05512926 is referenced by 54 patents and cites 32 patents.

An ink jet recording apparatus comprises an ink tank containing ink; a recording head for performing recording by selectively ejecting ink; a mounting portion for mounting the ink tank and the recording head; a liquid passage coupling portion provided on either or both of the ink tank and the recording head for separating or connecting the ink passages in the ink tank and the recording head; a holding portion provided on either or both of the ink tank and recording head for guiding the ink tank to the recording head in order to hold them separably; and an electrically or mechanically connecting portion provided on either or both of the recording head and mounting portion for electrically or mechanically connecting the recording head to or separating it from the mounting portion.

Title
Ink jet recording apparatus and method for releasably mounting ink jet recording head and separable ink tank
Application Number
988442
Publication Number
5512926
Application Date
June 7, 1995
Publication Date
April 30, 1996
Inventor
Masaharu Ikado
Yokohama
JP
Kenji Aono
Kawasaki
JP
Toshihiko Bekki
Kawasaki
JP
Tetsuyo Ohashi
Yokohama
JP
Koichi Tanno
Kawasaki
JP
Kenji Kawano
Tokyo
JP
Tadashi Hanabusa
Yokohama
JP
Masami Kojima
Tokyo
JP
Hideo Saikawa
Kawasaki
JP
Hiromitsu Hirabayashi
Yokohama
JP
Toshihide Wada
Yokohama
JP
Etsurou Suzuki
Yokohama
JP
Masashi Kitani
Yokohama
JP
Yoji Ara
Yokohama
JP
Yoshifumi Hattori
Yamato
JP
Yoshio Uchikata
Yokohama
JP
Agent
Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
Assignee
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
B41J 2/175
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