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White toner for electrostatic charge image development, electrostatic
charge image developer, toner cartridge,...
A white toner for electrostatic charge image development is disclosed. The white toner for electrostatic charge image development includes a binder resin, a...
Electrophotographic photosensitive member
In an electrophotographic apparatus (e.g., a photocopier or laser printer), an electrophotographic photosensitive member (image-forming part) has a metal...
Process for producing gel-like abrasive material and gel-like abrasive
An abrasive that can impart a mirror finish, glossiness, or the like to a surface of a workpiece by blasting is provided. A crosslinked polyrotaxane compound...
Continuously variable transmission and control method thereof
The transmission controller changes the gear position of the subtransmission mechanism and varies the speed ratio of the variator in an opposite direction to a...
Sheet processing apparatus and cart
The sheet processing apparatus is provided with: an apparatus main body that performs processing for a sheet; a sheet stacker on which a sheet transported from...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms images on sheets; a stack portion on which the sheets with the images are stacked as a...
Load driving system and electric vehicle using the system
A motor driving system with a pair of units connected in series to form a DC power supply with an intermediate potential connection point, positive and negative...
Storage system, control unit, image forming apparatus, image forming
method, and computer readable medium
A storage system includes: N pieces of storages that stores electronic information, N being an integral number that is two or more; and a controller that...
Discussion support apparatus, discussion support method, and
A discussion support apparatus includes a holding unit, an accepting unit and a generating unit. The holding unit holds pieces of discussion state information...
Recording system, fee calculation device, and content distribution method
An information service system works to record or print out, at a fee, information contents downloaded from Web servers, information received from facsimiles and...
Unmoldability determination apparatus, computer readable medium, and
unmoldability determination method
An unmoldability determination apparatus includes: a normal line calculation unit that calculates a normal line extending from a point on the surfaces of a...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
The fixing device includes: a fixing member including a conductive layer capable of self-heating by electromagnetic induction; a drive unit rotationally driving...
Developing unit containing a reduction portion and image forming apparatus
using the developing unit
A developing unit including a retainer receiving portion for receiving a developer retainer, a first agitation portion adjacent to the retainer receiving...
Image forming apparatus having an image forming part and a detachable
developer recovery container
An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming apparatus main body; plural developer image forming parts provided in the image forming apparatus main...
Vertical cavity surface emitting laser,
vertical-cavity-surface-emitting-laser device, optical transmission
A vertical cavity surface emitting laser including a substrate, a first semiconductor multilayer film reflector formed on the substrate, an active region formed...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes; a chart data forming unit that forms density correcting chart data to be printed, in which reference density patterns and...
Printing system, printing method and printing apparatus
A printing system having an image reading apparatus and a printing apparatus which is network-connected or locally connected to the image reading apparatus, and...
Driving system for switching power supply to reduce switch noise and
A driving system for an electrical power conversion equipment includes a driving circuit for driving a switching device provided in the electrical power...
Electrostatic image developing carrier, electrostatic image developer,
process cartridge, image forming method,...
An electrostatic image developing carrier includes a ferrite particle that contains magnesium element in an amount of about 3.0 wt % or more and about 10.0 wt %...
White toner for electrostatic image development, electrostatic image
developing agent, toner cartridge, process...
The present invention provides a white toner for electrostatic image development, including a binder resin, a first white pigment and a second white pigment,...
Method and device for manufacturing bead
In a bead manufacturing method and bead manufacturing device, a former rotatably supported on a support base and pivotably holds opposite end portions of a...
Control apparatus for belt-type continuously-variable transmission
A belt continuously-variable transmission control apparatus includes: a belt continuously-variable transmission including; a primary pulley arranged to receive...
Liquid droplet ejection apparatus
A liquid droplet ejection apparatus comprising: a conveyor portion that conveys a recording medium to a liquid droplet ejection region by the rotational force...
Liquid droplet ejection device
A liquid droplet ejection device includes a recording section, a moving section, and a driving signal supplying section. In the recording section, plural liquid...
Sheet measuring apparatus and image forming apparatus
A sheet measuring apparatus includes a first rotating member that includes a first peripheral surface portion that contacts a transported sheet; a second...
Image forming apparatus, recording medium transportation apparatus,
recording medium transportation method and...
An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit forming an image on a recording medium; a first transportation route that forms a transportation...
Feeding device and image forming apparatus
A feeding device includes a body having a sheet placement surface on which a sheet that is to be fed is placed; a cover rotatably provided at the body and...
Data processing device
It is assumed that the image data inputted are subjected to run-length compression and compressed encoding based on Huffman encoding. The first step...
Failure diagnosis system, a failure diagnosis device, an information
update device, and a computer-readable medium
According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a failure diagnosis system including: a causal relationship information storage unit...
Control apparatus and method for automatic transmission
A control apparatus includes a shift-pressure learning correction controlling section configured to perform a shift-pressure learning correction in which a...
Powder recovery container and image forming apparatus
A powder recovery container includes a reservoir chamber that stores a recovered powder; a recovery port that faces the reservoir chamber, a powder conveying...
Powder conveying device and image forming apparatus
An aspect of the invention is a powder conveying device including a conveying passage where powder is conveyed from a first powder accommodating chamber toward...
Image forming agent storage container having a stirring part and a
An image forming agent storage container includes a container body formed with a discharge hole, a rotary shaft, a stirring part, and a conveying member. The...
Cleaning member, cleaning device, assembly, and image forming device
A cleaning member has a core member that is freely rotatable, a cleaning material that is spirally wound around an outer peripheral surface of the core member,...
Image forming device
An image forming device includes: image forming sections that form toner images with charged toners of respective colors on respective surfaces of image...
Image forming apparatus which controls a transfer voltage applied to a
A tandem electrophotographic image forming apparatus includes plural toner image forming units and a fixing unit. The plural toner image forming units are...
Image forming apparatus having stabilizing device
An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording medium; a heating device that heats the image formed at the image...
Switching power supply
A switching power supply has a full-wave AC rectifier circuit; a chopper circuit including an inductor, a capacitor smoothing current from the inductor, and a...
Document reading device and image forming apparatus
A document reading device includes: a document image acquisition unit that scans a document and obtains a document image; a document image storage unit that...
Image forming system, image forming apparatus, terminal device, gradation
characteristic measuring method,...
A terminal device includes: a colorimetry unit that performs colorimetry on color values of respective measurement regions on a gradation characteristic...
The electromagnetic contactor enables a reliable return to a pole open position without increasing the spring force of a return spring. In an electromagnetic...
Power electronics equipment for transmitting signals to switching devices
through air-cored insulating transformer
Power electronics equipment includes a switching device directing current flow to a load and interrupting the current flowing to the load, a control circuit...
Resin particle liquid dispersion for electrostatic image developing toner,
electrostatic image developing...
A resin particle liquid dispersion for an electrostatic image developing toner, comprising: an aqueous medium; and a resin particle dispersed in the aqueous...
Recording device and recording material
A recording device includes: an intermediate transfer member; a layer forming unit that forms a curable solution layer on the intermediate transfer member, the...
Sheet member feeder device and image forming apparatus
A sheet member feeder device includes: a sheet member housing section that houses a sheet member for feeding; a guide member, provided so as to be movable in...
Display apparatus and computer readable medium
The display apparatus is provided with a generating unit that generates a menu image in which selection items of a menu are geometrically arranged; and a...
Image gloss control apparatus, image forming apparatus, image forming
system, and storage medium storing program
An image gloss control apparatus that includes a first control component and a second control component is provided. The first control component controls an...
Laser fixing device and image forming apparatus
A laser fixing device includes: a laser beam irradiating device which irradiates a recording medium that is conveyed while carrying an unfixed toner image, with...
Charging device and image forming apparatus
A charging device includes a charging roll, a voltage application member and a confronting potential varying unit. The charging roll is disposed so as to be in...