05151120 is referenced by 151 patents and cites 19 patents.

Disclosed is an ink-jet composition including an organic carrier that is solid at 25.degree. C. and liquid at the operating temperature of an ink-jet nozzle and a driver having a critical pressure greater than 10 atmospheres, the carrier and driver being miscible in liquid phase. The ink-jet composition is characterized by a viscosity of less than 15 centipoise at 90.degree. C. and a surface tension of between about 20 to about 25 dynes per centimeter at 90.degree. C. The ink-jet compositions disclosed herein are particularly useful in thermal ink-jet printing using thermally induced vapor bubbles to eject ink droplets from the printer and onto a substrate.

Title
Solid ink compositions for thermal ink-jet printing having improved printing characteristics
Application Number
526210
Publication Number
5151120
Application Date
April 12, 1991
Publication Date
September 29, 1992
Inventor
John D Meyer
Tracy
CA, US
Young S You
Los Altos
CA, US
Assignee
Hewlett Packard Company
CA, US
IPC
C09D 11/02
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