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SHEET STACKING APPARATUS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023564D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-31

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Sheet stacking apparatus 14 to control accurately registration of incoming sheets S against a stop member 40 with minimal buckling. A belt 32 encircling rollers 12 and 34 moves the sheet S against stop member 40 which is formed with a slot to enable passage of the belt along its path. Roller 12 posi-tioned on top of the stack of sheets is supported by links 16 and 18 pivotable on axes 22 and 26 relative to frame F. A counterweight 30 controls the tension on belt member 32 to insure smooth stacking of sheets S.