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US20070126169 Method of picking media in printer  
A method of picking sheet media in a printer, comprising: contacting a pick-up roller with sheet media of a supply of sheet media; rotatably driving the pick-up roller with a motor via a gear...
US20090045567 PRINTING MEDIUM TRANSFERRING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME  
A printing medium transferring device and an image forming apparatus having the same, which are capable of stably conveying a printing medium supplied to a printing engine while ensuring a manual...
US20110115149 SHEET GUIDE, SHEET CARRYING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING DEVICE THEREWITH  
A sheet guide is rotationally supported by a shaft member to rotate freely on the shaft member. The sheet guide includes a support part that supports the sheet guide on the shaft member, a guide...
US20070007708 Paper taking out device  
A paper taking out device includes a rubber roller which rotates in contact with a paper medium to take out the paper medium. The rubber roller is formed of a rubber material negatively electrified...
US20070057432 Roller with spray-coated surface structure  
A roller has a spray-coated surface structure that provides the roller with an increased surface friction, so that the roller is suitable for push feeding sheet material. The spray-coated surface...
US20080006983 Paper separation mechanism  
A paper separation mechanism applied to an office machine is disclosed. The paper separation mechanism comprises a roller set driven by a drive motor, a gear set disposed on a side of the roller...
US20070057431 Roller with surface friction  
A roller is formed on an outer circumferential surface from inner to outer side with a coarsened layer and a finished layer. The coarsened layer is formed by way of subjecting the roller to...
US20090295066 FEEDING DEVICE AND PRINTING APPARATUS  
A feeding device includes a pickup roller that picks up a loaded feeding medium and sends the feeding medium to a downstream side of a feeding direction and a regulator that is provided at a...
US20060071396 Pickup roller, image forming apparatus including the same, and method  
A pickup roller increasing a force adhering a top sheet contacting the pickup roller, an image forming apparatus with the same, and a method. A plurality of holes are formed on a surface of the...
US20050140078 Sheet feeder and printer  
A paper feeding apparatus according to the present invention has a pickup roller, which includes a drive shaft disposed so as to cross a sheet tray and a plurality of roller parts intermittently...
US20070057433 Paper feed apparatus  
An embodiment of a paper feed apparatus is provided with a pressure varying mechanism that varies a load pressure of a pickup roller to originals. The pressure varying mechanism has a rotating...
US20070096383 Rubber roller, and paper sheet take-out apparatus including the rubber roller  
A take-out roller which rotates and contacts a paper sheet supplied to a take-out position has an outer layer to contact the paper sheet and an inner layer provided inside the outer layer. The...
US20080309000 DOCUMENT-FEDDING DEVICE WITH IMPROVED SHEET-SEPARATING STRUCTURE  
The present invention relates to a document-feeding device. The document-feeding device includes a sheet-feeding channel and a sheet-separating structure. The sheet-separating structure includes a...
US20110057376 SHEET PROCESSING APPARATUS AND SHEET PROCESSING METHOD  
There is provided a technique which can greatly improve throughput at the time when, after a folding process is performed to a bundle of sheets, the bundle of sheets subjected to the folding...
US20050218581 Paper supply device and image forming apparatus  
This invention is to generate a press fitting force between the paper supply roller and the separation roller by attaching a weight to the paper supply shaft of the paper supply roller to feed...
US20100327513 SHEET TRANSPORT SYSTEM WITH MODULAR NIP RELEASE SYSTEM  
A sheet transport system and method including a first drive module including a frame. A first drive wheel is rotatably disposed on the frame. A first drive motor is operably connected to the first...
US20090051100 Paper transport device, paper processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus  
A paper transport device is configured to independently drive a paper ejecting roller when predetermined abnormal events occur. When paper-jamming occurs and if no paper is present downstream of a...
US20110187046 NIP RELEASE SYSTEM  
Methods and system for reducing sheet skew in a sheet transport system are disclosed. A sheet transport system may include an idler wheel, a drive wheel a drive motor and an actuator. The idler...
US20080036297 Imaging apparatus with transport system employing snap-on idler wheel  
An idler wheel assembly including a shaft having a first diameter and including at least one circumferential groove, the shaft having second diameter less than the first diameter at the groove, and...
US20130341851 SHEET CONVEYING APPARATUS  
A sheet conveying apparatus includes: a first conveying guide that has a first conveying face of a conveying path; a second conveying guide that has a second conveying face opposed to the first...
US20090194933 Printer With Reversible Air Flow Sheet Picker  
A printer for sheets of porous media supplied from a stack of such sheets. The printer has a printhead, a sheet pick-up assembly having a conduit connected to a reversible air supply, the conduit...
US20110089627 GATE SYSTEM DIVERTING SHEETS INTO MULTI-WAYS  
According to aspects illustrated herein, there are provided systems for conveying a sheet article into an intended pathway. The multi-way gate system for diverting sheets into multiple pathways in...
US20120242033 SHEET FEEDING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
The sheet feeding apparatus includes a feeding roller that includes an arc-shaped friction portion and a notch portion, and causes the friction portion to feed the sheet; a feeding motor...
US20080277863 SHEET FEEDER, IMAGE READING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A paper press member 240 configured to be capable of advancing and retracting with respect to a paper guide 220 is provided between a paper feed roller 234 and the front end in the paper feed...
US20090020943 CARD COLLECTION MECHANISM AND CARD ISSUING DEVICE  
A card collection mechanism may include a card collection box for collecting a card, a feeding roller for carrying the card from a feeding passage to the card collection box, and a guide part for...
US20080122161 SHEET FEEDER, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND SHEET FEEDING METHOD  
A sheet feeder includes a sheet tray, a feed roller, a separating pad, a feed motor, a conveying roller pair, and a deformation prevention member. The sheet tray loads sheets including first and...
US20080157462 CARD SENDING DEVICE  
A card sending device for use with cards may include a card storage part in which a plurality of cards are stacked and stored, a gate through which a card is capable of passing to an outside of the...
US20100078873 SINGULATING SHEET FEEDER  
A singulating sheet feeder includes a deck for slidably supporting a plurality of sheets and a drive system for moving the sheets along the deck. The drive system includes a drive element for...
US20070296138 OBJECT FEEDING SYSTEM  
The present invention provides an object-feeding system. The feeding system includes an object feeder and a pickup roller. The object feeder includes an object separating ramp and a tray part. The...
US20080164650 FEEDER ASSEMBLY FOR LASER IMAGING APPARATUS  
An imaging apparatus including a media source having a plurality of sheets of photothermographic imaging media contained therein, an exposure unit including an input engagement point, an output...
US20130134653 Sheet Feeding Device and Separation Unit  
A separation unit includes a separation pad configured to separate sheets one by one by making the sheets contact with a nip portion of the separation pad, a holder configured to hold the...
US20070063420 ORIGINAL FEEDING DEVICE  
In one embodiment of the original feeding device of the present invention, an original feeding device causes a drawing roller to contact an original, and draws the original for forwarding by...
US20080157458 Paper feeder having hard nip and flexible nip  
A friction feeder apparatus for handling sheets of paper of differing thicknesses includes a first plurality of laterally spaced apart transport belts positioned in underlying relation to the paper...
US20100044952 ROLLER APPARATUS AND RECORDING APPARATUS  
A roller apparatus includes: a first roller provided in a curved medium transporting path and driven by a power source; and a second roller driven and rotating with a medium nipped between it and...
US20090140490 DOCUMENT CONVEYING DEVICES AND IMAGE READING DEVICES COMPRISING SUCH DOCUMENT CONVEYING DEVICES  
A document conveying device includes a conveying path and a feed unit. The feed unit includes a tray including a document positioning surface configured to receive documents thereon, in which the...
US20140021679 SHEET CONVEYING APPARATUS  
A sheet conveying apparatus includes an intermediate plate (21b) as a sheet receiving member configured to stack a sheet, a feed roller (22) as a feed rotator configured to feed the sheet stacked...
US20080237970 Sheet loading device, sheet conveying device, and image forming apparatus  
A sheet cassette loads and houses therein a plurality of sheets. A separating unit separates the sheets loaded in the sheet cassette one by one. The separating unit is arranged in the sheet...
US20130001863 SEPARATOR ASSEMBLY FOR USE WITH PRINTERS  
Separator assembly for use with printers is described herein. One example separator assembly includes a separator pad movable between a first position and a second position such that the separator...
US20090302525 DISCHARGE OF PAPER OR OTHER LEAVES FROM A STACK  
A discharge of paper or other leaves from the top (S) of a stack is by a rotating feed-roller (17;41) mounted on a carrier (7,11;35-39) that moves progressively along the stack in maintaining the...
US20070120315 Sheet separating system, sheet handling system, method for the frictional separation and feeding of sheets  
A paper separating system, based on the frictional separation and feeding of the uppermost sheet (13) from a stack (14) of sheets of paper and flat substrates over a hurdle (8) using a separating...
US20110187045 SHEET FEEDING APPARATUS AND PRINTING APPARATUS  
A sheet feeding apparatus includes: a sheet storage unit into which a sheet is inserted in a generally vertical direction through a sheet inlet, the sheet storage unit having a first opening...
US20080315500 Paper Feed Mechanism and Image Generating Apparatus  
This paper feed mechanism includes a paper feed cassette integrally having a paper contact portion on a position deviating from the center of a rear-side inner wall surface in the cross direction...
US20120248679 SHEET TRANSPORT DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A sheet transport device includes an abutment member that moves downstream in a sheet transport direction and against which a leading end of a sheet that has been transported from upstream in the...
US20080116626 SHEET FEEDER AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
When a sheet reaches a sheet separator, an operation mechanism rocks a pick arm, thereby separating a paper feed roller from the sheet. At that time, a roller presses another roller and a...
US20100314820 DOCUMENT OBFUSCATION APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS  
Document obfuscation devices and systems are disclosed for obfuscating paper documents so as to prevent dissemination of sensitive information without shredding in order to increase recycling...
US20110198799 SEPARATOR FOR SEPARATING ENVELOPES FROM A STACK  
A method for separating envelopes from a stack using a separator having a feeding roller for exerting a force onto the envelope, urging it in a direction tangential to its circumference and...
US20100059920 Envelope conveying and positioning apparatus and related methods  
An apparatus for processing envelopes. A support plates and a pressure sensing lever support a stack of envelopes in a generally upright orientation. The pressure sensing lever pivots in accordance...
US20090212482 DEVICE FOR SELECTING MAILPIECES  
A mailpiece selector device for separating mailpieces one-by-one from a stack of mailpieces and for transporting them downstream, the device comprising at least a first guide co-operating with a...
US20090283962 BI DIRECTIONAL PAPER HANDLING TRANSPORT  
A method and apparatus for bi-directionally transporting sheet stock in a marking engine by disposing idler rolls on opposite sides of a drive roll for forming forward and reverse nips and feeding...
US20090166955 APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDING  
A document input device having a gravity feed paper tray is adapted such that the separator pad is mounted on the base, as opposed to the cover, so that when the cover is opened to access the paper...
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