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Processing photographic material
Processing of photographic material is carried out by sensing the quantity of material passing through a processor and supplying replenishment solution in...
Vented single stage barrier screw with a gas vent hole and axial bore in
the screw for venting gases
A barrel contains an extruder conveying screw which has a drive end, a feed section, a melting section and a pumping section wherein the screw has a vent hole...
Apparatus for printing proof image and producing lithographic plate
A drop-on-demand ink jet printing apparatus for printing proof images and then producing at least one lithographic printing plate in response to an input image...
Ink jet printer with wiper blade and vacuum canopy cleaning mechanism
and method of assembling the printer
An ink jet printer with wiper blade and vacuum canopy cleaning mechanism, and method of assembling the printer. The printer comprises a print head having a...
Drive device for rotating hollow elements
A drive device for rotating a hollow element (31) comprises at least three pads (32) movable between a first position where the hollow element (31) can be...
Method of improving the raw stock keeping of photothermographic films
The invention relates to a method of improving raw stock keeping of silver containing imaging material comprising providing a package of said material and...
System, method and computer program products for determining compliance
of chemical products to government...
Systems, methods and computer program products determine compliance of a chemical product to be manufactured to government regulations that govern the...
Camera with quietly operating manual film winder and anti-backup device
A camera comprising a film winder manually rotatable in a film winding direction about an axis and having a continuous alternating series of teeth and spaces...
Retainer support for closing device which closes light lock in film
cartridge is movable to permit...
A one-time-use camera comprising a film cartridge with a light lock that is to be moved closed after a filmstrip exposed in the camera is completely wound into...
Automatic process for detecting changes between two images
In a method for detecting changes in a scene by detecting the differences between first and second images of the scene taken at different times the first and...
Lenticular image bearing member with variable line spacing to improve
An image bearing member is provided in which a plurality of groups of image scan lines are located on the image bearing member that have a variable scan line...
Digital photofinishing system including digital image processing of
alternative capture color photographic media
A method of digital photofinishing comprising the steps of: producing a digital color image in printing densities of a color image captured on alternative...
Digital camera including a printer for receiving a cartridge having
security control circuitry
A digital camera is disclosed which includes a printer for printing images onto a receiver having preformed authenticating information, the receiver being formed...
Printer and method of forming multiple image pixel sizes on
Printer apparatus and method of forming multiple image pixel sizes on photosensitive media. The printer comprises a light source for projecting a light beam onto...
Process for halohydrin preparation
A process for preparing a halohydrin of a water-miscible olefin comprising: reacting a water-miscible olefin in water with a compound of the formula (I) ...
Water-dispersible block copolyesters useful as low-odor adhesive raw
Disclosed are linear, water-dispersible sulfopolyesters incorporating a low molecular weight polyethylene glycol and blocks of a high molecular weight ...
Waterborne acrylic polymers containing polymeric fluorescent compounds
The present invention provides acrylic polymer-optical brightener compositions. The invention also provides acrylic polymer-optical brightener compositions...
Process for making polyester/platelet particle compositions displaying
The present invention relates to polyester-platelet particle composite comprising; at least one polyester having dispersed therein a platelet particle dispersion...
Green dye mixture for thermal color proofing
A process for making a green color proof of a printed color image comprising: a) generating a set of electrical signals which is representative of the shape and...
Silver halide photographic element containing improved yellow
A color photographic element includes a support, a silver halide emulsion layer, and associated therewith a yellow dye-forming coupler having the formula ...
Imaging elements adhesion promoting subbing layer for photothermographic
A polyester support having an adjacent subbing layer which comprises a polymer or copolymer of glycidyl acrylate and/or glycidyl methacrylate improves the...
Imaging elements containing an electrically-conductive layer comprising
polythiophene and a cellulosic polymer...
An imaging element comprising; a support; at least one image forming layer superposed on the support; and an electrically-conductive layer superposed on the support; said ...
Reversal photographic elements comprising an additional layer containing
an imaging emulsion and a non-imaging...
Photographic elements capable of forming a reversal image are disclosed comprising a support and, coated on said support, at least one image recording emulsion...
Imaging member containing heat sensitive hyperbranched polymer and
methods of use
An imaging member is composed of a heat-sensitive imaging layer having a heat-sensitive hyperbranched polymer containing heat-sensitive active end groups, and...
X-ray intensifying screen
The present invention relates to an X-ray intensifying screen and to the method of manufacturing thereof. The X-ray intensifying screen comprises a support...
Day/night imaging display material with biaxially oriented polyolefin
The invention relates to an imaging element comprising a transparent polymer sheet, at least one layer of biaxially oriented polyolefin sheet and at least one...
Processing photographic material
Photographic processing apparatus comprises a combination of a surface processing stage and a replenishable tank processing stage. This allows advantage to be...
Inkjet images on PVA overcoated with hardener solution
A method of improving the durability of an ink jet ink image comprising the steps of: a) providing an ink jet ink receiving layer containing acetoacetylated...
Apparatus for testing transducer horn assembly debubbling devices
A method and apparatus for evaluating the end cap round transducer horn assemblies used in debubbling operations wherein the ECR THA can be evaluated off-line at...
Making printheads using tapecasting
A method of making a printhead includes forming a channel member by providing a mold having a top portion having peaks and valleys and by tape casting a slurry...
Surface determination and automatic milling in spinnerette manufacturing
A numerically controlled milling machine is used to mill the surface of a coined spinnerette after punching and before broaching the holes in the spinnerette. A...
Tamper resistant electronic flash unit for one-time-use camera
A tamper resistant electronic flash unit comprising a pair of first and second flash circuit boards arranged parallel to one another in order to have respective...
Method and apparatus for digital halftone dots detection and removal in
An image processing method for detection and removal of halftone dots includes converting a gray scale image into a binary thresholded image with halftone dots;...
Laser scanner projection system for viewing features on substrates and
on coated substrates
An inspection system for viewing substrate or coated substrate features, wherein a directed light source is projected through a coated substrate onto a viewing...
Active pixel sensor with inter-pixel function sharing
An image sensor having a plurality of pixels comprising a semiconductor material of a first conductivity type with at least two adjacent pixels, each of the...
Method for the vapor-phase carbonylation of lower aliphatic alcohols
using a supported platinum catalyst and...
A method for the vapor-phase carbonylation of lower alkyl alcohols to esters and optionally, carboxylic acids using a catalyst having a platinum on a solid...
Process for preparing cellulose esters using a sulfonic acid resin
The present invention relates to a process for preparing cellulose esters having a total DS/AGU of 0.1 to 3.0, said process comprising contacting the...
Process for the synthesis of high molecular weight predominantly
amorphous polymers with improved color and...
The present invention relates to a continuous high molecular weight, amorphous polymer-producing process which includes a reactor design, an unreacted monomer...
Polymers of 3-butene esters, their preparation and use
The specification describes various polymers having monomer of formula (I): ##STR1## In formula (I), R1 and R2 are, independently, hydrogen, a C.sub.1 ...
Iridium catalyst for carbonylation of lower aliphatic alcohols
A catalyst comprising an effective amount of iridium and at least one second metal selected from the Lanthanide Series of the Periodic Table is useful for vapor...
Photographic element comprising a mixture of sensitizing dyes
A photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion layer in which the silver halide has been sensitized with a first blue sensitizing dye...
Chemical sensitization of large tabular grain emulsions
The invention relates to an emulsion comprising tabular grains of greater than or equal to about 3.7 .mu.m area weighted mean equivalent circular diameter and...
Photographic element for color imaging
Disclosed is a color photographic element comprising at least four imaging layers including: a first light sensitive silver halide imaging layer having associated ...
Photographic material having a blue sensitive coupler starved unit
The invention provides a multilayered color photographic element and associated image forming process wherein the element comprises a support having coated...
Calcium ion stable photographic color developing concentrate and method
A homogeneous, ready to use, single-part color developing concentrate comprises a color developing agent in free base form, an antioxidant for the color...
Photographic fixing composition containing a 1,3-thiazolidine-2-thione
and method of rapid photographic processing
Color photographic silver halide elements, such as color films, can be rapidly fixed using a fixing composition containing a thiosulfate fixing agent, and...
Thermal imaging composition and member containing sulfonated ir dye and
methods of imaging and printing
An imaging member, such as a negative-working printing plate or on-press cylinder, can be prepared with a hydrophilic imaging layer comprised of a heat-sensitive...
Process for rapid crystallization of polyesters and co-polyesters via
in-line drafting and flow-induced...
The present invention relates to a process for introducing strain-induced crystallization to polyesters. Specifically, amorphous polymer from the melt phase...
Low temperature, high speed extrusion coating process and polyethylene
compositions useful therefor containing...
Novel polyethylene compositions comprising a blend of a polyethylene component having defined properties, a specific quantity of defined tackifying resins and...
Methods for separating a tocol from a tocol-containing mixture
The invention relates to method for separating tocol from a tocol-containing admixture by heating the tocol-containing admixture composed a tocol, a fatty acid,...