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Ink color proofing
A method of forming color proof images of inks on a printing stock prior to a production or press run, comprising the steps of providing a receiver having a...
Method to prepare a printing plate and printing plate
A printing plate is prepared by the process including: (a) providing a substrate; and (b) applying by ink jetting to the substrate a fluid composition comprising...
Apparatus and method of delivering a focused beam of a thermodynamically
stable/metastable mixture of a...
An apparatus and method of focusing a functional material is provided. The apparatus includes a pressurized source of fluid in a thermodynamically stable mixture...
Adjustable tray and method for receiving and storing sheets of web material
An adjustable tray for receiving and storing sheets of web material, such as photographic paper and film, has adjustable sheet width aligning and sheet receiving...
Apparatus and method for capillary viscometry of fluids
An apparatus and method for determining viscosity of a low viscous fluid. A narrow tube samples a fluid sample. The apparatus or capillary viscometer determines...
Highly moisture-sensitive electronic device element and method for
fabrication utilizing vent holes or gaps
A highly moisture-sensitive element and method of making such element includes an encapsulation enclosure encapsulating all of the highly moisture-sensitive...
Apparatus and method for making a shaped-spring assembly for use in a
magnetic head-to-media backer device
A method and apparatus for making a shaped-spring assembly. The method and apparatus utilizes a spring forming apparatus which facilitates the forming of shaped...
One-time-use camera with accessory belt clip connected to film door and
that avoids being broken when film door...
A one-time-use camera includes a rear cover part that has an integral door cover portion and an integral remaining cover portion, that is weakened between the...
One-time-use camera with electronic flash having film identifying indicia
A one-time-use camera comprising a filmstrip, a concave-shaped flash reflector having a front open end, a flash illumination-producing flash tube inside the...
Flexible lens mount
A flexible lens mount for securing a flexible lens having a first side and a second side opposite the first side. The flexible lens mount comprises a resilient...
Selective removal of light modulating layer from electrically conductive
layer of liquid crystal display substrate
A process selectively removes a light modulating layer containing a liquid crystalline material dispersed in a polymeric binder from the electrically conductive...
Nonionic oligomeric surfactants and their use as dispersants and
A hydrophobically capped oligomeric acrylamide or pyrrolidone is employed as a dispersant for hydrophobic materials in an aqueous medium containing a hydrophilic...
Photofinishing processing system and a processing solution supply cartridge
for the processing system
A cartridge that supplies fresh photographic processing solution or chemistry to a photoprocessing machine and recovers silver from spent processing solution....
Method and apparatus for processing photographic material
The method and apparatus supplies processing solution directly to the surface of a web of sensitized material by means of a movable applicator. The web and...
Biaxially oriented image element with sharpening agent
The invention relates to an element consisting essentially of a photographic element comprising a base material having an upper surface comprising an oriented...
Self-contained humidity stabilized imaging media comprising
microencapsulated color formers
A self-contained photohardenable imaging assembly comprising in order: a first transparent support; an imaging layer comprising a developer material and a...
Method to prepare an aluminosilicate polymer
The invention relates to a method to prepare an aluminosilicate polymer of the imogolite type. The method consists in treating an aluminium halide, with an alkyl...
Alumina filled gelatin
A gelatin based photographic coating contains at least gelatin and colloidal alumina particles less than 0.2 .mu.m. Additionally, the coating may contain any...
Dye for ink jet ink
An ink jet ink composition comprising water, a humectant and a water-soluble pyrazoleazoindole dye.
Image scanner with frame mounted lens and sensor and image scanning method
A scanner includes a gate to receive a media carrying an image to be scanned. A frame is movable toward and away from the gate between a scanning position and a...
Active pixel sensor with shared row timing signals
An Active Pixel Sensor with increased sensitivity by employing an improved buss structure reducing the number of signal lines used within the sensor and...
Parallel output architectures for CMOS active pixel sensors
An active pixel sensor formed by creating an X-Y array of pixels on a semiconductor substrate. The two dimensional array of pixels is arranged in a plurality of...
Core-shell silver salts and imaging compositions, materials and methods
A non-photosensitive core-shell silver salt can be used in thermographic and photothermographic imaging compositions and materials. This core-shell silver salt...
Scratch resistant-water resistant overcoat for photographic systems
The present invention is an imaged photographic element having a protective overcoat thereon. The protective overcoat is formed by providing a photographic...
Reflective imaging element with expanded color gamut
This invention relates to a method of forming an image comprising providing an imaging element comprising a transparent polymer sheet, and at least one photo...
Photothermographic materials containing backside image stabilizing
Photothermographic materials provide images having improved stability from browning. The improved image stability is achieved by including an image stabilizing...
Imaging member containing heat sensitive thiosulfate polymer on improved
substrate and methods of use
An imaging member is composed of a hydrophilic imaging layer having a hydrophilic heat-sensitive polymer containing heat-activatable thiosulfate groups, and...
Method of adjusting conductivity after processing of photographs
The invention relates to a method of conductivity control comprising providing a photographic element having a lower surface antistatic layer comprising...
Electroluminescent device with anthracene derivatives hole transport layer
An organic multilayer electroluminescent device including an anode and cathode, and including therebetween a hole transport layer; and an electron transport...
Coating apparatus having a coating, recirculation and cleaning arrangement
An apparatus and method for applying at least one coating solution of a predetermined viscosity to a photosensitive material. The apparatus includes at least an...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method, comprising the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading said printer with an...
Apparatus and method for radiant thermal film development
The invention relates to an apparatus for radiant thermal development of photothermal film comprising a receiving chamber for a film cartridge, drive means to...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method, comprising the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with an ink...
Dual action thermal actuator and method of operating thereof
An apparatus for and method of operating a thermal actuator for a micromechanical device, especially a liquid drop emitter such as an ink jet printhead, is...
Ink jet printing with color-balanced ink drops mixed using bleached ink
A drop-on-demand ink jet printing system includes a print head having at least one mixing chamber with a nozzle opening. A plurality of sources of color liquid...
Ink jet printer with improved dry time
An ink jet print head includes an array of nozzles, each nozzle being capable of selectively producing when actuated at least two ink drop sizes including a...
Laminator assembly having a pressure roller with a deformable layer
A laminating assembly and method bonds a lamination sheet to receiver stock. The laminating assembly includes a pressure roller arrangement which comprises upper...
Laminate and gasket manfold for ink jet delivery systems and similar
A system and method for the fabrication of a fluid, gas and/or vacuum flow system (10) having a laminate gasket manifold (14) containing a plurality of...
Imaging system and method
A system and method for correction and reconstruction of digital color images make use of one or more of a set of algorithms for color calibration and...
Power and signal interconnection scheme for a personal electronic product
A personal electronic apparatus includes a case and a flat battery located in the case and having power and ground electrodes on one side of the battery, and a...
Constant speed, variable resolution two-phase CCD
A linear image sensor comprising a linear array of photosites adjacent to a charge coupled device (CCD) that is preferably a two phase CCD with a transfer gate...
Method of calibrating image scanning apparatus of a photographic film
In a photographic film digital image scanner, long term adverse effects on image scanning system response are compensated for by establishing an initial gain...
System and process for writing by hand on a digital image
A system and process for combining a prerecorded digital image with hand written graphic elements. The system comprises at least one computer for managing the...
Manufacture of lithographic printing forms
Phenolic resin compositions formulated for use in lithographic exposure processes are given a heat treatment at 40-90.degree. C. for at least 4 hours shortly...
Lithographic printing forms
A lithographic printing form precursor comprises an imagable coating on a roughened and anodized aluminum support. The precursor is prepared by a process...
Photosensitive printing plate having mat particles formed on the
photosensitive layer and method of producing...
The photosensitive printing plate of the present invention comprises a substrate, a photosensitive layer formed on the substrate, and mat particles formed on the...
Apparatus and method for vapor depositing lubricant coating on a web
A vacuum lubricant deposition station coats a lubricant onto the back side of a moving web prior to coating the front side with emulsions. The deposition station...
Thermal actuator drop-on-demand apparatus and method for high frequency
A liquid drop emitter, such as an ink jet device, for emitting a series of liquid drops at high frequency is disclosed. The drop emitter comprises a ...
Traction measuring tool
A tool is taught for measuring force transferred from a moving web to an idler roller. The tool includes a first drive shaft having a distal end adapted to be...
Image reproduction apparatus with compact, low-waste digital printer
A photographic image printer, method of printing, and a software program for printing digital images which analyzes pending orders, determines the image printing...