Patent Number: 6,305,787

Title: Ink jet recording method

Abstract: An ink jet recording method comprising: supplying insulating oily ink to anejection part disposed so as to face a recording medium; irradiating theink at the ejection part with light; applying an electrostatic field tothe ink at the ejection part under irradiation in accordance with imagedata so as to eject the ink to form an image on the recording medium; andrecovering excess ink from the ejection part. Also disclosed is an ink jetrecording apparatus suitable for the ink jet recording method.

Inventors: Nakazawa; Yusuke (Shizuoka, JP), Ishii; Kazuo (Shizuoka, JP), Kato; Eiichi (Shizuoka, JP)

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Expiration Date: 10/23/2013