Patent Number: 6,167,213

Title: Feedback toner concentration control for an imaging system

Abstract: The present invention generally relates to an imaging system, and more specifically, a method and apparatus for accurately predicting toner usage and hence toner dispensing requirements in an imaging system. More particularly, the present invention relates to a toner concentration control system for maintaining toner concentration in a developer structure, which is connected to a dispenser containing toner.

Inventors: Buranicz; John (Rochester, NY), Garsin; Paul A. (Webster, NY), Hamby; Eric S. (Fairport, NY), MacDonald; Daniel W. (Farmington, NY), Scheuer; Mark A. (Williamson, NY), Smith, Jr.; Edward W. (Rochester, NY), Gross; Eric M. (Rochester, NY)

Assignee: Xerox Corporation

International Classification: G03G 15/00 (20060101); G03G 015/08 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017