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LINEAR AND ROTATIONAL POSITIONING NIP

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027464D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08
Document File: 2 page(s) / 46K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Proposed is a translating finisher nip that positions dBerent size sheets of paper for presentation to a registration system. The accompanying figure schematically illustrates the finisher nip 10 positioned between processor 24 and registration system 26. Nip 10 comprises a shaft 18 having rollers 20 mounted thereto. A servo-controlled motor 16 starts, stops and accelerates nip 10 to provide set integrity. A translating motor 22 moves nip 10 along a gear rack 14 to optimally position each paper size at the registration system.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

LINEAR AND ROTATIONAL POSITIONING NIP U. S. C1.355/317 Kay E. Metcalf

Proposed Classification Int. C1. G03g 21/00

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vol. 22, No. 1 JanuarylFebruary 1997 43

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LINEAR AND ROTATIONAL POSITIONING NIP (CONT'D)

Proposed is a translating finisher nip that positions dBerent size sheets of paper for presentation to a registration system. The accompanying figure schematically illustrates the finisher nip 10 positioned between processor 24 and registration system 26. Nip 10 comprises a shaft 18 having rollers 20 mounted thereto. A servo-controlled motor 16 starts, stops and accelerates nip 10 to provide set integrity. A translating motor 22 moves nip 10 along a gear rack 14 to optimally position each paper size at the registration system.

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