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US-9,046,872 Cooling device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A cooling device includes a cooling member to cool a recording material. The cooling member includes a cooling surface member, a heat exchanging member, and a...
US-9,046,865 Cleaner, image forming apparatus using the cleaner, and voltage setting device
A cleaner includes at least two cleaning brush members to electrostatically remove toner on an object; a memory; a voltage applicator to apply a voltage to the...
US-9,046,864 Cleaning blade, and image forming apparatus using same and process cartridge
Provided is a cleaning blade formed of an elastic blade and configured to abut on the surface of a cleaning target member, which allows a leading end edge...
US-9,046,863 Image forming apparatus, and image forming method
An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor; a charger to charge a surface of the photoreceptor; a circulating...
US-9,046,858 Cooling device and image forming apparatus including same
A recording-material cooling device includes a first cooling member, a second cooling member, an approach-and-separation member, and a positioning member. The...
US-9,046,853 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a primary transfer bias adjuster to adjust, in a second mode, a primary transfer bias by a correction amount in accordance...
US-9,046,852 Method for determining abnormality of temperature sensor and image forming apparatus using the same
A method for determining abnormality of a temperature sensor and the image forming apparatus, the method comprises: detecting an actual temperature of a fixing...
US-9,046,850 Image forming apparatus capable of reducing image density irregularity
In an image forming apparatus, a first controller forms a first image pattern on an image bearer and determines a first image formation condition based on a...
US-9,046,849 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and display method
An information processing apparatus includes: a total amount control unit that applies a total amount controlling process to perform correction such that a sum...
US-9,046,843 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body and a pressing rotary body disposed opposite the fixing rotary body. A pivotable pressurization member contacts...
US-9,046,841 Gloss applicator and image forming apparatus including same
A gloss applicator includes a heater member to be heated by a heat source; an endless belt to rotate while being heated by the heater member; a pressure member...
US-9,046,839 Fixing device including a heat shield and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation, a heater disposed opposite the fixing rotator to heat the fixing...
US-9,046,838 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body and a heater disposed opposite the fixing rotary body. A heat shield is movable in a circumferential direction of...
US-9,046,837 Fixing device and method, and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a heater to generate heat based on soft-start control. The heater is supplied with power using different power-turn-on-duty control...
US-9,046,833 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device included in an image forming apparatus includes a fixing rotary body, a heater disposed opposite the fixing rotary body, an opposed body...
US-9,046,832 Fixing device having heat shielding device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes an endless belt formed into a loop and rotatable in a given direction of rotation. An opposed rotary body contacts the endless belt to...
US-9,046,830 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable image bearing member, a nip forming member, and a power source. The rotatable image bearing member bears a toner...
US-9,046,821 Development device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A developing device to develop with two-component developer an electrostatic latent image includes a developer bearer to carry thereon developer supplied to the...
US-9,046,808 Surface emitting laser array and image forming apparatus
A surface emitting laser array includes a light emitting unit having a lower reflection mirror, a resonator structure including an active layer, and an upper...
US-9,046,742 Camera, control apparatus for cam drive mechanism and control method for cam drive mechanism
A camera having a mirror drive mechanism, for rotating a movable mirror, includes a slider supported on a side of the movable mirror to be linearly movable in a...
US-9,046,674 Magnification optical system
A magnification optical system forms an enlarged image of an object. It includes a refractive optical system including a plurality of lens groups; and a mirror...
US-9,046,622 Image forming apparatus
An optical sensor, which can be included in an image forming apparatus, includes a detecting portion disposed facing a detection target and configured to detect...
US-9,046,163 Transmission device, driving assembly including the transmission device, and image forming apparatus including...
A transmission device includes a rotatable shaft, a first transmission member, and a second transmission member. The first transmission member includes a first...
US-9,045,659 Inkjet recording ink and inkjet recording device using the same
An inkjet recording ink, which contains: carbon black; a surfactant; water; a water-soluble organic solvent; and particles formed of an anionic self-emulsifying...
US-9,045,310 Sheet processing apparatus, image forming system, and method of enhancing folding of sheet bundle
A sheet processing apparatus includes: a folding unit that folds a sheet bundle; a pressing unit that presses a fold part of the sheet bundle, which has been...
US-9,045,308 Sheet processing apparatus and image forming system
A sheet processing apparatus includes an overlap conveying unit that conveys two or more sheets in an overlapping manner; a stacking unit that stacks therein...
US-9,045,305 Image forming system and sheet conveyance method
An n image forming system includes an image forming apparatus, a sheet processing apparatus including a post-processing unit to perform post-processing of...
US-9,045,296 Conveying device and image forming apparatus
A conveying device includes a pair of first nipping rollers configured to be movable in a width direction while nipping a recording medium and rotate to convey...
US-9,044,982 Cooling device and image forming apparatus
A cooling device includes a rotatable belt extended by a plurality of extending members that transfers a sheet in contact with the surface of the belt, and a...
US-9,044,963 Laser drawing control apparatus, laser drawing apparatus, method of controlling laser drawing apparatus and...
Disclosed is a laser drawing control apparatus for thawing an image on an object by a laser light, including an end point shifting unit (1102) that obtains a...
US-9,044,946 Droplet discharge head and image forming apparatus including same
A droplet discharge head includes a nozzle substrate containing a plurality of nozzles to discharge droplets; a channel substrate to form a plurality of...
US-9,044,940 Inkjet printing apparatus
An inkjet printing apparatus for printing images on printing paper by discharging ink while moving inkjet heads and the printing paper relative to each other....
US-9,044,915 Sheet processing device and image forming system
A saddle stitching binding device includes an additional folding roller unit that presses a fold line portion of a folded sheet bundle and performs additional...
US-D730,980 Printer
US-9,043,399 Transmission management system and transmission system
A disclosed transmission management system includes a receiver unit to receive alteration information for altering a communication status of a first...
US-9,043,219 Automatic and semi-automatic selection of service or processing providers
A system and method for automatic or semi-automatic selection of service or processing providers is disclosed. In one embodiment of the present invention allows...
US-9,042,802 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: an image bearing member; a charger; an irradiator; a development device having an accommodation unit to accommodate toner...
US-9,042,799 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a rotary endless fixing belt; a nip forming member disposed in an interior of the fixing belt; a rotary opposed member to contact the...
US-9,042,784 Rotating-body driving device and image forming apparatus
A rotating-body driving device that includes a rotating body; a driving source; a reduction gear that includes an output shaft and a gear rotating at a...
US-9,042,779 Transfer belt device and image forming apparatus including the same
An image forming apparatus includes a housing and a transfer unit. The transfer unit detachably attachable relative to the housing includes a drive roller, a...
US-9,042,778 Powder refilling device, process cartridge and image including same, and powder refilling method
A powder refilling device includes a refill powder chamber to accommodate a powder bag containing powder, an opener to open the powder bag inside the refill...
US-9,042,766 Cooling device and image forming apparatus including same
A cooling device including a heat pipe to cool a sheet, a radiator provided to an end of the heat pipe, and a duct accommodating the radiator and having a...
US-9,042,761 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device capable of shifting to a sleep state includes a heat source; a rotatable fixing member that is partly heated by the heat source to heat an...
US-9,042,748 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a latent image carrier to carry a latent image on a surface thereof, a developing device to develop the latent image with...
US-9,042,745 Developer amount detector, image forming apparatus incorporating same, and positioning structure for...
A developer amount detector for detecting an amount of developer contained in a unit removably installable in an image forming apparatus, including optical...
US-9,042,675 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium which corrects an...
An image processing apparatus includes an image acquiring unit that acquires an image; an information acquiring unit that acquires image information indicative...
US-9,042,658 Image processing device and pixel interpolation method
An image processing device that generates a pixel value of a pixel and interpolates the pixel with the pixel value, the image processing device including: a...
US-9,041,997 Electro-chromic display element, display apparatus, and driving method
An electro-chromic display element includes a display electrode 1 provided on a display substrate 1b an electro-chromic layer 3 provided on the display...
US-9,041,976 Server device, association process flow determining method, and image processing system
A server device includes an external device information managing unit which manages external device information regarding plural external devices, and an...
US-9,041,974 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, an image forming unit to form a multi-gradation image on the image carrier, a density detector to detect...
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