restricting member and an elastic body. The fixing belt is configured to be rotatable.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


06/02/16
20160154351 

Fixing belt, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


A fixing belt for a fixing device of an image forming apparatus includes a base layer including a heat-resistant resin and a mesh member embedded in the heat-resistant resin and including a metal member, in which the mesh member includes an opening. The heat-resistant resin fills in the opening.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


06/02/16
20160154350 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a nip formation pad pressing against a pressure rotator via a fixing rotator to form a fixing nip between the fixing rotator and the pressure rotator. The nip formation pad includes a base and a first thermal conductor sandwiched between the base and the fixing rotator at the fixing nip and having a first thermal conductivity greater than a basic thermal conductivity of the base.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


05/26/16
20160148728 

Multi-terminal surge arrester


A multi-terminal surge arrester which includes an active part extending along a longitudinal direction of the surge arrester, a first electrode resting against a first end of the active part, and a second electrode resting against a second end of the active part, which second end opposes the first end in the longitudinal direction of the surge arrester. The surge arrester further includes an insulating fixing device mechanically connecting and fixing the first electrode and the second electrode, and an insulating housing arranged around the active part.
Abb Technology Ag


05/26/16
20160147185 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a rotary endless fixing belt; a nip forming member disposed in an interior of the fixing belt; a rotary opposed member to contact the nip forming member via the fixing belt to form a nip together with the fixing belt; a heat source to directly heat the fixing belt at a portion other than the nip, including at lease one heat-generation part disposed outside lateral ends of a maximum area of the fixing belt where a recording medium passes through, wherein a recording medium carrying an unfixed image is conveyed to the nip and the fixing device fixes the unfixed image onto the recording medium; and a shielding member disposed between the fixing belt and the heat generation part of the heat source and configured to shield heat from the heat source at least at an area outside the maximum passing area of the recording medium.. .

05/26/16
20160147184 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device according to the present invention includes a fixing belt (22), a pressuring member (23) coming into pressure contact with the fixing belt (22) so as to form a fixing nip (52), a heat source (24) arranged at an inside of the fixing belt (22) and a reflecting member (25) reflecting the radiant heat radiated from the heat source (24). The reflecting member (25) includes a first reflecting part (61) inclining to a side of the fixing nip (52) toward an upstream side in a conveying direction of a recording medium and a second reflecting part (62) arranged at a more downstream side than the first reflecting part (61) in the conveying direction and at a further side from the fixing nip (52) than the first reflecting part (61) and covering a downstream side of the heat source (24) in the conveying direction..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


05/26/16
20160147133 

Imaging device and fixing device


An imaging device includes a base, an illuminating device, a first housing element, and a second housing element. The first housing element defines a cutout.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160146011 

System for painting a splayed end of a hollow shaft on a rotary paint bench


A system paints the external and internal faces of a splayed end of a hollow shaft, with a rotary paint bench. This splayed end includes an end support face and an opposite support face.
Snecma


05/26/16
20160145917 

Refrigerator


Disclosed are a fixing device and a refrigerator having the same. The fixing device includes a clasp (400) installed to a first member (12), the clasp having a contact portion (402, 404) defining a plane, and a coupler (500) installed to a second member (100), the coupler serving to fix the second member to the first member to enable selective coupling or release of the second member and the first member.
Lg Electronics Inc.


05/26/16
20160144829 

Wiper device for motor vehicles


Wherein the wiper (3) is equipped with at least one electrical element (23), characterized in that the longitudinal end (8) of the arm (7) is equipped with a sending coil (27) and in that the wiper (3) is equipped at the level of the fixing device (5) with a receiving coil (29), the cooperation of the sending coil (27) with the receiving coil (29) enabling supply of power to said electrical element (23) by magnetic induction.. .

05/26/16
20160144797 

Camera assembly for a vehicle, and vehicle having such a camera assembly


A camera assembly is provided for a vehicle, the camera assembly at least having: a camera having a camera optics and an image sensor, an optical coupling body including a contact face for engaging on an inner surface of a vehicle window pane; the optical coupling body being formed of an optically transparent material and being configured in an area of coverage by the camera; a fixing device being provided between the camera and the optical coupling body for positioning the coupling body relative to the camera.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh


05/19/16
20160139549 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes an endless fixing belt stretched taut across a first roller and a second roller and rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation. A pressure rotator is pressed against the first roller via the fixing belt to form a fixing nip between the pressure rotator and the fixing belt, through which a recording medium is conveyed.

05/19/16
20160139545 

Fixing device that fixes images of decolorable and non-decolorable materials


A fixing device includes a roller, a pressing member pressed against the roller, such that when a sheet having an unfixed image is passed thorough a nip formed between the roller and the pressing member, the unfixed image is fixed on the sheet, a first heater configured to heat the roller, a second heater configured to heat the pressing member, and a controller configured to control the second heater, such that a time-averaged heat generation by the second heater when an image of a decolorable material is fixed is greater than a time-averaged heat generation by the second heater when an image of a non-decolorable material is fixed.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


05/19/16
20160138630 

Lower member fixing device and fluid control device provided with the same


To provide a lower member fixing device that eliminates the need for a fixation tool and reduces the time and effort for fixation, and a fluid control device provided with the lower member fixing device. A through hole of a lower member is formed by a large-diameter section opened in an upper surface and a small-diameter section continued from the lower part of the large-diameter section and opened in a lower surface.
Fujikin Incorporated


05/12/16
20160133159 

Heart phantom assembly


A heart phantom assembly comprises a mechanical actuator system comprising a support operatively supporting at least two actuators and a fixing device. A phantom interface is operatively connected to the at least two actuators to be displaceable in at least one translational degree of freedom and at least one rotational degree of freedom as a function of actuation from the at least two actuators.
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire


05/12/16
20160132010 

Fixing device


A fixing device includes: a cylindrical film; a nip forming member; and a back-up member for forming a nip. The nip forming member includes a projected portion.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/12/16
20160132008 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a heat source, a pressing member and a first heating stop device. The fixing belt is provided to be rotatable around a rotation axis.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


05/12/16
20160132007 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device fixing an image on a recording medium includes a fixing belt rotatable around a first rotation axis, a pressuring member, a heat source body and a cover member. The pressuring member forms a nip part pressuring and making the recording medium pass through with the fixing belt.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


05/12/16
20160132006 

Fixing device


A fixing device includes a tubular film; a heater including a first surface being in contact with the film, the heater including a substrate and a heat-generating resistor; a heat-conductive member being in contact with a second surface of the heater opposite to the first surface, the heat-conductive member having a higher thermal conductivity than the substrate; and a supporting member supporting the heater with the heat-conductive member interposed therebetween. The heat-conductive member includes first and second parts at upstream and downstream ends, respectively, in a conveyance direction, and a third part between the first and second parts.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/12/16
20160132005 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a heat source, a pressing member, a heating stop device, shape restricting members and biasing members. The fixing belt is provided to be rotatable around a rotation axis.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


05/12/16
20160132004 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a heat source, a pressing member, a heating stop device and a deformation preventing member. The deformation preventing member is configured to face an inner circumferential face of the fixing belt.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


05/12/16
20160132003 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device according to the present invention includes a fixing belt (21), a cap member (28) attached to an end part (21a) of the fixing belt (21) and an elastic member (29) arranged between the fixing belt (21) and the cap member (28). The cap member (28) includes a main body part (55) covering an outside of the end part (21a) of the fixing belt (21) and a flange part (56) extending from the main body part (55) to an inside and covering an outer diameter side of the end part (21a) of the fixing belt (21).
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


05/12/16
20160132002 

Image forming apparatus with built-in cleaning mechanism


In accordance with one embodiment, an image forming apparatus comprises a fixing device configured to include a heating roller heated by a heating section and a pressing roller for pressing the heating roller; and a cleaning sheet configured to be stretched between a first reel and a second reel and wound on at least one of the first reel and the second reel to clean the heating roller; wherein the cleaning sheet is separated from or contacted with the heating roller by a movable member.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


05/12/16
20160132001 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device according to the present invention includes a fixing belt (22), a pressuring member (23), a heat source (24), a reflecting member (25) reflecting the radiant heat radiated from the heat source (24) to an inner circumference face of the fixing belt (22), a pressing member (27) pressing the fixing belt (22) to a side of the pressuring member (23) and a supporting member (26) supporting the pressing member (27). The reflecting member (25) is arranged between the heat source (24) and the supporting member (26) and configured to be curved or bent so as to project toward a side of the heat source (24).
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


05/12/16
20160131413 

Refrigerator


Disclosed is a refrigerator. The refrigerator includes a cabinet (10) configured to define a first storage region (2) in which food is stored, a door (20) configured to open or close the first storage region, a gasket (26) provided at the door to seal the first storage region, a first hinge (40) located at the outside of a sealing region defined by the gasket, one side of the first hinge being fixed to the cabinet and the other side of the first hinge being rotatably connected to the door and a container (100) configured to define a second storage region, the container being received in the first storage region.
Lg Electronics Inc.


05/12/16
20160130863 

Light input-adjustable window shade


A light input-adjustable window shade includes a supporting member having first and second ends respectively coupled to a positioning seat and a level fixing device. The level fixing device includes a housing and a transmission unit mounted in the housing.

05/05/16
20160126684 

Device for fixing and electrical contacting a facing element of an aircraft on a support structure


A device for fixing and electrical contacting of a facing element of an aircraft on a support structure, which is attached to an aircraft structure including a fixing device for detachable fixation of the facing element on the support structure and a contacting device for providing multiple electrical contacts between facing element leads and connecting leads on the support structure, wherein the fixing device can be placed into positive engagement by a transitory relative movement between the facing element and the support structure, and the contacting device includes at least two first contacts on the facing element and the same number of second contacts on the support structure cooperating therewith, which can be respectively brought into contact with one another electrically during the transitory relative movement, wherein the first contacts are connected with the facing element leads and the second contacts are connected with the connecting leads on the support structure.. .
Airbus Defence And Space Gmbh


05/05/16
20160124472 

Fixing assembly and fixing device


A fixing device comprises a bracket. The bracket comprises a positioning block.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160124384 

Image forming apparatus, and toner collecting case for use in image forming apparatus


In an image forming apparatus, a dust collecting unit is disposed in the front side of image forming units. The dust collecting unit includes a dust collecting box and a fan.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


05/05/16
20160124382 

Fixing device that ensures downsized opening/closing space of fixing cover and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing device main body and a fixing cover. The fixing device main body has an opening across a back portion and an upper portion of a conveying passage of a recording sheet.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


05/05/16
20160124361 

Separation device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


A separation device separates a recording medium ejected from a fixing nip formed between a first rotator and a second rotator from the first rotator. The separation device includes a separator including a front end disposed opposite the fixing nip and the recording medium and a plurality of recesses disposed on the front end of the separator at least in a conveyance span on the separator where the recording medium is conveyed.

05/05/16
20160124211 

Endoscope having a lateral direction of view


An endoscope including: an endoscope shaft having an outer tube and an inner tube rotatable relative to each other, the outer tube radially surrounding the inner tube; a first optical assembly disposed in a distal region of the endoscope shaft and being accommodated in and/or operated by the outer tube; a second optical assembly disposed in the distal region and being accommodated in the inner tube; an axial bearing arranged between the outer tube and the inner tube in a proximal region of the endoscope shaft wherein the axial bearing includes an outer ring associated with the outer tube and an inner ring associated with the inner tube; and a fixing device for the axial bearing, the fixing device including a first elastomer body provided for the outer ring of the axial bearing and/or a second elastomer body provided for the inner ring of the axial bearing.. .
Olympus Winter & Ibe Gmbh


05/05/16
20160122129 

Lifting device and lifting object using lifting device


A lifting device includes a handle, two bottoms coupled to the handle; an area sensor built into the handle and configured to sense a contact area value; a weight sensor built into the handle and configured to sense a gripping force value; two structural members connected to each of the two bottoms which are configured to be coupled to a fixing device of an object; and a control unit, configured to determine whether to have the structural members clamp the object or release the object according to the sensed contact area value and the sensed gripping force value. And a method using the lifting device is also provided..
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160121991 

Anti-coiling wire structures and moored balloons with the same


A moored balloon includes a balloon, a wire coupled to the balloon, an antenna, a cable coupled to the balloon, a rotating device hung below the balloon, and a fixing device. The rotating device comprises a rotating unit and a bracket.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160120277 

Swivel umbrella sheathing handle


The present invention is related to road accessories, in particular, to umbrellas and especially to the folding ones. The proposed umbrella has a sheath connected by a joint, with a fixing device, to a shaft connected to a system of ribs and a canopy..

04/28/16
20160116876 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same


In a state in which a swing lever has been driven to a first swing position by a driving mechanism, a compression coil spring has a natural length and a tension coil spring has a first predetermined length longer than a natural length, so that press-contact force between both the rollers becomes first press-contact force. On the other hand, in a state in which the swing lever has been driven to a second swing position by the driving mechanism, the compression coil spring has a second predetermined length shorter than the natural length and the tension coil spring has the natural length, so that the press-contact force between both the rollers becomes second press-contact force..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


04/28/16
20160116871 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


In accordance with one embodiment, a fixing device comprises an induction current generation section, a fixing belt, an auxiliary heating section, a concave portion and lubricant. The induction current generation section generates induction current.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


04/28/16
20160116870 

Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a fixing device, a degree-of-glossiness input unit, and a control unit. The image forming unit includes a developing device configured to perform development to form, on the basis of image data, a visible image of a toner on paper.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


04/28/16
20160116869 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a pressure rotator pressed against the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween, through which a recording medium bearing a toner image is conveyed. A plurality of heaters heats the fixing rotator.

04/28/16
20160115709 

Inner body fixing device of door lock


Provided is an inner body fixing device of a door lock. The inner body fixing device includes a first fixing part fixed on a surface of a door; a third fixing part coupled to the first fixing part; and a second fixing part provided between the first fixing part and the third fixing part and coupled to an inner body of the door, wherein a first coupling part of the first fixing part and a second coupling part of the third fixing part are configured to couple to each other, and the third fixing part is coupled to the second fixing part by a fixing member..
Samsung Sds Co., Ltd.


04/28/16
20160113391 

Driver fixing device for electric adjustable standing desk


A driver fixing device for an electric adjustable standing desk is provided. The driver fixing device includes a driver, a device framework and a fixing unit.

04/21/16
20160109837 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a heat source, a heat transfer member, a pressure-contacting ember, a housing, and a shutter. The heat transfer member is heated by the heat source.

04/14/16
20160103407 

Pressure-applying fixing roller and fixing device


To provide a fixing pressure roller which can be readily produced through molding and which has excellent durability, low hardness and low heat capacity, and a fixing device employing the fixing pressure roller. In the fixing pressure roller for employment in a fixing unit of a fixing device, the fixing pressure roller has a core, and an elastic layer provided around the core, wherein the elastic layer is formed of a foamed silicone rubber which is a foam curing product of an unvulcanized silicone rubber containing a chemical foaming agent, and has a mean cell diameter of 50 μm to 150 μm..

04/07/16
20160098009 

Fixing device


A fixing device includes first and second rotatable members configured to fix, at a nip therebetween, a toner image formed on a sheet by using a toner containing a parting agent; a casing provided with a sheet introducing opening and a sheet discharging opening and configured to include the first and second rotatable members; a fan; a duct configured to guide air from the fan toward one longitudinal end portion of the first rotatable member; and a cover member configured to cover an outer surface of the first rotatable member, wherein the cover member extends inside the casing from a neighborhood of the sheet introducing opening to the duct.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


04/07/16
20160098004 

Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming device configured to form a toner image on a sheet; a fixing device configured to fix the toner image formed on the sheet by the image forming device at a nip; an executing portion configured to execute an operation in a cleaning mode for cleaning the fixing device by forming a predetermined toner image on a sheet using the image forming device and then by introducing the sheet into the nip; and a notifying device for notifying an operator that a maximum-width sheet usable in the image forming device is to be used in the operation in the cleaning mode.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


04/07/16
20160098003 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same


A fixing device includes a heat source; a fixing member looped into a generally cylindrical shape to rotate in a circumferential direction thereof and partially heated by the heat source and to heat a surface of a recording medium bearing an unfixed toner image to fix the unfixed toner image thereon in a fixing process; a rotary pressing member disposed facing the fixing member to form a nip therebetween, through which the recording medium is transported in a transport direction; and a rotation driver to rotate one of the fixing member and the pressing member. In a case in which the fixing member is halted for a reason other than the fixing process while power of the fixing device is on, electric power is not supplied to the heat source and the fixing member is rotated by a predetermined amount or more after the fixing member is halted..

04/07/16
20160098000 

Belt device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus


A belt device includes an endless belt and a rotary driver contacting an outer circumferential surface of the belt to drive and rotate the belt. An opposed belt support is disposed opposite the rotary driver and in contact with an inner circumferential surface of the belt.

04/07/16
20160097997 

Fixing device, image forming apparatus and fixing method


In accordance with one embodiment, a fixing device comprises a pressing roller configured to be rotationally driven by a motor; an endless fixing belt configured to be driven to rotate through the rotation of the pressing roller; a fixing pad configured to be contacted with the inner periphery of the fixing belt and be pressed against the pressing roller to form a fixing nip; a lubricant configured to be coated on the inner peripheral surface of the fixing belt; an exciting coil configured to generate a magnetic field; a magnetic shunt alloy member configured to abut along one part of the inner peripheral surface of the fixing belt; a shield member configured to face the inner side of the magnetic shunt alloy member; and a flow-out prevention section configured to prevent the lubricant from flowing into a gap between the magnetic shunt alloy member and the shield member.. .
Toshiba Kabushiki Kaisha


04/07/16
20160097598 

Heat exchanger


A heat exchanger having a cover plate, a first manifold tube, a second manifold tube and at least one tube, wherein the tube is received at the ends in a respective opening of the first manifold tube and of the second manifold tube, wherein the cover plate is in contact with the manifold tubes and in thermal contact with the tube, wherein a fixing device is provided by which the cover plate can be fixed to at least one manifold tube and/or to at least one tube.. .
Mahle International Gmbh


04/07/16
20160096533 

Rail-loading train for transporting long-welded rails comprising clamping devices for the rail sections


Arranged on a rail loading train for transporting long-welded rails is a fixing device for anchoring the rails. The fixing device is composed of a number of clamping devices, each provided for anchoring a single rail.
Robel Bahnbaumaschinen Gmbh


04/07/16
20160095434 

Fixing device for chairs


A fixing device includes an encircle element having lateral sides and left and right flap portions located inwardly of the lateral sides and extending transversely and outwardly from the lateral sides to define left and right chambers which are accessible only from the same direction, each of the left and right lateral sides being formed with a through hole; a fixing element installed on the encircle element at one of the through holes; and a locking plate having a first end fastened movably to the encircle element via a fastener such that the locking plate is movable relative to the encircle element between a locked position, where a second end of the locking plate engages the fixing elements, thereby preventing access into the chambers, and an unlocked position, where the locking plate disengages the fixing elements, thereby permitting access into the chambers.. .
Spec Seats Technologies Inc.


03/31/16
20160091852 

Fixing device


A fixing device includes: an endless belt; a heater; a nip plate; a backup member, a reflective plate, a stay and a heat insulating member, wherein the heat insulating member includes: an upstream support face, which supports the nip plate; and a downstream support face, which is disposed separated downstream in the conveyance direction from the upstream support face and supports the nip plate, and wherein a gap in the conveyance direction between the upstream support face and the downstream support face at a central portion in the longitudinal direction of the heat insulating member is smaller than a gap in the conveyance direction between the upstream support face and the downstream support face at an end portion in the longitudinal direction of the heat insulating member.. .
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


03/31/16
20160091847 

Heating element, process of producing heating element, heating device and image forming apparatus


An endless-belt shaped heating element made of a heat resisting resin in which stainless-steel fibers subjected to annealing treatment is dispersed is prepared. The heating element is adopted as a heating belt of a fixing device of an image forming apparatus..
Konica Minolta, Inc.


03/31/16
20160091845 

Fixing device


A fixing device includes a guide member including a guide portion, which is disposed downstream from a nip in a rotational direction of an endless belt and is in contact with an endless belt, and a gap forming portion, which is disposed between the nip and the guide portion in the rotational direction of the endless belt and which forms a gap from the endless belt, wherein the gap forming portion includes an inclined surface that extends from the guide portion toward upstream in the rotational direction and has a predetermined area, on which a lubricant is provided, and wherein a maximum inclination angle between the predetermined area and a plane that is defined to contact a downstream end, in the rotational direction, of the contact portion of the nip member and the guide portion is less than 90 degrees.. .
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


03/31/16
20160091843 

Fixing device


A fixing device includes a temperature detection unit that detects temperature associated with temperature of an abutting section of a fixing roller and a pressing roller, and a control unit that controls a driving motor based on detection temperature by the temperature detection unit. When the fixing device is activated, if it is determined that detection temperature by the temperature detection unit is not equal to or less than predetermined temperature, the control unit drives the driving motor at a setting speed set in advance, and if it is determined that the detection temperature is equal to or less than the predetermined temperature k, the control unit drives the driving motor at a predetermined low speed lower than the setting speed..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


03/31/16
20160091840 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


Provided is a fixing device including a fixing unit that includes a pipe-shaped fixing member which includes an outermost layer including at least one selected from a group consisting of a hydrogenated nitrile rubber and a denatured hydrogenated nitrile rubber, and heats and pressurizes the recording medium to fix an unfixed developer image on a recording medium by bringing the outermost layer into contact with a surface of the recording medium which holds the developer image, the recording medium being transported while holding the unfixed developer image, and a heating unit that is disposed on an upstream side of the fixing unit in a transport direction of the recording medium, and heats the recording medium transported while holding the unfixed developer image.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160091123 

Pipe fixing device for construction machine


The present invention relates to an improved pipe fixing device for a construction machine, wherein a hydraulic hose that is connected to a side of a hydraulic cylinder of a work apparatus that has a boom of an upper swivel body of the construction machine, is plumbed and assembled to be detachable in phases from an upper and a lower part of a clamp, thereby fixing the movement of the hydraulic hose so to be structurally sound and thereby reducing the required manpower. The pipe fixing device comprises: a hose clamp comprising a pair of fixing parts that are attached to the side of an upper swivel body, a first connection part supporting at pre-determined intervals a plurality of first array hoses that are formed extending in-between the pair of fixing parts and that arrive from a lower part, and a second connection part supporting at pre-determined intervals a plurality of second array hoses; a guide that is coupled to the hose clamp so as to restrict the movement of the plurality of first array hoses; and a cover that is fixed on the guide..
Volvo Construction Equipment Ab


03/31/16
20160091006 

Fixing assembly and fixing device


A fixing assembly includes a first mounting part, a second mounting part, a fastener and a screw. The second mounting part defines a hole.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160089233 

Cardiac valve fixing device


A cardiac valve fixing device of the present invention comprises: a first structure, which continuously comes into contact with the lower surface of at least one cardiac valve; a second structure, which is connected to the first structure and continuously comes into contact with the upper surface of the cardiac valve; and a fixing barb, which is equipped in at least one of the first structure and the second structure and protrusively formed to the direction of the cardiac valve so as to be inserted into the cardiac valve. Accordingly, the cardiac valve fixing device of the present invention stably fixes the cardiac valve..
S&g Biotech, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085210 

Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a fixing device, a sheet conveyance path, a conveyance guide member, a blower, and a control section. The conveyance guide member constitutes one of a pair of sheet conveyance surface portions of the sheet conveyance path.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


03/24/16
20160085209 

Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus having a sheet conveyance path guiding a sheet to a sheet exit port after the sheet passes through a fixing device. A conveyance unit constitutes one of a pair of sheet conveyance surface portions of the sheet conveyance path.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


03/24/16
20160085192 

Method for producing a fixing pressure roller


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.


03/24/16
20160085191 

Fixing device


A fixing device includes a cylindrical film, a planar heater, a heat conduction member, a supporting member, a limiting member for limiting heater end portions with respect to a generatrix direction of the film so as to prevent the end portions from moving in a heater thickness direction relative to the supporting member, and a pressing member. A fixing device state is switchable between a first state in which a press-contact force in the nip is enough to fix the toner image and a second state in which the press-contact force in the nip is smaller than the press-contact force in the first state.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


03/24/16
20160085190 

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.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


03/24/16
20160085188 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a roller, an endless belt, and a heat generating member disposed in a space inside the endless belt, extending in a width direction of the endless belt, and pressing the endless belt against the roller. A sheet is passed through a nip formed between the roller and a portion of the endless belt pressed by the heat generating member, such that an image on the sheet is fixed thereto.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


03/24/16
20160085187 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a roller, an endless belt, and a heat generating member disposed in a space inside the endless belt, extending in a width direction of the endless belt, and pressing the endless belt against the roller. A sheet is passed through a nip formed between the roller and a portion of the endless belt pressed by the heat generating member, such that an image on the sheet is fixed thereto.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


03/24/16
20160084745 

Jig for dropping ball test


The present invention relates to a field of display technology, in particular, to a jig for dropping ball test. The jig for dropping ball test comprises a fixing device and a dropping ball device.
Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160084287 

Extensible fixing device


The present invention relates to a fixing device and finds particular, although not exclusive, utility in providing an anchoring point in plasterboard cavity walls or ceilings for the purpose of affixing other items thereto, in which the fixing device may be used in plasterboard walls of varying thickness without risk of over-insertion and loss of the fixing device in the cavity behind the plasterboard.. .

03/17/16
20160077477 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a light source that radiates a laser beam, a converging member that converges the laser beam, and a roller that is positioned so as to be in contact with the converging member and that transports a recording medium, which enters between the roller and the converging member. The converging member includes a lens that converges the laser beam, which is incident on a first surface of the lens, and emits the laser beam from a second surface of the lens and a holding member made of a material that does not transmit the laser beam, the holding member holding the lens.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160077476 

Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a light source that emits laser light; a condensing member including a lens having a first surface from which the laser light enters and a second surface from which the laser light emerges, the lens condensing the laser light that has entered from the first surface and emitting the laser light from the second surface; and a roller provided in contact with the condensing member and that transports a recording medium advanced into a position between the roller and the condensing member. A portion of the second surface is made of a material that blocks the laser light.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160077475 

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and non-transitory recording medium


An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device to fix an image on a recording medium by heating the recording medium, multiple heat storing devices to store heat generated at the fixing device, an electric generating element to generate power by converting the heat into power, and a switch to switch connection and disconnection between the electric generating element and at least one of the multiple heat storing devices.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


03/17/16
20160077474 

Image forming apparatus, which includes a fixing device capable of fixing erasable toner


An image forming apparatus comprises a fixing device configured to fix an image formed by an image forming section on an image receiving medium. The fixing device includes a heating roller, an auxiliary roller arranged at an entering side of the image receiving medium, and a fixing belt which is stretched by a plurality of rollers including the auxiliary roller and cyclically rotates in a state of being contacted with part of the outer periphery of the heating roller; wherein the auxiliary roller is arranged at a position which is closer to the entering side of the image receiving medium than a fixing nip section between the heating roller and the fixing belt and is at a preset distance away from the fixing nip section.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


03/17/16
20160075300 

Fixing device and air bag module


The invention describes a mounting device (10) for a folded side airbag comprising a receiving portion (12) encompassing the folded part of the airbag (46) in a substantially ring-shaped manner which receiving portion can adopt an inserting state for inserting the airbag (40) and a mounted state in which the mounting device (10) retains the airbag (40) by encompassing the same. The mounting device (10) further includes a flange portion (14) for arranging the mounting device (10) on the car body side which comprises a base plate (26) and a fixing plate (28) being coupled to each other in the mounted state.
Trw Automotive Gmbh


03/17/16
20160075096 

Method for affixing rubber strip, manufacturing pneumatic tire using same, and affixing device


Trough use of an applicator, a rubber strip is supplied to the drum side surface in a conveyance direction at a right angle to a reference line extending over the drum side surface from the shaft center of the drum outward in the radial direction. The supplied rubber strip is pressed against and affixed to the drum side surface using an affixing roller.
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.




Fixing Device topics: Fixing Device, Downstream, Airbag System, Storage Device, Polypropylene, Control Unit, Endless Belt, Transverse, Exercise Device, Output Device, Image Processing

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