To Produce Printing Surface Patents (Class 430/49.1)
  • Patent number: 8574714
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an engraved plate used in intaglio printing, said plate being engraved by a tool, for example a laser beam, characterized in that the engraving tool uses data from a depth-map, based on a three-dimensional raster image of the document to be printed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: KBA-Giori S.A.
    Inventors: Fausto Giori, Dirk Dauw, Jacques Perrier, Laurent Mathys
  • Patent number: 8304150
    Abstract: A method for building microstructures, comprising the steps of forming a photopolymer mask on a substrate, having a mask thickness equal to or larger than a desired height of a microstructure to be formed; forming a latent image on the photopolymer mask by exposure to light; applying an electrical charge to the photopolymer mask; developing the cavities in the mask with a functional liquid toner material whose electrical charge polarity is the same as the charge on the mask; and solidifying the functional liquid toner material into a useful microstructure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignee: Electrox Corporation
    Inventors: Dietmar C. Eberlein, Robert H. Detig
  • Patent number: 7835028
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an image holding member, a toner image forming unit, a color forming information applying unit, a transfer unit, a fixing unit and a color forming unit, the color forming information applying unit exposing a toner image formed on a surface of the image holding member from a back surface side of the image holding member, light transmitted through the image holding member applying color forming information to the toner image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2010
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Isao Ito
  • Patent number: 7490547
    Abstract: An imprinting method is provided that, according to an embodiment, involves contacting an imprintable medium on a substrate with a template to define an imprint area in the medium, removing at least some of any imprintable medium present outside the imprint area, and separating the template from the medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2009
    Assignee: ASML Netherlands B.V.
    Inventors: Helmar Van Santen, Aleksey Yurievich Kolesnychenko