Patent Number: 7,088,942

Title: Toner supply container, toner supplying apparatus, and driving force transmitting mechanism

Abstract: A toner supply container is detachably mountable to an image forming apparatus and includes: a container body for accommodating toner; an opening, formed in the container body, for permitting the supply of the toner into the image forming apparatus; and a driving-force receiving member for receiving a driving-force from a driving-force applying member provided in the main assembly. The driving-force receiving member includes an elastic press-fitting engagement member which is engageable with an elastic press-fitting engagement member provided in the main assembly. A part of one of the elastic press-fitting engagement members which is an elastic member is elastically restorable to establish driving-force transmitting engagement between the two engagement members.

Inventors: Minagawa; Hironori (Moriya, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G03G 15/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018