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Loc V Bui, Donald R Titterington, James D Rise, C Wayne Jaeger, Jon C Mutton, Hue P Le: Imaging process. Tektronix, Ralph D Alessandro, February 14, 1995: US05389958 (289 worldwide citation)

A method and the apparatus for employing the method are disclosed whereby an intermediate transfer surface of a layer of sacrificial liquid is applied to a supporting surface and a phase change ink is deposited on the liquid layer. The inked image is then contact transferred to a final receiving sub ...


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Donald R Titterington, Jeffrey J Anderson, James D Rise, Wayne Jaeger: Substrates having a light-transmissive phase change ink printed thereon and methods for producing same. Tektronix, Jerome S Marger, John D Winkelman, Robert S Hulse, December 26, 1989: US04889761 (258 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a light-transmissive phase change ink printed substrate is described which comprises providing a substrate, and then printing on at least one surface of the substrate a predetermined pattern of a light-transmissive phase change ink which initially transmits light in a non-rect ...


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James D Rise: Dual roller apparatus for pressure fixing sheet material. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Ann W Speckman, March 23, 1993: US05195430 (189 worldwide citation)

A fixing and developing apparatus in which sheet material to be treated is passed through a high pressure nip defined by a pair of rollers. At least one of the rollers may have a composite construction. The composite roller includes an elongated tubular shell with a pressure applying external surfac ...


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Meade M Neal, Clark W Crawford, Barry D Reeves, James D Rise: Method and apparatus for controlling phase-change ink temperature during a transfer printing process. Tektronix, Ralph D Alessandro, Richard B Preiss, March 26, 1996: US05502476 (58 worldwide citation)

A phase-change ink transfer printing process and apparatus (10) applies a thin layer of a liquid forming an intermediate transfer surface (12) to a heated receiving surface, such as a drum (14). Then an ink-jet printhead (11) deposits a molten ink image (26) onto the heated drum where it cools to th ...


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Brent R Jones, Frederick T Mattern, Barry D Reeves, Timothy L Crawford, James D Rise: Feed guidance and identification for ink stick. Xerox Corporation, David J Arthur, April 20, 2004: US06722764 (53 worldwide citation)

An ink stick for use in a solid ink feed system of a phase change ink jet printer includes a three dimensional ink stick body that has a lateral center of gravity, a substantially horizontal perimeter, and opposed end surfaces. An ink stick guide element is formed in the bottom of the ink stick body ...


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Brent R Jones, Brently L Cooper, Randy C Karambelas, Larry E Hindman, Gerard H Rousseau, Clark W Crawford, James D Rise: Intermediate transfer surface application system. Tektronix, Ralph D Alessandro, William K Bucher, September 8, 1998: US05805191 (51 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are described for applying an intermediate transfer surface, in the form of a liquid layer, on a support surface as may be used in a phase change ink printing system. The apparatus includes an applicator assembly for distributing the liquid layer onto the support surface to p ...


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Brent R Jones, Frederick T Mattern, Barry D Reeves, Timothy L Crawford, James D Rise: Alignment feature for solid ink stick. Xerox Corporation, David J Arthur, June 29, 2004: US06755517 (43 worldwide citation)

An ink stick for use in a solid ink feed system of a phase change ink jet printer includes an ink stick body. Nesting elements are formed in the ink stick body for nesting the ink stick body with an adjacent ink stick body. One end surface of the ink stick body has a projecting nesting element, and ...


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William Y Pong, Richard G Chambers, James D Rise: Printer media path sensing apparatus. Tektronix, Ralph D Alessandro, April 8, 1997: US05619240 (42 worldwide citation)

A media sensing system monitors the movement of media along the media pathway (76) as a sheet of printing medium (56) is transported through the printer 50. The media sensing system permits a hand fed sheet of printing medium (56) to be detected by a sensor (302) and signal to be sent to inactivate ...


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Brent R Jones, Frederick T Mattern, Barry D Reeves, Timothy L Crawford, James D Rise: Feed guidance and identification for ink stick. Xerox Corporation, David J Arthur, January 17, 2006: US06986570 (41 worldwide citation)

An ink stick for a solid ink feed system of a phase change ink printer includes an ink stick body having an insertion perimeter, and a guide surface with a shaped guide element shaped to interact with an elongate shaped guide rail of the solid ink feed system. The ink stick insertion perimeter is in ...


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Ronald L Adams, Charles Bradford, Edward F Burke, Eldon P Hoffman, Rodney B Gilbert, James D Rise, Arthur C Van Horne: Ink jet printer architecture and method. Tektronix, Ralph D Alessandro, October 3, 1995: US05455604 (39 worldwide citation)

A printer accurately controls the passage of print media therethrough and maintains the print media taut as the print media passes through a printing zone while the media is printed by an ink jet printer. The print media sheet is preferably carried by a rotating drum in a first direction through the ...