Patent Number: 7,825,945

Title: Thermal printer with auxiliary heat sink and methods for printing using same

Abstract: The present invention provides a thermal printer in which the temperature of the thermal printing head can be modulated by means of an auxiliary heat sink, and methods for printing using such a thermal printer.

Inventors: Busch; Brian (Sudbury, MA), Telfer; Stephen J. (Arlington, MA), Van Dijk; Juan Carlos (Sudbury, MA), Vetterling; William T. (Lexington, MA), Zelten; Peter (Melrose, MA)

Assignee: Zink Imaging, Inc.

International Classification: B41J 29/377 (20060101)

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