FRICTION RETARD FEEDER WITH A CONCAVE RETARD PAD
Original Publication Date: 1992-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-06
Xerox Disclosure Journal
A problem with most friction retard feeders is that stubbing occurs in the nip between the retard roll and the retard belt. This is especially significant when curled sheets are fed. A solution to this problem is disclosed in Figs. 1 and 2 that include the use of a concave retard pad in cooperation with a feed roll or belt in order to inhibit stubbing of curled sheets.