Patents by Inventor Herman H. Hermanson

Herman H. Hermanson has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5051761
    Abstract: A paper-handling and maintenance station assembly for use in an ink jet printer is described. A paper-handling loop is included in a paper conveying system. The loop has at least one opening therein. A rotatable maintenance station has a plurality of members positioned about the circumference thereof, each member performing a different maintenance function. The maintenance station can be provided within an area enclosed by the loop and can be moved in an axial direction to engage a printhead which can be fixedly positioned at a location exterior to the loop enclosed area. The opening in the loop allows the engagement between the maintenance station and printhead.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 1990
    Date of Patent: September 24, 1991
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Almon P. Fisher, Herman H. Hermanson