Toner Container, Image Forming Apparatus Including Same, and Connecting Structure for Connecting Toner Container and Image Forming Apparatus
A toner container includes a cylindrical container body, a cap having a toner outlet, and a shutter. The cap includes a primary positioning primary positioning hole, formed in a top front surface perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the toner container, extending in the longitudinal direction, to determine an installation position of the cap relative to the image forming apparatus, a secondary positioning hole, formed in a bottom front surface perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the toner container, extending in the longitudinal direction forward the toner outlet, to subsidiary determine the installation position of the cap, and a first restriction member to position the cap in a horizontal direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction, projecting vertically upward from an outer circumferential surface of the cap and symmetrical about a virtual perpendicular line passing through a cross-sectional center position of the primary positioning hole perpendicular to the longitudinal direction.
HORI EISUKE [JP]; SUZUKI YUJI [JP]; KIMURA HIDEKI [JP]; KIKUCHI KENJI [JP]; KIMURA NORIYUKI [JP]; TAKAMI NOBUO [JP
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