06485136 is referenced by 10 patents and cites 7 patents.

A container of the present invention for use of ink jet recording liquid is arranged to store recording liquid to be supplied to an ink jet recording head. This recording liquid container comprises the container main body, and an absorber holding recording liquid contained in the interior of the container main body, and the absorber is constituted by the fiber having its elongation percentage (Japanese Industrial Standard JIS-L1015) of 250% or less. With the elongation percentage of the fibrous absorber manufactured by the thermal processing which is defined within a specific range, it becomes possible to suppress the dimensional changes before and after the execution of the thermal processing, as well as to make the difference smaller between the higher and lower densities on the surface layer and the central portion of the fibrous absorber, respectively, hence providing a highly uniform absorber.

Title
Absorber and container for ink jet recording liquid using such absorber
Application Number
9/337547
Publication Number
6485136 (B1)
Application Date
June 22, 1999
Publication Date
November 26, 2002
Inventor
Hiroki Hayashi
Kawasaki
US
Hajime Yamamoto
Yokohama
US
Eiichiro Shimizu
Yokohama
US
Agent
Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
US
Assignee
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
US
IPC
B41J 2/175
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