Patent Number: 7,824,008

Title: Electrostatic aerosol control

Abstract: In one embodiment, an aerosol trap for an inkjet printer includes a conductor at least partially surrounding ink ejection nozzles such that, when the conductor is charged, aerosol generated when ink is ejected from the nozzles is contained by the conductor, and a source of electric power operatively connected to the conductor.

Inventors: Barger; Denise (Battle Ground, WA), Branham; Bradley B (Vancouver, WA)

Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

International Classification: B41J 2/165 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00