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Polyester backbone binder (e.g., condensation reaction product, etc.)

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430 - Radiation imagery chemistry: process, composition, or product thereof

430031000 - ELECTRIC OR MAGNETIC IMAGERY, E.G., XEROGRAPHY, ELECTROGRAPHY, MAGNETOGRAPHY, ETC., PROCESS, COMPOSITION, OR PRODUCT

430097000 - Post imaging process, finishing, or perfecting composition or product

430104000 - Finishing or perfecting composition or product

430105000 - Developing composition or product

430109100 - Dry toner having chemically identified binder

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20090202934ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, TWO-COMPONENT DEVELOPER, IMAGE FORMING METHOD AND PROCESS CARTRIDGE - A toner including: toner particles which include: a colorant, a releasing agent, and a binder resin. The number average particle diameter of the toner particles is in the range of from 3.5 μm to 6.5 μm, wherein the number average particle diameter is determined by the Coulter method, the variation coefficient of the number distribution of the toner particles is in the range of 22.0 to 35.0, wherein the variation coefficient is found by dividing the standard deviation of the number distribution by the number average particle diameter, and 40% by number to 59% by number of the toner particles are 4.0 μm to 8.0 μm in diameter.08-13-2009
20110183252Toner for developing electrostatic image and method of preparing the same - Toner for developing an electrostatic image, which satisfies charging stability, low-temperature fixability, high-temperature storage characteristics, and durability with respect to an environment up to a predetermined level or above, and a method of preparing the toner. The toner includes: a core layer including a first binder resin, a colorant, and a releasing agent; and a shell layer covering the core layer and including a second binder resin, wherein the first binder resin includes about 70 wt % or above of amorphous polyester resin and about 30 wt % or below of crystalline polyester resin, the second binder resin includes an amorphous polyester resin, and a melting temperature (Tm(C)) of the crystalline polyester resin, a melting temperature (Tm(W)) of the releasing agent, and a melting point (Tm(T)) of the toner satisfy the following conditions: −20° C.≦Tm(W)−Tm(C)≦20° C.; and 0° C.07-28-2011
20120183897Rosin-Based Resin and Toner Containing Same - Disclosed is a polyester resin comprising the polycondensation product of (a) at least one diacid, acid ester, or diester; and (b) at least one diol; wherein either (i) at least one diacid, acid ester, or diester comprises a rosin diacid, rosin acid ester, or rosin diester; or (ii) at least one diol comprises a rosin diol, and wherein at least one of the rosin diacid, rosin acid ester, rosin diester, or rosin diol is either (A) an ester of a functionalized rosin or an ester of a reduced functionalized rosin, or (B) a dimerized rosin. Also disclosed is a toner composition comprising particles which comprise the disclosed polyester resin and an optional colorant.07-19-2012
20100081076PRODUCTION OF POLYESTERS IN A CONTINUOUS PACKED-BED REACTOR USING IMMOBILIZED ENZYME CATALYSTS - In accordance with various embodiments, there is a method of making a polyester. The method can include providing a monomer solution, the monomer solution including one or more cyclic esters in a concentration ranging from about 1 to about 100% and one or more solvents in a concentration ranging from about 99% to about 0%. The method of making a polyester can also include providing a packed-bed reactor including one or more immobilized enzymes, wherein the packed-bed reactor has an inlet and an outlet. The method can further include circulating the monomer solution through the packed-bed reactor to generate a solution enriched with polyester, such that the one or more immobilized enzymes convert the one or more cyclic esters to polyester in the packed-bed reactor during circulation and collecting the solution enriched with polyester exiting through the outlet.04-01-2010
20110195356POLYESTER RESIN FOR TONER, TONER COMPOSITION AND RESIN PARTICLE - Disclosed is a heat-fusible electrostatic image developing toner which has an excellent balance between fixability at low temperatures and grindability and is excellent in glossiness after fixing. Also disclosed is a resin for toners. A polyester resin for toners which is obtained by polycondensing a polyol component and a polycarboxylic acid component is characterized by containing 20-100 weight % of one or more polyester resins (A1) having a storage elastic modulus from 2.5×1008-11-2011
20100075243TONER FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHY, AND TWO-COMPONENT DEVELOPER AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD USING THE TONER - A toner for electrophotography, including a release agent; a binder resin; a colorant; and an external additive, wherein the binder resin is a polyester resin, and wherein the toner has a loss on heat not greater than 0.40% by weight at 165° C. and a difference between a loss on heat at 200° C. and the loss on heat at 165° C. not greater than 0.50% by weight, and includes a n-paraffin in an amount not less than 3% by weight.03-25-2010
20130084520ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME, ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPER, TONER CARTRIDGE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - An electrostatic image developing toner of the exemplary embodiment of the invention contains an amorphous first polyester resin of a polycondensation product of at least a carboxylic acid component and an alcohol component containing rosin, and a second polyester resin having the difference (absolute value) in parameter of solubility relative to the first polyester resin of from about 0.3 (cal/cm04-04-2013
20090162778BINDER RESIN FOR ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, BINDER RESIN PARTICLE LIQUID DISPERSION FOR ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, PRODUCTION METHOD OF ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPER, IMAGE FORMING METHOD AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A binder resin for an electrostatic image developing toner is obtained by polycondensation reaction of at least two polycarboxylic acids and at least one polyol, wherein the at least two polycarboxylic acids include at least one of a first specific polycarboxylic acid and a second specific polycarboxylic acid in an amount of from about 3 mol % to less than about 50 mol % based on a total amount of the at least two polycarboxylic acids, the binder resin includes a catalyst-derived metal in an amount of from about 0 ppm to about 10 ppm, and the binder resin has a glass transition temperature Tg of from about 45° C. to about 80° C.06-25-2009
20130157193TONER AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - A toner containing colorant, releasing agent, and binder resin containing crystalline polyester resin, and non-crystalline polyester resin containing urethane bond, urea bond, or both, the non-crystalline polyester resin containing first and second non-crystalline polyester resins, both containing urethane bond, or urea bond, or both, wherein monomers constituting the first non-crystalline polyester resin contains isocyanate monomer for forming the urethane bond, the urea bond, or the both, in an amount of 0.5 mol % or greater to total amount of the monomers, monomers constituting the second non-crystalline polyester resin contain isocyanate monomer for forming the urethane bond, the urea bond, or the both, in an amount of 0.5 mol % or greater to total amount of the monomers, the first non-crystalline polyester resin has Tg of −60° C. or higher but lower than 10° C., and the second non-crystalline polyester resin has Tg of 30° C. or higher but lower than 70° C.06-20-2013
20130157192TONER FOR ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPMENT - A method for producing a toner for electrostatic image development containing at least a resin binder and a charge control agent, including step 1: melt-kneading components containing a resin binder and a charge control agent to provide a melt-kneaded product; and step 2: pulverizing the melt-kneaded product, and classifying a pulverized product, wherein the resin binder contains a polyester A obtained by polycondensing an alcohol component containing 1,2-propanediol and a carboxylic acid component containing a rosin compound and an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid compound having 6 to 10 carbon atoms, wherein 1,2-propanediol is contained in the alcohol component of the polyester A in an amount of 85% by mol or more. The toner for electrostatic image development obtained by the method of the present invention can be suitably used in, for example, the development or the like of latent image formed in electrophotography, an electrostatic recording method, an electrostatic printing method, or the like.06-20-2013
20090155708DEVELOPING AGENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - The dispersion liquid including toner material particles is introduced into a mechanical shearing device including a heating unit, a mechanical shearing unit, and a cooling unit, heated to a temperature not lower than the glass transition temperature of the polyester resin under a condition that satisfies the following relationship (1), subjected to mechanical shearing, and thereafter cooled, whereby fine particles are obtained.06-18-2009
20090155707TONER FOR ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE IMAGE DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF, AND ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE IMAGE DEVELOPER, TONER CARTRIDGE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - There is provided a toner for electrostatic charge image development, which includes a binder resin that includes a non-crystalline polyester resin and a crystalline polyester resin, and a colorant, wherein in a measurement of an acetone-soluble fraction of the toner by gel permeation chromatography, in which W1 represents the total area of an elution curve of the acetone-soluble fraction, F(0-10) represents an eluate corresponding to from the beginning of the elution to 10% elution of W1 over time, and F (80-100) represents an eluate corresponding to from 80% elution to 100% elution of W1 over time, the amount of an aliphatic unsaturated dicarboxylic acid-derived component of the resins contained in the eluate F(0-10) is in the range of from about 0 mol % to about 10 mol % relative to the total amount of the acid-derived components of the resins contained in the eluate F(0-10), and the amount of the aliphatic unsaturated dicarboxylic acid-derived component of the resins contained in the eluate F(80-100) is in the range of from about 20 mol % to about 60 mol % relative to the total amount of the acid-derived components of the resins contained in the eluate F(80-100).06-18-2009
20090155706IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, TONER, AND PROCESS CARTRIDGE - An image forming apparatus including a fixing device to fix a toner image on a recording medium including a heat roller and an oil applicator to apply a silicone oil to the heat roller, having a system speed of from 500 to 1700 mm/sec, and using a toner including a binder resin including a crystalline polyester resin and an amorphous polyester resin; a fatty acid amide compound; and a colorant, wherein a ratio (W/R) of a height (W) of a peak at a wavenumber of 1638 cm06-18-2009
20130029264ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, ELECTROSTATIC DEVELOPER, TONER CARTRIDGE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - An electrostatic image developing toner contains toner particles containing a polyester resin having a repeating unit deriving from a dicarboxylic acid and a repeating unit deriving from a rosin diol, and an external additive containing silica particles, wherein a weight average molecular weight (Mw) of the soluble matter in tetrahydrofuran of the toner is from about 60,000 to about 200,000.01-31-2013
20090253066Wet developer - A wet developer in which toner particles containing at least a colorant and a binder resin are dispersed in a non-volatile carrier solution by using a dispersant. By using as the binder resin a polyester resin having a weight-average molecular weight Mw in a range of 20,000≦Mw≦350,000, it becomes possible to improve storage stability without degradation of fixing property.10-08-2009
20090123863METHOD FOR PRODUCING A TONER FOR ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPMENT - A method for producing a toner for electrostatic image development, including the steps of melt-kneading a resin binder containing a crystalline polyester and an amorphous resin as main components, and heat-treating the melt-kneaded product obtained in the step of melt-kneading at a temperature of from 50° to 80° C., wherein the crystalline polyester is obtained by a polycondensation reaction of an α,ω-linear alkanediol and an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid compound, has the specified values of properties, and further is contained in an amount of from 1 to 35% by weight of the resin binder. The toner for electrostatic image development obtained by the present invention is suitably used for, for example, developing a latent image formed in electrophotography, electrostatic recording method, electrostatic printing method, or the like.05-14-2009
20090123862TONER COMPOSITIONS - The present disclosure provides toners including amorphous resins and crystalline resins. Toners with high glass transition temperatures and little plasticization may be obtained in accordance with the present disclosure.05-14-2009
20090123864Ultra Low Melt Toners Comprised of Crystalline Resins - A toner having an amorphous resin, a crystalline resin, and a colorant, wherein the crystalline resin has a melting temperature of at least 70° C. and a recrystallization point of at least 47° C. exhibits improved document offset properties and improved heat cohesion. Annealing the toner further improves the heat cohesion and morphology of the toner.05-14-2009
20130089816Black Particles and a Manufacturing Method of the Same, A Black Toner Using the Same, and a Particle Container and a Toner Container - Black particles include a black pigment; and a cyan pigment, wherein when the reflectance to light of wavelength of 420 nm and the reflectance to light of wavelength of 770 nm of plural samples are measured, the standard deviations (1σ) of the measured values are about 1 or less with respect to both wavelengths.04-11-2013
20090305158Toner and Toner Binder - A polyester resin toner binder which gives a toner with good anti-blocking property at high temperature and high humidity and good low-temperature fixing ability. The present invention is directed to a toner binder for developing electrostatic charge images, which binder comprises a condensation-polymerization polyester resin, the polyester resin being a product formed in the presence of a catalyst (a) represented by the following general formula (I):12-10-2009
20090305157Resin for toner and toner composition - A toner and a resin for toner are provided which are of good low-temperature fixing ability and good anti-blocking property of toner at high temperature and high humidity and good pulverisability. The present invention is directed to a resin for toner, the resin comprising a polyester resin (A) produced by reacting a polyester resin (a) having an acid value of 6 mgKOH/g or less and a hydroxyl value of 10 to 80 mgKOH/g with at least one carboxylic acid (b) selected from the group consisting of aliphatic carboxylic acids, aromatic carboxylic acids, their anhydrides and lower alkyl (C1-C4) esters, wherein the equivalent ratio OHa/COOHb is 0.55 to 1.0 where OHa represents the equivalent of the hydroxyl groups originating in (a) in the reaction of (a) and (b) and COOHb represents the equivalent of the carboxyl groups originating in (b) in the reaction of (a) and (b), and wherein the polyester resin (A) has an acid value of 13 to 50 mgKOH/g and a hydroxyl value of 8 mgKOH/g or less; and a toner composition including the same.12-10-2009
20090117485TONER FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHY - A toner for electrophotography, containing a resin binder containing a polyester-based resin (A) and a polyester-based resin (B) having a softening point of a temperature higher than the polyester-based resin (A) by 10° C. or more, wherein at least one of the polyester-based resins (A) and (B) is a resin derived from a (meth)acrylic acid-modified rosin, having a polyester unit obtainable by polycondensing an alcohol component and a carboxylic acid component containing a (meth)acrylic acid-modified rosin, and a method for producing the toner. The toner for electrophotography of the present invention is usable in, for example, developing or the like latent images formed in electrophotography, electrostatic recording method, electrostatic printing method or the like.05-07-2009
20130071785ALCOHOL COMPOUND, A POLYESTER RESIN, AN UNSATURATED POLYESTER RESIN, A RESIN PARTICLE AND AN ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC TONER - It is an object of the present invention to provide a new alcohol compound, a polyester resin, an unsaturated polyester resin, a resin particle and an electrophotographic toner using the compound capable of using the renewable resources as a part of a raw material.03-21-2013
20130071784TONER FOR DEVELOPING ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE IMAGE, ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE IMAGE DEVELOPER, TONER CARTRIDGE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A toner for developing an electrostatic charge image includes an aliphatic polyester resin and a polyester resin having a repeating unit derived from rosin diol.03-21-2013
20120219894TONER COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESSES - Environmentally friendly toner particles are provided which may include a bio-based amorphous polyester resin, optionally in combination with another amorphous resin and/or a crystalline resin. Methods for providing these toners are also provided. In embodiments, the bio-based amorphous polyester resin includes a biologically derived diol, such as 2,3-butanediol.08-30-2012
20130059247TONER AND DEVELOPER - To provide a toner, which contains: a non-crystalline polyester resin A obtained through a reaction between a non-linear chain reactive precursor and a curing agent, and having a glass transition temperature of −60° C. to 0° C.; a non-crystalline polyester resin B having a glass transition temperature of 40° C. to 70° C.; and a crystalline polyester resin C, wherein the toner has a glass transition temperature Tg1st of 20° C. to 40° C. as measured with first heating in differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).03-07-2013
20130059246TONER FOR DEVELOPING ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A toner for developing an electrostatic image and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The toner may have a morphological surface characteristic that induces high thermal and physical characteristics. The toner may simultaneously improve gloss, charge stability, anti-cohesiveness, storage ability, and low temperature fixability.03-07-2013
20110014561TONER AND TONER MANUFACTURING METHOD - Provided are a toner and a toner manufacturing method with which high image density and a broad range of color reproduction are obtained, and with which high-quality images are also obtained. The toner is composed of toner particles that comprise a binding resin containing a polyester resin and a colorant, and contains 10-1,500 ppm of a metal element selected from titanium, germanium, and aluminum, and a cyclic phenol sulfide represented by general formula (1) selected from thiacalixarene, sulfinyl thiacalixarene and sulfonyl thiacalixarene.01-20-2011
20090297975TONER, DEVELOPER, TONER CONTAINER, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - A toner manufactured by a method including the steps of dissolving or dispersing toner components comprising a binder resin, a colorant, and an encapsulated plasticizer to prepare an oily toner components liquid, and emulsifying or dispersing the oily toner components liquid in an aqueous medium to prepare the toner.12-03-2009
20100124715ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE IMAGE DEVELOPER, TONER CARTRIDGE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, AND IMAGE FORMING DEVICE - A toner for developing an electrostatic charge image includes: an amorphous polyester resin; a crystalline polyester resin; and a releasing agent, an amount of the releasing agent in the toner being from 5 to 15% by weight; an amount of the releasing agent present at a surface of the toner being from 10 to 35% by weight; and the toner showing at least one endothermic peak in each of a temperature range from 45 to 60° C., a temperature range from 65 to 80° C., and a temperature range from 85 to 100° C. in a temperature-rise process of differential scanning calorimetry of the toner.05-20-2010
20090233212TONER AND TWO-COMPONENT DEVELOPER - Provided is a toner including: toner particles each containing at least a binder resin and a wax; and an external additive, in which surfaces of the toner particles have an average surface roughness (Ra) measured with a scanning probe microscope of 1.0 nm or more and 30.0 nm or less; and the toner has a surface tension index I for a 45-vol % aqueous solution of methanol measured by a capillary suction time method and calculated from the following equation (1) of 5.0×1009-17-2009
20090233211POSITIVELY CHARGEABLE TWO-COMPONENT DEVELOPER, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A positively chargeable two-component developer, including at least a toner and a carrier, wherein the toner contains a binder resin, a colorant, a wax, and a charge control agent, the binder resin contains at least a polyester resin and an addition polymerization resin grafted with a polyolefin, the wax and the addition polymerization resin grafted with a polyolefin are contained at a wax:addition polymerization resin grafted with a polyolefin ratio of from about 40:60 to about 80:20, and the carrier is a magnetic powder having a coating layer containing a methyl-containing silicone resin.09-17-2009
20090233210TONER FOR DEVELOPING ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE IMAGE, ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE IMAGE DEVELOPER, TONER CARTRIDGE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - There is provided a toner for developing an electrostatic charge image including a binder resin, a colorant and a releasing agent, wherein the content ratio of particles having a number particle diameter of 4.5 μm or more and less than 7.5 μm and a circularity degree of 0.980 or more is in a range from about 5 number % to about 15 number %, and the content ratio of particles having a number particle diameter of not 7.5 μm or more and less than 15 μm and a circularity degree of 0.900 or more and less than 0.940 is about 5 number % or less.09-17-2009
20120115081ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPER, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - An electrostatic image developing toner including: a toner particle containing a binder resin having a polyester resin and a coloring agent; and a non-colored particle containing a polyester but not containing a coloring agent and having a shape factor SF1 of not more than 110, wherein an amount of Sn element contained in the non-colored particles is larger than an amount of Sn element contained in the toner particle.05-10-2012
20090011356ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - Provided is an electrostatic image developing toner excellent in blocking resistance at high temperature and humidity, as well as in low temperature-fixing property, having a polyester resin toner binder. Provided is the electrostatic image developing toner containing at least one noncrystalline polyester resin and a crystalline polyester resin, wherein the polyester resins are formed in the presence of at least one titanium-containing catalyst expressed in the following Formulas:01-08-2009
20130164670TONER - The present invention provides a toner that gives satisfactory fixing image quality in both high-speed fixing process and low-speed fixing process and shows excellent image quality for a long time by inhibiting inside contamination even in repeated use. In a toner including toner particles containing a binder resin, a hydrocarbon wax, and a coloring agent, the hydrocarbon wax is prescribed by a relationship in total amounts of components having carbon atoms in specific ranges in thermal desorption and GC/MS analysis when heated at 200° C. for 10 minutes.06-27-2013
20120237870TONER, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING TONER, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND PROCESS CARTRIDGE - A toner including a main body particle, a layer B located overlying the main body particle, and a layer A located overlying the layer B is provided. The binder resin includes an amorphous resin and a crystalline resin. The layer B is comprised of particles of a resin B. The layer A is comprised of particles of a resin A. A method of manufacturing the above toner is also provided. The method includes dissolving or dispersing toner components in an organic solvent to prepare a toner components liquid. The toner components include the binder resin. The method further includes emulsifying the toner components liquid in an aqueous medium to prepare an emulsion. The aqueous medium contains the particles of the resins A and B. The method further includes removing the organic solvent from the emulsion and heating the emulsion.09-20-2012
20120237869TONER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING TONER - A toner including a colorant and a binder resin is provided. The binder resin includes a polyester resin having a glass transition temperature of 18 to 40° C., a weight average molecular weight of 10,000 to 100,000, and a flow beginning temperature of 70 to 120° C. The toner has a volume average particle diameter of 3 to 10 μm.09-20-2012
20120219895POLYESTER STYRENE VINYL HYBRID POLYMER LATEX FOR CHEMICALLY PRODUCED TONER - A process is provided for preparing a polyester styrene vinyl hybrid polymer latex composition which may be used to prepare toner for use in electrographic applications by the emulsion aggregation process. The process includes preparing a polyester by polycondensation, preparing a solution of the polyester in a mixture of styrene and vinyl monomers, emulsifying the polyester/monomer solution, and polymerizing the emulsion via emulsion polymerization to yield a polyester styrene vinyl hybrid polymer latex composition. The latex affords excellent fixing when used in chemically produced toner made by the emulsion aggregation process.08-30-2012
20110281213TONER, DEVELOPMENT AGENT, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - A toner containing a binder resin comprising a first binder resin A and a second binder resin B, a coloring agent, and a releasing agent, wherein the first binder resin A is formed by reacting a compound A1 having an active hydrogen group with a resin A2 having a portion reactive with the compound A1 in an organic solvent and the resin A2 is formed by reacting a non-crystalline polyester resin “a” having a polyhydroxy carboxylic acid skeleton in the main chain with a compound having the portion reactive with the compound A1 having an active hydrogen group.11-17-2011
20090170021TONER - Provided is magnetic toner including capsule type toner particles each having a surface layer (B) on a surface of a toner base particle (A) containing at least a binder resin (a) mainly formed of a polyester, a magnetic substance, and a wax, in which, the surface layer (B) includes a resin (b), and the resin (b) includes a resin selected from the group consisting of a polyester resin (b1), a vinyl resin (b2), and a urethane resin (b3); a glass transition temperature Tg(a) of the binder resin (a) and a glass transition temperature Tg(b) of the resin (b) satisfy a relationship of Tg(a)07-02-2009
20110143275PRODUCING METHOD OF WATER DISPERSION OF POLYESTER RESIN PARTICLES, RESIN COMPOSITION, PRODUCING METHOD OF RESIN COMPOSITION AND ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC TONER - A method of producing a water dispersion of polyester resin particles containing the steps of: emulsifying and dispersing at least a diol, a dicarboxylic acid and at least one polycondensation catalyst selected from a surfactant catalyst and a rare earth metal catalyst in water to form an emulsified dispersion liquid; and irradiating the emulsified dispersion liquid with a microwave to conduct a polycondensation reaction, whereby polyester resin particles are produced.06-16-2011
20110294064TONER, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING TONER, DEVELOPER, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A toner comprising a colorant, a release agent, an amorphous polyester, and a crystalline polyester having an endothermic peak temperature of 60 to 80° C. and an endothermic quantity of 3.0 to 20.0 J/g. The endothermic peak temperature is determined from a constant rate component curve of the crystalline polyester obtained in a second heating of temperature-modulated differential scanning calorimetry. The endothermic quantity is determined from an area between the constant rate component curve and its base line drawn between 0 and 100° C., within a temperature range of 0 to 50° C.12-01-2011
20090170020TONER, TWO-COMPONENT DEVELOPER, DEVELOPING DEVICE, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A toner in which even a toner containing crystalline polyester exhibits excellent fixing property, chargeability, color reproducibility, and long-term stability, as well as a two-component developer, a developing device, and an image forming apparatus are provided. The toner includes toner base particles which contain a colorant and a binder resin containing at least crystalline polyester and an amorphous resin; and a mixed oxide of aluminum oxide and silicon dioxide externally added to the toner base particles, and the toner is so adjusted that the binder resin contains 20% by weight to 50% by weight of the crystalline polyester and that a compositional proportion of aluminum oxide in the mixed oxide of aluminum oxide and silicon dioxide falls within a range of 35% by weight or more and less than 50% by weight.07-02-2009
20090181317TONER FOR DEVELOPING ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - Toner for developing an electrostatic image which hardly causes an offset phenomenon and a wrapping phenomenon and which excels in anti-fusing property, and the production process thereof is provided. The toner for developing an electrostatic image contains at least a binder resin and a colorant, in which the binder resin contains an amorphous resin and a crystalline resin, and an endothermal peak having an onset temperature of a starting point ranging from 100 to 150° C., an onset temperature of an end point ranging from 150 to 200° C., and a half value width ranging from 10 to 40° C. is present in a DSC curve while elevating the temperature measured by a differential scanning calorimeter of the toner. This toner can be produced by performing a heat-melt kneading at the temperature defined as T (° C.) having the range specified by the following formula: (T07-16-2009
20110217646RESIN BINDERS FOR TONERS - The present invention relates to a resin binder for toners which contains a crystalline polyester which is produced by polycondensing at least an alcohol component containing an aliphatic diol having 2 to 12 carbon atoms and a carboxylic acid component containing an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid compound having 8 to 12 carbon atoms in an amount of from 70 to 100 mol %, wherein a content of a methyl ethyl ketone soluble component (at 20° C.) in the crystalline polyester is from 0.5 to 7% by weight on the basis of a weight of the crystalline polyester, and a difference between a melting point of the crystalline polyester and a peak top temperature observed in DSC measurement of the methyl ethyl ketone soluble component (“melting point of the crystalline polyester”−“peak top temperature observed in DSC measurement of the methyl ethyl ketone soluble component”) is within the range of from 1 to 15° C.09-08-2011
20090280427TONER FOR NON-CONTACT FUSING - A toner for non-contacting fusing containing toner matrix particles containing a resin binder and an external additive having an average particle size of from 10 to 100 nm, wherein the external additive is externally added to the toner matrix particles, wherein the resin binder contains one or more polyesters, wherein a carboxylic acid component of the polyester contains one or more isophthalic acid compounds and one or more fumaric acid/maleic acid compounds, wherein the isophthalic acid compound is contained in an amount of from 10 to 35% by weight, the fumaric acid/maleic acid compound is contained in an amount of from 1 to 15% by weight, and the isophthalic acid compound and the fumaric acid/maleic acid compound are contained in a total amount of from 20 to 36% by weight, of a total amount of the entire raw material monomers of the polyester in the resin binder, and wherein the toner has a softening point of from 90° to 120° C. The toner is suitably used in developing latent images formed in, for example, electrophotography, an electrostatic recording method, an electrostatic printing method, or the like.11-12-2009
20090186291NON-MAGNETIC TONER FOR ONE-COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT AND METHOD OF PREPARING THE TONER, AND IMAGE DEVELOPER, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, PROCESS CARTRIDGE AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - A non-magnetic toner including a binder resin including a first resin, a second resin, a third resin; a colorant; and a wax, wherein the first resin is a hybrid resin including an amorphous condensation polymerization unit and a radical polymerization unit in its molecular frame, and the second and third resins are non-hybrid resins including condensation polymerization units, wherein each of the first, second and third resins has a glass transition temperature (Tg) and a softening point (Tm) satisfying the following relationships:07-23-2009
20090142687TONER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE TONER, TWO-COMPONENT DEVELOPER, DEVELOPING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A toner which takes into account preservation of the global environment and which is excellent in fixability and storage stability and moreover, good in light transmittance and a method for manufacturing the toner, a two-compartment developer, a developing device and an image forming apparatus are provided. In toner including at least a binder resin and a colorant, the binder resin includes a resin which is a major component and a biomass-containing crystalline resin; and the crystalline resin is contained in an amount of 1 part by weight or more and 50 parts by weight or less based on 100 parts by weight of the binder resin, and a melting point of the crystalline resin is higher by a temperature of from 5° C. to 10° C. than a temperature at which a loss modulus G″ of the toner at a frequency of 1 Hz is 1006-04-2009
20080268365PROCESS FOR PREPARING TONER FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHY - A process for preparing a toner for electrophotography containing mother toner particles which contain a resin binder containing a crystalline polyester and a linear amorphous polyester and an external additive, wherein the process includes an external addition step of mixing the mother toner particles and at least a part of the external additive and the step of carrying out a heat-treating step at the external addition step or later. The toner for electrophotography obtained according to the present invention is suitably used for, for example, developing a latent image formed in electrophotography, electrostatic recording method, electrostatic printing method, or the like.10-30-2008
20100124716METHOD OF MANUFACTURING TONER, TONER, SCREENING DEVICE, AND METHOD OF RECYCLING TONER - A method of manufacturing a toner including manufacturing a coarse toner containing a binder resin and a coloring agent, and screening the coarse toner with a screen device including a top screen having an opening 5 of from 26 to 43 μm and a bottom screen situated below the top screen having an opening of from 54 to 150 μm to screen the coarse toner with the top screen by ultrasonic vibration and mechanical vibration at 50° C. or lower, and with the bottom screen by mechanical vibration at 35° C. or lower.05-20-2010
20100015545Toner - A toner containing a resin binder and a colorant, wherein the resin binder contains a polyester (A) having a softening point Tm(A) of from 100° to 160° C., and a polyester (B) having a softening point Tm(B) of from 80° to 120° C., the softening point of which is lower than that of the polyester (A) by 5° C. or more, each polyester obtained by polycondensing an alcohol component and a carboxylic acid component, wherein the polyester (A) and/or (B) is a polyester obtained by polycondensing an alcohol component consisting essentially of an aliphatic alcohol, wherein the alcohol component contains a dihydric alcohol component containing 1,2-propanediol in an amount of 65% by mol or more, and a carboxylic acid component. The toner of the present invention is usable in the development or the like of a latent image formed in electrophotography, electrostatic recording method, electrostatic printing method, or the like.01-21-2010
20090220883TONER, DEVELOPER, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - A toner containing at least a binder resin and a colorant, wherein the toner has a core-shell structure composed of a core, and a shell having a thickness of 0.01 μm to 2 μm on a surface of the core, and wherein the toner satisfies the following relation:09-03-2009
20110262855TONER COMPOSITIONS - The present disclosure relates to a binder resin system suitable for use in forming toner compositions. In embodiments, the binder resin system includes at least one amorphous resin, at least one crystalline resin, and at least one fatty acid salt. The presence of the fatty acid salt reduces plasticization which may otherwise occur upon combining the amorphous and crystalline resins, thereby increasing the glass transition temperature of the binder resin, as well as any toner produced with such binder resin. Toners produced with the disclosed binder resin may also include one or more optional ingredients such as optional colorants, optional waxes, and combinations thereof.10-27-2011
20110200931POLYESTER RESIN FOR TONER, TONER COMPOSITION AND RESIN PARTICLE08-18-2011
20090035685COLOR TONER - The color toner has capsule type toner particles each having a surface layer (B) mainly formed of a resin (b) on the surface of a toner base particle (A) containing at least a binder resin (a), a colorant, and a wax, in which (1) a temperature Tp at which a curve 02-05-2009
20100279223TONER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING TONER - Disclosed is a toner including: a toner particle including at least a resin, a coloring agent and a mold release agent, wherein an average value e of degree of circularity of the toner particle is within 0.935=e=0.982, a maximum endothermic peak temperature of the mold release agent exists within 85-98° C., the resin includes at least non-crystalline polyester and crystalline polyester, and a ratio a of multivalent carboxylic acid of trivalent or higher-valent and a ratio c of straight chain aliphatic dial are such that 12.5=a=46, 20=c=65, 0.25=a/c=1.52, the multivalent carboxylic acid of trivalent or higher-valent and/or the straight chain aliphatic dial constituting the non-crystalline polyester and/or the crystalline polyester.11-04-2010
20080292984PROCESS FOR PREPARING MIXED COLOR TONER - A process for preparing a mixed color toner obtained by mixing two or more kinds of color toners of which each color is different, including the following steps (1) and (2):11-27-2008
20110223532TONER AND DEVELOPER - A toner, comprising a colorant, a crystalline polyester resin, and an amorphous polyester resin, in which the crystalline polyester resin satisfies the following relations:09-15-2011
20110223531PROCESS FOR PRODUCING TONER FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHY - The present invention relates to a toner for electrophotography which exhibits an excellent heat-resistant storage property and a wide fusing temperature range, and a process for producing the toner for electrophotography. There are provided a process for producing a toner for electrophotography which includes (A) a step of emulsifying a resin binder containing a polyester having a constitutional unit derived from a trivalent or higher-valent carboxylic acid in an aqueous medium; (B) a step of aggregating emulsified particles contained in an emulsion obtained in the step (A); and (C) a step of coalescing aggregated particles obtained in the step (B), said process further including the following steps which are to be conducted after the step (A): (a) a step of adding a compound having at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of an oxazoline group and a glycidyl group; and (b) a step of forming a chemical bond between the compound having the at least one functional group and the resin binder containing the polyester, as well as a toner for electrophotography obtained by the process.09-15-2011
20110229816RESIN BINDERS FOR TONERS - The present invention relates to a resin binder for toners which includes core/shell particles each including a core portion containing a crystalline polyester obtained by polycondensing an alcohol component containing an aliphatic dial having 2-12 carbon atoms and a carboxylic acid component containing an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid compound having 8-12 carbon atoms in an amount of 70-100 mol %, and a non-crystalline resin (A) obtained by polycondensing an alcohol component and a carboxylic acid component containing at least one succinic acid compound selected from the group consisting of an alkyl (C09-22-2011
20090239171TONER - It is to provide a toner which can form an image of high image quality exhibiting high resolution wherein a final visible image exhibits high image density and high thin-line reproducibility even in long-term use. In a toner incorporating at least a colored particle containing a binder resin composed of a polyester resin and a colorant, and external additive particles, the toner has a degree of average circularity of 0.950-0.990, a volume based median diameter of 4.5-8.0 μm, a volume based particle diameter dispersibility (CV09-24-2009
20090297976TONER KIT, IMAGE FORMATION METHOD AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A toner kit including a color toner containing a first binder resin and a coloring agent; transparent and colorless resin particulates comprising a second binder resin, wherein the half effusion temperature of the color toner and the half effusion temperature of the transparent and colorless resin particulates measured by a flow tester satisfy the following relationship: (the half effusion temperature of the color toner measured by the flow tester)−(the half effusion temperature of the transparent and colorless particulates measured by the flow tester)>30° C.12-03-2009
20100239973TONER HAVING POLYESTER RESIN - Embodiments include a toner having a polyester resin derived from a terephthalic material, 2,2-ethyl-butyl-1,3-propanediol and bis-(4-hydroxycyclohexyl)-dimethylmethane, a wax, and an optional colorant.09-23-2010
20090075195IMAGE FORMING METHOD, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND TONER - A toner is provided including a mother toner including a crystalline polyester resin, an amorphous resin, and a wax, and an external additive in an amount of from 0.30 to 0.55 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the mother toner. The toner satisfies the following equation 0.36≦(2.77×C/R+1.97×W/R)/X≦1.85, wherein each of C, W, and R represents a height of an absorbance peak specific to the crystalline polyester resin, the wax, and the amorphous resin, respectively, measured by a FT-IR ATR method, and X represents an amount (parts by weight) of the external additive. An image forming method and apparatus using the toner are also provided.03-19-2009
20090075194DEVELOPING AGENT, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A DEVELOPING AGENT, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A developing agent includes a toner particle containing a binder resin including a first polyester resin synthesized from an aromatic monomer and an aliphatic monomer blended with a molar ratio in an alcohol component being satisfied with the relationship of {(aromatic monomer)>(aliphatic monomer)≧0} and with a molar ratio in an acid component being satisfied with the relationship of {(aliphatic monomer)>(aromatic monomer)}, a release agent, and a coloring agent.03-19-2009
20100035173AQUEOUS SULFONATE-FUNCTIONAL POLYMER DISPERSIONS, METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME AND TONER PARTICLES FORMED THEREFROM - Provided herein are polymer dispersions that include a polymer having a sulfonate group bound to an aliphatic portion thereof. Such polymer dispersions can be stably formed without the use of other internal surfactants or the use of external surfactants. Also provided are methods of making the same and toner particles formed from the same.02-11-2010
20090111043ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY TONER FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHY AND METHOD OF PREPARING THE SAME - A toner for electrophotography includes a polyester-based resin, a colorant, a charge controlling agent, and a releasing agent, wherein the toner does not substantially comprise of an organic tin, and generates about 100 ppm or less of volatile organic compounds at a temperature of about 150 to about 200° C.04-30-2009
20100297547RESIN COMPOSITION FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC TONERS AND ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC TONERS - An object of the present invention is to provide the resin composition for electro-photographic toner, which the electro-photographic toner to be obtained by it is superior to low temperature fixing properties and a hot offset resistance, and the electro-photographic toner thereof. To be achieved this purpose, multi-branched state polyester structure having a structure representing the following structural formula (1) as a repeating unit, is made into a main skeleton (In the formula, R expresses an aliphatic hydrocarbon group, and n shows the number of repeating units of a branched structure and is an average of 1-5.) *a is a node of the carbon atom of a carbonyl group, *b is a node of an oxygen atom, and *b is bonded to *a in the other repeating unit of the structural formula (1)). In addition, polyester resin (A) having a ratio of 25 to 95% of the weight for alkyl group of the number of carbon atoms 20-80 or alkenyl group of the number of carbon atoms 20-80 to the molecular terminal and aliphatic series crystalline polyester resin (B) is contained. The electro-photographic toner containing the resin composition for electro-photographic toner and this composition is provided.11-25-2010
20130137031ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC TONER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - An electrophotographic toner produced by mixing a dispersion of colorant particles containing a colorant and a dispersion of release agent particles containing a release agent and having a volume average particle diameter smaller than that of the colorant particles, aggregating the colorant particles and the release agent particles in the dispersion to produce first aggregates, mixing a dispersion of resin particles containing a binder resin and having a volume average particle diameter smaller than that of the release agent particles in the dispersion containing the first aggregates, and aggregating the first aggregates and the resin particles in the dispersion of the first aggregates and the resin particles to coat the first aggregates with the resin particles, producing second aggregates.05-30-2013
20100310981DEVELOPING AGENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - According to one embodiment, a method for producing a developing agent includes pulverizing a mixture in the form of coarse particles of a toner material including a coloring agent and a binder resin by mechanical shearing, aggregating and fusing the resulting fine particles. The solid content concentration in a dispersion liquid including the aggregated particles is from 5.0% to 40.0%, the volume average particle diameter of the aggregated particles is from 1.0 μm to 10.0 μm, and the ratio of the standard deviation to the volume average particle diameter is 30.0% or less.12-09-2010
20100316948TONER FOR DEVELOPING ELECTROSTATIC LATEMT IMAGE, DEVELOPER INCLUDING THE TONER, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS USING THE DEVELOPER - A toner for developing electrostatic latent images, including a binder resin; a colorant; and a release agent, wherein the toner has a glass transition temperature (Tg) of from 55 to 75° C., a melting point (T12-16-2010
20090068582DEVELOPER, IMAGE FORMING METHOD AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A developer includes a core toner containing a magenta colorant including a quinacridone pigment, the magenta colorant having a dispersed diameter d=(major diameter+minor diameter)/2 of 0.25≦d≦0.50 μm being present in a number of from 5 to 200 per 10 particles of the core toner on observation of one sliced surface of the core toner, and the magenta colorant having a dispersed diameter d of d>2.0 μm being present in a number of 1 or less per 10 particles of the core toner on observation of one sliced surface of the core toner, and inorganic oxide particles having a primary particle diameter of from 80 to 300 nm externally added to a surface of the core toner in an amount of from 0.1 to 5.0% by weight based on 100% by weight of the toner.03-12-2009
20110033795TONER, PRODUCTION METHOD OF TONER, DEVELOPER AND IMAGE FORMATION METHOD - A toner which can be improved in both low-temperature fixability and offset resistance is disclosed, comprising a colorant and a binder resin containing a polyester ionomer resin which has been reacted with a polyvalent isocyanate compound.02-10-2011
20110076609TONER CONTAINING BINDER RESIN HAVING WAX PROPERTIES AND METHOD OF PREPARING THE TONER - Provided are a toner containing a resin having wax properties and a method of preparing the toner. The toner includes a binder resin into which at least one residue of the group consisting of a C8-C60 higher fatty acid residue and a C8-C60 higher alcohol residue is introduced by esterification, a colorant, and at least one additive.03-31-2011
20100055597METHOD FOR PRODUCING TONER, TWO-COMPONENT DEVELOPER, DEVELOPING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A method for producing a toner, that can produce a low temperature fixable toner in a stable manner, a toner produced by the production method, a two-component developer using the toner, a developing device and an image forming apparatus are provided. The toner is produced using an aqueous dispersion obtained by dispersing a crystalline self-dispersion polyester resin having at least one carboxyl group and containing a compound represented by the following chemical formula (I) as an alcohol component in an aqueous medium. The aqueous dispersion, a colorant particle aqueous dispersion and a wax particle aqueous dispersion are mixed to aggregate, and a non-crystalline self-dispersion polyester resin particle aqueous dispersion is further added to perform aggregation. The liquid mixture containing the aggregates is heated and washed, thereby obtaining a toner:03-04-2010
20100055595TONERS FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHY - The present invention relates to a toner for electrophotography including a polyester obtained by subjecting a crystalline polyester-containing aqueous dispersion and a non-crystalline polyester-containing aqueous dispersion to aggregation and coalescence, as a resin binder, wherein the crystalline polyester is produced by polycondensing an alcohol component containing 70 mol % or more of an aliphatic diol having 2 to 8 carbon atoms with a carboxylic acid component containing 50 mol % or more of terephthalic acid. The toner is excellent in low-temperature fusing ability and pressure storage stability.03-04-2010
20100055596TONER FOR DEVELOPING ELECTROSTATIC LATENT IMAGE - A toner for developing an electrostatic latent image, the toner comprising: a releasing agent; and a binder resin, wherein: the releasing agent includes at least a first releasing agent material and a second releasing agent material, the first releasing agent material having a different melting point compared to the second releasing agent material; and a differential scanning calorimetric curve, obtained by measuring the toner for developing the electrostatic latent image by means of a differential scanning calorimeter, exhibits a shoulder at a temperature in a range of 50° C. to 53° C. corresponding to a glass transition temperature of the toner for developing the electrostatic latent image, and also exhibits a local maximum point at a temperature in a range of 90° C. to 95° C.03-04-2010
20110151370TONER - The present invention provides a toner including: a colorant, and a binder resin, wherein the toner is fixed on a recording medium using a fixing liquid containing a softening agent for softening the toner, and wherein a weight average molecular weight of a THF soluble fraction of the toner in a molecular weight distribution measured by gel permeation chromatography (GPC) is 3,000 to 8,300; and a glass transition temperature of the toner measured by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) is 50° C. to 70° C.06-23-2011
20110070540COATED CARRIERS - The present disclosure provides carriers for use with toner compositions. In embodiments, a carrier may include a core, having a dry powder polymer coating. In embodiments, the coating may also include a colorant, such as carbon black. Processes for coating such carriers with the dry powder polymer coatings are also provided.03-24-2011
20100273102COLOR TONER - The color toner has capsule toner particles each having a surface layer (B) mainly formed of a resin (b) on the surface of a toner base particle (A), the toner base particle (A) containing at least a binder resin (a), a colorant, and a wax, in which (1) a temperature Tp at which a curve 10-28-2010
20080305423Toner, and Developer, Developing Apparatus, Process Cartridge, Image Forming Apparatus and Image Forming Method - A toner that includes toner base particles including a binder resin and a colorant, wherein the toner base particles have a surface roughness (Ra) of 18 nm to 50 nm and a standard deviation (RMS) of the surface roughness of 0.5 nm to 9.9 nm. A developer, a developing apparatus, a process cartridge, an image forming apparatus, and an image forming method can all use a developer including the toner.12-11-2008
20110165508TONER AND DEVELOPER - A toner containing at least a binder resin, releasing agent, and colorant, wherein the binder resin contains polyester resin (A), polyester resin (B), and polyester resin (C), which is prepared by condensation-polymerizing (i) an alcohol component containing an alkylene oxide adduct of bisphenol compound and (ii) a carboxylic acid component; at least one of the polyester resin (A) and polyester resin (B) is a polyester resin prepared by condensation-polymerizing (i) the alcohol component substantially composed of only aliphatic alcohol and containing 1,2-propanediol in an amount of 65 mole % or more of a divalent alcohol component and (ii) the carboxylic acid component; and a softening point Tm(A) of the polyester resin (A) is 10 C or more higher than Tm(B) of the polyester resin (B), and the absolute difference between Tm(C) of the polyester resin (C) and the Tm(B) is 5° C. or less.07-07-2011
20110262857ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC TONER - An electrophotographic toner contains an electron donating color developable agent, an electron accepting color developing agent, and a polyester resin binder which is a polyester resin obtained by polycondensation of a carboxylic acid component and an alcohol component and has a crosslinked structure formed of a crosslinking component including at least either one of a trivalent or higher valent carboxylic acid and a trihydric or higher hydric alcohol, and is decolorized by heating.10-27-2011
20110123921ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC TONER - An electrophotographic toner contains an electron donating color former compound, an electron accepting color developing agent, and a polyester binder resin having a weight average molecular weight Mw of 6000 or more and 25000 or less, and the toner is decolorized by heating.05-26-2011
20100159381TONER FOR DEVELOPING ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE IMAGE, DEVELOPER FOR DEVELOPING AN ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE IMAGE, TONER CARTRIDGE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A toner for developing an electrostatic charge image, the toner including a binder resin containing a crystalline polyester resin and a noncrystalline polyester resin, a colorant, a releasing agent, a ketone solvent, and an alcoholic solvent, the total concentration of the ketone solvent and the alcoholic solvent in the toner dispersion liquid being less than about 10 ppm when 0.5 g of the toner is dispersed in 2 g of deionized water to form a toner dispersion liquid, and the total concentration of the ketone solvent and the alcoholic solvent in the toner dispersion liquid being from about 2 ppm to about 50 ppm when 0.5 g of the toner is dispersed in 2 g of N,N-dimethylformamide to form a toner dispersion liquid.06-24-2010
20100068644TONER, AND DEVELOPER - The present invention provides a toner which contains at least a binder resin, and a colorant, wherein the binder resin contains a polyester resin (A) obtained by polycondensation of an alcohol component with a carboxylic acid component containing one of a purified rosin and a modified rosin, and a polyester resin (B) obtained by polycondensation of a carboxylic acid with an alcohol component containing a specific alkylene oxide adduct of bisphenol A, and wherein when the carboxylic acid component containing a purified rosin is used in the carboxylic acid component for the polyester resin (A), a mass ratio [(B)/(A)] of the polyester resin (B) to the polyester resin (A) is 2/8 to 6/4.03-18-2010
20090117484NEGATIVE CHARGE CONTROL AGENTS AND THEIR PREPARATION - The present invention provides an electrostatographic toner that has 05-07-2009
20100136472TONER COMPOSITIONS - Toner particles are provided which may, in embodiments, include a high molecular weight branched or cross-linked polyester to decrease image gloss and to increase toner elasticity to prevent surface additives impaction. In embodiments, the toner particles may have a core-shell configuration, with the high molecular weight polyester in the core, the shell, or both.06-03-2010
20110305988TONER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A toner includes a binder resin and a colorant. The binder resin contains a polyester resin A obtained by subjecting aromatic dicarboxylic acid, rosin, and trivalent or higher-valent alcohol as starting materials to polycondensation, a content of the rosin in a sum of the starting materials being 60% by weight or more, and a polyester resin B obtained by subjecting aromatic dicarboxylic acid and polyhydric alcohol as starting materials to polycondensation, the polyester resin B having a viscosity of 1012-15-2011
20130011779TONER, DEVELOPER, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A toner obtained by a method for producing a toner, which includes dissolving or dispersing in an organic solvent a toner material containing at least a binder resin, and a dispersion liquid of a crystalline polyester resin, so as to prepare a solution or dispersion liquid of the toner material, emulsifying or dispersing the solution or dispersion liquid of the toner material in an aqueous medium, so as to prepare an emulsion or dispersion liquid, and removing the organic solvent from the emulsion or dispersion liquid, wherein the crystalline polyester resin is localized near a surface of the toner.01-10-2013
20100062359Emulsion Aggregation Toner Formulation - An emulsion aggregation toner formulation for electrophotography and a method for preparation thereof. The emulsion aggregation toner formulation includes a polyester resin emulsion formed using an extruded polyester binder resin having a broad molecular weight distribution. The extruded polyester binder resin is formed using a plurality of polyester binder resins. Further, the emulsion aggregation toner formulation comprises at least one colorant dispersion and a wax dispersion.03-11-2010
20090130585DEVELOPING AGENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A coarse particle containing a polyester based resin and a coloring agent is added in an aqueous medium containing a surfactant, a basic substance and an inorganic water-soluble electrolyte, and dispersion and coagulation are carried out to form a toner particle.05-21-2009
20100248122TONER HAVING POLYESTER RESIN - Embodiments include a toner having a) a polyester resin derived from a naphthalenic material, a 2-alkyl succinic material, and 2,2-ethyl-butyl-1,3-propanediol, b) a wax, and c) an optional colorant.09-30-2010
20100209838TONER AND DEVELOPMENT AGENT - A toner including a binder resin, a coloring agent, and a releasing agent, the toner formed by dispersing a toner liquid material which is prepared by dispersing the binder resin, the prepolymer, an elongation agent and/or a cross-linking agent for the prepolymer, the coloring agent, and the releasing agent in an organic solvent, dispersing the toner liquid material in an aqueous medium to obtain a liquid dispersion in at least one of cross linking reaction and elongation reaction, and removing the organic solvent from the liquid dispersion, and the toner satisfying the following relationship: 1.35< or =M(g)/M(p)< or =1.90, where M(g) represents the content of the gel composition formed in the at least one of cross linking reaction and elongation reaction and M(P) represents the content of the prepolymer in the toner liquid material when the total of M(P) and the content of the binder resin in the toner liquid material is set to be 100 g.08-19-2010
20120219896ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE FORMING TONER AND RESIN FOR TONER - An electrostatic image forming toner including: a colorant; a binder resin; and a releasing agent, wherein the binder resin contains at least two types of polyester resins A and B, wherein a difference of (T1/2−Tg) is 65° C. or more but less than 90° C., where T1/2 denotes a softening point of the electrostatic image forming toner and Tg denotes a glass transition temperature of the electrostatic image forming toner, and wherein the electrostatic image forming toner has a TMA compressive deformation rate (TMA %) at 50° C. which is 5% or less.08-30-2012
20100216068TONER, AND DEVELOPER, TONER CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, PROCESS CARTRIDGE AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD USING THE SAME - A toner including a colorant, a thermoplastic resin (a) comprising an amorphous polyester resin having a main chain having a polyhydroxycarboxylic acid skeleton, and a thermoplastic resin (b) is provided. The toner is manufactured by a method including mixing the colorant with the thermoplastic resin (a) to prepare a preliminary mixture, and mixing the preliminary mixture with the thermoplastic resin (b).08-26-2010
20120135345DEVELOPER, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND METHOD FOR EVALUATING THE SAME - According to one embodiment, a developer includes a toner which contains toner particles containing a binder resin and a coloring agent and also contains inorganic fine particles added to the surfaces of the toner particles, and is obtained through sieving after adding the inorganic fine particles to the toner particles, wherein a first adhesion force Fa1 (%) of the inorganic fine particles to the toner particles before sieving and a second adhesion force Fa2 (%) of the inorganic fine particles to the toner particles after sieving satisfy the following formulae (1) and (2).05-31-2012
20100196817POLYESTER RESIN FOR ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME, ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPER AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A polyester resin for electrostatic image developing toner includes: two or more polyester blocks, and the polyester resin satisfying the following conditions (A) to (C): (A) an ester concentration of the polyester resin is about 0.01 or more and less than about 0.1; (B) a weight average molecular weight of the polyester resin is about 24,000 or more; and (C) a difference in SP values of at least two kinds of the two or more polyester blocks is about 0.1 to about 0.7.08-05-2010
20120258394MAGNETIC TONER FOR SINGLE COMPONENT DEVELOPER - A magnetic toner for a single component developer is provided, the magnetic toner including in a polyester resin at least a nigrosine dye that is immiscible with the polyester resin, a nigrosine dye that is miscible with the polyester resin, and a magnetic powder, the nigrosine dye that is immiscible with the polyester resin having an average diameter of 0.2 to 4 μm when dispersed in the polyester resin.10-11-2012
20110123922POLYESTER RESIN FOR TONER AND TONER FOR DEVELOPING AN ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE - A toner for developing an electrostatic charge image which contains a polyester resin as a binder resin is provided. The toner has excellent toner properties including low temperature fixing properties, anti-blocking property and anti-offset property, etc. Also a polyester resin for a toner is provided, which is used in the above-mentioned toner. As the binder resin for toner, a polyester resin comprising (1) an aromatic dicarboxylic acid and (2) a disproportionated rosin as an acid component, and (3) a tri- or more-valent polyhydric alcohol as an alcohol component is used, wherein the molar ratio (3)/(1) of the alcohol component (3) and the acid component (1) is from 1.05 to 1.65 and the molar ratio (2)/(1) of the acid components (2) and (1) is from 0.40 to 2.60.05-26-2011
20130171555BINDER RESIN FOR TONERS - A resin binder for use in a toner, containing an amorphous polyester having a furan ring; and a toner for electrophotography, containing the resin binder. The resin binder for use in a toner of the present invention is suitably used in a toner usable in development of latent images formed in electrophotography, an electrostatic recording method, an electrostatic printing method, or the like.07-04-2013
20130171556TONER - An object of the present invention is to improve resistance to wraparound during fixing while achieving both low-temperature fixability and resistance to hot offset. A further object is to suppress image density variations and fogging in white background regions during use at high print coverage rate at high temperature and high humidity. A toner containing inorganic fine particles and toner particles containing a binder resin and a wax being provided, the toner being characterized in that the binder resin contains a polyester resin A obtained by condensation polymerization of a polyvalent carboxylic acid and an alcohol component mainly containing an aromatic diol and a polyester resin B obtained by condensation polymerization of a polyvalent carboxylic acid and an alcohol component mainly containing an aliphatic diol, and in that the degree of segregation of the wax in the toner depth direction from the toner surface toward the toner center is controlled.07-04-2013
20110003243TONER COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESSES - Environmentally friendly toner particles are provided which may include a bio-based amorphous polyester resin, optionally in combination with another amorphous resin and/or a crystalline resin. Methods for providing these toners are also provided.01-06-2011
20120264047Polyester resin comprising a biopolyol - A polyester resin toner-forming composition containing a biopolyol is described. The biopolyol can enhance branching, crosslinking or both.10-18-2012
20100248123ELECTROSTATIC-IMAGE-DEVELOPING TONER, PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF, ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPER, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - An electrostatic-image-developing toner includes a binder resin that contains a crystalline polyester resin and an amorphous polyester resin; and a coloring agent, wherein the crystalline polyester resin has a melting temperature Tmc of about 25° C. or greater but not greater than about 50° C., and a content of the crystalline polyester resin in the electrostatic-image-developing toner is about 3 wt % or greater but not greater than about 15 wt. %.09-30-2010
20110236819ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC TONER AND PRODUCTION METHOD OF THE SAME - Provided is a toner containing toner particles containing a polyester resin which has a structure part represented by Formula (1):09-29-2011
20110236818METHOD FOR PREPARING PARTICULATE RELEASE AGENT, TONER USING THE PARTICULATE RELEASE AGENT, AND METHOD FOR PREPARING THE TONER - A toner for developing an electrostatic image is provided. The toner includes at least a binder resin; a colorant; and a particulate release agent. The particulate release agent is prepared by heating the release agent to a temperature not lower than a melting point of the release agent to melt the release agent, dissolving the melted release agent in a supercritical fluid or a sub-critical fluid, and feeding the solution into a liquid so that the solution is depressurized and the particulate release agent is formed in the liquid.09-29-2011
20120276478Toner compositions and processes - Environmentally friendly toner particles are provided which may include a bio-based amorphous polyester resin including camphoric acid, optionally in combination with a crystalline resin. Methods for providing these toners are also provided.11-01-2012
20120276477TONER COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESSES - Environmentally friendly toner particles are provided which may include a bio-based amorphous polyester resin including camphoric acid, optionally in combination with a crystalline resin. Methods for providing these toners are also provided.11-01-2012
20110262856TONER CONTAINING CRYSTALLINE POLYESTER - A toner including a binder resin which contains a crystalline polyester resin and a non-crystalline polyester resin, wherein the crystalline polyester resin has at least two diffraction peaks in a range of 20°<2θ<25° as detected by X-ray diffraction measurement, and has a melting point which is 60° C. or higher but lower than 80° C., and wherein the diffraction peaks each have a half width which is less than 1.0°.10-27-2011
20100203441ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPER, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - An electrostatic image developing toner includes toner mother particles that contain a binder resin, a coloring agent, and a release agent; and an external additive that contains a zinc-containing particles, wherein the number of free zinc-containing particles in all toner particles is from about by number to about 1.0% by number, and the free zinc-containing particles have a number average particle size of from about 1.0 μm to about 3.0 μm and an average circularity of from about 0.2 to about 0.6.08-12-2010
20120100478ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER AND PRODUCING METHOD OF THE SAME - A method of producing an electrostatic image developing toner comprising toner particles comprising a binder resin containing at least a non-crystalline polyester resin having a crosslinking structure and a crystalline polyester resin, the method comprising the steps of (a-1) preparing a crystalline polyester resin particle aqueous dispersion liquid; (a-2) preparing a polymerizable unsaturated non-crystalline polyester resin aqueous dispersion liquid; (b) preparing crosslinking non-crystalline polyester resin particles by adding a radical polymerization initiator to the aqueous dispersion liquid of particles containing the non-crystalline polyester resin having a polymerizable unsaturated bond; (c) preparing core particles by aggregating at least the particles containing the crystalline polyester resin in an aqueous medium; and (d) preparing a shell layer containing the non-crystalline polyester resin having a crosslinking structure by fusing the particles containing the non-crystalline polyester resin having a crosslinking structure on surfaces of the core particles in an aqueous medium.04-26-2012
20130022905ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPER, TONER CARTRIDGE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - An electrostatic image developing toner includes (A) an amorphous polyester resin containing at least a repeating unit derived from a dicarboxylic acid component and a repeating unit derived from a dialcohol component represented by the specific formula, and (B) an amorphous polyester resin differing in the weight average molecular weight from the amorphous polyester resin (A), wherein the difference (absolute value) in the weight average molecular weight between the amorphous polyester resin (A) and the amorphous polyester resin (B) is from about 30,000 to about 100,000.01-24-2013
20130022906POLYESTER RESIN FOR TONER, TONER, DEVELOPER, TONER CARTRIDGE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A polyester resin for a toner including: a repeating unit derived from a dicarboxylic acid component; and a repeating unit derived from a diol component represented by Formula 1:01-24-2013
20080248414POLYESTERS FOR TONER FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHY - The present invention relates to a polyester having an excellent hydrolysis resistance even when used in a process for producing a toner for electrophotography which includes a step of forming a raw material into particles in an aqueous medium, and a toner for electrophotography which contains the polyester and is excellent in storage stability and fixing property. There are provided a polyester for a toner for electrophotography which is used in a process for producing a toner including a step of forming a raw material component into particles in an aqueous medium or a solution, and produced by polycondensing an alcohol component with a carboxylic acid component containing at least one compound selected from the group consisting of an alkyl succinic acid and an alkenyl succinic acid, as well as a toner for electrophotography which contains the polyester.10-09-2008
20090202935CARRIER, TWO-COMPONENT DEVELOPER CONTAINING CARRIER AND TONER, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - A carrier including magnetic core particles and a coating layer, wherein the coating layer is formed by applying a coating liquid containing at least colloidal silica, a condensate of alkoxysilane represented by General Formula (1) and a solvent onto the core particles; an amount of colloidal silica contained in the coating layer is less than 60% by mass; and a ratio (h/Dw) of a thickness (h) of the coating layer to a weight average particle diameter (Dw) of the carrier is more than 0.01, wherein the carrier is used in a two-component developer together with a toner produced through aqueous granulation and containing at least a colorant, a binder resin and a releasing agent, and wherein an amount of the releasing agent present in a region from a surface of the toner to a depth of 0.3 μm is less than 4% by mass as measured through FTIR-ATR spectroscopy.08-13-2009
20080227016LATENT ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPING TONER, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - A latent electrostatic image developing toner of the present invention is mainly composed of two or more binder resins, a colorant, a releasing agent and a layered compound. A first binder resin of the binder resins is a polyester resin with an acid value of 15 KOHmg/g or less. The layered compound is a compound in which at least some interlayer ions are modified by organic ions. Toner particles are prepared by granulation in an aqueous medium, and the layered compounds are localized in the surface of the particles by the pelletization in the granulation. The average circularity of the particles is 0.970 or more.09-18-2008
20080227015TONER FOR DEVELOPING ELECTROSTATIC LATENT IMAGE, TONER CONTAINER, DEVELOPER, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, PROCESS CARTRIDGE AND METHOD OF PREPARING THE TONER - A toner, including at least a binder resin; a colorant; and a modified layered inorganic mineral in which at least a part of ions between the layers are modified with an organic material ion, wherein the toner includes at least one external additive having an average primary particle diameter of from 80 to 180 nm and an aspect ratio of from 0.7 to 0.95.09-18-2008
20080227014Electrostatic latent image developing toner, electrostatic latent image developer, image forming apparatus, and apparatus for manufacturing electrostatic latent image developing toner - An electrostatic latent image developing toner has an average sphericity of at least 0.94 but no more than 0.98, the particles for which the accumulated equivalent spherical diameter on a number basis is at least 90% and the sphericity is less than 0.92 account for less than 3% of the entire toner, the proportion of particles having a sphericity of at least 0.90 but less than 0.95 is at least 20% but no more than 40% of the entire toner, and a proportion of particles having a sphericity of at least 0.95 but no more than 1.00 is at least 60% but no more than 80% of the entire toner.09-18-2008
20130143155TONER FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHY, DEVELOPER, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, AND PROCESS CARTRIDGE - To provide a toner, including: a crystalline binder resin including a urethane bond or a urea bond, or both thereof, and a colorant, wherein the colorant has a number-average particle diameter of 0.5 μm or less, and a ratio of particles having a particle diameter of 0.7 μm or greater in a number-size distribution of the colorant is 5% by number or less.06-06-2013
20130177846TONER AND DEVELOPER - To provide a toner, containing: a binder resin; a colorant; a releasing agent; and a crystalline polyester resin, wherein the toner satisfies the following formulae (1) to (3): 40° C.≦X≦55° C. Formula (1) 85° C.≦Y≦92° C. Formula (2) 35° C.≦Y−X≦50° C. Formula (3) where X is an onset temperature and Y is an endset temperature of an endothermic peak on a differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) curve of the toner as measured by a differential scanning calorimeter (DSC).07-11-2013
20130171557TONER FOR DEVELOPING ELECTROSTATIC IMAGES AND DEVELOPER - To provide a toner containing: a binder resin containing a non-crystalline polyester resin and a crystalline polyester resin; a colorant; and wax, wherein the toner satisfies the following formula 1, and has loss tangent of 1 or smaller at 80° C. or higher, B−A<20 Formula 1 where A represents a melting point of the crystalline polyester resin and B represents a temperature at which the toner has storage modulus G′ of 20,000 Pa.07-04-2013
20110269066Bronsted acid compound, manufacturing method of condensation compound, dispersion liquid of condensation compound particles, manufacturing method of electrostatic image developing toner, manufacturing method of binder resin, binder resin, dispersion liquid of resin particles, electrostatic image developing toner, electrostatic image developer, and image-forming method - Methods and compositions including a compound represented by formula (I):11-03-2011
20130095423TONER FOR DEVELOPING ELECTROSTATIC IMAGES - A toner for developing electrostatic images contains a binder resin, a colorant, a release agent, and a charge control agent. The release agent contains a wax having a polar group. The toner for developing electrostatic images has tan δ of 1 to 2 at a temperature of 80° C. to 145° C. as measured with a viscoelasticity measuring apparatus at a frequency of 10 Hz and a shear stress of 500 Pa, and has a breaking point of 180° C. or less in a temperature-tan δ curve.04-18-2013
20130095422TONER - A toner, including a crystalline resin as a binder resin, wherein the toner comprises a THF-soluble component in a weight-average molecular weight not less than 20,000, and has a 50% wettability not less than 20% by volume when subjected to a methanol wettability test.04-18-2013
20130122415TONER FOR ELECTROSTATIC LATENT IMAGE DEVELOPMENT AND METHOD OF PRODUCING TONER FOR ELECTROSTATIC LATENT IMAGE DEVELOPMENT - There is disclosed a toner for electrostatic latent image development which includes at least a colorant, a charge control agent, and a release agent in a binder resin and is produced using a pulverizing process. An average circularity of the toner is 0.960 or more and 0.980 or less with respect to toner particles having a primary particle diameter of 3 μm or more and 10 μm or less. A numerical proportion of toner particles, having a concave portion of which outer diameter is 200 nm or more and being observed by a predetermined condition, is 10% by number or less.05-16-2013
20130130169TONER - In the measurement of an endothermic amount of a toner, (1) an endothermic peak temperature (Tp) derived from the binder resin is 50° C. or higher and 80° C. or lower; (2) a total endothermic amount (ΔH) derived from the binder resin is 30 [J/g] or more and 125 [J/g] or less based on mass of the binder resin; (3) when an endothermic amount derived from the binder resin from an initiation temperature of an endothermic process to Tp is represented by ΔH05-23-2013
20130130168TONER - Provided is a toner containing toner particles, each of which includes a binder resin containing a polyester as a main component, a colorant, and a wax, in which the binder resin includes a block polymer in which a segment capable of forming a crystalline structure and a segment incapable of forming a crystalline structure are bonded, the toner has a maximum endothermic peak from the binder resin, as determined by differential scanning calorimetry measurement, with a peak temperature in a specific range and with an endothermic quantity in a specific range, and the wax is an ester wax having a functionality of 3 or more.05-23-2013
20130130167TONER FOR ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE DEVELOPMENT - A toner for electrostatic image development containing at least a resin binder, the resin binder being composed of a crystalline resin and an amorphous resin, wherein the crystalline resin contains a crystalline polyester obtained by polycondensing an alcohol component containing an aliphatic diol having 2 to 10 carbon atoms and a carboxylic acid component containing an aromatic dicarboxylic acid compound and an aromatic tricarboxylic or higher polycarboxylic acid compound, wherein the crystalline polyester has a weight-average molecular weight of from 20,000 to 150,000, and wherein the crystalline resin and the amorphous resin are in a weight ratio, i.e. crystalline resin/amorphous resin, of from 55/45 to 95/5. The toner for electrostatic image development of the present invention can be suitably used in, for example, the development or the like of latent image formed in electrophotography, an electrostatic recording method, an electrostatic printing method, or the like.05-23-2013
20080199798Electrostatic image developing toner, method for producing same, electrostatic image developer, image forming method and image forming apparatus - An electrostatic image developing toner includes a polyester resin, the electrostatic image developing toner having a sulfur element concentration S at % and a nitrogen element concentration N at % which satisfies 0.5≦N/S≦10, the nitrogen element concentration N being from 0.002 at % to 2.5 at %.08-21-2008
20120276479POLYESTER RESIN AND TONER INCLUDING SAME - Disclosed herein is a toner for use in an electronic photograph-duplicating process or in an electrostatic printing process, and a polyester resin included in the toner as a binder. The polyester resin comprises lactic acids (D or L-lactic acids) or lactides (D or L-lactides) which are derivative compounds thereof, and dianhydrohexitols which are bio-derived sugar derivatives.11-01-2012
20130149642TONER AND DEVELOPER - To provide a toner, which contains a first binder resin, and a second binder resin, wherein the first binder resin is a block polymer containing at least a polyester skeleton A having, in a repeating structure thereof, a constitutional unit formed by dehydration condensation of hydroxycarboxylic acid, and a skeleton B that does not have, in a repeating structure thereof, a constitutional unit formed by dehydration condensation of hydroxycarboxylic acid, and the first binder resin has glass transition temperature Tg1 and Tg 2 as measured by differential scanning calorimetry at a heating rate of 5° C./min, wherein the Tg1 is −20° C. to 20° C., and the Tg2 is 35° C. to 65° C., and wherein the second binder resin is a crystalline resin.06-13-2013
20100285402TONER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING TONER - A toner is provided which includes a first binder resin, a second binder resin that is a reaction product of a compound having an active hydrogen group with a polymer reactive with the active hydrogen group, a colorant, and a release agent. The toner includes the second binder resin in an amount of from 6.4 to 40.9% by weight, and the reaction product includes organic-solvent-insoluble components in an amount of from 20 to 95% by weight. A method of manufacturing the toner is also provided.11-11-2010
20100316947METHOD FOR PRODUCING RESIN EMULSION - The present invention relates to a resin emulsion which has a good emulsification performance even when produced by using a crosslinked polyester resin having a good fusing ability and a good durability, and also is capable of producing a toner having an excellent heat-resistant storage property therefrom; and a process for producing the resin emulsion. The process for producing a resin emulsion according to the present invention, includes the steps of: (a) mixing a resin containing a polyester having a constitutional unit derived from at least one component selected from the group consisting of a trivalent or higher-valent alcohol component and a trivalent or higher-valent carboxylic acid component, an anionic surfactant, and a nonionic surfactant with each other at a temperature which is not lower than a temperature lower by 10° C. than a softening point of the resin, the nonionic surfactant being used in an amount of more than 1.0 part by weight and less than 5 parts by weight on the basis of 100 parts by weight of the resin; and (b) neutralizing the resulting mixture obtained in the step (a) with a basic compound in an aqueous medium at a temperature not higher than the softening point of the resin.12-16-2010
20130183617METHOD FOR FORMING FIXED IMAGES - A method for forming fixed images including the step of applying a toner for electrostatic image development containing at least a resin binder, a colorant, and a releasing agent to an apparatus for forming fixed images without a filter in a gas discharge part, wherein the resin binder contains a polyester, and wherein the releasing agent is a hydrocarbon-based wax, wherein the hydrocarbon-based wax has a melting point as determined by a differential scanning calorimeter of from 70° to 85° C., and contains components melting at a temperature equal to or lower than 65° C. having an amount of heat absorption as determined by a differential scanning calorimeter of less than 7.5 J/g, and a toner for electrostatic image development used in a method for forming fixed images. The method for forming fixed images of the present invention is suitably used in the development of a latent image formed in, for example, electrophotography, electrostatic recording method, electrostatic printing method or the like.07-18-2013
20120021350ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC TONER - A polyester resin for a toner, obtained by polycondensing a carboxylic acid component and an alcohol component, wherein the carboxylic acid component and/or the alcohol component contains an aromatic compound represented by the formula (Ia):01-26-2012
20120021349TONER - In differential scanning calorimetry of a toner, regarding a binder resin in the toner, (i) the peak temperature T01-26-2012
20120021348TONER - In a toner formed of toner particles which include a colorant, a wax, and a binder resin containing a crystalline resin (a) primarily composed of a polyester, the crystalline resin has an endothermic peak temperature (Tp) in a range of 50° C. to 80° C., and in a viscoelasticity measurement of the toner, G″(Tp−10) is in a range of 5.0×1001-26-2012
20130196262SYNTHESIS OF ABIETIC ACID-BASED MACROMER FOR POLYESTER RESIN PROCESS - An improved polycondensation method for bio-based polyesters synthesized from pre-formed macromers and the corresponding compositions, which are useful for producing binder polymers for imaging applications such as emulsion-aggregation (EA) toner.08-01-2013
20130196263ELECTROSTATIC IMAGE FORMING TONER AND DEVELOPER - An electrostatic image forming toner including: toner base particles each containing at least a colorant, a binder resin, and a releasing agent, wherein the binder resin contains a non-crystalline polyester resin A and a crystalline polyester resin B, wherein a ratio of B/(A+B)×100 is 10 or more but less than 50 where (A+B) is a total mass of the non-crystalline polyester resin A and the crystalline polyester resin B and “B” is a mass of the crystalline polyester resin B, and wherein the toner base particles have a TMA compression deformation amount (TMA %) of 10% or less which is measured at 50° C. and a relative humidity of 90%.08-01-2013
20130196264ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC TONER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A decolorizable electrophotographic toner, including: toner particles, the toner particle comprising a binder resin; and colorant particles which contain an electron donating color developable agent, an electron accepting color developing agent, and a decolorizing temperature control agent, and have a capsule structure coated with an outer shell, wherein 08-01-2013
20120295193TONER AND DEVELOPER - To provide a toner, which contains a binder resin containing a crystalline resin and a non-crystalline resin, a colorant, and a releasing agent, wherein the toner has ½ flow onset temperature T½ of 120° C. to 135° C., and wherein a peak intensity ratio of an intensity of a peak derived from the crystalline resin and the releasing agent to an intensity of a peak derived from the binder resin as measured in FTIR-ATR is 0.10 to 0.20.11-22-2012
20130202997TONER BINDER AND TONER - Provided is a toner binder having excellent charging characteristics and blocking resistance, and an increased range of fixing temperatures when used as a toner. The present invention is a toner binder containing a polyester resin (P) comprising one or more types of polyester resins obtained by polycondensation of a carboxylic acid component (x) and an alcohol component (y), wherein at least one type (P1) of (P) contains 50 to 95 mol % of a aliphatic diol (y1) having a carbon number of 2 to 4 in the alcohol component (y), and (P) satisfies expressions (1) and (2).08-08-2013
20120094229TONER FOR ELECTROSTATIC LATENT IMAGE DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF - A toner comprising toner particles containing a binder resin comprising a crystalline polyester resin, a non-crystalline polyester resin and an acryl resin having a cross-link structure, and the acryl resin having a cross-link structure has a cross-link site derived from a crosslinking agent represented by the following formula (1):04-19-2012
20120094228TONER BINDER AND TONER COMPOSITION - Disclosed is a toner binder which has high storage stability and can achieve both of good low-temperature fixability and good hot offset resistance (a broadened fixing temperature range). Specifically disclosed is a toner binder comprising, as constituting units, a carboxylic acid component (x) and a polyol component (y), wherein the component (x) comprises two or more kinds of dicarboxylic acids (X1), selected from among aromatic dicarboxylic acids and ester-forming derivatives of the same, in a total amount of 80 mol % or more and a trivalent or higher polycarboxylic acid (x2); the component (y) comprises a polyester resin (P) which is constituted by a polyester resin (A) comprising 80 mol % or more of an aliphatic diol (y1) having 2 to 10 carbon atoms optionally together with a linear polyester resin (B); and the storage modulus at 150° C. [G′150] of resin (A) is 20000 dyn/cm04-19-2012
20130209931TONER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A toner including base particles each containing a crystalline polyester and a non-crystalline polyester, wherein the toner has a glass transition temperature of 45° C. or higher where the glass transition temperature is determined from a DSC curve of the toner obtained in the first elevation of temperature thereof, and wherein the toner has a temperature width of 8° C. or lower where the temperature width is a temperature width at ⅓ the height of an endothermic peak attributed to the crystalline polyester in the DSC curve.08-15-2013

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