04607261 is referenced by 39 patents and cites 6 patents.

An ink cartridge constructed for insertion into a continuous ink jet printer, includes a reservoir for containing an ink supply, an outlet for coupling the ink reservoir to a printer supply line, cartridge venturi elements having (i) a restriction region, (ii) an expansion region and (iii) an inlet for detachable coupling to an ink bypass line of such printer. The cartridge also includes an ink return inlet couplable to an ink return line(s) of the printer and a path defining an ink induction passage that extends from the venturi restriction region to the ink return inlet. Structural features of printer apparatus, adapted to cooperate with such a cartridge, are also disclosed.

Title
Ink supply cartridge and cooperative ink circulation system of continuous ink jet printer
Application Number
6/722548
Publication Number
4607261
Application Date
April 12, 1985
Publication Date
August 19, 1986
Inventor
Theodore F Williams
Beavercreek
OH, US
Michael J Piatt
Enon
OH, US
James D McCann
Waynesville
OH, US
Agent
John D Husser
Assignee
Eastman Kodak Company
NY, US
IPC
G01D 15/18
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