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Process for the treatment of seasoned stabilization baths used in
This invention relates to a process for the treatment of a seasoned stabilization bath containing at least 2 g/l of thiosulfate carried over from the fixing or...
Photographic element containing improved acylacetamido yellow
Disclosed is a photographic element comprises a silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a 3-indoloylacetanilide yellow dye-forming coupler of...
Photographic element containing cylacetamido yellow dye-forming couplers
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a 3-indoloylacetanilide yellow dye-forming coupler of...
Heterogeneous image layer for laser ablative imaging
A laser ablative recording element comprising a support having thereon a recording layer comprising a pigment dispersed in a polymeric binder, the polymeric...
Fuser member with metal oxide fillers, silane coupling agents, and
functionalized release fluids
A fuser member having improved toner offset release and wear characteristics. The outermost layer comprises a fluoroelastomer with thermally conductive metal...
Thermoplastic article having metallic wire, rod or bar embedded therein
Disclosed is a novel thermoplastic article having metallic wire, rod and/or bar embedded therein produced by applying heat and pressure to a laminate comprising,...
Method and apparatus for transferring images onto a tubular structure
A method and apparatus for imprinting a sublimation transfer onto a generally cup-shaped or tubular structure. The apparatus includes a support structure for...
Ink jet printing with metal complex
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 ink-receptive...
Adjustable vane used in cleaning orifices in inkjet printing apparatus
An inkjet printer having an inkjet head and defining a structure having means including a structure defining a plurality of orifices for ejecting ink droplets. A...
Magnetic arrangement for printhead positioning in an image processing
An image processing apparatus (10) for sheet thermal print media. The image processing apparatus (10) comprises a vacuum imaging drum (300) for holding thermal...
Method and apparatus for visually identifying an area on a photograph or
image where digital data is stored
Methods and apparatus for generating images and/or photographs from digital data files with data, e.g., audio data, stored on the photograph are described. Ink...
A stapling device has a holddown element, a staple forming member, and a staple driving means, which are guided linearly and are movable perpendicular to the...
Optical lens tray
A lens tray includes a support panel having an array of sockets. Each of the sockets has a first wall defining a first opening and a second wall defining a...
Valve assembly and apparatus
A valve assemblage for controlling flow of fluid between a first fluid system and a second fluid system. The first fluid system includes a first valve assembly...
Method of making a durable hydrophilic layer
A method of making a porous, hydrophilic layer with a high surface energy on a substrate for a printing plate, ink jet receiver or the like by the steps of...
Receptacle for particulate matter
A receptacle for particulate matter to be supplied to an apparatus. The receptacle includes a container, adapted to store particulate matter. The container has...
System and method of delivering a scent to a photographic print
A method and system permits photographers and/or consumers to select from a menu an applicable scent which is to be applied to an image. The selection of the...
Method for printer calibration
A method is disclosed for calibrating a digital printer to provide a substantially aim printer response. A test target is processed through a set of potential...
Method for resizing of a digital image
A method of processing a digital image comprising the steps of: providing an input digital image having an input size; providing the output size of a desired output...
Digital photofinishing system including scene balance and image
sharpening digital image processing
A method of digital photofinishing comprising the steps of: producing a digital color image in optical printing densities of a color image captured on...
Heat exchanger having an extruded, tiered heat sink
An improved heat exchanger (10) has an extruded, multi-tiered heat sink (22) having a very high heat transfer coefficient structurally associated with a compact,...
Self-contained device for recording data encoded either in visible or
A self-contained device for recording data encoded either in visible or invisible form or both on a medium, and for playback of data encoded either in visible or...
Method and apparatus for printing interdigitated images
A method for printing interdigitated images comprising the steps of interdigitating f images by modulating b beams of light (12) with image information. The b...
Dry laser printing system
A processor for processing thermal media, comprising: a rotatably mounted heated drum; and a set of holddown rollers spaced around a segment of the periphery of...
Monoesters and macrocyclic diester of phthalic acid and synthesis thereof
Monoesters and macrocyclic diesters of 2,2,4-trimethyl-1,3-pentanediol and phthalic acid or a derivative thereof are described. Methods by which such monoesters...
Carboxyalkyl cellulose esters for use in aqueous pigment dispersions
The present invention provides certain carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) esters of higher acids (e.g., CMC acetate propionate, CMC propionate, CMC acetate butyrate,...
Thermographic imaging element
1. A thermographic imaging element comprising: (a) a support; and (b) an imaging layer comprising: (i) an oxidizing agent; (ii) a first reducing agent; and (iii) a second...
Silver halide light sensitive emulsion layer having enhanced
This invention comprises a photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion layer in which the silver halide is sensitized with a compound of...
Method for use of light colored undeveloped photographic element
The invention relates to a method of improved burning and dodging comprising providing a color photographic element that prior to development has CIELAB...
Water-soluble non-interactive polymers and surfactant micelles for
desalting and concentrating silver halide...
A method is disclosed for washing silver halide photographic emulsions, including desalting and/or concentrating, based on depletion phase separation mechanism,...
Photographic element with particular magenta coupler
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a support on which is coated at least one green-sensitized silver halide emulsion layer having associated...
Composite photographic material with laminated biaxially oriented
polyolefin sheets with controlled water vapor...
This invention is generally accomplished by a photographic or imaging element comprising a paper base, at least one photosensitive silver halide layer, a tie...
Color photographic film with inverted blue recording layers
A color photographic element is disclosed containing in its blue recording layer unit a blue light reflective layer positioned to receive light from first and...
Color photographic film exhibiting increased blue speed
A color photographic element is disclosed containing in its blue recording layer unit a blue light reflective layer positioned to receive light from a layer in...
Process for buffering concentrated aqueous slurries
An aqueous-based slurry comprising: a particulate solid substance comprising a weak acid functional group having effective pK.sub.a1 >1 and less than 1% by weight...
Black-and-white photographic developing composition and a method for its
Black-and-white elements, such as radiographic films, can be processed rapidly using a black-and-white developing composition containing a hydroquinone...
Photographic element containing acetamido DIR coupler
The invention provides a photographic element, comprising a support bearing at least one silver halide emulsion and at least one 3-indoloylacetanilide yellow...
Method for rapid photographic processing with maintained color balance
using diffusible photochemicals
Color photographic elements, especially color photographic papers, can be more rapidly color developed (up to 25 seconds) in the presence of a color developing...
Flexographic printing plate with mask layer and methods of imaging and
A flexographic imaging element comprises a support having thereon a relief imaging layer and a multi-level writeable mask layer. This mask layer is capable of...
Method for applying a laminate on a laser ablative recording element
A process of forming a protective laminate to a laser-ablative recording element comprising a support having thereon an image layer comprising a colorant...
Stain resistant protective overcoat for imaged photographic elements
The present invention is an imaged photographic element including a support, having at least one silver halide emulsion layer, and having at least one stain...
Near zero CTE carbon fiber hybrid laminate
A carbon fiber hybrid laminate includes a first group of carbon fiber reinforced laminae having a positive CTE and, second group of carbon fiber reinforced...
Integrated ceramic micro-chemical plant
An integrated micro-ceramic chemical plant having a unitary ceramic body formed from multiple ceramic layers in the green state which are sintered together...
Tool attachment and release device for robotic arms
A tool attachment and release system for robotic arms which using a magnet for supplying the attractive force to hold the tool to the robotic arm while allowing...
Enclosed frictionally ignited photographic flash lamp
A photographic flash lamp having a closed, at least partially transparent capsule. A combustible material within an enclosed region of the capsule generates a...
Iris diaphragm for high speed photographic printers
An iris diaphragm for selectively varying a diameter of an aperture, the iris diaphragm comprises at least two movable blades which are adaptable for forming the...
Ink jet printing registered color images
Ink jet printing apparatus for forming a color ink image on a receiver in response to a digital image that includes a plurality of color planes, includes a...
Apparatus for transporting sheet-like material
A transport roller unit, which has a plurality of rollers arranged next to one another on a bearing shaft, rests against the transport rollers of a transport...
Device for cleaning optical surfaces
A clean wipe device for cleaning an optical surface, like the cover glass on a charge coupled device (CCD) imager surface, and the method to make the same,...
Outer cover for one-time-use camera