|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 38 인용 특허 : 11|
The present application is directed to cartridges for use with an image forming device. The cartridge includes a body with an interior reservoir sized to contain toner, and an outlet to move the toner to the image forming device. A shutter is rotatably connected to the body and movable between a closed orientation to prevent toner from passing from the cartridge and into the image forming device, and an open orientation to allow toner to pass. A biasing mechanism is operatively connected to the shutter and the body of the cartridge. The biasing mechanism...
What is claimed is: 1. A toner cartridge for use with an image forming device comprising: a body forming an enclosed reservoir to contain toner and an outlet in communication with the reservoir, the outlet including a substantially cylindrical first wall with a first opening extending through the first wall; a cylindrical shutter sized to fit within the outlet, the shutter including a substantially cylindrical second wall and a second opening extending through the second wall; and a biasing mechanism attached to the body and the shutter to rotate the sh...