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1. (WO2017036943) INKJET PRINTING DEVICE WITH DIMPLED VACUUM BELT

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/036943    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/070160
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 27 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B41J 11/00
B41J 13/00
B41J 3/407
Applicants: AGFA NV
Inventors: DE ROECK, Luc
BAEYENS, Peter
STRIJCKERS, Jeroen
Title: INKJET PRINTING DEVICE WITH DIMPLED VACUUM BELT
Abstract:
An inkjet printing method on inkjet printing device (50) comprising a vacuum belt (100) wherein the vacuum belt comprises a set of air-channels (505) connecting top-surface (106) and bottom-surface (108) from the vacuum belt (100); and - the set of air-channels (505) couples an inkjet receiver (200) to the vacuum belt (100) by air suction in the set of air-channels (505); and wherein the vacuum belt (100) comprises a dimple (300) at the top-surface; and wherein the dimple (300) has a closed bottom end; and wherein the dimple (300) is connected with an air- channel of the set of air-channels (505) to form an air cup (350) and to couple the inkjet receiver (200) to the vacuum belt (100) at the dimple (300) by air suction.