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Fixing device capable of enhancing durability of endless belt and image
forming apparatus incorporating the same
A fixing device includes an endless belt rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a nip formation assembly disposed opposite an inner...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device includes a rotary fixing member, a heater, a pressing member, a nip formation member, a reinforcement member, a sliding sheet, and a holding...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressing member, a heating unit, multiple sub-heaters disposed in the heating unit, a temperature sensor to detect a...
Image forming apparatus and method capable of improving fixing quality
In an image forming apparatus, multiple toners are superimposed, formed and layered, on a recording medium and a toner image is made. The toner that...
Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a pressing rotary body to press against a fixing rotary body. A pivotable pressure lever rotatably mounts the pressing rotary body. A...
Image forming apparatus that suppresses deterioration in image quality
An image forming apparatus includes: an image carrier; a transfer member arranged so as to face the image carrier; and a non-transferred toner adhesion unit...
Toner housing container and image forming apparatus
A toner housing container includes: a container body housing a toner; a conveying portion; a pipe receiving port; and an uplifting portion. Flow rate index of...
Charging device, image forming apparatus, and charging unit
A charging device includes a discharge electrode configured to charge a surface of an image carrier; a charging device body including an opening portion that is...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a recording medium storage unit that stores therein a recording medium; an image forming unit that is arranged above the...
Transfer device and image forming apparatus
A transfer device including an image carrier; a transfer member disposed facing the image carrier; a transfer electrical field generator including a...
Toner, and full-color image forming method and full-color image forming
apparatus using the toner
A toner including a binder resin, a colorant and a phenol multimer represented by the following General Formula (1): where R.sup.1 to R.sup.6, R.sup.11,...
Toner, development agent, and image forming apparatus
Toner contains a binder resin and a colorant, wherein the binder resin contains a resin having a polyhydroxy carboxylic acid skeleton, wherein the toner has a...
Toner, developer, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A toner, including: a binder resin; releasing agent-encapsulating capsules; and a colorant, wherein the releasing agent-encapsulating capsules each include: a...
Method of preparing developer, developer for electrophotography, process
cartridge and image forming apparatus
A method of preparing a developer includes mixing a carrier and a powder with each other while falling with gravity.
A rotational joint is provided that comprises a first member, second member, rotational shaft member, rotational biasing member and stop ring. The first member...
Diaphragm control apparatus of interchangeable lens camera
A diaphragm control apparatus is provided with a controller. When a photographing lens is attached to a camera body and a power switch is turned from ON to OFF,...
Plastic optical element, mold for forming the plastic optical element,
light scanning device and image forming...
A plastic optical element being configured to collect and scan a beam emitted from at least one light source section, and including a transfer surface which...
Inkjet ink, ink cartridge, inkjet recording device, and inkjet printed
Inkjet ink contains a pigment, a hydrosoluble solvent, and water, wherein the pigment is represented by the following chemical formula 1 and has a CuK.alpha....
Photopolymerizable composition, photopolymerizable ink jet ink, ink
cartridge, and coated matter
A photopolymerizable composition includes diethyleneglycol dimethacrylate and methacrylic acid ester having a phosphoric group.
Dancer roller apparatus
A dancer roller apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a dancer roller; a drive motor; and a dancer roller position changing unit, wherein the dancer...
Sheet feeder and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet feeder, which is incorporated in an image forming apparatus, includes a sheet container, a sheet conveying member disposed facing a sheet stack that...
Liquid supplying device, droplet discharge device, and image forming
A liquid supplying device includes a liquid container detachably mountable to the container mount portion, a liquid supply channel to communicate with both the...
Portion of a powder container
Projection optical system, magnification projection optical system,
magnification projection apparatus, and...
In a projection optical system for use in an image projection apparatus illuminating an image display panel forming an image in accordance with a modulating...
Calibration device, range-finding system including the calibration device
and stereo camera, and vehicle...
A calibration device for calibrating ranges obtained by a range-finding system includes an image acquisition unit to receive inputs of two reference images...
Image-stabilization apparatus and camera
An image-stabilization apparatus is provided that includes an image stabilizer and a status-determining processor. The image stabilizer counterbalances a camera...
Card authentication for OAuth supported cloud services on a multi-function
Techniques are described for providing an MFP device with access to external Web services. According to embodiments, an MFP Web application receives a...
Image forming apparatus, image formation supporting system, and image
formation supporting method which...
When an initial communication program is started, a handheld device searches for image forming apparatuses within its communicable range. Then, upon receiving a...
Image testing apparatus, image forming apparatus and computer readable
information recording medium
An image testing apparatus compares output image data of an image which has been output onto a recording medium and original image data which has been read from...
Trimming circuit, power supply including trimming circuit, and trimming
A trimming circuit, installed in a semiconductor integrated circuit that has multiple different target values, the trimming circuit to adjusts circuit...
System, method, and terminal device for providing multiple services by
using one or more electronic devices
A system for providing multiple services by using one or more electronic devices connected to the system includes a data processing apparatus, a portable...
Apparatus cooperation system, image forming apparatus, and function
An apparatus cooperation system including first and second apparatuses connected via a network to share a function, the first apparatus including a first...
Cleaning blade, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A cleaning blade includes an elastic member configured to come into contact with a surface of a member to be cleaned and remove residual matter adhering to the...
Cleaner and image forming apparatus
A cleaner includes a rectangle elastic blade contacting a surface-moving object in a counter direction to remove an extraneous matter adhering to the surface of...
Lubricant supplying device, image forming apparatus and process cartridge
A lubricant supplying device used with a solid lubricant, includes a supplying member to supply lubricant taken from the solid lubricant to an object to be...
Fixing device and image forming device
When calculating an actual turn-on duty based on a required duty according to a feedback control, the actual turn-on duty is corrected using a correction table...
Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator heated by a heater and a pressing rotator pressed against the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween,...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive member, a charging device, an exposure device, a development device, a transfer device, a first driving...
Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A toner cartridge includes a toner container to store toner and two rotary agitation members to rotate to agitate toner in the toner container. The toner...
Toner container and image forming apparatus with a mechanism to secure the
A toner container and system for mounting and/or securing the toner container includes a toner container having a toner dispensing hole, a shutter, a...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a controller and an imaging unit having a developing device to develop a latent image on a surface of a latent image carrier...
Powder container, powder supply device, and image forming apparatus
A powder container includes a powder chamber for containing powder for forming images, a powder outlet formed in a face of the powder container, and a shutter...
Electrostatic latent image forming method, electrostatic latent image
forming apparatus, and image forming...
An electrostatic latent image forming method for forming, on an image carrier, an electrostatic latent image that has a pattern where there are an irradiated...
Carrier for developing electrostatic latent image, and electrostatic
latent image developer
A carrier for developing electrostatic latent images includes a core material; and a covering layer formed of a resin comprising an electroconductive...
Photoreceptor, method for preparing photoreceptor, and image forming
apparatus and process cartridge using the...
In a photoreceptor including an electroconductive substrate; a photosensitive layer; and a protective layer, the protective layer includes a crosslinked resin...
Electronic device and method of electronic device for determining power
An electronic device includes a current source for applying current, a pull-up resistor or a pull-down resistor configured to be connected to one of a plurality...
Belt positioning system, multi-roller assembly and image forming apparatus
A belt positioning system for positioning a movable belt entrained about a plurality of generally parallel rollers for moving in a trans-axial direction...
Folded sheet pressing device, sheet processing apparatus, and image
A folded sheet pressing device including: a folded sheet pressing unit configured to enhance a folded edge of a sheet subjected to a folding process; and a...
Information processing apparatus, transmission system and program
An information processing apparatus, communicatively connectable to a first transmission terminal, and communicatively connectable with a second transmission...