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 Fixing device having fixing belt and image forming apparatus including the same patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device having fixing belt and image forming apparatus including the same
Provided is a fixing device including a pair of end deformation restraint members. A restraint body 35 of the end deformation restraint member has an insertion part 38 which is inserted into both end portions of a fixing belt, and restrains deformation of belt end portions by holding both end portions of the fixing belt, which slides on an outer peripheral surface of the insertion part 38, from inside in the insertion part 38.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a primary heat generator and a secondary heat generator to heat an endless belt and a temperature detector, disposed opposite the secondary heat generator, to detect a temperature of the endless belt. The secondary heat generator includes an inboard edge and an outboard edge disposed outboard from the inboard edge in an axial direction of the endless belt.

 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a belt member that performs a circular motion by rotating in a predetermined belt rotation direction; a pressure-applying member that is pressed against an outer peripheral surface of the belt member and applies a pressure to a recording medium on which an image is formed; and a pressing member that extends in a belt width direction, which is a direction that crosses the belt rotation direction, inside the belt member and that is arranged so as to be deformed such that a central portion thereof in the belt width direction is convex toward an upstream side in the belt rotation direction, the pressing member pressing the pressure-applying member with the belt member interposed therebetween.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a belt member that moves circularly and has an inner peripheral surface to which an oil is applied, a pressure member that is disposed in such a manner as to be in contact with an outer peripheral surface of the belt member and that applies pressure to a recording material on which an image has been formed, a heating member that is disposed in such a manner as to be in contact with the inner peripheral surface of the belt member and that heats the belt member, the heating member having an upstream side end portion that is located on an upstream side in a rotation direction of the belt member and separated from the inner peripheral surface.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a primary heater and a secondary heater that heat a fixing rotator. The primary heater includes a primary major heat generation portion and a primary minor heat generation portion.

 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator and a heater disposed inside the fixing rotator to heat the fixing rotator with radiant heat. A pressure rotator presses against the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip between the fixing rotator and the pressure rotator.

 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating fixing device patent thumbnailFixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating fixing device
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator, a heat source, a controller, a pressure rotator, and a nip formation pad. The controller controls the heat source such that a temperature of the fixing rotator is equal to a preset fixing temperature.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


 Heating device, fixing device, image forming apparatus, and base material for heating device patent thumbnailHeating device, fixing device, image forming apparatus, and base material for heating device
A heating device includes a belt member that is rotated, plural heating elements that are arranged in a width direction of the belt member and generate heat so as to heat the belt member, plural resistance elements that have positive temperature coefficients and are connected to the plural heating elements such that each of the plural resistance elements is connected in series with a corresponding one of the plural heating elements, and a base material that includes a heat-conductive metal layer and a pair of heat-resistant metal layers between which the heat-conductive metal layer is interposed and has a surface on which the plural heating elements and the plural resistance elements are disposed. A temperature of the belt member is reduced by an increase in resistances of the plural resistance elements caused by an increase in temperatures of the plural resistance elements..
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


 Fixing device for circuit board and electronic apparatus comprising the same patent thumbnailFixing device for circuit board and electronic apparatus comprising the same
A fixing device for a circuit board and an electronic apparatus including the fixing device, related to the display field, and can be applied for the fixation of circuit boards with different sizes and structures onto a component to be fixed. The fixing device for a circuit board includes: a holding portion, used to hold a circuit board and including a containing space and a top portion including an opening allowing the circuit board to pass through the opening and to be inserted in the containing space; and a fixing portion, connected with the bottom portion of the holding portion and configured to fix on the display device.
K-tronics (suzhou) Technology Co., Ltd.


 Image forming apparatus, image forming system and fixing device patent thumbnailImage forming apparatus, image forming system and fixing device
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming station for forming an unfixed toner image on a sheet; a fixing portion detachably mountable to the apparatus, said fixing portion including a rotatable member for being contacted by an image carrying surface of the sheet; a jam detector for detecting jamming in said fixing portion; an executing portion for executing a cleaning process for said rotatable member after clearance of the jamming; a storing portion, provided on said fixing portion, for storing information as to whether or not the cleaning process is executed; and a display for displaying a state of capability of image forming operation. The executing portion executes the cleaning process before said display displays the state, when the information stored in said storing portion of said fixing portion mounted in said main assembly indicates non-execution of said cleaning process..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same

A fixing device includes a first rotary body, a second rotary body to contact the first rotary body, and a plain bearing that supports the first rotary body or the second rotary body. One rotary body of the first rotary body and the second rotary body has an outer diameter increasing, while the other rotary body has an outer diameter decreasing, in a curved line from an axial center portion to axial end portions of the first rotary body and the second rotary body at least between the first rotary body and the second rotary body.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a pressure rotator to press against the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween, through which a recording medium bearing a toner image is conveyed. A rotation load applicator is coupled to one of the fixing rotator and the pressure rotator to apply a rotation load to the one of the fixing rotator and the pressure rotator.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a housing, a cylindrical rotary member, a shaft, a heat source, a bearing and a ring member. The bearing includes an inner race supporting the shaft, and an outer race supporting an inner circumferential portion of the rotary member and being rotatable relatively to the inner race.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a rotatable endless belt formed into a loop and a heater disposed opposite the endless belt to heat the endless belt. A nip formation pad is disposed inside the loop formed by the endless belt.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing rotator, a pressing rotator, and a guide. The pressing rotator forms a fixing nip with the fixing rotator.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a hardness adjusting unit to adjust hardness of an outer circumferential surface of a fixing belt at a nip. When a sheet to be passed through the nip is an envelope and the envelope is passed through the nip by side-flap sheet passing for feeding the sheet so that a fold line between an envelope body and a flap extends in a sheet passing direction through the nip, the hardness adjusting unit brings the outer circumferential surface of the fixing belt at the nip during passage of the sheet than when the sheet into a softer state is a plain sheet..
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a casing, a fixing roller, a pressure roller, a heat source, a sensor, and a duct. The fixing roller is disposed in the casing.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Heating unit, fixing device, and image forming apparatus

A heating unit includes the following elements. A magnetic-field generating member generates a magnetic field.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Separator, fixing device, and image forming apparatus

A separator for separating a recording medium from a fixing rotator includes a separation body including a front end and a conveyance path side face. The front end is disposed in proximity to an outer circumferential surface of the fixing rotator.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a nip formation pad disposed inside the fixing rotator. A pressure rotator presses against the nip formation pad via the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip between the fixing rotator and the pressure rotator.

Thermal spraying system

A thermal spraying system includes a fixing device and a thermal spraying apparatus that are relatively movable. The thermal spraying apparatus includes a hollow pipe, an extrusion die, a transporting device, a helical pipe, a fluid supplying device, and a heater.
Taiwan Textile Research Institute

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a fixing device, and a latching member. The fixing device is disposed in the apparatus main body.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device and an image forming apparatus to pass a paper through a nip portion between a fixing roller and a pressure roller and fix a toner image on the paper. The image forming apparatus includes a first spring and a second spring to press the pressure roller against the fixing roller and an operation lever to change a pressing state of the springs.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device fixes a toner image formed on a recording medium to the recording medium. The fixing device includes a fixing roller, a pressure roller, and a first heater.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Roller and fixing device

The roller for use in a fixing device, includes a metal core, a first elastic layer formed on an outer side of the metal core, the first elastic layer having voids, and a second elastic layer formed on an outer side of the first elastic layer, the second elastic layer having a microhardness higher than a microhardness of the first elastic layer, in which an outer diameter of an end portion of the roller is larger than an outer diameter of a middle portion of the roller in a longitudinal direction of the roller, and in which the microhardness of the second elastic layer is 25 degrees or more and 50 degrees or less.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing member, a member disposed opposite the fixing member, a rubbing member, a detector, and a rubbing operation controller. The fixing member fixes a toner image on a recording medium.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Fixing belt, fixing device, and image forming apparatus

A fixing belt includes a base layer made of a heat-resistant resin, an elastic layer made of an elastic material, and a releasing layer, which are laminated in this order, and the difference between the maximum value and the minimum value of viscoelastic modulus within a range of 100 to 200° c. Is 0.8% or less.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Fixing device that restrains damage of belt member and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a housing, a belt member, a pressure roller, a nip forming member, and a pressing member. The belt member is constituted of a flexible tubular shape.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a cylindrical heat roller, a heating element, a pressure roller, and an auxiliary roller. The heating element is provided inside the heat roller and configured to apply heat to the heat roller.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus comprising the same

A fixing device is provided which includes a fixing belt rotatably arranged, a fixing roller disposed to face the fixing belt and forming a fixing nip together with an outer surface of the fixing belt a guide unit configured to guide rotation of the fixing belt in the fixing belt; and a pair of support units configured to limit movement of the fixing belt in a width direction at both ends of the guide unit. The fixing device may have a structure of guiding rotation of the fixing belt and a structure of limiting movement thereof in width direction, which are separated from each other..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Cell phone fixing device of cell phone case

The present invention relates to a cell phone fixing device of a cell phone case that is provided with a connection member that is made of a thin material with high elasticity and no deformation in such a manner as to be mounted between cell phone side support members and cell phone front support members, so that cell phones having different sizes and thicknesses are tightly fixed to the support members through the single connection member, thereby reducing the thicknesses of the support members to achieve the slimming of the cell phone case, decreasing the number of parts and the number of assembling processes to achieve the reduction of the manufacturing cost, and permitting the cell phone underside support stand supporting the lower side portion of the cell phone to be moved to left and right sides to have no limitation in the use of a hole for a cell phone battery charging jack.. .

Plug connector part with a latching element

A plug connector part fix a plug connector includes a housing part; a plug portion which is arranged on the housing part for plug-in connection to another plug connector part; a latching element which is arranged in a movable manner on the housing part and has a latching portion that locks to the other plug connector part, the latching element being movable between a first, locking position for establishing locking between the plug connector part and the other plug connector part and a second, unlocking, position for unlocking the plug connector part from the other plug connector part; and a fixing device to fix the latching element in the first, locking position. The fixing device releases a fixing provided by the fixing device in the first, locking position by applying a force to the latching element that is greater than a predetermined fixing force..
Phoenix Contact E-mobility Gmbh

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

In a fixing device for fixing a toner image to a recording medium by heating and pressing the recording medium with transferred toner image between a heat fixing member and a pressure member, a fixing-member housing is disposed on an outer peripheral side of the heat fixing member, while a reflection member is attached to an inner side of the fixing-member housing opposed to the heat fixing member. Air blown by an air blower is circulated through space between the fixing-member housing and the heat fixing member..
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Fixing device and image forming device

A fixing device includes: a fixing unit which heats a recording medium to fix a color material adhered to the recording medium; a first heater which heats the fixing unit; a second heater with rated power smaller than the rated power of the first heater which heats the fixing unit; and a controller which performs preliminary control of energizing the second heater when heating of the fixing unit by the first heater is started and energizing control of stepping up power consumption of the first heater and stepping down the power consumption of the second heater such that a change amount when a sum of the power consumption of the first heater and the power consumption of the second heater changes becomes a value to make a flicker value indicating a degree of a flicker not larger than a predetermined standard value after executing the preliminary control.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Image forming apparatus that controls an image forming section and a fixing device

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a nip pad, a press roller, a driving portion, and a heat generation source. The fixing belt has an endless shape.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Fixing device

A fixing device includes a heat unit, a pressure roller configured to nip a conveyed sheet in cooperation with the heat unit, the pressure roller having a shaft defining an axial direction, a bearing configured to support the shaft, a frame configured to support the bearing and made from resin, and a heatsink made from metal, and in surface contact with the frame and at least one of the shaft and the bearing.. .
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Pre-processing adhering rubber layer to inner and outer surfaces of cylindrical object-of-adherence

The method includes forming, on a bonding object surface of a bonding object, an adhesive layer for bonding an unvulcanized rubber onto the bonding object surface, through use of an adhesion sheet and a fixing device. The fixing device includes an enclosed chamber.
Nakashima Rubber Industry Co., Ltd.

Fixing device

A fixing device includes a fixing roller; a heating unit, a pressing unit, a force imparting mechanism, a first pressure releasing mechanism including a first cam portion actable on the force imparting mechanism and a first gear portion for driving the first cam portion; and a second pressure releasing mechanism including a second cam portion actable on the force imparting mechanism and a second gear portion for driving the second cam portion. The first gear portion and the second gear portion engage with each other, and a driving force is transmitted from one gear portion of the first and second gear portions to the other gear portion..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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 Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a pressure rotator to press against 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. A guide is disposed upstream from the fixing nip in a recording medium conveyance direction to guide the recording medium to the fixing nip.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Fixing device

A fixing device includes: a fixing rotator; a pressure rotator configured to be pressed into contact with the fixing rotator to form a nip portion; a heating section configured to be provided over an outer circumference of the fixing rotator in a non-contact manner with the fixing rotator and heat the fixing rotator; and a power shutdown section configured to shut down power supply to the heating section when temperature becomes higher than a predetermined setting temperature, wherein the heating section includes an infrared heater and a reflection member which covers the infrared heater and whose portion facing the fixing rotator is an opening portion, a longitudinal length of the reflection member is longer than a length in an axis direction of a light emitting unit of the infrared heater, and a temperature detection unit of the power shutdown section is arranged outside the reflection member.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Image forming apparatus, conrolling image formation, and recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device, and a processor. The fixing device fixes an image formed on a recording medium at a fixing temperature.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

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The invention relates to a smoke and/or fire protection curtain for the sealing of an opening (12), with a protective element (16) for preventing the spread of smoke or fire through the opening (12), the protective element (16) comprising a wicket door (18), which can be arranged in a slip position, in which it is possible to pass through the protective element (16), and a closed position, in which the spread of smoke or fire through the opening (12) is prevented, with the wicket door (18) forming a tunnel (20) in the slip position. According to the invention, a fixing device (48) is provided for the reversible fixing of a lower wicket door edge (23) when the wicket door (18) is in a closed position, the fixing device comprising at least one magnetic strip (94) for the smoke-proof sealing of the wicket door (18)..
Stoebich Brandschutz Gmbh

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a primary heater disposed opposite a fixing rotator to heat a circumferential span of the fixing rotator other than a fixing nip formed between the fixing rotator and a pressure rotator and a secondary heater disposed outboard from the primary heater in an axial direction of the fixing rotator to heat the fixing rotator at the fixing nip. The primary heater and the secondary heater heat a bi-heating span of the fixing rotator in the axial direction thereof.

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same

A fixing device includes an endless-shaped fixing belt, a heater, a holding member, and a pressure member. The heater has a heat generating portion, and a seal portion that seals each end of the heat generating portion.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Temperature detecting device, fixing device and image forming apparatus

A contactless type temperature detecting device includes a temperature detecting sensor, a separating plate, an airflow path forming member, an air blower and an air hole. The temperature detecting sensor has a temperature detecting surface facing a heated body.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Fixing device for lower level member and fluid control apparatus provided with the same

A fluid control apparatus having a fixing device is provided. A through hole of a lower level member includes a large diameter portion opening to an upper surface and a small diameter portion continuing from a lower side of the large diameter portion and opening to a lower surface.
Fujikin Incorporated

Fixing device

An image forming apparatus that forms a toner image on a recording medium includes an image forming unit that forms an unfixed toner image on a recording medium; a fixing unit that heats the recording medium bearing the unfixed toner image and fixes the unfixed toner image onto the recording medium at a nip portion; a heating member and a pressurizing member that touches the heating member and forms the nip portion therebetween; a first blower that blows air to a non-sheet-passing area of a small-size recording medium in the heating member; and a second blower that blows air to a non-sheet-passing area of a small-size recording medium in the pressurizing member. Upon the temperature of the non-sheet-passing area of the heating member exceeding a threshold temperature, the first blower blows without the second blower blowing, then the two blowers start blowing together..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Fixing device having fixing nip formed by elastic roller and a back-up unit with cylindrical film and film guide including a plurality of ribs extending circumferentially along the inner periphery of the film

An image fixing device includes an elastic roller; a back-up unit forming a fixing nip with the roller therebetween, the back-up unit including a cylindrical film, a film guide, extending inside the film, for guiding the film, and an end portion guiding member including a guiding portion for guiding an inner surface of an end portion of the film. The film guide includes plural ribs contacting the film and arranged in a generatrix direction at positions upstream of the fixing nip with respect to a feeding direction of a sheet.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Fixing device

Disclosed is a cylindrical rotary member including a conductive layer; a coil disposed inside the rotary member, the coil including a helical portion having a helical axis that is substantially parallel to a generatrix direction of the rotary member, the coil forming an alternating magnetic field to generate heat in the conductive layer by electromagnetic induction; a core disposed inside the helical portion, the core inducing a line of magnetic force of the alternating magnetic field; a roller coming in contact with an outer surface of the rotary member to form a fixing nip portion; and a metal stay disposed inside the rotary member, in which an image on a recording material is fixed to the recording material by being heated at the fixing nip portion and the stay is disposed outside the coil and has a shape that does not form an electrical loop around the coil.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Fluid energy machine

A fluid energy machine, with a machine housing (10), and with at least one shaft (11) that is mounted in the machine housing (10), which is assigned at least one sensor (12), with the help of which vibrations of the respective shaft are detectable, with at least one mounting sleeve (13), which extends through a bore (14) in the machine housing (10), wherein on a first portion (15) of the respective mounting sleeve (13), which faces the shaft, a sensor (12) is mounted, wherein in the region of the first portion (15) of the respective mounting sleeve (13) an adjusting device (16) is formed in order to align the respective sensor (12) relative to the respective shaft (11), and wherein on a portion (17) of the respective mounting sleeve (13) facing away from the shaft (11) a fixing device (18) engages in order to fix and seal the respective mounting sleeve (13) on the machine housing (10).. .
Man Diesel & Turbo Se



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  • Airbag System
  • Storage Device
  • Polypropylene
  • Control Unit
  • Endless Belt
  • Transverse
  • Exercise Device
  • Output Device
  • Image Processing


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