HERBERT, WILLIAM G (Total 404 Patents Found)

An electroforming process and apparatus for creating a nickel or like substrate encapsulated by another material to prevent wear to the nickel substrate. The encapsulation of the nickel substrate requires encapsulation of the inner and outer diameter of the nickel substrate. The encapsulating material must adhere to th...
An apparatus for depositing metal which provides a brushless electrical current continuity between a member, such as an electroforming mandrel or an electroplating rack, and a current source, comprising: (a) an electrode; (b) a member, spaced apart from the electrode, wherein the member defines a space that is partiall...
There is disclosed an electrostatographic printing apparatus including: (a) an imaging member capable of retaining a latent image, wherein the imaging member includes an imaging layer on a substrate comprised of a magnetic material with a magnetic permeability of at least 1.001; (b) charging apparatus for charging the ...
A method to selectively prevent a vehicle from resuming a vehicle set speed stored in memory of a cruise control system includes monitoring a vehicle speed, determining that the vehicle speed indicates operation in a low speed range, determining a threshold slow zone maneuver based upon the vehicle speed substantially ...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor and method for forming a photoreceptor is disclosed which is provided with an anticorrosion layer on the interface between the supporting substrate surface and the undercoat layer. The photoreceptor has a high mechanical strength and minimizes defects in print for longer periods of ...
A method of electroforming a non-ferromagnetic substrate for use in an electrostatographic imaging member includes electroforming a non-ferromagnetic substrate of nickel and one of phosphorus, tin and copper. The substrate can be cylindrical shaped and have a substantially constant inner diameter and outer diameter alo...
An electrostatographic imaging member assembly including a hollow electrostatographic imaging drum having a first end and a second end, at least one coating on the drum extending to at least the first end of the drum, the coating having an outer electrostatographic imaging surface and a first drum supporting end cap mo...
A separation process including providing a flexible belt photoreceptor comprising a photoconductive layer on the outer surface of a flexible metal belt substrate, the photoconductive layer including amorphous selenium or selenium alloy, transporting the substrate through an arcuate path having a small radius of curvatu...
An apparatus is disclosed for depositing metal on a mandrel which provides a brushless electrical current continuity between the mandrel and a current source, comprising: (a) a metal deposition vessel; (b) an electrode disposed in the vessel; (c) a mandrel disposed in the vessel, spaced apart from the electrode; (d) an...
There is disclosed a method for surface treating a substrate used in a photosensitive imaging member including: (a) impinging a honing composition comprised of particulate material against the substrate surface to create a surface roughness sufficient to substantially suppress formation of a pattern of light and dark i...
An endless metal belt member (1) resistant to failure due to stress induced by bending contains an internal stress gradient of radially outward increasing compressive stress which opposes external stress (5,6) applied to the belt. The belt can be made by an electroforming process....
An electroforming/electrodeposition process and apparatus includes a first electrode, a second electrode spaced from the first electrode, a channel defined by the first and second electrodes and at least one electrically nonconductive or poorly conductive shield disposed adjacent at least one electrode. The shield(s) d...
A method of fabricating a cylindrical device comprising having at least one distinct outer layer comprising providing a preformed rigid cylindrical support drum having a predetermined outer circumference, a first end and a second end, providing a flexible belt having an inner circumference at least about 0.05 percent s...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor is disclosed which is provided with an anti-corrosion layer on the interface between the substrate surface and hole blocking layer. The photoreceptor has high mechanical strength and minimizes defects in print for longer periods of time....
Acetic acid, an environmentally compatible solvent, is used in a method for removing excess coating material from an electrostatographic imaging member substrate. The method involves covering the substrate so that the excess coating material remains exposed, and then contacting acetic acid on at least part of a substra...
An endless metal belt resistant to failure due to stress induced by bending contains an internal stress gradient of radially outward increasing compressive stress which opposes external stress applied to the belt. The belt can be made by an electroforming process....
Ein Verfahren zum wahlweisen Verhindern, dass ein Fahrzeug eine im Speicher eines Tempomatsystems gespeicherte Fahrzeugsollgeschwindigkeit wiederaufnimmt, enthält das Überwachen einer Fahrzeuggeschwindigkeit, das Bestimmen, dass die Fahrzeuggeschwindigkeit den Betrieb in einem Niedergeschwindigkeitsbereich angibt, da...
A mandrel comprising a surface effective for electroforming an article thereon, wherein a portion of the mandrel has a contoured surface effective for facilitating axial movement away from the mandrel of the article formed thereon when the article experiences circumferential motion relative to the mandrel....
There is disclosed a coating method for a substrate having an end region comprising: (a) rubbing a nonwetting material across the end region to adhere the nonwetting material to the end region; and (b) contacting a portion of the substrate including the end region with a coating composition, whereby the coating composi...
Environmentally compatible solvents are used in a method for removing coating layers from an electrostatographic imaging member substrate. The solvents include a solution containing at least one member selected from the group consisting of acetic acid, dimethyl malonate and diethyl malonate. The solution is used in a m...
A corona generating device of the type having a conductive shield partially surrounding a corona discharge electrode is provided with heating element. The heating element raises the surface temperature of the conductive shield to reduce or eliminate the adsorption of corona effluents and thereby minimize or prevent cop...
An electrophotographic imaging member is disclosed comprising a substrate, a hole blocking, an optional interface adhesive layer, a charge generating layer, and a charge transport layer, the hole blocking layer comprising a light absorbing material selected from the group consisting of a dye, pigment and mixtures there...
A process for preparing a multilayered belt includes providing a mandrel having an outer electroforming surface or an inner electroforming surface; and sequentially electrodepositing both a polymer layer and a conductive layer on the electroforming surface of the mandrel to form a multilayered belt....
Polymer films are formed by electrocodeposition of solutions containing a dispersion of charged particles of a first polymer and charged particles of a second polymer. Microheterogeneous films are obtained having micro-domains of a minor component polymer dispersed in the major component polymer. Processes for preparin...
本发明涉及用于防止启动巡航控制系统中的恢复功能的方法。具体地,提供了有选择地防止车辆恢复存储在巡航控制系统的内存中的车辆设定速度的方法,其包括:监测车辆速度、确定车辆速度指示了操作在低速范围内、基于车辆速度大体保...
A method for separating an electroformed article from a mandrel comprising: (a) masking a portion of a mandrel with a mask comprising an electrically nonconductive outer surface; (b) electroforming an article on the mandrel wherein the electroforming material is deposited on the mandrel surface but fails to adhere to t...
A process including: creating a galvanic cell composed of a substrate as an anode, a cathode, and an electrolytic solution, wherein the substrate includes a metal surface having a plurality of metal fibers connected to the metal surface, wherein the cathode is selected to be more noble than the metal surface resulting ...
An endless metal belt resistant to failure due to stress induced by bending contains an internal stress gradient of radially outward increasing compressive stress which opposes external stress applied to the belt. The belt can be made by an electroforming process. While electroforming, at least one operating parameter ...
A cylindrical electroforming mandrel and method of fabricating and using same, the mandrel having a substantially cylindrical mandrel core having substantially parallel sides and at least one tapered end having curved sides which converge toward an apex, and a plated metal coating on the parallel sides and the tapered ...
An electroforming process for forming a multilayer endless metal belt includes submerging a mandrel in an electroforming bath, electroforming a first layer on the mandrel, forming a passive coating on the outer surface of the first layer, and depositing at least one additional layer on the oxide coating. By this proces...