US Patent No. 10,328,687

PRINTER DRYER WITH A PLURALITY OF DRYING UNITS


Patent No. 10,328,687
Issue Date June 25, 2019
Title Printer Dryer With A Plurality Of Drying Units
Inventorship Semion Birger, Netanya (IL)
Alex Veis, Kadima (IL)
Assignee HP SCITEX LTD., Netanya (IL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,328,687

1. A printer dryer device, comprising:a first drying unit, wherein the first drying unit comprises a first plurality of energy emitting elements to dry a printing substance on a printing medium;
wherein the first plurality of energy emitting elements are electrically connected in series in the first drying unit; and
a second drying unit, wherein the second drying unit comprises a second plurality of energy emitting elements to dry the printing substance on the printing medium;
wherein the second drying unit is arranged downstream from the first drying unit in a medium transport direction of the printing medium;
wherein the second plurality of energy emitting elements are electrically connected in series in the second drying unit; and
wherein at least one energy emitting element among the second plurality of energy emitting elements is not electrically connected in series to an energy emitting element among the first plurality of energy emitting elements.