corona wire


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corona wire

[kə′rō·nə ‚wīr]
(graphic arts)
An electrically charged wire in a laser printer that pulls toner from the drum onto the paper.

corona wire

A charged wire in a laser printer that draws the toner off the drum onto the paper. It must be cleaned when the toner cartridge is replaced.
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Another corona wire is visible when the printer is open.
When told that you need a new drum, ask if the price includes replacing the corona wire, wiper and any other worn parts," Harvey advises.
Comparison of data given in Table 1 and Table 2 show that the space charge reduces the field strength at the surface of corona wire and increases it at the surface of plane electrode.