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Eiji Ochiai, Shigeki Tsukahara, Makoto Hamaguchi, Naoki Date: Developing apparatus. Kyocera Corporation, Loeb & Loeb, February 1, 2000: US06021295 (10 worldwide citation)

A developing apparatus employing a three-pole stationary magnetic roller for use with a uni-component magnetic developer or toner. The apparatus includes a rotational sleeve which accommodates the stationary roller, a mixer disposed in a toner vessel for stirring the toner, and a toner layer thickne ...


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Shinki Miyaji, Shigeki Tsukahara: Image forming apparatus with bias applying device for applying a charging bias to a charging roller and with a bias corrector. Kyocera Mita Corporation, Gerald E Hespos, Michael J Porco, January 31, 2012: US08107839 (3 worldwide citation)

A bias corrector conducts a first bias correction calculation by performing first through third calculations. The first calculation compares a stored target charging current value to a first charging current value detected when a first charging bias was applied by a bias applying device. The second ...


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Yasuo Nishiguchi, Yoshio Ozawa, Susumu Kikuchi, Hisashi Mukataka, Shigeki Tsukahara, Shinji Yamane: Granular charging agent and charging method and image forming method using the same. Kyocera Corporation, Loeb & Loeb, September 14, 1999: US05952101 (3 worldwide citation)

A granular charging agent capable of injecting the electric charge into a material to charge the surface of the material when coming in contact with the material with the application of a voltage to the charging agent, comprising magnetic particles which comprise electroconductive magnetic particles ...


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Ai Takagami, Yosuke Saito, Shigeki Tsukahara, Masaki Kadota: Image forming apparatus. KYOCERA Document Solutions, Studebaker & Brackett PC, May 31, 2016: US09354584 (1 worldwide citation)

An image forming apparatus (100) forms an image on a recording medium. The image forming apparatus (100) includes image forming units (110). Of the image forming units (110), one or more image forming units are intermediate image forming units, and one or more image forming units adjacent to a side ...


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Shigeki Tsukahara, Takahiko Murata, Ai Takagami, Koichi Hayashi, Nobuyuki Hayashi, Yosuke Saito, Maki Ike, Masaki Kadota: Image forming apparatus. KYOCERA Document Solutions, Stein IP, April 7, 2015: US09002232 (1 worldwide citation)

An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a conductive member, a bias application device, and a control portion. The image bearing member has a photosensitive layer formed on an outer peripheral surface thereof. The conductive member is disposed so as to make contact with an inner ...


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Koichi Hayashi, Shigeki Tsukahara, Masaki Kadota: Image forming apparatus. KYOCERA Document Solutions, Studebaker & Brackett PC, February 10, 2015: US08953971

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a charge roller, a cleaning brush and a distance changing mechanism. The charge roller includes a surface having protrusions and depressions and to electrically charge the image carrier. The cleaning brush includes a brush part cleaning the surfa ...


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Masaki Kadota, Shigeki Tsukahara, Koichi Hayashi: Cleaning device, image carrier unit, and image forming apparatus. Kyocera Document Solutions, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 24, 2015: US08989646

A cleaning device includes a rotary member, a sheet member, and a toner conveying member. The rotary member is held in contact with a cylindrical surface of an image carrier above a rotation axis of the image carrier. The sheet member is in contact at a distal end thereof with the cylindrical surfac ...


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Takahiko Murata, Shigeki Tsukahara, Ai Takagami, Koichi Hayashi, Nobuyuki Hayashi, Yosuke Saito, Maki Ike, Masaki Kadota: Image forming apparatus including moisture removal mechansism for removing mositure on surface of photosensitive drum. KYOCERA Document Solutions, Stein IP, March 15, 2016: US09285720

An image forming apparatus has an image carrying body, a first electrically conductive member, a bias application device, and a controller. The first electrically conductive member makes contact with the photosensitive layer of the image carrying body The bias application device applies a bias conta ...


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Yosuke Saito, Shigeki Tsukahara, Ai Takagami, Masaki Kadota: Image forming apparatus. KYOCERA Document Solutions, Studebaker & Brackett PC, November 1, 2016: US09483009

An image forming apparatus (100) forms an image on a recording medium. The image forming apparatus (100) includes a substrate (161), a photosensitive drum (120), a heating element (163) that heats the photosensitive drum (120), a light emitting element (162) that performs static elimination on the p ...


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Kouichi Hayashi, Shigeki Tsukahara: Cleaning device having magnetic brush roller and image forming apparatus provided therewith. Kyocera Document Solutions, Smith Gambrell & Russell, April 1, 2014: US08688024

A cleaning device of an image forming apparatus includes: a magnetic brush roller rubbing a surface of a photosensitive drum by a magnetic brush formed of a toner and carriers; a cleaning blade removing the toner remaining on a photosensitive drum; a toner concentration initialization control part, ...