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DUAL PITCH CORNER DOCUMENT FEEDER FOR MIXED SIZES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026581D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-06
Document File: 2 page(s) / 67K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A downhill or dual pitch document feeder that enables intermixed sheet sizes in a single stack to be commonly fed is disclosed. As illustrated, an automatic or recirculating document handler or feeder 1 comprising a document slide plane 2 having dual pitch angles 3 provides for loaded intermixed sheet size documents 4 to align or self register at a common registration corner 5 prior to actual feeding by a properly fitted corner feed head.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

DUAL PITCH CORNER DOCUMENT FEEDER FOR MIXED SIZES Thomas Richard Cross

Proposed Classification
U.S. C1.355/311 Int.
C1. G03g 21/00

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vo1.17 No. 5 September/October 1992 379

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DUAL PITCH CORNER DOCUMENT FEEDER FOR MIXED

SIZES(Cont'd)

A downhill or dual pitch document feeder that enables intermixed sheet sizes in a single stack to be commonly fed is disclosed. As illustrated, an automatic or recirculating document handler or feeder 1 comprising a document slide plane 2 having dual pitch angles 3 provides for loaded intermixed sheet size documents 4 to align or self register at a common registration corner 5 prior to actual feeding by a properly fitted corner feed head.

A related intermixed length originals recirculating document handler concept employing an air jet streams has been disclosed by T. Acquaviva in the Xerox Disclosure Journal, Vol. 16, No. 6, NovemberXlecember 1991.

380 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vo1.17 No. 5 SeptembedOctober 1992

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