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An ink stick shape for use in a printer ink stick feed chute is disclosed wherein the opposing sides of the ink stick are tapered or angled from the horizontal so that at least one area intermediate the top and the bottom of the ink stick is a greater distance from the horizontal than the junction of the side walls and the bottom of the ink stick. The ink stick shape or geometry may be keyed to a particular color.

Title
Solid ink stick
Application Number
8/309364
Publication Number
5510821
Application Date
September 20, 1994
Publication Date
April 23, 1996
Inventor
Clark W Crawford
Wilsonville
OR, US
Brent R Jones
Tualatin
OR, US
Agent
Ralph D Alessandro
Assignee
Tektronix
OR, US
IPC
B41J 2/175
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