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A FEED ROLLER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027168D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 68K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A feed roller for selective feeding of individual sheet into a copy path is disclosed. Two or more rolls are mounted on a shaft having positioning notches therein for holding a roll at a desired position. Referring to FIGS. 1 and 2, the rolls are composed of essentially three parts: an eccentric roll 10, an elastomer portion 20, and a locating pin 30. The locating pin 30 is disposed within an aperture in the roll extending from the shaft mounting apperture to the elastomer portion 20. The elastomer portion 20 is adapted to urge the pin into the positioning notches in the shaft and to allow ease of withdraw1 of the pin from the notch.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

A FEED ROLLER

David J. Fish Gerard R. Sturnick Greg P. Miller

Proposed Classification US. C1.355/133
Int. C1. G03b 27/00

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - VOI. 20, NO. 4 July/August 1995 309

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A FEED ROLLER (Cont'd)

A feed roller for selective feeding of individual sheet into a copy path is disclosed. Two or more rolls are mounted on a shaft having positioning notches therein for holding a roll at a desired position. Referring to FIGS. 1 and 2, the rolls are composed of essentially three parts: an eccentric roll 10, an elastomer portion 20, and a locating pin 30. The locating pin 30 is disposed within an aperture in the roll extending from the shaft mounting apperture to the elastomer portion 20. The elastomer portion 20 is adapted to urge the pin into the positioning notches in the shaft and to allow ease of withdraw1 of the pin from the notch.

A sheet feeder of the type contemplated for use with the present disclosure are well known, For example, U.S. Patent No. 5,228,671 discloses to Fish et al. which discloses a sheet feeder with single sheet bypass.

310 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - VOI. 20, NO. 4 JuIy/August 1995

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