LATCH FOR DOCUMENT HANDLER
Original Publication Date: 1983-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04
Xerox Disclosure Journal
A magnetic latch for holding down the platen cover of a document handler over the platen of a copier. The assembled latch magnet unit is designed to latch (mate with) a steel plate on the surface of the copier. The component parts include a steel center plate 1 and two identical steel end plates 2 with different hole sizes and shapes from the center plate, and two magnets 3 sandwiched therebetween.