Patent Number: 6,165,664

Title: Two-component developing agent and image forming method using such a developing agent

Abstract: A two-component developing agent which is made from at least a carrier and a toner, characterized in that bulk specific density (AD.sub.1) of the carrier is set at 1.07 to 1.43 g/cc, bulk specific density (AD.sub.2) of the developing agent is set at 0.83 to 1.16 g/cc and AD.sub.2 /AD.sub.1 is set at 0.69 to 0.91. The present invention includes an image-forming method and an image-forming system, in which the above two-component developing agent is used.

Inventors: Kobayashi; Makoto (Kobe, JP), Nishikawa; Tomoharu (Hirakata, JP), Yasunaga; Hideaki (Nishinomiya, JP), Takenaka; Koichi (Itami, JP)

Assignee: Minolta Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G03G 9/08 (20060101); G03G 9/10 (20060101); G03G 009/10 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017