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1. (WO2016056163) UNIT AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/056163    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2015/004061
Publication Date: Fri Apr 15 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 18 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: G03G 15/08
G03G 21/16
G03G 21/18
Applicants: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
SAKAYA, Kohta
ARASAWA, Shinichi
Inventors: SAKAYA, Kohta
ARASAWA, Shinichi
Title: UNIT AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS
Abstract:
A unit includes a part that is detachably attachable relative to an other unit, wherein the other unit includes an opening through which image forming powder is supplied from or received by the other unit, and a shutter that opens and closes the opening, and a collecting member that collects the image forming powder falling from at least one of the opening and the shutter by making contact with the shutter when detaching the unit from the other unit.