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LOW COST HINGE FOR A PAPER TRAY Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027198D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal


A paper tray assembly 10 has a stop 12 at the end of the tray 14 that can be pivoted down on top of the sheet supporting surface 16 of the tray when not in use. A low cost hinge connects the stop 12 to the tray 14 as shown in Figures 1 through 3, and includes two sheet metal parts and one extension spring 15 that are integral parts of the stop and the tray.