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Title:
ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JPH0876601
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

PURPOSE: To enable exchange without soiling a hand and the surroundings of a cartridge (holding container) by providing a shutter device opening/closing a flow passage in accordance with a transfer operation or the attaching/ detaching operations of the holding container.

CONSTITUTION: The shutter device for opening/closing supplying holes h1, h2 and h3 is provided between a holding part 12 and a coating part 11 and contituted of a shield plate 7 having the supplying holes corresponding to the openings of the cartridges 1a, 1b, 1c and 1d, a permanent magnet 5 and an electromagnet 6 having magnetic force larger than that of the permanent magnet 5. The shield plate 7 is provided to slide between the permanent magnet 5 and the electromagnet 6 and constituted to make a current flow, when the cartridge is attached, so that the shield plate 7 is attracted to the side of the electromagnet 6 and the supplying holes are always opened. The current flows in the shutter device simultaneously with the cartridge is attached to a supporting member 2, to control the opening/closing states of the supplying hole of the cartridge.


Inventors:
UEDA TAKEHIKO
KOBAYASHI TOSHIAKI
Application Number:
JP23965594A
Publication Date:
March 22, 1996
Filing Date:
September 08, 1994
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
NIKON CORP
International Classes:
G03G15/10; G03G15/11; (IPC1-7): G03G15/10; G03G15/11
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Masatoshi Sato (1 person outside)