Global Patent Index - EP 1076027 A2

EP 1076027 A2 2001-02-14 - Collating apparatus

Title (en)

Collating apparatus

Title (de)

Stapelvorrichtung

Title (fr)

Dispositif d'empilage

Publication

EP 1076027 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00116240 A

Priority

JP 22531899 A

Abstract (en)

The collating apparatus of the present invention comprises a pair of discharged paper attitude forcing trays provided at positions at both sides of a pair of discharge rollers, respectively, and each having a forcible guide surface for guiding a lower surface of a collated matter conveyed onto paper discharge guide plate, wherein the forcible guide surface of each of the discharged paper attitude forcing trays is constituted to be positioned upward of a position at which the pair of discharge rollers almost press-contact with each other and to allow a height of the forcible guide surface to be varied. According to the present invention, uneven flight distance does not occur, stable paper alignment is ensured, and paper jamming and paper wrinkle do not occur, irrespectively of degree of firmness of the collated matter. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B65H 29/70; B65H 29/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65H 39/10 (2006.01); B65H 29/14 (2006.01); B65H 29/70 (2006.01); B65H 31/10 (2006.01); B65H 31/24 (2006.01); B65H 39/042 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65H 31/3027 (2013.01); B65H 29/14 (2013.01); B65H 29/70 (2013.01); B65H 39/042 (2013.01); B65H 2301/42262 (2013.01); B65H 2801/06 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 1076027 A2 20010214; EP 1076027 A3 20020605; JP 2001048398 A 20010220

INPADOC legal status


2004-03-24 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030718

2003-02-26 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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2002-06-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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2001-02-14 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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