At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
Numerical control device for machine tool
A numerical control device for a machine tool includes: a timing calculation unit configured to calculate a start timing of a post-reverse movement command by...
Waveform display device provided with search function according to set
A waveform display device displaying by a waveform a time series of physical quantity data in a machine tool having a servo motor controlled by a numerical...
Modularized self-addressing apparatus and method
A method performed by a control unit in an array of multiple self-addressable control units arranged in at least two dimensions involves obtaining information...
Actuator control apparatus
An actuator control apparatus includes an analog-digital conversion circuit, a servo circuit, a sampling circuit, and a driving circuit. The analog-digital...
Structure and behavior of a building automation system
A system for automating a building has an object describing a building section and at least one object describing an automation function and a functional unit...
Actuator control method and actuator control device
In an actuator control method and an actuator control device, time optimal control is used, and a switching time at which an acceleration output is switched to...
Electronic device and method for adjusting fool-proofing functions of
operations using the electronic device
In a method for an electronic device to adjust fool-proofing functions of operations, an algorithm corresponding to each of the operations, and ranges for...
Electronic timepiece and movement
An electronic timepiece has a display device that displays display information, a drive mechanism that drives the display device, a crown that can perform a...
A wristwatch including a case including a band attachment section having an attachment hole, a band including a coupling hole in one end portion located...
Acoustic radiating membrane arrangement for a striking watch
There is provided an acoustic radiating membrane arrangement for a striking or musical watch. The arrangement includes a first membrane arranged superposed on a...
Power reserve indicator for a timepiece
Timepiece power reserve indicator for the display of the power reserve indication of a plurality of energy accumulators each including one indicator cooperating...
High frequency piezoelectric crystal composites, devices, and methods for
manufacturing the same
The present invention generally relates to high frequency piezoelectric crystal composites, devices, and method for manufacturing the same. In adaptive...
Laminated body having hologram
A card 1 includes: a card substrate 10; a transparent hologram layer 20 on a part of the substrate 10; and a surface layer 30 comprising a print layer 40 on the...
Image forming apparatus including secondary transfer unit and fixing
section disposed on printing paper...
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including: a printing paper transport path in which printing paper is transported; a secondary transfer unit and a...
Duct and image forming apparatus using the same
A duct includes a suction port being connected to a first separate duct from a first direction, an exhaust port being connected to a second separate duct from...
Image forming apparatus incorporating image forming device and cooling
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, an image forming device provided in the apparatus body and forming an image on a surface of a recording...
Process cartridge and image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a main assembly and a process cartridge. The process cartridge is detachably mountable to the main assembly and includes a...
Image forming apparatus including processes executed after image formation
and before cartridge removal
An image forming apparatus includes a cartridge detachably attachable to the image forming apparatus, the cartridge including an image bearing member and a...
Positioning features and electrical contacts for a replaceable unit of an
electrophotographic image forming device
A photoconductor unit for an electrophotographic image forming device according to one example embodiment includes a housing having a first end wall positioned...
Positional control features of a replaceable unit for an
electrophotographic image forming device
A replaceable unit for an electrophotographic image forming device according to one example embodiment includes an elongated body extending along a lengthwise...
Process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A process cartridge is detachably mountable to a main assembly of an electrophotographic image forming apparatus. The cartridge includes an electrophotographic...
Housing structure, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A housing structure includes: a housing configured to house therein components for use by an image forming apparatus and having an opening; a cover member...
Image forming unit, image forming apparatus, and cleaning device
An image forming unit includes an image carrying body, a plate-shaped cleaning member, and a powder of a fatty acid metal salt. The image carrying body is...
Cleaning device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A cleaning device includes a cleaner, a casing, and an exit seal. The cleaner is configured to remove toner from a cleaning target. The casing accommodates the...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and storage medium
An image forming apparatus includes a measurement unit configured to measure a density of an image that an image forming unit forms, an acquisition unit...
The provided is an electrographic type label printer to properly supply a roll paper to the printer, having a transfer portion of a toner image, a fixing...
Systems for configuring settings of an electronic device for customization
A system for customizing settings of an electronic device includes a replaceable component having an optical member for receiving optical energy. The optical...
Electric power supply device and image forming apparatus
An electric power supply device for supplying electric power to a load, the electric power supply device includes a first relay connected with a live line of an...
In a fixing device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a projection portion projected in a direction opposite to a direction biased...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus comprising a multilayered twill
fabric slide sheet
A fixing device includes an endless belt rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a nip formation pad disposed opposite an inner circumferential...
Heater and image heating apparatus, the heater having heat generating
portions disposed offset from a center...
A heater includes a substrate, a first electrical contact, second electrical contacts, first electrode portions and second electrode portions, heat generating...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a cylindrical heat roller; a plurality of heaters disposed inside the heat roller, extending along a longitudinal axis of the heat...
Fixing device including an induction heating unit with ducting for
airflow, and image forming apparatus...
A fixing device includes a rotatable fixing member, a pressing member to contact the fixing member with pressure to form a nip between the pressing member and...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same
The fixing device includes an abutting member and an urging member. The abutting member is provided on a sheet conveyance path between a fixing roller pair and...
Image forming apparatus having image forming units that vary pressure
against developer image carrier
An image forming apparatus includes a developer image carrier, first and second image forming units and first and second transfer parts that are arranged...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer, a nip forming device, a contact-and-separation device, a thickness information retrieving device, and a...
Intermediate transfer belt with elastic layer formed on base layer and
image forming apparatus including same
To provide an intermediate transfer belt having a high ability to transfer images to recording media with irregular surface, and an image forming apparatus...
Replaceable unit for an image forming device having magnets of varying
angular offset for toner level sensing
A replaceable unit for an electrophotographic image forming device according to one example embodiment includes a housing having a reservoir for storing toner....
Developing apparatus and image forming apparatus having a conveying member
with multiple screw portions
A developing apparatus includes a developer bearing member, a first conveying member disposed in a supplying chamber, a second conveying member disposed in a...
Development device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A development device in which there is a lubricant opposite in polarity to a developer in a surface region of a developer bearing member contacting an image...
Developing device, assembly, and image forming apparatus
Provided is a developing device including a rotating member that faces a formation target member on which a toner image is formed, is rotated around a rotation...
Image forming apparatus that calculates toner concentration in developer
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a developing roller, and a control unit. The image carrier has a surface on which an electrostatic latent...
Image forming apparatus with photoconductor drum preservation
An image forming apparatus that adjusts the electric current supplied from a second transfer member to suppress acceleration of abrasion of a photoconductor...
Electrostatic latent image developing toner, method for manufacturing
electrostatic latent image developing...
An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles. Each toner particle includes a toner core containing a binder resin, a shell layer...
Reversibly allochroic toner, method of producing the same, toner
cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A reversibly allochroic toner contains a binder resin and a colorant. The colorant reversibly switches between first and second color states in response to...
Toner, developer using the toner, image forming apparatus
A toner including at least a crystalline resin as a binder resin, wherein a tetrahydrofuran soluble content of the toner includes 5.0% or more as a peak area of...
Carrier, two-component developer, supplemental developer, image forming
method, process cartridge and image...
There is provided a carrier including magnetic core particles; and a coating layer on a surface of each of the magnetic core particles, wherein the coating...
Toner formulations having improved toner usage efficiency and method to
make the same
A toner composition and a method of making a toner composition wherein toner particles having an average size in the range of 1-25 .mu.m may be mixed with large...
Electrophotographic photosensitive member, method for producing
electrophotographic photosensitive member,...
An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a support and a photosensitive layer on the support, and the photosensitive layer contains a...
Method for measuring and calibrating centroid of coarse stage of
A method for measuring and calibrating a centroid of a coarse stage of a photolithography tool by means of measuring an offset of the centroid relative to a...