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Title:
HEATER AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2019078817
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:
To provide a heater that can prevent the occurrence of unevenness in heat applied to a sheet to improve the quality of an image, and an image forming apparatus.SOLUTION: A heater (5) according to one embodiment comprises: a plurality of heat elements (520 to 528) that are respectively selectively supplied with power from a power supply in a conveyance direction of a recording medium (P) on which an image is formed and heat the recording medium symmetrically with respect to a central axis along the conveyance direction of the recording medium; a first electrode (500) that is connected to the power supply at one portion, connected commonly to the plurality of heat elements at one side in the conveyance direction, and connects the heat elements at symmetrical positions with respect to the central axis to the power supply at the same resistance value; and second electrodes (504 to 512) that are connected respectively to the plurality of heat elements on the other side in the conveyance direction, and connect at least the heat elements at symmetrical positions with respect to the central axis to the power supply at the same resistance value.SELECTED DRAWING: Figure 5

Inventors:
高木 修
宮内 智絵
佐伯 諒太
東 篤史
Application Number:
JP2017204022A
Publication Date:
May 23, 2019
Filing Date:
October 20, 2017
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
東芝テック株式会社
東芝ホクト電子株式会社
International Classes:
G03G15/20; G03G15/00; G03G21/16; H05B3/00; H05B3/03
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
特許業務法人 天城国際特許事務所