05367324 is referenced by 86 patents and cites 22 patents.

A thermal ink jet recording apparatus includes at least a substrate having at least a plurality of heating elements disposed in rows in at least two groups. Each group consists of two rows of heating elements, one row arranged on either side of the ink supply portion, each of the groups of the heating elements being associated with a single color ink. At least one nozzle plate has a plurality of nozzles disposed on the substrate where at least one nozzle plate and the substrate define a space between the nozzle plate and the substrate in registration with each group of heating elements and corresponding group of nozzles associated with a single color ink. Means are provided for independently delivering ink of one color from the ink reservoir to each of the spaces, whereby printing can be independently effected in at least two colors of ink.

Title
Ink jet recording apparatus for ejecting droplets of ink through promotion of capillary action
Application Number
60206
Publication Number
5367324
Application Date
September 10, 1992
Publication Date
November 22, 1994
Inventor
Mitsutaka Nishikawa
all Nagano
JP
Tsuneo Handa
all Nagano
JP
Yuichi Nakamura
all Nagano
JP
Ko J Watanabe
all Nagano
JP
Kiyoharu Momose
all Nagano
JP
Nobumasa Abe
all Nagano
JP
Agent
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Assignee
Seiko Epson Corporation
JP
IPC
B41J 3/04
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