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Apparatus for cleaning a transparent cover of a virtual contact color
Apparatus (10) for scanning photographic film includes a scan gate (14, 16, 18, 26-30) having a film track (14) to guide a filmstrip (50) longitudinally in a...
Method for color balance determination
A method of color balance determination for use by a color copying apparatus utilizing a gray estimate established as a functional relationship among at least...
Alignment and printing of integral images
A method for forming an integral image on an image receiving medium which image is aligned or alignable with an integral lens sheet having a back side and a...
Scanners for reading near infrared fluorescent marks
An apparatus for detecting an invisible, near infrared fluorescing mark disposed on a background comprises: includes an excitation source for exciting the mark,...
Process for the preparation of 2-alkene-1,4-diols and 3-alkene-1,2-diols
This invention pertains, firstly, to the use of mixtures of hydriodic acid and organic solvent soluble iodide salts as catalysts for the hydration of ...
Acetate ester compounds
The present invention provides an acetate ester compound of formula (III), ##STR1## a process for synthesizing compound (III), and a process for using that ...
Photographic element containing antifogging cycanine dyes
A photographic element comprises at least one light-sensitive layer comprising a silver halide emulsion, wherein the silver halide content is less than or equal...
Coupler capable of releasing a development accelerator
The present invention relates to a new coupler which is capable of releasing a development accelerator having the formula: ##STR1## wherein COUP is a...
Photographic element containing a DIR coupler
A photographic element, comprises a support bearing one or more silver halide emulsions and one or more pyrazolone magenta dye-forming DIR couplers of structure...
Photographic element with top blue light sensitive layer
The invention relates to a color photographic element comprising a red light sensitive layer comprising a cyan dye forming coupler, a green light sensitive layer...
Hydrophilic colloid composition
This invention comprises a composition containing a hydrophilic colloid and a water soluble polymer of boric acid, and optionally a hardening agent for the...
Lubricant for Ag halide photographic elements
The present invention is an imaging element which includes a support, at least one light sensitive layer, and a surface protective layer containing a binder and...
Display apparatus using light patternable conductive traces
In a structure for making a display that forms images including a transparent substrate having first and second surfaces; a light sensitive conductive layer...
Thermoplastic article having textile fiber fabric embedded therein
Disclosed is a novel thermoplastic article having a fabric comprised of textile fibers embedded therein produced by applying heat and pressure to a laminate...
Method for fabricating tools for molding diffractive surfaces on optical
A method for producing diffractive optic molding tools with improved durability is accomplished by depositing a layer of chromium carbide on a substrate...
Method of manufacturing a ceramic article
The present invention is a method of producing a ceramic article. The method includes forming an intercalated or exfoliated solution of smectite clay and a...
Method for regenerating seasoned aqueous fixing or bleach/fixing
The invention concerns a method and a device for the selective extraction of the halide ions from photographic baths. According to the invention, the solutions...
An ink composition comprises water; a mica-based pigment; a hydroxyalkyl cellulose binder; and, a water-soluble or water-dispersible surfactant coating aid. The...
Dual sided photographic album leaf and method of making
A unitary dual sided album leaf and method of making. The method includes the steps of: providing a image retaining media having an image forming side and a back ...
Fusing belt having polyurethane release layer
A toner fuser belt for use with electrophotographic apparatus including a thermally conductive substrate through which heat is applied; and a toner release layer...
Electrostatographic reproduction apparatus with electrometer control and
method of calibrating the electrometer
An electrometer probe is used in an electrophotographic apparatus as part of a process control system to measure charge on a photoconductive film belt. This...
Fusing apparatus providing tuning of image gloss to match gloss of
A reproduction apparatus fuser providing for tuning of the fuser operating parameters to match the gloss of a fused marking particle image to the gloss of a...
Hand-held processing container with vacuum creating assembly and kit for
roomlight processing of...
Black-and-white elements, such as radiographic films, can be processed in roomlight because they include certain light absorbing dyes and desensitizers....
Waterproof protective housing for camera
A waterproof protective housing for a camera comprising an elastic pouch which is shaped and dimensioned to enclose the camera and has an opening for a taking...
One-time-use camera with deflector for preventing anti-backup pawl from
engaging film winder during camera assembly
A one-time-use camera which comprises a first part including a film winding thumbwheel rotatably supported for winding and unwinding rotation, and a second part...
Selecting a calibration function for a digital printer which minimizes
an error criterion
A method and apparatus are disclosed for calibrating a digital printer to provide a substantially aim printer response. A test target is processed through a set...
Encoding color image data for multipass color printers
A method for encoding color image data of the type having multiple color planes for a printer that prints the color planes in a given sequence includes the steps...
Method and apparatus for locally blending gray dot types of the same or
different types to reproduce an image...
A method and apparatus for reproducing an original image includes a scanner or other image source for generating digitized raw image data for each pixel of an...
Writing print characteristics to magnetics-on-film
A high speed photofinishing apparatus for reading information/data from a photosensitive filmstrip and for writing data on a magnetic layer contained on the...
Camera and method for capturing motion sequences useful for integral
image element formation
A camera for recording motion sequences which may be selected for forming an integral image. The camera includes an image capture device for capturing a scene...
Mechanism for positioning film into a scanning position in an internal
drum laser scanner assembly
An assembly for positioning a piece of photosensitive film into a scanning position on a curved film platen and an internal drum scanner assembly. The film...
Skewed pressure rollers
An apparatus (40) for scanning an image to a lenticular material (43) having a first pressure roller (11), which in combination with the first drive roller (13),...
Microfluidic printing without image reversal
A microfluidic printing apparatus including at least one ink reservoir; a moveable front plate of transparent material having a structure including a plurality...
Imaging device to media compatibility and color appearance matching with
flare, luminance, and white point...
Methods and means are described for producing intermediary image-bearing signals and/or encoded data, compatible for subsequent imaging applications, from...
Inspection method and apparatus for determining the side-up orientation
of an object resting on a flat surface
A method and apparatus which can reliably inspect three dimensional objects resting on a surface such that part type, part location, side-up orientation, and...
Polyesters from terephthalic acid,
2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol and ethylene glycol
The invention relates to a copolyester containing (a) a dicarboxylic acid component having from about 80 to 100 mole % terephthalic acid or the ester thereof;...
This invention relates to new blue anthraquinone colorants having Formula I ##STR1## wherein R and R1 are the same or different and are selected from hydrogen ...
Maleated high acid number high molecular weight polypropylene of low
A novel, continuous process for the manufacture of novel higher molecular weight and higher acid numbered maleated polypropylenes with lower color at higher...
Sound recording film
A black and white silver halide motion picture sound recording film is disclosed comprising a support bearing at least one silver halide emulsion layer, wherein...
Electrically-conductive overcoat layer for photographic elements
The present invention is a multilayer imaging element which includes a support, one or more image-forming layers superposed on the support, and an outermost...
Radiographic elements exhibiting increased speed and covering power
A radiographic element is disclosed containing in a high bromide tabular grain emulsion layer a 5-mercaptotetrazole to increase covering power. The ...
Concentrated photographic fixer additive and fixing compositions
containing triazinylstilbene and method of...
Concentrated and working strength photographic fixing compositions include a photographic fixing agent, a triazinylstilbene compound, and a water-soluble...
Method of processing a silver halide photographic product
The present invention concerns a novel method of developing a silver halide photographic product by the surface application of a developing solution. The...
Strippable biaxially oriented base for imaging element
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a paper base, at least one photosensitive silver halide layer, a layer of biaxially oriented...
Antistatic layer for photographic paper
The present invention is a photographic paper which includes a paper sheet with a polyolefin resin layer on each surface of the paper sheet. A print retaining...
Glow discharge treatment of a web substrate surface in a web coating line
Apparatus capable of sustained glow discharge at atmospheric pressure mounted along the web path in a web coating machine ahead of the point of coating...
Talking album for photographic prints
An album (50) for photographic prints includes a front cover (52); a back cover (54); a binder member (56) attached between the front and back covers; an...
Wire lock shield face for burner nozzle
The water jacket face of a burner nozzle for a synthesis gas generator is protected from hot gas corrosion by an annular heat shield of high temperature melting...
Extraction bar mechanism for storage phosphor reader
In a storage phosphor reader having a receiving station for receiving a cassette containing a removable storage phosphor, the storage phosphor having an end cap...
Wedge clamping device for a flat plate/printed circuit board
A clamping device comprising: a mounting member having at least one slot, the slot having a flat reference surface and an opposed camming surface spaced...