Patent Number: 8,025,384

Title: Reaction liquid, set of ink and reaction liquid, ink jet recording apparatus and image recording method

Abstract: A reaction liquid destabilizing the dissolved state or dispersed state of a coloring material by being in contact with an ink containing the coloring material on a recording medium, wherein the reaction liquid contains at least calcium ions, glycerin and polyethylene glycols, and wherein the content and ratio of these components are specified.

Inventors: Ogasawara; Masashi (Machida, JP), Nagai; Souichi (Kawasaki, JP), Iwata; Tetsu (Yokohama, JP), Tanimoto; Shuichiro (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G01D 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-09-27 0:00:00