Patent Number: 8,879,967

Title: Development device and image formation apparatus

Abstract: A development device includes a developer carrier configured to develop an electrostatic latent image by causing a developer to adhere to an electrostatic latent image carrier, a first supply member disposed in non-contact with the developer carrier and configured to supply a developer to the developer carrier, a second supply member disposed in contact with the first supply member below the first supply member and configured to supply the developer to the first supply member, and a developer holder configured to hold the developer for replenishing the second supply member. The first supply member and the second supply member rotate so that the surfaces thereof move in the same direction at their opposed parts.

Inventors: Hasegawa; Kentaro (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Oki Data Corporation

International Classification: G03G 15/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00