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There is provided a process for producing a seamed, flexible electrostatographic imaging member belt comprising providing a flexible, substantially rectangular, electrostatographic imaging sheet having a first major exterior surface opposite and parallel to a second major exterior surface and a first marginal end region of said sheet opposite and parallel with a second marginal end region; shaping said first marginal end region at an angle to form a first new sloping surface between the first major exterior surface and the second major exterior surface; shaping said second marginal end region at an angle to form a second new sloping surface between the first major exterior surface and the second major exterior surface, wherein the second new sloping surface is substantially parallel with the first new sloping surface; forming the sheet into a loop and overlapping said first new sloping surface with said second new sloping surface to form a mated region; and, joining said first new sloping surface to said second new sloping surface in the mated region to form a thin profile butt-lap seam.

Title
Process for producing an imaging member belt having a butt-lap seam
Application Number
10/744449
Publication Number
6918978 (B2)
Application Date
December 23, 2003
Publication Date
July 19, 2005
Inventor
Robert C U Yu
Webster
NY, US
Agent
Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee
Eugene O Palazzo Esq
Assignee
Xerox Corporation
CT, US
IPC
B29C 065/08
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