Donald R Allred: Thermally reversible sol-gel phase change ink or bubble jet ink. Dataproducts Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, June 4, 1991: US05021802 (56 worldwide citation)

Novel impulse ink or bubble jet inks are disclosed which comprise 90-99.9% by weight of aqueous sol-gel medium and 0.1-10% by weight colorant. The inks are thermally reversible sol-gels which are gels at ambient temperatures and sols at temperatures between about 40.degree.-100.degree. C.

Donald R Allred, John L Ingraham, Foster M Fargo: Dot on dot ink jet printing using inks of differing densities. Iris Graphics, Ladas & Parry, April 29, 1997: US05625397 (21 worldwide citation)

An ink jet printer comprising a plurality of ink jets arranged for dot-on-dot continuous ink jet printing, at least two of said plurality of ink jets being supplied with ink of the same dye and different densities. A printed article and a method of printing are also disclosed.

John J Saettel, Rodney G Mader, Donald R Allred: Calibration system for multi-printhead ink systems. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, February 28, 2012: US08123326 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for calibrating a multi-printhead printing system, the method includes the steps of employing an encoder to track movement of a media through the printing system; providing a first printhead that prints a first image plane that includes a first test mark at a first defined location on the m ...

Donald R Allred, William S Moller: Method of shaping and felting open cell polychloroprene latex foam. Pitney Bowes, Peter Vrahotes, Melvin J Scolnick, David E Pitchenik, April 14, 1992: US05104908 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of felting partially cured open cell polychloroprene latex foam to obtain desired foam member properties with intricate geometric shapes. Such felting renders the finished foam suitable for controlled ink flow required for printing purposes. The foam is open cell latex polychloroprene, cure ...

Richard N Florence, Donald R Allred: Print optimization system and method for drop on demand ink jet printers. Eastman Kodak Company, The Buskop Law Group P C, June 17, 2008: US07387352 (4 worldwide citation)

A system and method for optimizing print quality of print media is for use on an ink jet printing system with a drop generator and an orifice plate disposed on the drop generator, wherein the orifice plate comprises nozzles forming a jet array. The drop generator is adapted to modulate ink volume pe ...

Edward J Johnson, Donald R Allred: Mordanting substrates and agents. Iris Graphics, Fish & Richardson P C, July 25, 2000: US06093447 (3 worldwide citation)

A mordanting substrate is provided including a porous substrate, and, distributed within the substrate, a mordanting agent. Preferably, the substrate is a fibrous cellulosic material, and the mordanting agent is a cationic polymer that is soluble in polar solvents, preferably water-soluble. The pola ...

Donald R Allred, Thomas A Davis: Deflection electrode. Iris Graphics, Ladas & Parry, December 10, 1996: US05583551 (3 worldwide citation)

A deflection electrode for use in a continuous ink jet printing device molded of powdered ultra high molecular weight polyethylene combined with carbon black and subjected to oxygen plasma treatment.

Donald R Allred: Method of felting open cell polychloroprene latex foam in reduced time. Pitney Bowes, Peter Vrahotes, Melvin J Scolnick, June 22, 1993: US05221508 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of felting an open cell polychloroprene latex foam layer to obtain desired properties. Such felting renders the finished foam suitable for controlled ink flow required for printing purposes. The felting is accomplished by reducing the volume of the foam and simultaneously heating at a tempe ...

Donald R Allred, James A Katerberg: Job change scrap reduction. Eastman Kodak Company, Nelson Adrian Bush, January 13, 2015: US08934122

Reducing waste in a digital printing system (200) includes moving media (214) through a web transport system (205) at a first speed. A first job is printed on the print media and a downstream finishing device (203) in a first configuration acts on the media. The web slows to a second speed prior the ...