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Lubricant applicator, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A lubricant applicator includes a lubricant, a supply member contactable against the lubricant to supply the lubricant to a target, and a lubricant gauge to...
Recording medium placement device and image forming apparatus
A recording medium placement device includes a placement unit in which a recording medium is placed; a guide member provided along an edge of the recording...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body, an opposed member opposing the fixing rotary body to form a nipping portion, and a heater to heat the fixing...
Image forming apparatus and transfer bias application device therein
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a transfer member disposed facing the image bearing member to form a transfer region therebetween,...
Developing device, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and image
A developing device includes a developing roller including a base and a surface layer formed on the base, the surface layer including a polyurethane resin...
Toner container, image forming apparatus including same, and connecting
structure for connecting toner...
A toner container includes a cylindrical container body, a cap having a toner outlet, and a shutter. The cap includes a primary positioning primary positioning...
Charging device, image forming apparatus, and computer program product
An charging device includes: capacitors connected in series; a charging unit that charges the capacitors; bypass units, each respectively connects in parallel...
Image forming apparatus including a downsized image carrier of an
additional color therein
An image forming apparatus includes image carriers for four fundamental colors of black, cyan, magenta, and yellow, and for an auxiliary color, and three...
Electrophotographic photoreceptor, image forming apparatus and process
An electrophotographic photoreceptor, including an electroconductive substrate; a photosensitive layer overlying the electroconductive substrate; and a surface...
Recording medium and image recording set
A recording medium includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and an image recording layer with insulating properties provided between the first substrate...
Superwide-angle lens system
A superwide-angle lens system includes a positive front lens group and a negative rear lens group, in that order from the object side, wherein the negative rear...
Illumination light generation apparatus
An illumination light generation apparatus includes a light source unit and an emission unit. The light source unit includes first and second light source...
Driving device and image forming apparatus including the driving device
A driving device includes a drive source, a planetary gear decelerator, a drive-target shaft, a rotation speed detector, and a sensor mount. The planetary gear...
Active energy ray curing type composition, container that accommodates
composition, inkjet discharging device...
An active energy ray curing type composition contains (meth)acrylic acid ester; and polyether-modified polysiloxane, wherein (meth)acrylic acid ester comprises...
Photopolymerizable inkjet ink, ink cartridge, photopolymerizable
composition, and coated matter
A photopolymerizable composition includes diethyleneglycol dimethacrylate, 1-hydroxy-cyclohexyl-phenyl-ketone, ...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
Provided is an image forming apparatus, including: a pretreatment unit configured to bring a surface of a recording medium into contact with plasma; and an...
Ink jet recording apparatus and control method, configured to detect
An ink jet recording apparatus includes: a container to store ink; a detector to detect a remaining ink amount; a liquid feeding unit to supply the ink to the...
Liquid ejection head and image forming device
A liquid ejection head includes a plurality of nozzles to eject liquid drops; a plurality of individual liquid chambers communicating with the plurality of...
Liquid discharge head and image forming apparatus
A liquid discharge head includes nozzles configured to discharge liquid droplets; individual flow paths to which the nozzles are connected; a liquid injection...
Droplet ejection device and image forming apparatus including the droplet
A droplet ejection device includes a recording head having a nozzle face with nozzles to eject droplets, a maintenance assembly including a cap to seal the...
Control circuit and control method thereof, liquid droplet ejection head
and image forming apparatus
A control circuit is disposed in which an analog switch is built, an ON/OFF-timing of the analog switch can be controlled, and mask-patterns can be set, which...
Image capturing device, color measuring device, color measuring system,
image forming apparatus, and color...
An image capturing device includes a sensor unit that captures a predetermined range including a subject; a reference chart that is captured by the sensor unit...
Imaging device, image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and
image reading method
An imaging device includes photoelectric conversion elements arranged unidirectionally for each color of light to be received, and performing photoelectric...
Network controller, method, and medium
The present invention provides a novel network controller that does not need extensive development resources to add and expand functions of a communications...
Methods and apparatuses for publication of unconsciously captured
Methods and apparatuses for searching unconsciously captured documents and publishing the results are disclosed. Documents processed by one or more networked...
Fixing device having a fuser pad of varying thickness and image forming
apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a rotatable, flexible fuser belt, a fuser pad, and a pressure member. The rotatable, flexible fuser belt is looped into a generally...
Image forming method and apparatus configured to correct image gradation
An image forming apparatus is disclosed that corrects a gradation of an image to be formed by detecting a gradation pattern. The image forming apparatus...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a plurality of developing devices, a transfer device, a moving device, a color drift detector, a...
Fixing device including a reflector and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a nip formation assembly contacting an inner circumferential...
Fixing control device, fixing control method, and image forming apparatus
A fixing control device includes an image detection unit that determines presence of an image in each of areas obtained by division of an image formation region...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device, including a fixing member; an opposing member contacting the fixing member to form a fixing nip; plural separation assisting members; a contact...
Powder storage container and image forming apparatus in which a gripping
part includes a powder loading port...
A powder storage container capable of preventing erroneous opening of a powder loading port. The powder storage container includes a powder storage part...
Developing device and image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a latent image carrier carrying a latent image, a developing device visualizing the latent image utilizing a two-component...
Reducing toner adhesion to a development device of an image forming
An image forming apparatus includes a latent image forming device that forms a latent image, a latent image carrier that carries the latent image, a development...
Optical deflector, optical scanning apparatus, and image forming apparatus
An optical deflector including a rotary member supported by a bearing shaft and rotatively driven by a motor for deflecting a plurality of laser beams separated...
Toner, printed material, method of preparing printed material and image
forming apparatus having varnish...
A toner including a petroleum wax, wherein the petroleum wax comprises a paraffin wax having a polarity.
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
Provided is an optical scanning device including: a plurality of light sources; an optical deflector that includes reflection surfaces that deflect different...
Reflection type optical sensor and image generation apparatus
A reflection type optical sensor that detect a surface condition of a moving body and that is used for an image generation apparatus which forms images on a...
Image projecting apparatus, image projecting method, and medium
An image projecting apparatus that includes an illumination measuring unit that measures illumination of light illuminated on a side of the image projecting...
Liquid cartridge and image forming apparatus with same
A liquid cartridge detachably attached to an image forming apparatus to supply liquid to image forming apparatus. The liquid cartridge includes a cartridge case...
Display panel with a computer icon
An imaging device determines an in-focus position by contrast autofocus. The device includes a first optical system including a first lens and a first image...
Sheet loading device, image reading device, and image forming apparatus
A sheet loading device including a document feeder, an image reading unit, an image forming, a discharge member, and a combined tray. The combined tray...
Web service provision system, server device, and method
A web application server includes a user information management unit that manages user IDs and attributes such that each of the user IDs is associated with...
Heater substrate, alkali metal cell unit and atomic oscillator
A heater substrate for heating an alkali metal cell including an alkali metal includes a first heater wiring formed in a region surrounding an alkali metal...
Field-effect transistor, display element, image display device, and system
A field-effect transistor, which contains: a gate electrode configured to apply gate voltage; a source electrode and a drain electrode, which are configured to...
Non-aqueous electrolyte storage element
To provide a non-aqueous electrolyte storage element, including: a positive electrode which includes a positive-electrode active material capable of...
Image forming apparatus and power supply control system
An image forming apparatus includes a reception part that receives, from a request part connected via a network, a power supply stop request that designates at...
Information processing device, method, and program product generating a
third object having higher display...
An information processing device includes a receiving unit, a first identifying unit, and a generation unit. The receiving unit receives specified position...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus that forms an image according to light emitted from a light source is provided. The image forming apparatus includes: a first image...