Patents by Inventor Tigran Ohanyan

Tigran Ohanyan 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: 9304485
    Abstract: There is provided in one embodiment a doctor blade alignment device for aligning a doctor blade in a toner hopper of a printer cartridge. The device has an alignment assembly portion with a doctor blade contact portion having at least two magnet elements and at least two blade adjustment elements. The device further has an adjustable setting blade attached to the alignment assembly portion and substantially coextensive in length with the alignment assembly portion. The device further has a base portion attached to the adjustable setting blade and substantially coextensive in length with the adjustable setting blade. The alignment assembly portion and the adjustable setting blade calibrate the doctor blade alignment device to obtain a doctor blade alignment setting for aligning a doctor blade in a toner hopper of a printer cartridge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Publication number: 20150378280
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to devices and methods for remanufacturing printer cartridges by forming toner fill openings in the printer cartridges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Patent number: 8855529
    Abstract: There is provided a device and method for aligning a doctor blade in a toner hopper of toner printer cartridge. In one embodiment there is provided a device for aligning a doctor blade in a toner hopper of a toner printer cartridge where the device has a base portion, at least one cartridge portion holding element on the base portion, and an alignment assembly portion setting a doctor blade alignment setting and aligning a doctor blade in a toner hopper retained by the cartridge portion holding element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Publication number: 20140165761
    Abstract: Drive transmission part and system including a coupling member configured to have one or more restricted degrees of freedom, and a gear hub to rotationally engage the coupling member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI KAGAKU IMAGING CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kozo Ishio, William F. Niederstadt, Mark J. Winfield, James H. Rivoir, Jason V. Roberts, Seth R. Brunner, Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Patent number: 8543032
    Abstract: There is provided a device and method for remanufacturing a printer cartridge. The printer cartridge has an organic photoconductor (OPC) drum having a drum axle and a hub assembly attached to the drum axle, and the hub assembly is in a locked position in the printer cartridge. The device has a first portion having an end configured to engage the hub assembly and unlock and lock the hub assembly. The device further has a second portion connected to the first portion, the second portion having an end configured to extract the hub assembly from the printer cartridge when the hub assembly is in an unlocked position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2013
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corp.
    Inventors: Gary Silva, Tigran Ohanyan, Denny Holmes
  • Patent number: 8528210
    Abstract: There is provided a universal magnet roller press apparatus, assembly, and method for removing and installing a magnet and a hub of a magnet roller of a toner printer cartridge. The apparatus has a mounting base, a screw drive assembly, an alignment cradle, a front support assembly, a back support assembly, and a first rod stop and a second rod stop. The assembly has the universal magnet roller press apparatus and a plurality of magnet roller adaptors for attached to the magnet roller during removal and installation of the magnet and the hub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Patent number: 8483592
    Abstract: Methods and devices for remanufacturing printer cartridges are provided where the printer cartridges comprise a photoconductive drum, the photoconductive drum comprises a drum gear end, and the drum gear end of the photoconductive drum is configured to be attached to a laser printer via a rotational force transmitting assembly. In an embodiment, the method comprises removing the rotational force transmitting assembly from the photoconductive drum, providing a replacement photoconductive drum, and attaching the rotational force transmitting assembly to the replacement photoconductive drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2013
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Patent number: 8478160
    Abstract: Methods and devices for remanufacturing printer cartridges are provided where the printer cartridges comprise a photoconductive drum, the photoconductive drum comprises a drum gear end, and the drum gear end of the photoconductive drum is configured to be attached to a laser printer via a rotational force transmitting assembly. In an embodiment, the method comprises removing the rotational force transmitting assembly from the photoconductive drum, providing a replacement photoconductive drum, and attaching the rotational force transmitting assembly to the replacement photoconductive drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Patent number: 8463155
    Abstract: Methods and devices for remanufacturing printer cartridges are provided where the printer cartridges comprise a photoconductive drum, the photoconductive drum comprises a drum gear end, and the drum gear end of the photoconductive drum is configured to be attached to a laser printer via a rotational force transmitting assembly. In an embodiment, the method comprises removing the rotational force transmitting assembly from the photoconductive drum, providing a replacement photoconductive drum, and attaching the rotational force transmitting assembly to the replacement photoconductive drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Publication number: 20130039675
    Abstract: There is provided a device and method for aligning a doctor blade in a toner hopper of toner printer cartridge. In one embodiment there is provided a device for aligning a doctor blade in a toner hopper of a toner printer cartridge where the device has a base portion, at least one cartridge portion holding element on the base portion, and an alignment assembly portion setting a doctor blade alignment setting and aligning a doctor blade in a toner hopper retained by the cartridge portion holding element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Publication date: February 14, 2013
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Patent number: 8369741
    Abstract: There is provided a method of promoting adhesion of a printer cartridge seal to a printer cartridge. The method comprises providing a printer cartridge seal applicator having an applicator portion configured to apply pressure on a printer cartridge seal, an applicator body connected to the applicator portion, and a handle connected to the applicator body. The method further comprises positioning the printer cartridge seal applicator in between a toner supply roller and a printer cartridge surface defining a toner opening port. The method further comprises using the applicator portion to press the printer cartridge seal against the printer cartridge surface defining the toner opening port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Publication number: 20120275816
    Abstract: Methods and devices for remanufacturing printer cartridges are provided where the printer cartridges comprise a photoconductive drum, the photoconductive drum comprises a drum gear end, and the drum gear end of the photoconductive drum is configured to be attached to a laser printer via a rotational force transmitting assembly. In an embodiment, the method comprises removing the rotational force transmitting assembly from the photoconductive drum, providing a replacement photoconductive drum, and attaching the rotational force transmitting assembly to the replacement photoconductive drum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Publication number: 20120275817
    Abstract: Methods and devices for remanufacturing printer cartridges are provided where the printer cartridges comprise a photoconductive drum, the photoconductive drum comprises a drum gear end, and the drum gear end of the photoconductive drum is configured to be attached to a laser printer via a rotational force transmitting assembly. In an embodiment, the method comprises removing the rotational force transmitting assembly from the photoconductive drum, providing a replacement photoconductive drum, and attaching the rotational force transmitting assembly to the replacement photoconductive drum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Publication number: 20120275818
    Abstract: Methods and devices for remanufacturing printer cartridges are provided where the printer cartridges comprise a photoconductive drum, the photoconductive drum comprises a drum gear end, and the drum gear end of the photoconductive drum is configured to be attached to a laser printer via a rotational force transmitting assembly. In an embodiment, the method comprises removing the rotational force transmitting assembly from the photoconductive drum, providing a replacement photoconductive drum, and attaching the rotational force transmitting assembly to the replacement photoconductive drum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Patent number: 8249483
    Abstract: Methods and devices for remanufacturing printer cartridges are provided where the printer cartridges comprise a photoconductive drum, the photoconductive drum comprises a drum gear end, and the drum gear end of the photoconductive drum is configured to be attached to a laser printer via a rotational force transmitting assembly. In an embodiment, the method comprises removing the rotational force transmitting assembly from the photoconductive drum, providing a replacement photoconductive drum, and attaching the rotational force transmitting assembly to the replacement photoconductive drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Publication number: 20110274460
    Abstract: There is provided a device and method for remanufacturing a printer cartridge. The printer cartridge has an organic photoconductor (OPC) drum having a drum axle and a hub assembly attached to the drum axle, and the hub assembly is in a locked position in the printer cartridge. The device has a first portion having an end configured to engage the hub assembly and unlock and lock the hub assembly. The device further has a second portion connected to the first portion, the second portion having an end configured to extract the hub assembly from the printer cartridge when the hub assembly is in an unlocked position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2011
    Publication date: November 10, 2011
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Gary Silva, Tigran Ohanyan, Denny Holmes
  • Patent number: 8005396
    Abstract: A device for supporting printer cartridge re-manufacturing work, the device comprising at least one printer cartridge mount, the mount comprising an abutting portion configured to abut to a portion of a printer cartridge cylinder positioned on the mount, the device further comprising a drill hole template connected to the printer cartridge mount, the drill hole template defining a drill hole configured to accommodate a cutting device and to create a printer cartridge cutting pattern for the cutting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2011
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Tigran Ohanyan, Denny Holmes
  • Patent number: 7986900
    Abstract: A method of sealing a toner opening port of a printer cartridge is provided for inserting a seal through a toner exit port leading to the toner opening port which is configured to be covered by a toner exit port plug. The seal has a seal frame and a first pull tab attached to the seal frame with a first adhesive, and a second pull tab attached to the seal frame with a second adhesive, the second adhesive being different from the first adhesive. The method further provides for detaching the second pull tab from the seal frame, allowing the first pull tab to cover the toner opening port, and applying pressure with a seal clamp to the seal thereby allowing the seal to attach to the printer cartridge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2011
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Publication number: 20110044721
    Abstract: There is provided a universal magnet roller press apparatus, assembly, and method for removing and installing a magnet and a hub of a magnet roller of a toner printer cartridge. The apparatus has a mounting base, a screw drive assembly, an alignment cradle, a front support assembly, a back support assembly, and a first rod stop and a second rod stop. The assembly has the universal magnet roller press apparatus and a plurality of magnet roller adaptors for attached to the magnet roller during removal and installation of the magnet and the hub.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2010
    Publication date: February 24, 2011
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan
  • Publication number: 20110026965
    Abstract: A method of sealing a toner opening port of a printer cartridge comprises inserting a seal through a toner exit port leading to the toner opening port which is configured to be covered by a toner exit port plug. The seal comprises a seal frame and a first pull tab attached to the seal frame with a first adhesive, and a second pull tab attached to the seal frame with a second adhesive, the second adhesive being different from the first adhesive. The method further comprises allowing the first pull tab to cover the toner opening port, detaching the second pull tab from the seal frame, and applying pressure to the seal frame thereby allowing the second adhesive to attach the seal frame to the printer cartridge, wherein the first pull tab is configured to be detached from the seal frame without substantially adhering to the toner exit port plug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2010
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Kagaku Imaging Corporation
    Inventors: Denny Holmes, Tigran Ohanyan