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Pub. No.:    WO/2006/116415    International Application No.:    PCT/US2006/015650
Publication Date: 02.11.2006 International Filing Date: 25.04.2006
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    26.02.2007    
B41J 2/165 (2006.01)
Applicants: LITREX CORPORATION [US/US]; 6670 Owens Drive Pleasanton, California 94588-3334 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
ALBERTALLI, David [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
TAFF, Robert, D. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
GRATCHEV, Oleg, N. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: ALBERTALLI, David; (US).
TAFF, Robert, D.; (US).
GRATCHEV, Oleg, N.; (US)
Agent: SIMINSKI, Robert, M.; Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C., 5445 Corporate Drive, Troy, Michigan 48098 (US)
Priority Data:
60/674,584 25.04.2005 US
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The present teachings related to a print head maintenance station (20) for an industrial printing apparatus (10), which is used to prevent clogging of the print head, particularly during periods in which the print head is idle. The maintenance station includes a capping station (40), which has sockets for keeping the print heads moist and a blotting station (30) for cleaning any residual prin fluids prior to carrying out a print function.
(FR)La présente invention se rapporte à un poste de maintenance de têtes d'impression destiné à un appareil d'impression industriel, qui sert à empêcher l'obstruction des têtes d'impression, en particulier au cours des périodes de repos des têtes d'impression. Ce poste de maintenance comprend un poste de coiffage, qui comporte des emboîtures permettant de maintenir les têtes d'impression humides, et un poste d'absorption permettant de nettoyer les éventuels fluides d'impression résiduels avant l'exécution d'une fonction d'impression.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, LY, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)