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LIGHT REFLECTIVE DOCUMENT FEEDER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022861D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Mar-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27
Document File: 2 page(s) / 263K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

An improvement in the ubackgroun& reflection from a document feeder for a copying apparatus with a light reflective platen cover for holding documents against a platen, where the document feeder has drive wheels with light reflective constant width surfaces partially extend- able through fixed apertures in the platen cover towards

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XEROX D!SCLOSURE JOURNAL

LIGHT REFLECTIVE DOCUMENT FEEDER R~ P~ Mileski
H~ T~ Bober

J~ O~ Mitchel

Proposed Classification

U~S. Cl, 355/8
mt. Cl, G03g 15/28

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An improvement in the ubackgroun& reflection from a
document feeder for a copying apparatus with a light
reflective platen cover for holding documents against a
platen, where the document feeder has drive wheels with
light reflective constant width surfaces partially extend-
able through fixed apertures in the platen cover towards

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LIGHT REFLECTIVE DOCUMENT FEEDER (Cont~d)

the platen. The fixed apertures in the platen cover are
wider than the drive wheels to allow their limited trans--
verse movement. Light reflective shields having an
aperture the same width as the wheels are mounted in the
platen cover so that each wheel extends through a light
shield aperture with each light shield closely fitted to
both sides of a wheel, Each light shield is movable
transversely together with its wheel, but each light
shield constantly overlies its fixed aperture in the
platen cover irrespective of this transverse movement to
constantly present a substantially uninterrupted light
reflective surface over the platen together with the
wheel,

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Volume 1 Number 3 March 1976

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