Patent Number: 7,826,764

Title: Image forming apparatus with an intermediate transfer member and a plurality of cleaning members

Abstract: An image forming apparatus including an image forming device; an intermediate transfer member; a secondary transferring device; a first cleaning member; a second cleaning member; a contacting/separating device; a release-agent applying device; and a controlling unit which controls the contacting/separating device so that, at a predetermined timing, the first cleaning member is displaced to the state where the first cleaning member is separated from the surface of the intermediate transfer member.

Inventors: Takahashi; Masaaki (Ebina, JP)

Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G03G 15/16 (20060101)

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