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PAPER GUIDE/STRIPPER FINGERS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024273D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is a combination paper guide and copy sheet stripper assembly 4 for removing copy sheets from the pressure roll 6 of a fuser 5 and guiding the copy sheets into the nip of discharge rollers 8. Each assembly 4 has a combination paper guide 19 and stripper finger 9 mounted on a fixed shaft 10, the assemblies being held in position on shaft 10 by means of retaining rings 11. Paper guide 19 is preferably formed from wire. To maintain the stripper fingers 9 in contact with roll 6, minimal pressure is supplied to the fingers by an extension spring 12.