Xerography

Definition(s)

A beam of light hits an electrically charged drum and causes a discharge at that point. Toner is then applied which sticks to the non-charged areas. Paper is pressed against the drum to form the image and is then heated to dry the toner. Used in laser printers and copying machines.

Notes

  1. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.