Patent Number: 7,088,943

Title: Image forming apparatus, apparatus for supplying toner and developing apparatus using therefor

Abstract: Regulatory member having a groove formed therein is provided at area where toner storage chamber and toner stirring chamber are in communication with each other. A quantity of toner supplied from toner storage chamber to toner stirring chamber is regulated by rotating regulatory member. Groove is formed in regulatory member.

Inventors: Iikura; Kazuaki (Niigata, JP), Kawahara; Ichiro (Niigata, JP), Iizuka; Kazunari (Niigata, JP), Tanaka; Koichi (Niigata, JP)

Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd

International Classification: G03G 15/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018