Patent Number: 6,253,041

Title: Image forming apparatus

Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device for electrostatically forming a toner image onto a transfer material, a charger for previously charging the surface of the transfer material to which the toner image is transferred to a polarity opposite to the normal charge polarity of the toner, and a control device for controlling a voltage to be applied to the charger in accordance with the kind of transfer material.

Inventors: Tomizawa; Takeshi (Numazu, JP), Inoue; Masahiro (Mishima, JP), Bessho; Yuji (Shizuoka-ken, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G03G 15/16 (20060101); G03G 015/00 (); G03G 015/16 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018