DOCUMENT HANDLER STAPLE DETECTOR
Original Publication Date: 1991-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-05
Xerox Disclosure Journal
A metallic non-contact staple detector system for automatically detecting the presence of staples within a set of original documented sheets loaded into a document handing tray and automatically inhibiting the operation of a document feeder to prevent damage to the feeder or original sheets is disclosed. This system can be used in a copier or other document imager having an automatic document feeder.