Patent Number: 7,914,137

Title: Ink container for ink jet printer, holder for the container, carriage for the holder, and ink jet printer

Abstract: An ink container for containing ink to be supplied to an ink jet head to which the ink container is detachably mountable, includes an ink supply port for supplying the ink to the ink jet head; a air vent for fluid communication with ambience; a claw-like projection provided on a first side of the ink container; a latching lever provided on a second side opposite from the ink container, the latching lever being resiliently supported on the ink container and having a latching claw.

Inventors: Inoue; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Hiramatsu; Soichi (Tokyo, JP), Ujita; Toshihiko (Kanagawa, JP), Tsukuda; Keiichiro (Kanagawa, JP), Yamanaka; Akihiro (Kanagawa, JP), Kotaki; Yasuo (Tokyo, JP), Sugama; Sadayuki (Ibaraki, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B41J 2/175 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-03-29 0:00:00