Patent Number: 6,801,236

Title: Printing device and printing method

Abstract: A printer device is equipped with a supply shaft and a take-up shaft for conveying an intermediate transfer medium having a transferring layer in a prescribed pattern, a printer portion for printing prescribed information on the transferring layer of the conveyed intermediate transfer medium, a transferring portion for transferring prescribed printed information together with the transferring layer on an image receiving medium, and a pressurization mechanism for press fitting an image receiving medium and the intermediate transfer medium by applying a fixed pressure irrespective of a thickness of an image forming medium.

Inventors: Araki; Kenichi (Chiba-ken, JP), Jojima; Yosuke (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Mori; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa-ken, JP)

Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

International Classification: B41F 19/00 (20060101); B41F 19/06 (20060101); B41J 013/00 (); B41J 013/03 ()

Expiration Date: 10/05/2021