Patent Number: 6,298,210

Title: Device for creating a uniform toner layer by electrically charging toner particles

Abstract: A device for developing an electrostatic latent image located on a movable image carrier, the developing device having a toner feeder for feeding toner particles from a toner reservoir and for electrically charging the particles, and a rotatably mounted developing roller having a surface for accepting the charged toner particles, includes a device spaced from the surface of the developing roller for generating an alternating electric field actable upon the toner particles; and a method for operating the developing device.

Inventors: Bartscher; Gerhard (Kiel, DE)

Assignee: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

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

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018