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AN APPARATUS FOR REMOVING A STAPLED COPY DEFECT

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027459D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Sometimes stapled documents are reproduced without removing the staple. Consequently, the fold at the staple causes a black image to appear on the copies. It is proposed to eliminate the defect by use of a flag that covers the staple fold. The accompanying figure schematically illustrates a white triangular flag 16 having a handle 18