Resources Contact Us Home
Folded portion flattening device, post treatment apparatus and image forming apparatus

Image Number 4 for United States Patent #7891928.

A folded portion flattening device has: a sheet conveying section that conveys a booklet of folded sheets in a predetermined conveyance direction with a folded portion ahead; a sheet stopper that stops the booklet conveyed by the sheet conveying section at a fixed position; a pair of booklet holding members that hold the booklet stopped by the sheet stopper by gripping the booklet at both faces of the booklet; a pressing member that presses the front end of the folded portion of the booklet held by the booklet holding members in an opposite direction to the conveyance direction, so that a curve at the front end of the folded portion is flattened to form a flat face; and a wrinkle preventing member that prevents wrinkle from being generated in the flat face when pressed by the pressing member.

  Recently Added Patents
Magnetic impedance element and magnetic sensor using the same
Multi-dimensional tuple support in rule engines
Quaternary chalcogenide wafers
Extract of Vanilla planifolia
Information repository search system
Solid-state imaging device
Host route convergence based on sequence values
  Randomly Featured Patents
RF amplitude modulator/mixer
Apparatus and method for axial insertion of dynamoelectric machine end turn insulation
Wireless communication terminal and wireless communication method
Lockable container
Electricity meter with power supply load management
Apparatus to measure yarn tension
Adrenocorticotropic hormone analogs and related methods
Call optimization in ad-hoc conference calls
Low feed through-high dynamic range charge detection using transistor punch through reset
High-performance molded fan