05389958 is referenced by 289 patents and cites 27 patents.

A method and the apparatus for employing the method are disclosed whereby an intermediate transfer surface of a layer of sacrificial liquid is applied to a supporting surface and a phase change ink is deposited on the liquid layer. The inked image is then contact transferred to a final receiving substrate.

Title
Imaging process
Application Number
7/891646
Publication Number
5389958
Application Date
November 25, 1992
Publication Date
February 14, 1995
Inventor
Hue P Le
Beaverton
OR, US
Jon C Mutton
Portland
OR, US
C Wayne Jaeger
Beaverton
OR, US
James D Rise
Lake Oswego
OR, US
Donald R Titterington
Tualatin
OR, US
Loc V Bui
Portland
OR, US
Agent
Ralph D Alessandro
Assignee
Tektronix
OR, US
IPC
B41J 2/01
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