Patent Number: 7,465,014

Title: Printhead capping device with an elastomeric seal

Abstract: The invention relates to a capping device for a printhead. The capping device includes a metal body having a U-shaped transverse profile and defining a plurality of holes in a portion thereof. An elastomeric seal is attached to an inside surface of one leg of the metal body, said seal keyed to the metal body by the holes.

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), King; Tobin Allen (Balmain, AU)

Assignee: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

International Classification: B41J 2/165 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-12-16 0:00:00