MAIER, GARY J (Total 99 Patents Found)

An adhesive tape (10) has a backing (12) having a first side (14) and a second side (16), and a plurality of adhesive stripes (20) on the first side of the backing. The plurality of stripes and any adjacent uncoated stripes (22) together create an adhesive portion of the tape that functions as a continuous band of adhe...
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...
A method for implementing at speed bit fail mapping of an embedded memory system having ABIST (Array Built In Self Testing), comprises using a high speed multiplied clock which is a multiple of an external clock of an external tester to sequence ABIST bit fail testing of the embedded memory system. Collect store fail d...
An article including a release liner with an adhesive layer disposed thereon, the adhesive layer including a plurality of stripes of a first pressure-sensitive adhesive and of a second pressure-sensitive adhesive, arranged in a generally alternating pattern. The first pressure-sensitive adhesive is a silicone-based pre...
An apparatus and process for applying a coating material onto a substrate as a non-uniform layer of coating material, the method including providing a distribution manifold having a cavity and a plurality of dispensing outlets in fluid communication with the cavity, creating relative motion between a substrate and the ...
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...
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...
Herein are disclosed a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer on a substrate, the adhesive layer containing stripes of first and second pressure-sensitive adhesives. The surface of the adhesive layer that faces the substrate is surface-enriched with the first pressure-sensitive adhesive. Methods of making are disclosed....
An endless belt is disclosed comprising: (a) an electrodeposited metal layer having a first end region and a second end region; and (b) an electrically conductive stiffening member integrated with the first end region. There is also disclosed a process comprising: (a) positioning a first electrically conductive stiffen...
An article including a first substrate with an adhesive layer disposed thereon, the adhesive layer including a plurality of stripes of a first pressure-sensitive adhesive and of a second pressure-sensitive adhesive, arranged in a generally alternating pattern....
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 ...
A process for treating a predetermined portion of a coating on a photoreceptor to remove at least part of the coating involves directing a source of high energy irradiation at the coating in the presence of at least one fluid medium to remove at least part of the coating from the predetermined portion of the coating. T...
【課題】多くの利点を有する磁気インクを提供する。 【解決手段】磁気インク組成物は、炭素ナノ発泡体および流体キャリアを含む。炭素ナノ発泡体は、好ましくは全トナー組成物の約0.1〜約45重量%の量で存在し、より好ましく...
The present disclosure provides photoreceptors and methods for fabricating photoreceptors. Photoreceptor device surfaces and fabrication methods have been designed to suppress a “plywood effect.” One method includes providing a substrate, rotating the substrate, lathing the substrate with a cutting tool and a cutti...
There is disclosed a chuck apparatus for holding and shaping a hollow, flexible, endless substrate during dip coating comprising: (a) a hollow, flexible bladder adapted to be disposed within the substrate; and (b) a first spindle and a second spindle which are partially disposed within the bladder, the second spindle b...
An electroforming process and apparatus is disclosed for forming an electroform (40) with a roughened surface. The electroform with a roughened surface is formed by plating a reusable mandrel (50) with a roughened surface (20). The reusable mandrel surface is roughened using a sandblasting device. In one embodiment, th...
A method of separating an electroformed metal substrate from a mandrel includes establishing a parting gap between the electroformed metal substrate and the mandrel, attaching the electroformed metal substrate at a parabolic end of the mandrel to a parting fixture, and introducing a fluid through the parting fixture in...
There is disclosed a dip coating method comprising: (a) shaping the widths of a plurality of hollow, flexible, endless substrates into an elongated shape and arranging the plurality of the elongated substrates into a configuration for dipping into a coating solution of a single coating vessel prior to (c); (b) dipping ...
<P>PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide magnetic ink and a magnetic toner having many advantages. <P>SOLUTION: A magnetic toner composition comprises carbon nano foam and a polymer. The carbon nanofoam is present preferably in an amount of about 0.1-45 wt.% of the total toner composition and the polymer is pre...
A method is disclosed for heating a portion of an article comprised of nickel, formed by electrodeposition, and possessing an internal stress sufficient to shrink the outer cross-sectional dimension upon application of heat, thereby shrinking the outer cross-sectional dimension of the heated portion. The method may be ...
There is disclosed a method for parting an electroformed article from a mandrel including: (a) solidifying a liquid that is disposed between a parting device and the article, thereby joining the parting device to the article via the solidified liquid; and (b) moving the parting device in a direction of separation of th...
A method for producing a photoreceptor having a substrate subjected to a surface finishing treatment to result in a finished substrate surface, wherein the method includes: (a) analyzing the finished substrate surface by performing a first surface energy reading, a first ellipsometry reading, a first x-ray diffra...
A method is disclosed for parting an electrodeposited article comprised of a first surface region and a second surface region from a mandrel, wherein the method comprises: (a) positioning the article and the mandrel in a metal deposition solution; (b) forming a plurality of metal dendrites on the second surface region ...
The present disclosure provides photoreceptors and methods for fabricating photoreceptors. Photoreceptor device surfaces and fabrication methods have been designed to suppress a “plywood effect.” One method includes providing a substrate, rotating the substrate, lathing the substrate with a cutting tool and a cutti...
A process including: (a) creating an electrolytic cell composed of a metal surface as a first electrode, a second electrode, and an electrolytic solution, wherein the metal surface has a plurality of metal fibers connected to the metal surface; and (b) treating electrochemically the metal surface with externally suppli...