Patent Number: 6,253,043

Title: Developer sealing member and developing apparatus provided with the same

Abstract: The present invention relates to a seal member contacted with a rotatable body for sealing a developer borne on the rotatable body which has a surface layer contacted with the rotatable body, wherein the seal member's surface layer includes felt. The surface layer has a first portion formed by a plurality of fibers being intertwined, and a second loop portion in which the fibers are raised in a loop shape.

Inventors: Isobe; Hironobu (Numazu, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018