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BOOK HANDLING DEVICE FOR PAGE TURNING

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025664D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A copying machine book handling device is disclosed for pressing and transporting an opened book for copying page by page. A stack of documents can also be handled by this device. As shown in the Figure, three spring loaded bars 10, 11 and 12 are used to flatten open book 100 against belt transport or platen 20 with middle bar 11 being used to force the spine of the book down against the belt transport 20. A sheet of semi-stretchable rubber 15 covers the three bars to prevent show-through during copying. The two smaller bars 10 and 12 are used to apply