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PAPER GUIDE/STRIPPER FINGERS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024273D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02
Document File: 2 page(s) / 51K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is a combination paper guide and copy sheet stripper assembly 4 for removing copy sheets from the pressure roll 6 of a fuser 5 and guiding the copy sheets into the nip of discharge rollers 8. Each assembly 4 has a combination paper guide 19 and stripper finger 9 mounted on a fixed shaft 10, the assemblies being held in position on shaft 10 by means of retaining rings 11. Paper guide 19 is preferably formed from wire. To maintain the stripper fingers 9 in contact with roll 6, minimal pressure is supplied to the fingers by an extension spring 12.

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(EROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

PAPER GUIDE/STRIPPER FINGERS Proposed Louis R. Hattler Classification

US. Cl. 355/3R Int. C1. G03g 15/00

Disclosed is a combination paper guide and copy sheet stripper assembly 4 for removing copy sheets from the pressure roll 6 of a fuser 5 and guiding the copy sheets into the nip of discharge rollers 8. Each assembly 4 has a combination paper guide 19 and stripper finger 9 mounted on a fixed shaft 10, the assemblies being held in position on shaft 10 by means of retaining rings 11. Paper guide 19 is preferably formed from wire. To maintain the stripper fingers 9 in contact with roll 6, minimal pressure is supplied to the fingers by an extension spring 12.

Copy sheets discharged from fuser 5 are separated from pressure roll 6 by the leading end of stripper fingers 9 and guided along the surface of paper guides 19 into the nip of discharge rollers 8.

Volume 5 Number 1 January/February 1980 89

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XEROX 90 DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

Volume 5 Number 1 January/February I980

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