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BOOK MODE COPYING DEVICE TO PREVENT RDH DAMAGE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025249D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Copier machines having recirculating document handlers (RDH) may be damaged when a book or other thick document is manually copied on the copier platen with the copier placed in the book-copying mode. Generally, the book-copying mode enables the operator to pivot the RDH away from the platen. However, functional pieces of the RDH may be damaged if it is closed on the book.