Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Image forming apparatus and image forming method










Image Number 8 for United States Patent #8121508.

The image forming apparatus includes: an image former which, upon receiving a first instruction, feeds a sheet and performs an image forming operation to form an image on the sheet; a fixing part which (i) secures a fixing nip by bringing outer circumferential surfaces of first and second rotating bodies into contact with each other, (ii) upon receiving a second instruction, heats the first and second rotating bodies until a temperature thereof reaches a target temperature, and (iii) thermally fixes the image onto the sheet passing through the fixing nip; and a determiner which determines output timings of the first and second instructions such that a timing at which a leading end, in a sheet convey direction, of the image formed on the sheet reaches the fixing nip and a timing at which the temperature of the first and second rotating bodies reaches the target temperature match each other.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Sensor packages and method of packaging dies of differing sizes
Hand sign
Food-grade flour from dry fractionated corn germ and collet composition and method for producing same
Multiple carrier compression scheme
Roll of continuous web of optical film laminate and production method therefor
Chair
Biomarkers of gastric cancer and use thereof
  Randomly Featured Patents
Shelf assembly
Lap top computer
Method and apparatus for analyzing contaminants in aqueous humor
Vascular X-ray probe
Curable fluoropolyether rubber composition
Alignment guides for use in computer assisted orthopedic surgery to prepare a bone element for an implant
Circuit protection device
Apparatus for monitoring gas concentrations
Method and apparatus for subsection analysis using computed tomography
Electronic circuit and method of production thereof