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Method for using a patterned backing roller for curtain coating a liquid
composition to a web
A method is taught for curtain coating a liquid composition onto a moving web at a coating point where the moving web is supported on a backing roller. The web...
Method and apparatus for making an album leaf
An apparatus and method for automatically folding a sheet of a media, for example a photographic paper, about a fold line such that a album page is formed. The...
Additive correction fluid for metal printing forms
A composition for positive correction of lithographic printing plates, applicable by pen or by brush, is disclosed. The correction fluid contains a film forming...
Ink jet printing process
An ink jet printing process for improving the ozone stability of an ink jet image comprising: a) providing an ink jet recording element comprising a support...
A processing drum is located within an enclosed chamber. The processing drum is rotated within the chamber, the chamber being provided with means to heat and...
Photographic processor having side by side processing paths and method of
A photographic processor and method of operation is disclosed. The processor includes a circular drum having first and second film processing paths, and a disk...
Processing photographic material
An apparatus for processing photographic material comprises a chamber adapted to hold the material therein, means for introducing solution into the chamber,...
Processing solution delivery system having a supply tube and level
detection sensor unit for use with a...
A chemical or processing solution delivery system and method for use in a photographic processor is disclosed. The system includes a heating chamber which is...
Belt clip movable to ready an electronic device such as an electronic flash
A belt clip is suitable for use with a camera that includes a pair of front and rear cover parts, a main body part between the front and rear cover parts, and a...
Continuous ink-jet printing method and apparatus for correcting ink drop
An apparatus for printing an image is provided. The apparatus includes a source of ink. A droplet forming mechanism is operable in a first state to form droplets...
Ink jet print head cleaning
A self-cleaning printer includes a print head having a surface that is susceptible to a contaminate build up. A cleaning liquid containing a concentration of...
Image revising camera and method
In a method and camera, a scene is captured as an original electronic image. The original electronic image is stored as an archival image in memory in the...
A microlens array has a plurality of microlens supportedly arranged on a first surface of a transparent medium. At least two optical features are formed on a...
Telecentric F-theta lens for laser microfilm printer
A laser microfilm printer (170) having a telecentric F-theta scan lens (166) with optical resolution for image pixel sizes 1-5 microns for writing on an...
Method and apparatus for manipulating digital image data
A method and apparatus for processing digital image data of an image. The digital data is divided up into a plurality of image segments and distributed to at...
Photofinishing method and system
A method and system for photofinishing, includes generating a unique roll ID number for a roll of photographic film to be finished; recording customer order...
Calibration station for a printhead adapted to compensate for the
wavelength sensitivity of an image recording...
A calibration station (34) for a printhead (20) adapted to provide a beam of electromagnetic radiation from a variable electromagnetic energy source onto a...
Lead screw and write engine using same
A lead screw assembly (251) for preventing axial movement of a lead screw (250) within a write engine system (200) includes a threaded shaft (252) having a ball...
6-Acylamino-5-substituted-benzoxazol-2-one compounds and method for using
Disclosed is a 6-acylamino-5-substituted-benzoxazol-2-one compound having the structural formula I: ##STR1## wherein Y is halogen or a substituent group...
Photographic element with improved sensitivity and improved keeping
This invention comprises a photographic element comprising at least one light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer containing a fragmentable electron donating...
Speed addendum for photographic emulsions
The invention relates to an emulsion comprising chemically and spectrally sensitized silver halide grains having formate on the surface of said grams.
High bromide tabular grain emulsions precipitated in a novel dispersing
A radiation-sensitive emulsion comprised of an aqueous dispersing medium and a coprecipitated grain population including tabular grains containing greater than...
Imaging materials containing peptoid substituted azole couplers
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a silver halide emulsion and a peptoid-containing azole dye-forming coupler.
Photothermographic materials containing solubilized antifoggants
Aqueous-based photothermographic materials have improved stability to increase in D.sub.min during aging by including certain water-soluble or water-dispersible...
Thermally developable infrared sensitive imaging materials containing
heat-bleachable antihalation composition
Photothermographic materials comprise heat-bleachable antihalation compositions in antihalation layers. These compositions comprise a hexaarybiimidazole and one...
Polyethyleneimine primer for imaging materials
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising a polymer sheet, a primer layer comprising polyethyleneimine and gelatin contacting said polymer sheet, and...
Foam core imaging member with glossy surface
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising an imaging layer and a base wherein said base comprises a closed cell foam core sheet and adhered thereto...
Photosensitive composition for lithographic printing plate and
photosensitive lithographic printing plate
The present invention provides a photosensitive lithographic printing plate with a long press life, high sensitivity, and excellent storage stability, and a...
Balanced architecture for adhesive image media
The invention relates to an image element comprising at least one image layer, a base, a gelatin layer below said base and a pressure sensitive adhesive below...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon a porous image-receiving layer comprising at least about 90% by weight of particles and less...
Method and apparatus for applying a solution to photosensitive material
An apparatus and method for applying a solution having a predetermined viscosity to a photosensitive material, such as a photographic print, involves the...
Time-temperature indicator devices
A time-temperature indicator device comprises a polymeric layer having a first and second surface and a dye composition adhered to said first surface comprising...
Method of processing photographic material
The present invention provides a method and a system for processing light sensitive photographic material, comprising the steps of exposing an image onto the...
Apparatus for manufacturing photographic emulsions
An apparatus and method for mixing at least two reactants is taught wherein a first reactant is delivered to a reaction zone through a first annular flow path...
Multi-staged vented extrusion screw with dual channel depth pumping section
A vented, multi-staged rotary screw extruder is taught for extruding thermoplastic materials. The screw has a final pumping-section of the screw that includes...
Motion picture film projector
An improved motion picture film projector (100) comprises a Geneva Mechanism (120), which intermittently drives a film (114). A light source (116) projects light...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method, including the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with an ink...
Screen mesh catcher for a continuous ink jet printer and method for making
A screen mesh ink drop catcher assembly, which is adapted to catch non-printed ink drops while not catching printed ink drops, includes a housing having a fluid...
Ink jet print head with capillary flow cleaning
The present invention resides in a self-cleaning printer with a print head having an orifice plate defining an ink jet orifice, a cleaning orifice and a drain...
Controlling the thickness of an organic layer in an organic light-emiting
Apparatus for monitoring and controlling formation of organic layers by physical vapor deposition of organic materials in making organic light-emitting devices...
Scannable photographic element containing high extinction high-dye-yield
A color photographic element comprising at least three light-sensitive units which have their individual sensitivities in different wavelength regions, at least...
Camera with self-timer for delayed action shutter release
A camera comprising a shutter release button that is manually depressible to initiate picture-taking, and a self-timer for automatically initiating ...
Determining orientation of images containing blue sky
A method, image recognition system, computer program, etc., for determining image orientation. The invention classifies potential sky pixels in the image by...
Measurement method and apparatus of an external digital camera imager
A method for determining whether an imager assembly outside of a camera body meets predetermined focus specifications, wherein the imager assembly includes an...
Method of processing a roll of exposed photographic film containing
photographic images into corresponding...
This invention is directed to a method of processing at least one digital image of at least one photographic image and distributing at least one visual print...
Electronic camera for processing image segments
An electronic still camera includes an image sensor for capturing an original image and generating image signals corresponding to the captured original image, an...
Slide bead coating method
A method of bead coating a liquid composition onto the surface of a moving web is taught which provides uniform coatings over a wider range of operating...
Autostereoscopic optical apparatus using a scanned linear image source
A monocentric arrangement of optical components providing stereoscopic display of a virtual image, electronically generated, line by line, from a linear image...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method having the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with an...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method, having the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with an...