Patent Number: 6,169,872

Title: Electrostatic cleaning belt brush

Abstract: An electrically biased cleaning belt brush removes oppositely biased particles from a surface. The belt brush, which is entrained about supporting members, includes a substrate to which is attached a multiplicity of conductive brush fibers. Particles adhering to the conductive fibers are removed from the brush fibers at a detoning station. The cleaning belt brush is biased to alternating regions of positive and negative polarities.

Inventors: Thayer; Bruce E. (Webster, NY)

Assignee: Xerox Corporation

International Classification: G03G 21/00 (20060101); G03G 021/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018