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BENCH TOP DECURLER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027538D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08
Document File: 2 page(s) / 47K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Proposed is a bench top decurler suited for a print shop environment. The decurler reduces curl in a given document to a level acceptable for minimizing handling problems when fed through other systems. As schematically illustrated in the accompanyhg figure, decurler 10 comprises a plurality of staggered rollers 12. Document 14 feeds in a direction

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

BENCH TOP DECURLER

Proposed Gary G. Omphroy Classification

U. S. C1. 399/406 Int. C1. G03g 21/00

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Proposed is a bench top decurler suited for a print shop environment. The decurler reduces curl in a given document to a level acceptable for minimizing handling problems when fed through other systems. As schematically illustrated in the accompanyhg figure, decurler 10 comprises a plurality of staggered rollers 12. Document 14 feeds in a direction

XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vol. 22, No. 4 July/August 1997 21 1

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BENCH TOP DECURLER (CONT'D)

indicated by arrow 15. A bi-directional arrow 18 signifies a variable pressure exerted on rollers 12 necessary to decurl document 14. The temperature of rolls 12 can also be adjusted to aid in decurling the document.

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