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LOADING FOR ROLL FUSER WITH CENTRALLY SUPPORTED PRESSURE ROLL WHERE COPY SHEETS ARE END REGISTERED

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024616D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

This disclosure relates to a roll fuser apparatus generally indicated by reference character 10 which comprises a heated fuser roll 12 and a pressure roll 14 adapted to be pressure engaged therewith. The pressure roll 14 is characterized by a tubular member 16 mounted on a hub 18 carried by a shaft 20. The pressure roll 14 is mounted for movement in the vertical direction into pressure engagement with the roll 12 which is rotatably supported by bearing structures 22 into which end caps 24 are installed. The bearings are supported by brackets 26 which move upwardly against springs 28.