05585598 is referenced by 19 patents and cites 8 patents.

In an image forming apparatus, a rotary developing device has a rotary developing unit or revolver facing a photoconductive element. The revolver rotatably supported by a pair of pivotable arms which are constantly biased toward the photoconductive element. When the revolver is rotated to bring one of developing sections thereof to a developing position, a developing roller built in the developing section is accurately positioned relative to the photoconductive element.

Title
Rotary developing device for an image forming apparatus
Application Number
8/401699
Publication Number
5585598
Application Date
March 10, 1995
Publication Date
December 17, 1996
Inventor
Toshiya Sato
Gotenba
JP
Nobuo Kasahara
Yokohama
JP
Agent
Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C
Assignee
Ricoh Company
JP
IPC
G03G 15/08
G03G 15/01
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