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James D McCann: Ink cartridge and cooperative continuous ink jet printing apparatus. Eastman Kodak Company, John D Husser, May 27, 1986: US04591875 (40 worldwide citation)

An ink circulation system for continuous ink jet printers includes a replaceable ink cartridge, forming a supply/return reservoir, and cooperative positioning and interconnection structure of the printer apparatus. The cartridge includes valved ports that are adapted to cooperate with valved termina ...


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James D McCann, Theodore F Williams, John D Vogel: Ink supply system for an ink jet printer. The Mead Corporation, Biebel French & Nauman, August 16, 1983: US04399446 (39 worldwide citation)

An ink supply system for supplying ink to the print head of an ink jet printer includes a pump arrangement having a pump outlet for supplying ink to the print head from a supply tank through a print head supply line. A closed container communicates with the pump outlet and the print head for holding ...


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James D McCann, Michael J Piatt, Theodore F Williams: Ink supply cartridge and cooperative ink circulation system of continuous ink jet printer. Eastman Kodak Company, John D Husser, August 19, 1986: US04607261 (39 worldwide citation)

An ink cartridge constructed for insertion into a continuous ink jet printer, includes a reservoir for containing an ink supply, an outlet for coupling the ink reservoir to a printer supply line, cartridge venturi elements having (i) a restriction region, (ii) an expansion region and (iii) an inlet ...


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James D McCann, Michael J Piatt, Theodore F Williams: Ink jet printing apparatus with orifice array cleaning system. Eastman Kodak Company, John D Husser, May 27, 1986: US04591873 (30 worldwide citation)

A cleaning system for ink jet printing orifices includes cooperative elements which provide varying pressure differentials across the orifice plate that oscillate ink into and out of the orifices. In one embodiment the pressure differentials are implemented by varying the impedance to ink cross-flow ...


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James D McCann: Glass assembly. Pilkington Brothers, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, April 15, 1986: US04581868 (26 worldwide citation)

A glass assembly for forming a wall or roof-light, comprises a planar array of sealed multiple glazing units which are secured to supporting members by mechanical fixings which pass through the outer glass sheets of the units outside the seals of the units. The outer glass sheets are sealed edge-to- ...


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James D McCann, Russell L Bartley, Randy D Vandagriff, Randal L Mullins: Four inch fluid system. Scitex Digital Printing, Barbara Joan Haushalter, February 28, 1995: US05394177 (25 worldwide citation)

A fluid system is usable with a four inch print head of a continuous ink jet printer. The fluid system controls all critical ink jet functions. The fluid functions electronically feedback-controlled by the fluid system include pressure control at the print head. The fluid system also controls ink te ...


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James D McCann, David F Tunmore: Printer architecture. Scitex Digital Printing, Barbara Joan Haushalter, December 21, 1999: US06003988 (23 worldwide citation)

An electronic printing system comprises a substrate supply for supplying a substrate along a paper path configured in an arc. The substrate is controllably transported through the electronic printing system past a plurality of printheads. The printheads are arranged above the paper path, in an arc c ...


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James D McCann, Lawrence R Young, John M Brandon: Simplified multicolor fluid system for continuous ink jet printer. Eastman Kodak Company, John D Husser, October 17, 1989: US04875055 (11 worldwide citation)

An improved construction for a continuous ink jet printing system of the kind having a chamber for receiving a plurality of ink cartridges, a plurality of ink supply sub-systems for delivering ink from the cartridges to respective print heads and a plurality of ink return sub-systems for returning i ...


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James D McCann, Daniel J DeVivo, Jeffrey S Trapp: System and method for controlling ink concentration using a refractometer. Eastman Kodak Company, The Buskop Law Group P C, May 22, 2007: US07221440 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to ink output in ink jet printing systems. A refractometer is used to control the concentration of inks used in continuous ink jet printers. A concentration detector measures the total amount of light reflected from a surface. Changes in the ink cause a definite change ...


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Allan F Sowinski, Wayne L Cook, Joel D Coomer, James D McCann, Mihaela L Madaras, Hwei Ling Yau: Continuous ink jet ink compositions. Eastman Kodak Company, Andrew J Anderson, May 8, 2012: US08173215 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to continuous ink jet printing of an aqueous pigmented ink composition recycled from a main ink supply reservoir, employing a printer with a fluid delivery system capable of measuring the ink electrical resistivity, and providing needed quantities of either vehicle replenisher ...