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Feeding patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

04/24/14 - 20140110897 - Image forming apparatus and control method for the same
An image forming apparatus is provided. Sheets, a plurality of which form a set, are contained in each of containers, and sheets are fed from the corresponding containers. If a first sheet to be fed is in the same layer as a second sheet that was fed from the containers...

01/23/14 - 20140021676 - A multifeed processing program stored in a non-transitory computer-readable recording medium with measuring step for multifeed detection pattern
A multifeed processing apparatus includes a control unit and a storage unit and is connected to a multifeed detecting mechanism and an image reading mechanism. The control unit includes (i) a measuring unit that measures a multifeed detection pattern from any one or both of an output of the multifeed...

10/03/13 - 20130256972 - Pneumatic sheet registration and clamping
Disclosed is a pneumatic table for registering a substrate media sheet. The table including a media platen, a reversible air blower, a registration wall and a sheet biasing element. The media platen having a foraminous upper surface for received the sheet. The reversible air blower selectively generating at least one...

09/20/12 - 20120235343 - Paper stopper mechanism for paper-feeding apparatus
A paper stopper mechanism for paper-feeding apparatus, which has simplified structure and commonly uses one motor to stop papers. The paper stopper mechanism includes a rotary shaft driven by a drive shaft via a gear assembly, a stopper plate disposed on the rotary shaft, which is movable between a first...

09/20/12 - 20120235344 - Paper stopper mechanism for paper-feeding apparatus
A paper stopper mechanism for paper-feeding apparatus, which has simplified structure and commonly uses one motor to stop papers. The paper stopper mechanism includes a rotary shaft driven by a drive shaft via a gear assembly, a stopper plate disposed on the rotary shaft, which is movable between a first...

06/09/11 - 20110133387 - Sheet processing apparatus and method of adjusting a vertical position of a sheet input of a sheet processing apparatus
A sheet processing apparatus and method of adjusting a vertical position of a sheet input of a sheet processing apparatus includes a support of the apparatus having first vertically elongated guiding members and second vertically elongated guiding members. The second guiding members are slideably arranged at the first guiding members....

11/25/10 - 20100295234 - Paper stopper mechanism for paper-feeding apparatus
A paper stopper mechanism for paper-feeding apparatus, which has simplified structure and commonly uses one motor to stop papers. The paper stopper mechanism includes a rotary shaft driven by a drive shaft via a gear assembly, a stopper plate disposed on the rotary shaft, which is movable between a first...

08/05/10 - 20100194028 - Continuous feed remote control for slow speed paper motion
Systems and methods are described that facilitate remotely controlling paper feed-forward mechanisms on multiple printers in a continuous feed print line, to reduce operator movement during simplex and/or duplex printing and increase print line throughput. The remote control detects a print line (e.g., by user input, a beacon signal provided...

06/24/10 - 20100156027 - Item feeder with overthickness detection
An item feeder includes a deck for supporting items, a transport element for transporting the items along the deck on a transport path from an upstream loading area through a downstream receiving passage, a drive element for driving the transport element, and a cover element comprising a leading edge. The...

04/15/10 - 20100090390 - Apparatus and method for reducing vibration and noise in a printer
An apparatus for transporting media in a printer helps reduce vibration and noise in the printer. The apparatus includes a pair of brackets secured to a printer surface, a shaft, a first portion of the shaft being secured within one of the brackets and a second portion of the shaft...

04/15/10 - 20100090391 - 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 wheel may have a substantially rigid outer layer. The drive wheel may have a compliant outer...

04/08/10 - 20100084804 - Systems and methods for controlling substrate flatness in printing devices using vacuum and/or the flow of air
Systems and methods are provided for controlling substrate flatness for sensor measurements in printing device using vacuum and/or the flow or air. A source of low pressure, such as a vacuum, may be provided. A printed sheet of media may be transported between upper and lower transport baffles that are...

04/01/10 - 20100078870 - Media advance calibration
A method of calibrating a media advance in a printer includes providing a mask to specify a printing configuration of a calibration target; forming a media feed calibration target on the print media by: i. printing the calibration target on a print media using an array of the marking elements,...

03/04/10 - 20100052242 - Warpage leveling unit, warpage leveling device, image forming apparatus and warpage leveling processing program
A warpage leveling unit includes a surface roughening member that is provided to oppose to a side end portion of an image carrier which has an endless-belt-shape, is entrained around a plurality of rollers, and carries an image on a surface of the image carrier, wherein the surface roughening member...

02/11/10 - 20100032884 - System and method for slip sheet evacuation
A system and method for slip sheet disposal from a plate imaging device or printing device comprises a slip sheet dispensing means configured for dispensing the slip sheets from the plate imaging device and an air release module configured to apply air flow between the slip sheets and the slip...

02/11/10 - 20100032885 - Bidirectional-to-unidirectional transmission system and sheet feeding apparatus using the same
A transmission system includes a rotatable main gear, first and second transmission gears rotatably and movably disposed and respectively in constant mesh with the main gear, and first and second power output components rotatably disposed and in constant mesh with each other. The first and second transmission gears detachably mesh...

01/28/10 - 20100019439 - Sheet transport device and image forming apparatus employing the same
A sheet transport device comprises a sheet feeding path through which a sheet is transported, first and second elements which are located face to face with a particular point in the sheet feeding path and have first and second surfaces, respectively, constituting part of the sheet feeding path and arranged...

01/21/10 - 20100013141 - Adjustable force pinch roller
A pinch roller assembly useable in a document processing system is disclosed. The pinch roller assembly includes a pinch roller housing movable in a direction substantially perpendicular to a path of travel of documents. The pinch roller assembly also includes a pinch roller rotatably mounted to the pinch roller housing...

12/03/09 - 20090295063 - Sheet feeding device
A sheet feeding device includes a sheet support, a restricting portion, a displacement section, and a link section. The restricting portion slides along a line passing through restricting points. The restricting portion restricts the position of the sheet when the restricting portion is positioned at each of the restricting points....

09/17/09 - 20090230607 - Image forming apparatus and computer program product
An image forming apparatus selects a printing sheet of a size according to a printing condition when printing an image. The image forming apparatus includes a setting unit that sets a target printing sheet on a feed source that can feed recording sheets of a plurality of sizes....

09/10/09 - 20090224459 - Medium holding apparatus, image recording apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A medium holding apparatus includes: a medium holding device which includes: flow channel forming sections having openings respectively and provided according to a prescribed arrangement pattern on a medium holding surface on which a medium is fixed and held; flow channel control sections having a smaller cross-sectional area than a...

08/13/09 - 20090200727 - Buckle plate device
A buckle plate device for a folding machine comprises a buckle plate (10) and a sheet stopping means for stopping a sheet (24) running into the buckle plate (10) in the intake direction, wherein the sheet stopping means is formed by a clamping means (26) which clamps the incoming sheet...

08/06/09 - 20090194931 - Sheet feeding devices and image recording apparatus including the same
A sheet feeding device having a first sheet feeding path and a second sheet feeding path through which a sheet is configured to be fed. A first sheet-guiding member is disposed between the first sheet feeding path and the second sheet feeding path. The first sheet-guiding member is configured to...

07/09/09 - 20090174132 - Label sheet positioning device of barcode printer
A label sheet positioning device is provided for a barcode printer, including a pressure regulation seat having two pressure adjusting knobs and at least one universal adjusting knob mounted to a top thereof. The pressure adjusting knobs serve to adjust pressure for positioning in the upward-downward direction of a label...

06/18/09 - 20090152792 - Solenoid device, automatic document feeder, and image forming apparatus
A solenoid device including a plunger, a solenoid configured to cause a displacement of the plunger, and a driving control unit configured to control driving of the solenoid. The driving control unit supplies current pulses to the solenoid and changes a pulse interval of the current pulses....

06/18/09 - 20090152793 - Paper feeding device
[Solving Means] A paper feeding device 3 that feeds a sheet of a paper roll 2a (2b) to a printing device 4, includes two side plates 8b vertically arranged along both sides of the paper roll 2a (2b), in which the side plates 8b are provided with a plurality of...

06/18/09 - 20090152794 - Recording apparatus
A recording apparatus includes guide rails that each control the posture of a carriage at an arbitrary recording position by being in contact with the carriage. The guide rails are disposed on respective sides of a guide shaft in a direction in which a recording medium is conveyed. The length...

05/07/09 - 20090115119 - Apparatus for the timed deflection of planar objects
By means of a feed conveyor (10), planar objects (12) accruing in an overlapping formation (S), in particular printed products, are fed to a deflecting device having at least one deflection member pair (24). This deflection member pair (24) has a deflection member (26) and a further deflection member (26′)...

04/23/09 - 20090102113 - Paper-blocking mechanism and printer using the same
A paper-blocking mechanism is disposed in a printer. The printer includes at least a main body and an exit roller. The paper-blocking mechanism includes a stopper portion and a stopper elastic element. The stopper elastic element is fixed on the printer and is compressibly connected with the stopper portion. When...

03/12/09 - 20090066006 - Medium feeding unit and image forming apparatus having the same
A medium feeding unit having an improved structure for sensing that the number of print media loaded onto a loading plate is equal to or exceeds a predetermined remaining number, and an image forming apparatus having the same. The medium feeding unit includes a sensor that outputs sensing signals having...

02/05/09 - 20090033021 - Printing apparatus
This disclosure discloses a printing apparatus comprising a feeding device that applies a driving force to feed a print-receiving medium; a print forming device that performs a print forming process on the print-receiving medium; a harmonization controlling portion that harmonizes and controlling a driving speed of the feeding device and...